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Knight's Marshal
Jacques Gonse
knightmarshal AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

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Rapier Marshal
Vacant - contact Seneschal for inquiries
rapier AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Deputy Rapier Marshal
Mistress Belphoebe de Givet (Laura Martinez)
(703) 625-3883 (H)
deputyrapier AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Deputy Rapier Marshal
Jacques Gonse
deputyrapier AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Deputy Rapier Marshal
Master Geoffrey ap Clywd (Jeff Williams)
deputyrapier AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Deputy Rapier Marshal
Master Marcellus Capoziello da Napoli (Bob Capozello)
(703) 975-9146 (H)
deputyrapier AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

Rapier

Rapier combat in the Society attempts to recreate styles of swordfighting from the later part of the Middle Ages, often based on manual and theories of combat that have survived to this day. Rapier combat uses a foundation of style and finesse that has since evolved into the modern sport of fencing. Unlike the modern sport, our combat uses a wide variety of weapons and body protection and our combat takes place with freedom of movement in any direction. Rapier combat can be found in both tournaments of individual and team combatants and in larger melees and wars! [Excerpted from the Society page on Rapier Combat.]

ATLANTIA COVID POLICY UPDATE

Attention barony, due to the recent uptick in local COVID 19 cases, we will be following suit with other indoor martial activities and require masks for practice at Shrevewood elementary starting tonight, 5/26/22. We will continue to monitor the situation as always.

-JG, Knight Marshal

For the latest information on where Atlantia stands on safety protocols, check out Reopening Atlantia

For more information please contact the Baronial Knight Marshal, Jacques Gonse [knightmarshal AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org]

Resources

Ponte Alto Rapier Group on Facebook
Official SCA Introduction to Rapier Combat
SCA Rapier Marshal's Handbook
The Art of Defence
Stefan's Florilegium - Index on SCA and Period Rapier Combat
SCA Rapier Combat Facebook Group
SCA Rapier Armor Makers Facebook Group

Pictures

Some pictures of our rapier fighters in action!

Last Updated: 5/26/2022 by Ronan

 

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