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Re: shillelagh

... that use similar weapons; the closest "living" European martial art is the Portuguese "Game of Sticks" which is a heavy duty full contact sport (All shots are with full intention). It primarily focuses on 2 handed staff, but has a short stick element. I tried this out in Dijon ...
by brendan
Mon May 26, 2008 1:36 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: shillelagh
Replies: 23
Views: 30299

Re: Training

Pullo You need to talk with Sean. I spoke with him tonight about full group combat and display training. Also, we need to make a decision on what new equipment we will purchase from Adrian before Lough Gur - need to decide which malle shirts. Also, the Onager ...
by Nerva
Fri May 23, 2008 10:49 pm
 
Forum: Legion Ireland
Topic: Training
Replies: 2
Views: 2840

Re: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons

Best quote I have had while in full harness? "I have seen many suits of armour, but this is the first time I have had a conversation with one" cooool....full harness...sigh!...some day In response to Zip, I see that paul and Martyn ...
by brendan
Fri May 23, 2008 3:17 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons
Replies: 50
Views: 51733

Re: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons

... I hope) who are out to try to damage armour when they come across it. I have seen it happen, and heard the plans made beforehand (some years ago). Full harness is a large investment (one I am making this season) and its not a licence to beat seven bells out of it and its owner. The skill as Brendan ...
by knightofredemption
Thu May 22, 2008 10:22 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons
Replies: 50
Views: 51733

Re: A depiction of ionar prior to Durer???

... Toille etc. I only used half the Sleeve block to give me the "half sleeve" pattern and fitted at the sleeve head as if I was fitting a full fitted sleeve. It worked great. Brendan
by brendan
Thu May 22, 2008 9:46 pm
 
Forum: Late Medieval
Topic: A depiction of ionar prior to Durer???
Replies: 20
Views: 25119

Re: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons

... decide that my armour is there for their amusement: ⋅ Repeated stabs to the bevor with a spear during battle of the flags ⋅ Full swing of a two handed dane axe to my leg at Dalkey last year - dent is still there If you want to prove that you are a good figher when facing ...
by brendan
Thu May 22, 2008 9:01 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons
Replies: 50
Views: 51733

Re: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons

... I adapted this from martial arts (like i do much of my training), so I'm just wondering is this acceptable, since I don't wear armour and I'm not full sure. Armour is so the wearer is protected - it's not for the benefit of the other person. I've had problems previously where someone went over ...
by admin
Thu May 22, 2008 7:02 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons
Replies: 50
Views: 51733

Re: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons

... I adapted this from martial arts (like i do much of my training), so I'm just wondering is this acceptable, since I don't wear armour and I'm not full sure.
by femgeek
Thu May 22, 2008 6:04 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons
Replies: 50
Views: 51733

Re: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons

... which involves using a 9' length of wood with steel on the tip one handed. In this technique the weilder lets go of the fore hand while taking a full step forward with the rear leg and driving as hard as they can. A few people can even control these shots. -As you can imagine the "slip shot" ...
by Andrea L Redden
Mon May 19, 2008 1:47 pm
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons
Replies: 50
Views: 51733

Re: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons

... which involves using a 9' length of wood with steel on the tip one handed. In this technique the weilder lets go of the fore hand while taking a full step forward with the rear leg and driving as hard as they can. A few people can even control these shots. -As you can imagine the "slip shot" ...
by brendan
Mon May 19, 2008 9:37 am
 
Forum: Historic Martial Arts, Arms and Armour
Topic: Safe weapon or safe person - using unusual weapons
Replies: 50
Views: 51733
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