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1 Weyrling Lessons #2 and #3 on Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:20 pm

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Lesson 2-3: Flight preparation and first flights


Dragon Age: 3 – 4 months


Topics covered in lessons:

  • Riding strap construction
  • Self defense and weapons
  • Gliding/flight basics
  • Solo glides/flights by dragonets
  • Crafthall structure and etiquette

Mini Lesson:

Solo flights by dragonets

RP Ideas

  • Self defense practice (sparring with a fellow weyrling using wooden weapons, wrestling, hand-to-hand combat, etc.)
  • Discussing lessons with other weyrlings and dragonets
  • Sandbag toss competitions
  • Walking through a ground drill
  • Your dragonet's first flight
  • Training/Talking with your mentor

Daily Schedule

(This is a guideline only and is intended to give you an idea of how a typical Weyrling’s day might go.)
  • 6:00 AM Wake up, dawn feeding and oiling of dragonets
  • 7:00 AM Cleanup/Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM Calisthenics and laps
  • 8:30 AM Self-defense lessons
  • 9:00 AM Sandbag toss
  • 9:30 AM Ground drills
  • 10:00 AM Chore duties/assignments
  • 11:00 AM Lunch for weyrlings
  • 12:00 PM Stretching exercises and sandbag tossing
  • 1:00 PM Solo flight class
  • 2:00 PM Afternoon feedings of dragonets
  • 2:30 PM Bathing and oiling, time with mentors
  • 4:00 PM Review of drills, riding strap workshop
  • 5:00 PM Crafthall etiquette
  • 6:00 PM Dinner
  • 7:00 PM Remedial Harper lessons, free period
  • 8:00 PM Craft lessons
  • 10:00 PM Nighttime feeding of dragons/lights-out
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2 Re: Weyrling Lessons #2 and #3 on Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:23 pm

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Dragon Age: 4 – 5 months


Topics covered in lessons

  • Sitting on your dragon
  • Hunting from the air
  • Riding strap placement and construction
  • Self-defense and weapons
  • Simple ground drills while mounted, more complex afoot

Mini Lessons:

  1. Mounted ground drill
  2. Weapons practice

RP Ideas

  • Placing riding straps on the Weyrlingmaster's dragon
  • Placing adjustable rope "riding straps" on your dragonet
  • Your dragonet's first aerial hunt
  • Practicing marial arts, wrestling, weaponswork
  • Your first time (licitly) sitting on your dragon
  • "Riding" your dragon through mounted ground drills
  • Working on your riding straps
  • Dragonets are now the size of a sperm whale (just shy of half their adult size)

Daily Schedule

(This is a guideline only and is intended to give you an idea of how a typical Weyrling’s day might go.)
  • 6:00 AM Wake up, breakfast, dawn feeding and oiling of dragonets
  • 7:00 AM Calisthenics and laps
  • 7:30 AM Self-defense lessons
  • 8:00 AM Weapons lessons (blunt weapons, e.g. staves)
  • 8:30 AM Sandbag toss
  • 9:00 AM Ground drills (mounted and afoot)
  • 10:00 AM Dragonets solo flight practice
  • 11:30 AM Lunch for weyrlings
  • 12:30 PM Chore duties/assignments
  • 2:00 PM Riding strap classes
  • 3:00 PM Remedial Harper classes, free period
  • 4:00 PM Craft classes
  • 6:00 PM Dragonets hunt, bathing and oiling
  • 7:00 PM Dinner
  • 8:00 PM Free time
  • 10:00 PM Lights out
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3 Re: Weyrling Lessons #2 and #3 on Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:26 pm

Kestrana

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Dragon age: 5 months – 6 months


Topics covered in lessons:

  • Riding strap construction and inspection
  • Riding leathers construction and measurements
  • Flying a-dragonback
  • Self-defense and weapons
  • Weyr choosing/assignment

Mini Lessons:

  1. Strap inspection and first flight with your dragonet
  2. Weyr tour

RP ideas

  • Having the straps you made inspected by the Weyrlingmaster
  • Your first flight on your dragonet
  • Getting measured for riding leathers
  • Touring the available weyrs and choosing your top three weyrs
  • Moving into your own weyr
  • Your first aerial drills

Daily Schedule

(This is a guideline only and is intended to give you an idea of how a typical Weyrling’s day might go.)
  • 6:00 AM Wake up, breakfast, dawn feeding and oiling of dragonets
  • 7:00 AM Calisthenics and laps
  • 7:30 AM Self-defense lessons
  • 8:00 AM Weapons lessons (edged weapons)
  • 8:30 AM Sandbag toss
  • 9:00 AM Ground drills (mounted and afoot)
  • 10:00 AM Dragonets solo flight practice
  • 10:30 AM Strap inspection
  • 11:00 AM Riding an adult dragon alone
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM Strap inspection and placing on dragonets, flights
  • 3:00 PM Empty weyrs tour, measuring for riding leathers, free period
  • 4:00 PM Craft lessons
  • 6:00 PM Dragonets hunt, bathing and oiling
  • 7:00 PM Dinner
  • 8:00 PM Chore duties/assignments
  • 10:00 PM Lights out
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