While many of you will be aware that there is a fighter practice on Tuesdays at Petersham, there is also one on Thursdays on Sydenham Green, the park across Unwin’s Bridge Road from St Peters Town Hall. It’s about a 100 metre stroll from the station. We have the town hall to retreat to if it’s wet, and as a venue for A&S, games, and so on. The usual starting time will be 7pm.
Fighting-wise, I’m going to try and make this practice fun, relaxed and friendly to new faces. There may be football kick-around warm-ups if popular demand is sufficient.
For those of you who like, or want to practice, fighting outdoors on grass, this venue is great – and we get a great evening breeze that cools things down in summer. It’s also nice and public: last Thursday we had a few kids asking us about what we were doing, and if we’re going to try and get broader public interest, a regular park practice will be a good place to start.
So I’d like to encourage fighters and non-fighters alike to come and fight / socialise / make things / plot world domination on Thursday nights.
This coming Thursday is the Australia Day public holiday, so we’ll be starting a bit earlier, at 5, to take advantage of the holiday (and all the people out and about, noticing what we’re doing). Bring a plate of food*, games, A&S things to do or discuss (the hall has some space for indoor A&S things), and/or armour. No garb necessary.
Hope to see many of you there. Feel free to pass this message on.
Yours in Service,
* If you can’t bring food, don’t worry, there’s a decent pizza place nearby …