Full tracks: Regular Rapier, Historical, Melee
Half-tracks: Cut & Thrust, Youth
|10am – 11am||11am – 12pm||12pm – 1pm||1pm – 2pm||2pm – 3pm||3pm – 4pm|
|Regular Rapier1||Introduction to Footwork||Dagger||Rapier Marshal Round Table||Measure||Rapier Spear||Open|
|Regular Rapier2||Crossing Over Roundtable||Open||Open||Opponent Observation||Fighting (with) a Curved Rapier||Open|
|Historical||Functional German Longsword||Open||Lunch||Open||Introduction to I.33||Giganti: Plates 10 & 11|
|Cut & Thrust||Functional German Longsword||Abdul’s C&T Saber||Lunch||X||X||X|
|Youth||List Field||List Field||Youth Rapier Roundtable||Open||Open||Youth Rapier How to…|
|Melee||Shields & Bucklers in Melee||Situational Effectiveness||Lunch||Introduction to Command||Esprit d’corps: Building a Mighty Melee Unit||Skirmisher 101|
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Class: Introduction to Footwork Instructor: Lady Prudence Track: Regular Rapier Gear: N/A Description: Footwork is one of the most important aspects of sword-fighting. Is your footwork helping you to fight effectively? Class: Crossing Over Roundtable Instructor: Ser Farthegn Track: Regular Rapier Gear: N/A Description: Are you a armored combatant thinking about rapier or a rapier combatant considering armored? Bring your questions for a roundtable with Ser Farthegn. He has fought armored for over 20 years and rapier for 13 and would like to help you make your decision. Class: Functional German Longsword Instructor: Mistress Asha Track: Historical-Cut & Thrust Gear: Full C&T Description: Class: Shields & Bucklers in Melee Instructor: Warders Katrin, N.O. Rapier X.O. Track: Melee Gear: Full Gear Description: Best practice uses for bucklers and shields in rapier melee.
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Class: Dagger Instructor: Master Michael Track: Regular Rapier Gear: Full Gear Description: A practical class discussing methods for using and improving Rapier and Dagger techniques. Class level will be based on the participants, and may range from beginning to intermediate/advanced techniques. Please come fully armored with a rapier and dagger. Class: Abdul’s Cut & Trust Saber Instructor: Lord Abdul Track: Cut & Thrust Gear: Full C&T Description: Discussion and practical aspects of using a curved blade in Cut & Thrust Rapier. Class: Situational Effectiveness Instructor: Warders Maelduin & Crede Track: Melee Gear: Full Gear Description: Techniques and methodology to quickly analyze any melee situation as you approach which will enable your actions to have the most positive effect for your side.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (LUNCH) Class: Rapier Marshal Roundtable Instructor: Warder Katrin, NORRM Track: Rapier Marshallate Gear: N/A Description: As the SCA starts to recover from the pandemic event tempo to one approaching that before Covid, it is important for Rapier marshals (and fighters) to discuss what they are observing and noting issues so that we can continue to fight in a safe manner. Class: Youth Rapier Roundtable Instructor: Lady Fatima Track: Youth Rapier Gear: N/A Description: Discussion over lunch about all aspects of Youth Rapier
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Class: Measure Instructor: Master Fearghas Track: Regular Rapier Gear: Full Gear Description: Measure and the various ways it pertains to rapier fighting. Know yours; know your opponent’s. Class: Opponent Observation Instructor: Master Michael Track: Regular Rapier Gear: Full Gear Description: A practical class focusing on learning how to observe your opponent both during a match and from the side lines. The goal is to develop skills to read opponents for openings, weaknesses, or patterns that can be used to advantage. Please come fully armored with a rapier and your preferred secondary weapon or parrying device. Class: Introduction to Command Instructor: Warder Maelduin Track: Melee Gear: N/A Description: A ground-up course for those new to command, curious about command, or anyone wanting a refresher.
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Class: Rapier Spear Instructor: Lord Adam Der Strom Track: Regular Rapier Gear: Full Gear Description: Construction, rules, as well as basics and ideas for how to fight with and against spear. A hands on class, please bring all protective gear and all weapons you'd like to use. There will be spears of different lengths to practice with. Limited number of spears - if you have your own please bring them! Class: Fighting (with) a Curved Rapier Instructor: Lord Abdul Track: Regular Rapier Gear: Full Gear (bring your curved rapiers) Description: Whether you have a curved rapier and want to get better with it or you want to learn some ways to deal with those who wield curved rapiers, Lord Abdul can help. Class: Introduction to I.33 Instructor: Mistress Asha Track: Historical Gear: Small Buckler and Sword Description: Basic Guards and attacks. Class: Esprit d'corps: Building a Mighty Melee Unit Instructor: Warders Lorenzo, N.O. Rapier Cmdr. Track: Melee Gear: N/A Description: Tips and Techniques on the formation and training of a rapier melee unit that will awe both command staff and opposing forces.
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Class: Giganti - Plates 10 & 11 Instructor: Warder Uilleag Track: Historical Gear: Full Gear Description: Step by step through Giganti’s plates 10 & 11 and the steps that it takes to get there. Participants will step through each motion as both attacker and defender. Class: Youth Rapier: How to… Instructor: Lady Fatima Track: Youth Rapier Gear: N/A Description: Those interested in starting Youth Rapier – adult or youth. Class: Skirmisher 101 Instructor: Warder Maelduin Track: Melee Gear: N/A Description: The role that skirmishers play in SCA rapier melee and how to be an effective skirmisher. Skirmishing theory and application are examined.