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  1. lklawson is offline

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    Thanks for the clips.

    Quote Originally Posted by captain zorikh View Post
    Another thing I have wanted to see is a workshop on stage combat in armor that focuses on things like what new safety rules your have to have due to the armor (no "contact slaps" with steel gauntles to a bare face) and what rules you can break (if the armor is strong enough, you can really hit the other guy), how to utilize the sound of the armor to affect the scene, etc.
    Interesting. Seems like someone must have worked that out by now.

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    Backsword intensive at Combat Con

    I just got a generic FB "Invite" to Paul's Backsword Intensive at Combat Con.

    Blurb:

    The basket hilted backsword/broadsword is the primary weapon of the Edinburgh based Macdonald Academy of Arms and a primary Scottish sidearm that features extensively through it's most turbulent period of history. Maestro Macdonald has spent years in reviving the Art of this weapon and offers a rare opportunity to train in effective techniques against it's own kind and for Combat Con 2012, learn how to overcome opponents armed with dissimilar weapons!

    Check out the details here - http://thecombatcon.com/backsword-intensive and be sure to take advantage of registering pre-event.

    The statement, "opportunity to train in effective techniques" clearly indicates that he's going to be teaching the historic, fighting side of the art far more than any Stage Combat variation (if at all).

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    http://thecombatcon.com/programming/...m_medium=email

    This is a 95% complete version of the class schedules; the majority of classes are in straight WMA, some straight stage combat/stunt fighting, a few that combine both in various ways.
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    Quote Originally Posted by captain zorikh View Post
    I also have noticed a great lack of the grappling arts in the stage combat community.
    I believe that there's an alternative product for that:

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