Category: Martial News

Officer Positions open in the Citadel of the Southern Pass

Greetings members of the populous.  After years of service the following officers are stepping down at Kingdom A&S in April and we need letters of intent to fill these positions. Exchequer Webminister Rapier marshal. If you are interested in serving the barony in any of these positions, please send letters of intent to the seneschal, …

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Citadel Appoints New Baronial Knight Marshal

Greetings Mighty Citadel! Pray heed!  Citadel has a new Baronial Knight Marshal!  Dominus Servius Cassius Caledonius Ahenobarbus (mka Scott Honaker) submitted a letter of intent and was deemed acceptable by both Their Excellencies and the Kingdom Earl Marshal, Sir Lothar vom Bergenwald.  We look forward to working closely with Dominus Caledonius as we strive to …

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The Barony is Seeking a Rapier Marshal

As Don Julien prepares for his overseas rotation, he has announced his stepping down as Baronial Rapier Marshal.  We thank him for his good service and we wish him safe travels and a safe return home once he has completed his obligations abroad. The Citadel seeks a Baronial Rapier Marshal to take the reigns from …

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Citadel Seeks Baronial Knight Marshal

We must announce that our Baronial Knight Marshal, Lord Charles The Bear, has stepped down from his office in preparation for his departing the Barony.  We would like to take a moment to thank him for his service to the Citadel and to the Knight Marshalate.  He will be greatly missed. Dominus Caledonius, Deputy Knight …

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News from the Baronial Rapier Marshal

Hi everyone, I wanted to share an exciting new event in the Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass! As of this week we have an official Historical Combat Arts and Sciences Study Group! We are currently studying Bolognese Swordsmanship from the 1500s and we meet on the south and east lawns of the …

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Becoming a Rapier Field Marshal

There are many ways one can enjoy fighting, and in my mind the most important role is that of field marshal. They are the ones ensuring combatants are being as safe as possible as well as those around the combatants. Did you know you do not have to be an authorized fighter to be a …

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Fencing tonight (August 1st)! 6:30pm at Military Gamer Supply

Don Julien will be covering counter-disengages (contracavazione) starting from the inside engagement. “THE INSIDE COUNTERDISENGAGE OF THE SWORD In this figure another way of parrying and wounding by way of counterdisengage is represented and shown to you, which one does in this way: having covered the sword of your enemy so that if he wants …

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Rapier Practice Tonight (7/25/18) at Military Gamers Supply

Don Julien de la Fontaine is going to be continuing a series of lessons at rapier practice from Nicoletto Giganti’s 1606 Rapier manual.  This is the manual that he learned from and is an excellent way to learn rapier while reinforcing fundamentals. Tonight he will be teaching the lesson on Giganti’s fifth play, which covers …

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Weekly Rapier Practice at Military Gamer’s Supply

Rapier combat in the SCA is an attempt to recreate later styles of swordfighting from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.  The style of swordplay is often based on surviving manuals and theories of combat from period.  Unlike the modern sport of fencing, SCA combat uses a wide variety of weapons and body protection and …

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Fighter News July 7

For those of you who aren’t enjoying battlemoor, fighter practice will be held at the normal time 10am at Eastwood park right off album street across from the church. Nahrun may have fighters present. Come out and support your Barony!