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Re: Introduction

Postby the_power on Mon May 12, 2008 10:16 am

D'oh. That's Tewkesbury weekend :(

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Re: Introduction

Postby brendan on Mon May 12, 2008 10:54 am

Only for Tewkes' I would be there.

But as you say, the Dijon thing was particularly notable for the amount of people saying "this is my interpretation and I am not saying it is the only one". It was VERY refreshing!

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Re: Introduction

Postby Sekhemet on Tue May 20, 2008 4:55 pm

Updated Workshops at Fight Camp 2008:

This is the workshop list so far:

Nick Thomas - Brawling with the Rapier - as a workshop

Michael Thomas - 15th century 'messer' combat for the beginner

Chris Stride - 'Striking in time of hand and why....... the Vor and the Nach'

Phil Marshall - Rapier/sidesword

James Marwood - Cunningham's walking stick method.

Stevie Thurston - A working interpretation of Add MS 30564. (English longsword)

Claus Sørensen - Hans Talhoffer's Halfsword and mortschlag techniques.

Martin Austwick - The Third Governor; Silver's single hand sword

Matt Easton - Throwing spears for beginners

Nigel Plum & Peter Johnson - The Boy Scouts’ quarterstaff method

Fabrice Cognot - Pollaxe fighting, mostly from Le Jeu de la Hache

Neil Johnson - Combative mindset training using bayonets

Matt Easton - Fiore de Liberi’s sword in one hand

Gordon Hart - 'Suicide Is Painless: An Abortive Drill' (longsword)

Dave Rawlings – Longsword in Liechtenauer’s lineage

Dave Rawlings – Sword and buckler, after I.33

Jim Sephton – Abrazare (unarmed fighting) after Fiore dei Liberi

Alexander Simkin - 'The art of sabrage: how to open a champagne bottle with a sword' presentation (off programme)

Rapier and smallsword tournament.

Mark Gilbert - Melee games x 2

Longsword tournament

Harry Winter - Basic medieval dagger drills

Harry Winter - Wrestling with the sword (liechternauer tradition)

Paul Bennett – Experimental drill working on the bind in Liechtenauer

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There is no official prior registration needed, but we would like to have an idea of attendance numbers.
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Re: Introduction

Postby knightofredemption on Tue May 20, 2008 6:01 pm

Oh! now my mouth is watering :D , I'm not sure where I stand gig wise, but I hope to get there for a couple of days at least. Whats the cutoff date for booking? as I can't be absolutely sure until close to the event.


PS thanks for posting the info guys 8-)
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Re: Introduction

Postby brendan on Wed May 21, 2008 7:27 am

if it wasnt for Tewkes...
Anyway the event is in the Calendar for July

PS> Sekhemet can you confirm the dates that I have entered there? - 10th-14th
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