Somewhere along the way over the years I discovered a remarkably interesting thing about training. Stay with me now, this is mind blowing stuff here. Not everyone’s body works the same. I know, crazy, right? Turns out it is true.
So my lovely wife and the proprietor of this webpage asked me to write for the page, about my experiences and helpful hints from reflections on my time in the medieval recreation hobby. Before I start and just jump right into it, I’ll introduce myself and explain where this advice is coming from. I’m known mostly as Conrad vom Schwarzwald, both in and out of the hobby group(s), more so than by my modern/real name, actually. I first started playing at the medieval lifestyle in 1995 in rural Kentucky. I was fresh out of high school and had absolutely zero direction in life when I first encountered the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA).…