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As in any sport, there are rules designed to increase the safety of the game. The "Rules of the List" set out the Society's standards for
SCA combat. Each Kingdom adds additional
rules and requirements covering acceptability of blows, styles of weapons and fighting, and
armor. For each activity, the participants are responsible for obtaining their own equipment, but generally some is available for
newcomers to borrow until they get their own.
Just as there are a variety of Arts and Sciences in the SCA, so too are there a number of Combat activities: