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
Steward: Gilberd de Valchop
Lunch will be provided on both days.
Participants will need the following gear
Essential: Sword, buckler, mask, vambrace for the sword arm
Desirable: torso padding & gorget
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.