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'''Sword and Board''' is an [[SCAism]] referring to the first level of [[authorization]] that a [[heavy fighter]] must undergo in order to participate in [[SCA]] [[armoured combat]], that is, "sword and shield".
 
'''Sword and Board''' is an [[SCAism]] referring to the first level of [[authorization]] that a [[heavy fighter]] must undergo in order to participate in [[SCA]] [[armoured combat]], that is, "sword and shield".
   
A new fighter must first prove he is capable of fighting safely with a sword and shield before being allowed to authorize in [[polearm]]s, [[blunt weapon]]s, [[two-stick]], etc.
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A new fighter must first prove he is capable of fighting safely with a [[sword]] and [[shield]] before being allowed to authorize in [[polearm]]s, [[blunt weapon]]s, [[two-stick]], etc.
   
Fighters, even experienced ones with other authorizations, often fight "sword and board", particularly in tournaments.
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Fighters, even experienced ones with other authorizations, often fight "sword and board", particularly in [[tournament]]s.
   
 
[[category: SCAism]] [[category: combat]]
 
[[category: SCAism]] [[category: combat]]

Revision as of 14:47, 9 July 2007

Sword and Board is an SCAism referring to the first level of authorization that a heavy fighter must undergo in order to participate in SCA armoured combat, that is, "sword and shield".

A new fighter must first prove he is capable of fighting safely with a sword and shield before being allowed to authorize in polearms, blunt weapons, two-stick, etc.

Fighters, even experienced ones with other authorizations, often fight "sword and board", particularly in tournaments.