Targeting Groups – What’s your beef with us?

So what’s the ‘Happs’ Man? I get a lot of PMs mostly good, some negative. That’s all ok. I appreciate the perspectives. I would like to note one quote, “… my [arguments] with the fighters…” I think it is important to stress here that my main issue is with the BoD. I have no quarrel … Continue reading Targeting Groups – What’s your beef with us?

Order Inclusions – The Case for Sharing a Seat at the Table

Friends it is the case that many groups work in a vacuum. That may for technical, safety, or any number of reasons. However decisions have been made in the past about how well some things do fit together, or whether they fit together ‘well enough’. Take the case of the Laurel. Arts can, and do, vary … Continue reading Order Inclusions – The Case for Sharing a Seat at the Table

Tracking Martial Participation

Tracking Martial Activities: Getting number we can track. We have set up an online event/practice tracking form to help marshals develop a better sense of how many participants we have in all martial activities. The event/practice tracking tool entry form can be found here ( If you wish to view the data that has been collected … Continue reading Tracking Martial Participation

Informal Polling Results

Friends at the time of writing, below are the results of the informal polling. I think it is safe to say that there is consensus on sharing participation. There is certainly room for discussion here. What is next? As it stands now we have a way to enter participants. Either by adding them to an active … Continue reading Informal Polling Results