Politarchopolis

‘Foundations’

Combat Course 2017

Overview

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Introduction

This is a quick overview of the course, with important information such as dates and links. The class will formally run for 10 lessons, with a break after lesson 5 to prepare a sword & shield.

You be offered the chance to fight in the loaner armour during class 8 & 9. At the conclusion of the course, training will be provided informally in armour and focused classes.

Pre-Class Requirements

Conduct & Behaviour.

Equipment

Class dates (subject to change)

Date

Details

5th March 2017

Class 1 - Introduction

12th March 2017

Class 2 - Foundations I - Course Fees Due

19th March 2017

Class 3 - Foundations II

16th March 2017

Class 4 - Foundations III

 2nd  April 2017

Class 5 - Foundations IV - BBQ

 9th  April 2017

Rowany set-up - Pre-easter Break

 16th  April 2017

Rowany Festival - Easter Break

 23th  April 2017

Sword Making Workshop ($70)

 30th  April 2017

Shield Making Workshop ($50)

7th May 2017

Class 6 - Drills I

14th May 2017

Class 7 - Drills II - BBQ

21th May 2017

Class 8 - Sparring I

28th May 2017

Class 9 - Sparring II

4th June 2017

Class 10  - Sparring III

Equipment costs:

Rattan Stick : $10-20
Basket Hilt: $50
Fibre & Cloth Tape: $10
Strapped Shield: $30-50
Half Gauntlet: $30-90
Shield Gauntlet: $30-70
Helmet: $250-400

Important Links

The general SCA webpage: http://www.sca.org.au/

For becoming an SCA member see : https://registry.sca.org.au/

The Barony Of Politarchoplis webpage (your local SCA group): http://polit.sca.org.au/

Lochac Marshallate page (rules & admin for combat): http://lochac.sca.org/marshal/

College of St Andronicus (University of Canberra Group):
http://standronicus.lochac.sca.org/

Facebook groups (to join):