This simple but effective foam and latex buckler is an ideal shield for sparring in LARP. The single handle sits within the round umbo(boss) protecting your hand during battle while allowing great mobility for active parry and deflection. The realistic metal finish on the front of the shield further accentuates this light medieval shield loved for civilian defense, duel, and skirmish combat. Very effective for hit and run tactics, fast paced combat, and fighting in narrow Renaissance streets, this small rounded shield was very popular for duellist, bandits, scouts, fencers, and travelers. It can also be carried be pikemen and archers as a back up defense in case they get caugh in close quarter combat.