What is Youth Armored Combat?

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Zubeydah Al-Badawiyyah

Mission & Goals:

The mission of Youth Combat programs is to provide a safe and fun environment where the youth of Ansteorra can participate in martial activities, mirroring adult Armored Combat and Rapier Combat, at a level appropriate to their age. The goal is to introduce and reinforce the ideals of chivalry, honor, courtesy, service, and heraldic pageantry, both on and off the list field. The program stresses good sportsmanship and parental participation. It is designed to allow the youth to learn more about all aspects of the Society and above all, to have fun!

Youth Armored Combat

Youth Armored Combat is a program designed for minors ages 6 to 17. This program emphasizes armor construction, weapon techniques, proper etiquette, the Knightly Virtues, teamwork and good sportsmanship, and effective fighting arts in a competitive environment that parallels Adult Armored Combat. It is not intended as a substitute for normal play.