Rapier combat, distinct from heavy combat, uses the rapier, epee and schlagger along with parry weapons, capes, and the occasional beer tankard. Marshals handbook january 2020 5 marshals handbook january 2020 5 this handbook is the latest revision of a set of rules and guidelines that have been adapting and evolving over the last forty years. Its also always a good idea to keep a copy of the paperwork to fight with until you get your card back. Kingdom of lochac society for creative anachronism. Rapier handbook kingdom of the outlands october 1, 2016 2 sca rapier combat handbook, october 2015 1. These rules define atlantias overall marshal conventions.
The kingdom of meridies is a regional branch of the society for creative anachronism sca, an international organization dedicated to researching and recreating the arts and skills of pre17thcentury europe. These are the official documents of the earl marshal of caid. Heavy combat, rapier combat, equestrian, archery, siege, youth combat. Calontir marshallate earl marshal kingdom of calontir. Rigid material is defined as material that will not deform under a 12kg pressure e. All persons who wish to participate in sca combat activities must authorize under the society and kingdomofresidence authorization procedures. If i did this right, those of you who had friended the original account can see this. Participants, dressed in clothing of the middle ages and renaissance, attend events which may feature tournaments, art exhibits. Society fencing marshals handbook this is the baseline rules for all rapier combat within the society. Materials are listed in order of increasing resistance. All other text is the society for creative anachronism, new zealand, inc. Rapier combat, distinct from heavy combat, uses the rapier, epee and schlagger along with parry weapons, capes, and the occasional. Combatants can face each other in single combat in tournaments or can take part in large melee battles with dozens or even hundreds of combatants on each side. Safety gear is required see the rapier combat handbook, but apart from the fencing masks, it is generally more subtle in appearance than heavy armour, and easily disguised as part of a stylish renaissance outfit.
Ponte alto rapier group on facebook official sca introduction to rapier combat sca rapier marshal s handbook the art of defence stefans florilegium index on sca and period rapier combat sca rapier combat facebook group sca rapier armor makers facebook group. Master owain cantor ap hughe deputy for siege warfare. The rapier marshal is in charge of educating and overseeing the participation of people in the art of periodstyle fencing, and makes sure tournaments and practices are run according to sca policy. The earl marshal, or his appointed representative, oversees all fighting at kingdom level events. Marshals handbook january 2020 6 participants section i. Comprehension and application of the sca rules of the list, sca rapier marshal s handbook, and the general policies and rapier combat sections of the policies of the kingdom earl marshal in the atlantian book of policy. The following information is in addition to the period fencing rules. They should also be familiar with the meridian marshals handbook and rules of the list.
Society rapier rules, defined in the sca s rapier marshal s handbook. Sca rapier combat brings to life the arts of sword fighting from the 15th and 16th centuries and is practiced with real bated weapons. A deputy of the earl marshal who is responsible for a speci c area of combat e. Office that oversees all marshal activities in our kingdom. Unless otherwise published, the kingdom of atenveldt rapier marshals handbook, february 2019, kingdom of atenveldt combat archery rules for rapier, december 2019, and the sca rapier marshals handbook, march 2018, along with subsequent addendum and rulings, will be the default for all tournaments and melees. The group marshal has a role in the chain of appeals, if they are a rostered marshal in that area see chapter 8 sanctions and appeals. The deputy earl marshal of the horse keo will oversee the training and warranting of cavalry marshals as well as maintaining a roster of qualified cavalry marshals for events, and a roster of qualified. Kingdom rapier marshal, or kingdom archery marshal. All rapier fighters and marshals are responsible for knowing these rules, as well as the rapier rules for the society for creative anachronism and the sca rules of the list. The keo is a deputy of the kingdom earl marshal of atlantia and shall be warranted by the kingdom earl marshal and the monarchs of atlantia. The document you are reading is the result of a number of years effort and has been worked on by countless people. There is a grace period until 15 august, 2020 for kingdoms to come into full.
Note if you believe your name should be listed on the roster, and it is not, most likely you have not been in contact reported with the earl marshal recently. The new fencing marshals handbook was approved by the board of directors on 4 april, 2020. Northshield webministers handbook outdated northshield youth combat handbook 2018. Marshal who have not reported for 2 consecutive quarters will lose their warrants. The governing documents of the sca referred to as corpora have the highest level of precedence, followed by outlands kingdom law and finally, outlands administrative policies, which covers the duties of the various officers and the daytoday functions of the kingdom. This site may contain electronic versions of the groups governing documents. The following information is in addition to the period fencing rules established by the society rapier marshal. The requirement is for rigid material covering the throat down to the jugular notch, and covering the cervical vertabrae in the back. The fighter must know the intent and spirit of the law.
The earl marshal reports to the crown and the society marshal of the sca, inc. The clash of blades and the cavalier flair live on in the sca. Mailing lists the mailing list for archery in lochac can be subscribed to here the mailing lists for rapier in lochac can be found here. Society marshals handbook this is the baseline rules for all armored combat in the society including combat archery. Kingdom marshal rules, defined in section 3 of the kingdom earl marshals policy, excluding the components specific to other forms of combat. Rapier marshal s handbook is the society for creative anachronism, inc. This is the recognized web site for the meridian kingdom rapier marshal of the society for creative anachronism, inc. These are the documents used to govern the kingdom of the outlands. What you find within these pages reflects a vast body of experience and knowledge. Rapier handbook pdf caid spear rules doc rapier marshals test pdf. They are designed to allow use by the kingdoms of the society as basic rules, to which kingdomspecific preferences such as the weapons used can be added. Armored combat in the sca resembles medieval foot tournaments. For new authorizations, please include the authorization paperwork, proof of membership, and a selfaddressed stamped envelope.
Marshalintraining checklist to help those training to become marshals keep track of the skills theyve learned and practiced. Northshield marshals administration handbook 2017 revision. This is the recognized website for the midlands region, middle kingdom the society for creative anachronism, inc. Even if you have previous experience with historic martial arts or modern fencing, i would encourage you to come out to our local fighter practice. This is a recognized site for the kingdom of caid of the society for creative anachronism, inc. Authorization form pdf the authorization form for use in all combat disciplines. Rapier handbook kingdom of the outlands october 1, 2016.
Sca barony of aneala home society for creative anachronism. Society target archery handbook this is the baseline rules for all target archery within the society. Welcome to the rapier marshals page, the definitive resource for rapier combat in the east kingdom. The kingdom marshal of fence oversees all rapier activity in the kingdom, and answers to the earl marshal. If you have an interest in the arte of defense, you will find information on it here. Sca combatants wear real armor and use swords and spears made of rattan wrapped with duct tape.
Comprehension and application of the sca rules of the list, sca rapier marshals handbook, and the general policies and rapier combat sections of the policies of the kingdom earl marshal in the atlantian book of policy. The marshals office is responsible for inspecting armor, inspecting weapons and inspecting the fighting field. Over 500 comments were received during the recent period for public commentary alone. Fencing marshals handbook revised april 2020 replaces rapier combat handbook kingdoms must come into compliance with the new rules by august 15. This person is responsible for all combat related activities in the kingdom, including but not limited to armored combat, fencing, archery, scouting and equestrian activities. Kingdom of meridies alabama, georgia, florida panhandle. Marshals handbook updated october 2018, rapier marshals handbook, armored combat webpage, rapier marshal online report form, earl marshal online report form, waviers, minor forms, equestrian activities webpage, equestrian marshals handbook, adult equestrian waivers and signage. Rules of the list and of combat these rules set the fundamental standards for rapier combat in the kingdom of northshield. In keeping with corpora, kingdoms retain the right to add. The earl marshal will have a deputy marshals responsible for the following activities. Rapier combat handbook revised march 2018 kingdoms may continue to use this set of rules through august 15, 2020.
Lochac rapier combat manual v3 society for creative anachronism. The earl marshal has the primary responsibility for combat upon the field, for promoting the safety of all society combat within the kingdom, and for the correct training of combatants. Drachenwald historical fencing marshals handbook, introducing the steps to becoming a fencing marshal. Society rapier rules, defined in the scas rapier marshals handbook. Buttspikes on singlehanded swords shall only be allowed in melee. This combat handbook of the kingdom of caid for rapier combat is a compilation of the conventions, standards and rules of the lists used by caid and is based on the handbook for rapier marshals of the society for creative anachronism. The marshals office is responsible for enforcing the rules contained in the society rapier handbook and the meridian rapier rules. From smallscale tavern brawl scenarios and individual combat up to fullfield battle and castle seige, rapier fighters specialize in the quick and deadly arts of swordsmanship. Rapier combat uses a foundation of style and finesse that has since evolved into the modern sport of fencing. Rapier marshals test pdf rapier marshal intraining form pdf target archery. The principle changes from the last rules issued in as xlix 2015 are to create new. Try your blade in tournament competitions or test your skills in the royal guild of defence. Society marshal s rules, defined in the sca s marshal s handbook, excluding the components specific to other forms of combat. Rapier marshals handbook 2 introduction these rules set fundamental standards for rapier combat in the sca.
Rapier handbook kingdom of the outlands october 1, 2016 2 scarapier combat handbook, october 2015 1. Ponte alto rapier group on facebook official sca introduction to rapier combat sca rapier marshals handbook the art of defence stefans florilegium index on sca and period rapier combat sca rapier combat facebook group sca rapier armor makers facebook group. Rapier combat in the society attempts to recreate styles of swordfighting from the later part of the middle ages, often based on manual and theories of combat that have survived to this day. These rules are a compendium of the rules under which rapier combat and marshaling activities are performed in the society for creative anachronism sca in general, and in the kingdom of atenveldt in particular. The kingdom earl marshal is selected by the crown and is warranted by the society marshal. The sca rules of the list the basic rules for sca combat are contained in the rules of the lists. Sca rapier marshal is now a page, officially listed as coach public figure. Handbook rapier marshal, sca middle kingdom document library. Sca fencing marshals handbook april 2020 page 2 of 41 society marshal s forward to the april 2020 edition. Combatants must be authorised as safe combatants before participating in a tournament, and trained referees called marshals.850 191 1453 1335 1540 307 1262 999 991 454 444 84 397 1167 683 286 892 1165 1292 1193 1357 919 1086 727 1149 1188 1251 925 1163 444 1546 953 779 1412 1604 1137 1575 53 672 918 240 853 280 71 151 258 115 979 700