Rapier Combat

Eirany de Hyet, Adlersruhe Rapier Marshal

Rapier combat, sometimes referred to as light combat, is an SCA fighting discipline that captures the elegance and speed of late-Renaissance fencing.  Rapier fighters wield lightweight blades similar to the modern épée, usually in pairs or matched with a dagger, buckler, gauntlet, or other offhand.  Rapier armor is light and flexible to allow for the quick movements characteristic of the style, with most combatants choosing a thickly padded doublet and trousers along with heavy gloves, a neck-protecting gorget and a modern fencing mask.  Rapier fighters mostly participate in one-on-one duels, but free-for-all tavern brawls and massed melees are also popular.

For more information, contact the Adlersruhe Rapier Marshal, check out the SCA Newcomer’s Portal, or find us on Facebook.

Upcoming Rapier Combat events in Adlersruhe

December 15, 2019
  • Rapier

    Rapier practice

    December 15, 2019  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Memorial Park, 2501 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, USA

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December 22, 2019
  • Rapier

    Rapier practice

    December 22, 2019  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Memorial Park, 2501 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, USA

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December 29, 2019
  • Rapier

    Rapier practice

    December 29, 2019  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Memorial Park, 2501 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, USA

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January 5, 2020
  • Rapier

    Rapier practice

    January 5, 2020  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Memorial Park, 2501 S Washington St, Amarillo, TX 79109, USA

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