Sword Fighting at the Opus Arts Festival

 

Chuck decided to try his hand at Scottish Highland sword fighting.  His hand did not fare as well as he had hoped.

 

Chuck learning the rules and how to hold his sword.
Preparing for battle.
Battle is joined!
 
 
 
Chuck certainly moved around a lot.  You would too if an expert swordsman was hacking at you with a wooden stick.
 
 
 
Ouch!  Chuck took most of his blows to his hands and wrists.  There isn't any photographic evidence but he had some pretty nasty bruises to show for his effort.
 
 
"Hey!  I needed that."  It was neither the first nor the last time that Chuck's sword was violently pulled from his grip.  At least the battle was paused so he could get his sword back in safety.
 
 
 
 
"Maybe if I take my turtle stance..."
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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