Equipment

As with any formal school, the Rocky Mountain Swordplay Guild has enacted the following series of guidelines for students and members. Effective May 1st, 2009, all classes will adhere to the following:

  • Training Uniform

    • WITHIN 90 DAYS
      • RMSG T-Shirt (available at the RMSG Store)
      • Black or Blue Sweats, Tights, or Track Pants
      • Non-Marking, Smooth-Soled Shoes (Preferably low or knee boots from Revival Clothing)
    • WITHIN 10-18 MONTHS (PRIOR TO SCHOLAR’S TEST)
      • Blue or Black RMSG Jacket or Padded Gambeson
      • Contrasting Color Pants (Blue Gambeson = Black Pants, and vice versa. Under Armour ColdGear tights are preferred)
      • Black Low or Knee Boots in Medieval Style (Boots from Revival Clothing or a suitable alternate)

    Training Equipment

    • WITHIN 6 MONTHS
    • WITHIN 10-18 MONTHS (PRIOR TO SCHOLAR’S TEST)
      • Steel Longsword (Discuss with Dean or Instructor on available options)

  • Training Equipment

    • WITHIN 90 DAYS AFTER THE SCHOLAR’S TEST
      • Tindill Tophat or Windrose Fiore Sparring Helmet (Must be ordered at least)
      • Heavy Gauntlets (Discuss with Dean or Instructor)
      • Elbow and Knee Cops (Optional but recommended)
    • WITHIN 3 YEARS AFTER THE SCHOLAR’S TEST
      • Significant Advancement towards Armored ‘Kit’
      • Own all personal sparring equipment (longsword, rondel dagger, arming sword, helmet, gauntlets, et cetera)