Martial Arts

Many people are drawn to the SCA because of the wide variety of martial activities and events. Around the Knowne World, you’ll find people competing and training in activities like

  • Armored Combat
  • Fencing
  • Falconry
  • Cut & Thrust
  • Target Archery
  • Combat Archery
  • Thrown Weapons, including javelins, knives, atlatls, and hatchets
  • Siege Weapons
  • Hound Coursing
  • Equestrian Martial Arts

Each activity has various types of tournaments and competitions.  In addition, there are strict safety standards and rules.  Activities are supervised by marshals who enforce the rules and maintain the safety standards.