Stu is a lifelong martial artist with experience in a number of Asian styles of armed and unarmed fighting. Stu has a teaching certificate (now lapsed) in the Modern Fencing/Kalis Ilustrisimo (stick, knife and unarmed) blend offered by Master Raymond Floro.
Stu has been teaching since 2000. His main area of study is the Lichtenauer System. with a focus on the longsword, messer, sword and buckler, and rappier. He also currently practices 1700s smallsword. Stu has taught at multiple national events.
Stu is a passionate student of coaching theory and functional bio-mechanics with the goal of helping people get better, faster.