The War College of Caid is the instructional arm of the Praetorium.
The War College arranges for instructors and classes in a variety
of subjects concerning medieval and SCA warfare, typically taught
at the twice yearly sessions of the Collegium Caidis.
The primary mission of the War College is to improve the quality
and spirit of the Caidan Army, both in terms of war fighting and
in honor, by teaching fighters, and teaching fighters to teach others.
Classes cover such subjects as individual skills for the war fighter,
organizing and training units, leadership and tactics (period and
The War College relies on the skill and generosity of volunteer
instructors. The great repository of war fighting skills lies in
the collective and individual experience of our warriors. We are
constantly searching for those willing to share their knowledge,
and we are here to assist them in finding a place for them do so.
Anyone interested should contact the Dean
of the War College for more information.
Guidelines for Instructors
Care & Feeding of a Warband
Melee Fighting Website
An archive of info for large group fighting (melees) in the SCA
The Artful Warrior
What Makes a good War Commander
Book of Four Things
A practical guide to SCA field tactics for fighters and commanders.