So, you got your gear set, you've made travel arrangements, but you still need to make the team. Hows that start? Well first off, learn the tactics. Hopefully we'll have a basic tactics manual for the new guys but I don't want post anything online without the captains say so. So till you get that, … Continue reading Prepping for Poland-A retrospect on a trip to an IMCF World Championship-Part 2
This post is just meant as a collection place for my thoughts on what is needed to get ready for a campaign abroad in the IMCF. It's more a brainstorm for the guide I plan on writing for new ACL fighters than anything with it's own coherent structure of purpose. It's going from zero to … Continue reading Prepping for Poland-A retrospect on a trip to an IMCF World Championship
This is a short video from an ACL chapter team practice out west, Utah I think. It was the first fight I tried to cirtique and actually the reason I started a blog after having written a few paragraphs on it but having no where to put them. I'm a bit burnt out this week … Continue reading Friday fight Breakdown, Jake vs Evan and Buddy
I think I took the wrong message from the book. Seemed like the book was trying to paint the world as a bad thing, but well, all that no war, no crime, ect seemed pretty fucking awesome. I know I know hedonism is supposed to be looked down on, but I fucked around with it for … Continue reading Brave New World sounded pretty cool
Man I wish I knew. I've talked to people who think they've lived one and no one seems to have a suitable answers. My dad thinks it requires 1-3 million saved for retirement. My coach/trainer/captain (not really sure what to call Jaye the guy who runs the Knights Hall. He's clearly a mentor but the … Continue reading What makes a good life?
Armored combat is not a spectator sport. Not yet, not the way we do it. And by we I mean HMB, IMCF, M1, and even SCA. They all suffer from their own individual problems but there are a couple of universal ones. The lack of visible damage, the technical knowledge needed for appreciation, the ugly … Continue reading Bringing Beauty to the Violence
Uggh, time to the dreaded necessary and pick apart my performance at Poland. I'm not happy with it. At all. And after watching this fight I definitely shouldn't be. I look pretty shitty in that first round. Ettiene(Apologies I really should know how to spell your name) on the other hand is looking real on … Continue reading Friday Fight Video Breakdown. Ettiene Stomping my Ass