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A [[Pell]] is a stationary target used for [[fight practice|practicing sword strikes]]. In its simplest form it is an upright post of sufficient stability to withstand repeated blows. More complex forms include "arms" and "legs", or a greater or lesser form of padding.
 
A [[Pell]] is a stationary target used for [[fight practice|practicing sword strikes]]. In its simplest form it is an upright post of sufficient stability to withstand repeated blows. More complex forms include "arms" and "legs", or a greater or lesser form of padding.
   
The pell is used to practice sword strikes, learn speed and accuracy and form muscle memory. Most [[heavy fighting|fighters]] consider it an essential part of training, allowing repeated controlled strikes on an unchanging target.
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The pell is used to practice sword strikes, learn speed, develop accuracy and form muscle memory. Most [[heavy fighting|fighters]] consider it an essential part of training, allowing repeated controlled strikes on an unchanging target.
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[[Image:Pell done.jpg]]
   
 
In [[Ealdormere]] a rookie fighter who has poor footwork and is unwilling or unable to throw blows at his opponent is sometimes derisively referred to as "Pell".
 
In [[Ealdormere]] a rookie fighter who has poor footwork and is unwilling or unable to throw blows at his opponent is sometimes derisively referred to as "Pell".
 
 
[[Image:Pell done.jpg]]
 
   
 
[[category:SCAism]][[category:combat]][[category:starting out]]
 
[[category:SCAism]][[category:combat]][[category:starting out]]

Revision as of 14:11, 18 July 2010

A Pell is a stationary target used for practicing sword strikes. In its simplest form it is an upright post of sufficient stability to withstand repeated blows. More complex forms include "arms" and "legs", or a greater or lesser form of padding.

The pell is used to practice sword strikes, learn speed, develop accuracy and form muscle memory. Most fighters consider it an essential part of training, allowing repeated controlled strikes on an unchanging target.

Pell done.jpg

In Ealdormere a rookie fighter who has poor footwork and is unwilling or unable to throw blows at his opponent is sometimes derisively referred to as "Pell".