|Time:||in any order|
|Recommended age:||from 12|
|Size of group:||2 volunteers are fighting against|
|Time for preparation:||5-10 minutes|
|Material:||sweeping brush handle padded with some foam (heating pipe insulation), 2 shields|
Varlets and future knights had to practice their stick fighting techniques. In order to avoid any danger of injury, the sticks (sweeping brush handle) must be padded with some foam (heating pipe insulation). Gloves would be an advantage. Clear game rules must be agreed before a fight. Strikes in the facial area are not allowed, as well as the "lunging, pulling and striking" of the opponents stick. Strikes should really only be performed through light taps. A referee decides and calls a halt to things, if one of the players cannot control himself.
No scoring is planned. The simple aim is for the voluntary fighters to measure their speed and skills with a padded sword.
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