Stu is a lifelong martial artist with experience in a number of styles of armed and unarmed fighting. He taught and practiced various styles at the home branch before opening his own branches of Stoccata in 2015.
Stu’s main areas of study are Longsword according to the followers of Liechtenauer, and the Rapier after a number of period sources with a secondary interest in smallsword/foil.
Stu is a passionate student of learning theory and his goal is to enable students of all ability levels and backgrounds enjoy their fencing and improve.
Stu is the Chief Instructor of the Baulkham Hills and Strathfield branches.