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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Colin F. » 11 Mar 2010 11:37

Email Neil, he can send you the copy of his manuscript :)
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby The Guardsman » 11 Mar 2010 13:54

Saskia, email me at scholavii@hotmail.com and i'll pop it across to you.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Colin F. » 18 Mar 2010 09:13

Another day, another lot of dagger.

This time the general plan went.

Warm up.
Principles in one play.
Messing with peoples centre of balance.
Using First master under pressure (you'd be amazed how quickly people start to improve when their head is the target): Basically, get the first master in. Then reset.
Break
Using First master under pressure part 2: Get the first master in, then perform one of the techniques that follows on from there.
Quick over view of 6th master.
Sparring time.
Warm down.

Lasted the two hours rather nicely.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Colin F. » 24 Mar 2010 22:51

More dagger, more drills, more constructive fighting.

Some less constructive messing around fighting.

Lots of smiles, bruises and soreness.

Excellent.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Paul B » 24 Mar 2010 23:22

Cunningham cane soon to make an appearance as well. Watch the news for reports of odd shortages of knobsticks in west Yorkshire
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Greg R » 29 Mar 2010 19:59

Are lessons still on over easter?

When is the next Friday session over in Manchester? I had some ideas for equipment light training.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Paul B » 29 Mar 2010 20:08

Manchester is on the 24th, the weekend after st georges day, and we are on over Easter.
I will be looking at cunningham again on Wednesday while colin takes the class. If you want to be my guinnea pig for some drills, I will let you beat me up for a while.

Phil has looked at renting the hall in queensbury on Fridays and it's looking like £30-40 for 2 hours.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Colin F. » 29 Mar 2010 21:25

Oh, btw, I will be doing this wednesday and the following one. However, I will be away the week after (14th) I'll be in Scotland.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Paul B » 30 Mar 2010 18:08

Change of plans, I'm teaching tomorrow, so you are all going to sweat
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Re: SG-6 Bradford Friday Training

Postby PhilBakes » 20 Apr 2010 12:54

If anyone wants to come over from Huddersfield / Manchester for Friday Training (Dave, Saskia), I could pick them up at Halifax station if it makes it easier.

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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Paul B » 20 Apr 2010 13:20

.... or I could be completely wrong.

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SG-6 Bradford

Postby Paul B » 16 Jun 2010 23:43

Lots of new people and good numbers = a happy Paul :-D.

I'm thinking of maybe doing a lot more pollaxe, or longsword basics and sparring games.

You decide! Vote now or forever hold your piece.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Colin F. » 17 Jun 2010 10:07

Well, as I am teaching the Pole Axe I am going to vote for that really. It was good fun last night and if we can get most people going to fight camp up to a reasonable level of confidence with it, then that'll be good for when we all head down there.
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Jacob » 18 Jun 2010 23:44

Longsword is my personal favorite but I love it all, would like to get upto a good sparring level but plenty of time for that later I guess.
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Postby Paul B » 18 Jul 2010 21:38

Pollaxes are ready for all those who have ordered them. I will bring them to class this week
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Colin F. » 21 Jul 2010 22:20

Cracking session tonight, despite some little chavs trying to be idiots whilst 'watching'.

Went through dagger basics of being proactive in your defense and not waiting to be killed. Built up from simple movement to pressure testing techniques in semi sparring drills against a variety of opponents.

Great fun.
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Postby Paul B » 16 Aug 2010 15:47

Next couple of sessions will be recapping what everyone learnt at fightcamp so I can steal everyone else's drills and pretend I'm a good instructor :-)
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Greg R » 16 Aug 2010 18:06

I have notes from all but the swiss longsword lesson but a few of us did that.

For the rest of the month we will be looking at breathing in the warm ups. I was wondering if we could split it so we have 20 minutes warmup and then 10 minutes cooldown at the end of the lesson. Unless you want very relaxed students for the class.

After August it will just be general warmups to to get fitter, unless people have have any suggestions for topics or areas they would like to focus on.
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Postby Paul B » 16 Aug 2010 18:55

Sounds good
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Re: SG-6 Bradford

Postby Jacob » 16 Aug 2010 20:11

Myself and Phil was in the swiss longsword lesson, in same group doing the drills so should be able to work them out again but didn't take any actual notes, sorry. Looking forward to the next few lessons, see what I missed from other places. Still keeping a eye out for some crash mats as I'd like to see some of the english pugilism and wrestling from the sword if thats not too much of a problem as I missed those lessons other than that I had an awesome time and glad I got to be there with you all. Catch you wednesday.
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