Sword & Buckler Weekend Workshop

Sword & Buckler weekend workshop taught by Maestro Don Tariq ibn Jelal (Richard Cullinan).

Date: 23rd – 24th of August 2014
Venue: Alphington Scout Hall, 3 Adams St, Alphington, http://goo.gl/maps/kzeLv
Times: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Saturday and Sunday
Costs: $50 adult, $35 concession, Non-members +$5
Bookings: http://goo.gl/tEG5fL
Steward: Gilberd de Valchop

Lunch will be provided on both days.

Participants will need the following gear

Saturday
Essential: Sword, buckler, mask, vambrace for the sword arm
Desirable: torso padding & gorget

Sunday
Essential: Sword, buckler, mask, gorget & vambrace
Desirable: torso padding

The vambrace doesn't have to be rigid, and can just be padding that covers the forearm and elbow on the sword arm. We'll be doing drills where we cut to the forearm.

Sword blades should be no more than 37" / 94 cm in length.
Bucklers should ideally be 9-12" / 22.5-30 cm in diameter.