The combat rules are intended to ensure that all combat is as safe as possible whilst remaining enjoyable. The rules change and evolve as does “The Vikings” and are the result of many years of experience. Assessments help us to ensure that you are safe to use a weapon - some are mandatory, others may be required to allow you to progress to use a broader range of weapons. The diagram below should help to explain this.
A full list of assessing officers is available.
The Combat Handbook is available here. This is the latest version of our rules, ratified by RTTs on 09/04/2023. Our assessment manual is being updated and should be available in 2023.