Martial Arts

ARCHERY

A guild which practices shooting recurve, longbow and crossbow as well as the construction of associated gear and research into period practice. Newcomers and visitors are welcome and may contact the Captain of Archers to ask about loaner gear. See this page for more info.
Practice is every Sunday at 10:30am in Santiago Park Archery Range: 2781 E. Memory Lane, Santa Ana CA Map.
Contact Lord Dafydd ap Tomas

GUARDIANS OF THE GOLDEN GROVE

The Baronial heavy weapons and rapier fighting units made up of those members of the Barony who share an interest in group combat. For more information visit the Guardians Page.
For more information, join the Yahoo Group or just come to fighter practice.
Practice is of each month .
Contact Baron Richard Clerke of Rowanwood
The group page can be found here

HEAVY WEAPONS

A group which practices and recreates 12th century armored foot combat, simulated with rattan weapons. Pell training, unarmored instruction and casual armoring activities are common.
Practice is every Tuesday at 7:30pm in Murdy Community Park, 7000 Norma Dr., Huntington Beach.
Contact Duke Dietrich von Vogelsang
The group page can be found here

RAPIER

A guild which practices and recreates late 15th and early 16th century civil combat, simulated by epees, schlagers, and practice rapiers. There is also a web site just for Caid’s Rapier enthusiasts. See Caid Rapier Practices.
Practice is every Tuesday at 7:30pm in Murdy Community Park, 7000 Norma Dr., Huntington Beach.
Contact THL Rhydderch Derwen
The group page can be found here

SERGEANTS OF GYLDENHOLT

The Barony’s honor guard formed of members of heavy weapon and archery combatants who have completed a number of tasks which prove their suitability for this honorary rank.
This group is currently dark.
Contact Baroness Ceara ingen Chonaill

THROWN WEAPONS

A group that engages in thrown weapons practice and competitions, using knives, axes, and spears. The group is open to adults and children of all ages, though minors do require parents present. For more information about this growing Gyldenholt activity, visit this page.
Practice is the second Sunday of each month at 1-3pm in Fountain Valley.
Contact Brynjolfr & Dyrfinna
The group page can be found here

YOUTH COMBAT

Introduces youth combatants to etiquette, chivalric behavior, calibration, and techniques. They will gain a beginning level understanding of the terminology used, including field commands.
At least one parent/guardian must be present during the Practices.
This group is currently dark.
Contact Lord Olaf MacStaiamna
The group page can be found here