StuStu is a lifelong martial artist with experience in a number of Asian styles of armed and unarmed fighting and has been teaching since the year 2000.

Stu’s main area of study is the Liechtenauer System with a primary focus on the longsword, messer/dusack & rappier, and a secondary focus on polearms, the sword and buckler, and the dagger. ¬†He also currently practices smallsword according to the works of Sir William Hope.

Stu is a passionate student of coaching theory and functional bio-mechanics with the goal of helping students of all ability levels and backgrounds enjoy and improve their fencing.