If you are an experienced swordsman/woman, and have the gear and courage to be tested by some of the most skilled martial artists in South Africa, then you do not want to miss out on the ACSMMA National & Open Sword Fighting Championships 2013! Here is the schedule of events as well as the location of the tournament:
Venue: Hillcrest Scout Hall, Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal
Date: 09-11 August 2013
Events, Day one (Friday, 09 August):
Morning – Rapier (any combination of rapier and dagger, cloak, or case is permitted)
Afternoon – unarmoured longsword (weapon type to be decided upon)
Events, Day two (Saturday, 10 August):
Morning – Fully-armoured combat (sword and shield, longsword, greatsword and spear permitted) these will be steel, rebated weapons, & will be inspected for safety.
Afternoon – Dark Ages Holmganga (weapons chosen by chance and to include sword, shield, dagger, and spear)
At the end of Day Two, there will be a feast for all combatants and their guests.
Durban Sword and Shield Club ask all interested groups, clubs or individuals to email firstname.lastname@example.org with their club or individual name and number of fighters wishing to attend this event, and we look forward to meeting you.
Come test your metal and skills in one of the world’s premier Medieval Martial Arts tournaments.