For SCA member Edward Lindey of Mobile, Alabama, joining Team USA and traveling to Poland gave him a chance to learn and use grappling techniques, something he can't do in the SCA. Roy Hoffman of the Press-Register has the story. (photos)
Lindey took part in the spring 2012 Battle of Nations, where Team USA placed fourth. He discusses the experience and his preparations with Hoffman. “You don’t just pick up stuff and hack at each other,” he said.