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by Ben Floyd
Sun Aug 31, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Research & Techniques
Topic: Richard III
Replies: 6
Views: 1891

Re: Richard III

George Turner wrote:That was quite interesting.

I hadn't realized that no English armor from the 1400's survives.


I said the exact same thing.
by Ben Floyd
Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Research & Techniques
Topic: "Wind to Ochs…"
Replies: 47
Views: 3383

Re: "Wind to Ochs…"

As an example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNWEG0TMnYg You'll notice that if want to thrust into him, I'll need to take a step. This would match gathering his blade in my cross before thrusting, though admittedly I generally step with the thrust. The thrust usually hits at the same time the othe...
by Ben Floyd
Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:30 pm
Forum: Research & Techniques
Topic: "Wind to Ochs…"
Replies: 47
Views: 3383

Re: "Wind to Ochs…"

It would seem to only be a problem if one trains the guards as one set and immutable position. Can you explain this further? If one trains the Ochs in different ways, that's cool - but "winding to Ochs" still doesn't always cover the necessary actions. Winding your strong to his weak, goi...
by Ben Floyd
Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Research & Techniques
Topic: "Wind to Ochs…"
Replies: 47
Views: 3383

Re: "Wind to Ochs…"

It would seem to only be a problem if one trains the guards as one set and immutable position.
by Ben Floyd
Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Research & Techniques
Topic: Richard III
Replies: 6
Views: 1891

Richard III

Here's an interesting video about Richard III:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=p ... DHDvnnK4nI
by Ben Floyd
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Best mask cover/mask protector?
Replies: 7
Views: 1507

Re: Best mask cover/mask protector?

http://www.woodenswords.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=AF-Mask It's fairly cheap and really durable. Some people have sizing issues with them, however. I personally won't use Leon Paul masks because I seen several cave in. Maybe they were using the wrong type, but I've never seen a AF mask do th...
by Ben Floyd
Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Announcements & Events
Topic: The GC This Week
Replies: 2
Views: 416

Re: The GC This Week

We had a meeting last Thursday with Keith, Richard, Dakao, RJ, and myself in attendance. We covered:

Voting to approve Marsden and Floyd as liaisons to CC per CC Director request -- Passed
Voting to approve new banner subsidy terms -- Passed

Housekeeping
Budget
Event seeding
by Ben Floyd
Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Announcements & Events
Topic: HEMAA Equipment Program (PHA Sabers)
Replies: 2
Views: 1245

HEMAA Equipment Program (PHA Sabers)

I'm excited to announce the rehashing of the HEMAA's rental terms for the Purpleheart Armory Synthetic sabers. The revamped terms are as follows: Any HEMAA member may rent the sabers for 10% of the sabers' original value per month (currently $200 for a pair). Shipping cost will be paid by the renter...
by Ben Floyd
Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Announcements & Events
Topic: HEMAA Saber rentals
Replies: 5
Views: 3320

Re: HEMAA Saber rentals

This post is to announce the cancellation of these rental terms.
by Ben Floyd
Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Announcements & Events
Topic: Presidential Address 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 939

Re: Presidential Address 2014

As a quick clarification to my update, our non-profit status was retroactively reinstated so that we had no lapse in coverage, legally speaking.

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