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==Whole of document==
 
==Whole of document==
*Change of terminology from 'Rapier' to 'Fencing, consistent with the Society Fencing Marshals Handbook
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*Change of terminology from "Rapier" to "Fencing", consistent with the Society Fencing Marshals' Handbook
 
*Plain English approach and restructure by topic, for example, Rules for Fencers; Rules for Marshals.
 
*Plain English approach and restructure by topic, for example, Rules for Fencers; Rules for Marshals.
   
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*Allows the use of a Spear with one hand.
 
*Allows the use of a Spear with one hand.
 
'''3.6.4(6)'''
 
'''3.6.4(6)'''
*Allows the use of a Spear to 'Kill from behind'.
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*Allows the use of a Spear to "Kill from behind".
 
'''3.6.5'''
 
'''3.6.5'''
 
*Allows the use of Rubber-Band Guns in single combat that is not part of a tournament.
 
*Allows the use of Rubber-Band Guns in single combat that is not part of a tournament.

Latest revision as of 21:14, 2 August 2020

Whole of document

  • Change of terminology from "Rapier" to "Fencing", consistent with the Society Fencing Marshals' Handbook
  • Plain English approach and restructure by topic, for example, Rules for Fencers; Rules for Marshals.

Key changes by Section

Rules for Fencers

3.1(4)

  • Specifies that you must not fence if you are feeling unwell, in line with COVID safety requirements.

3.5(3)(g)

  • Allows combatants in a melee to run from one part of the field to another, subject to distance restrictions.

3.5(3)(h)

  • Allows Cut and Thrust Combat in a melee

3.6(2)

  • Specifies that other than Rubber- Band Guns, other projectile weapons described in the Society Fencing Marshals Handbook are not allowed.

3.6.4(3)

  • Allows the use of a Spear with one hand.

3.6.4(6)

  • Allows the use of a Spear to "Kill from behind".

3.6.5

  • Allows the use of Rubber-Band Guns in single combat that is not part of a tournament.

3.7(7)

  • Allows movement on the knees when you have received a blow to the leg.

3.8(2)

  • Makes it mandatory to wear some form of eye protection during weapons drills in practice.

3.8.6

  • Additional requirements for medical protection.

Rules for Marshals

4.1(3)

  • Specifies that you must not marshal if you are feeling unwell in line with COVID safety requirements.

4.3

  • Notes additional requirements for inspections in line with COVID safety requirements.

4.7(3)

  • Allows marshals to authorise Fencers in any category in which the marshal is authorised (rather than requiring separate Authorising Marshal categories).

Rules for equipment

6.6.2

  • States that steel-headed spears are not allowed from 31 December 2020, in line with the Society Fencing Marshals Handbook.

Appendix 3

  • Sets out a COVID-safe inspection process.