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COMBATCON 2024 Instructor List


Morgana Alba

Morgana Alba is a world-champion circus performer and the owner of Circus Siren Entertainment. With a background in martial arts she has trained st...

Thomas Amoroso

Bringing over 32yrs of martial training, Tom teaches weekly classes in fencing, self-defense, and conditioning at Columbus Saber Academy. Tom star...

Timothy Anderson

Founder of Infiniti Blade Concepts, Guro Tim Anderson began his formal training in edged weapons and JKD Concepts in 1994 while in Va beach Va at L...

Brannon Bain

Brannon Bain got his first exposure to martial arts in 1976. He has studied a wide variety of martial arts since that time and currently assists in...

David Baker

David started his carrier in the entertainment industry in 1980 when he moved to LA. Working in film and television productions such as Grease 2. C...

Sean Baker

From early on, my passion for martial arts was ignited through karate classes. Despite a setback caused by a broken arm, I persisted and attained a...

Anna Lee Beard

Anna first started dancing somewhere about age four in her Wonder Woman underoos and that, as they say, was that. She began pursuing dance in earn...

Geoffrey Beeson

Geoffrey Beeson started training in martial arts in 1991. He has had the opportunity to train in Kuk Sool Won, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Tai Chi, Tsunam...

Simone Belli

Simone Belli is a stunt performer and national manager on stage combat in FISAC (Italian Federation of Acrobatic & Choreographed Sport) and Fig...

Kathryn Blanche

In addition to writing, Kathryn can be found traveling around the world, working in the theatre, teaching, and indulging her love of martial arts. ...

Anthony Buonomo

Anthony Buonomo is the founder of Historical Weapons Guild From its humble beginnings as a park meet up it has grown under his direction to a thriv...

Anthony De Longis

Anthony has been a performer, teacher / trainer and student of bladed arts from around the world for over 45 years and counting and has created mem...

Dr. Mary De Longis

A bio for Mary De Longis reads like a book on ADHD. A Ph.D. in Cell Biology and Anatomy, Mary spent 16 years in biomedical research before she met ...

Carmine Downey

Carmine Downey has over 40 years in the Martial Arts and formerly served 12 years of active/reserve service in the U.S. Army Special Forces (Green ...

Marcus Fard

SiHing Marcus Fard 2nd Technician Grade EBMAS Wing Tzun Kung Fu Marcus has 19 yrs experience training in the martial arts. His resume includes Shao...

Steaphen Fick

Bringing history alive is the passion of Steaphen Fick, founder of the Davenriche European Martial Artes School (DEMAS), located in Santa Clara and...

Shayna-Raye Funderburk

Shayna began her martial arts journey when she joined a Krav Maga gym in 2013. From there, she began branching out and learning Muay Thai and Brazi...

Christopher Hein

Hein Sensei started training at Aikido of Fresno in 1998, passing his black belt test in 2001 and taking over operation of the school in 2011. A s...

Henry Hill

Martial Arts has been the focal point of Henry M. Hill IV’s life since the age of 13. He started out using martial arts to escape from street life ...

Skye Hilton

Skye Hilton began studying HEMA in 2014 under Steaphen Fick, focusing on various Medieval and Renaissance martial arts and weapons. In this time, s...

Jordan Hinckley

Jordan Hinckley took his first sword class in January of 1999 and has been studying heavily the 15th century Italian Master Fiore di Liberi for the...

Steve Huff

School of Two Swords – Los Angeles Founder and Head Instructor Steven Huff has had a fascination with weapons and martial arts since childhood and ...

Fred Kaye

Sifu Fred Kaye’s martial career spans over 47 years. Mr. Kaye’s martial foundation is in the Asian Japanese and Chinese martial traditions, startin...

Stephen Kilbane

Stephen Kilbane started his journey into historical fencing when Macdonald Academy of Arms first opened its doors in 2002, serving for many years a...

Jared Kirby

Jared Kirby has been involved in Combat for Screen & Stage and Western Martial Arts for over 25 years. He teaches in New York City (and the met...

John Lennox

Dr. John Lennox has trained in various forms of combat for over 34 years. He is an instructor with the Historical Martial Study Society, as well as...

Ron Lew

Ron R. Lew Sr. Grand Master, 11th Grade BlackBelt under Cacoy Cañete Doce Pares Worldwide Cebu, Philippines – Eskrima / Eskrido In 1963, he began h...

Richard Marsden

Richard Marsden is the founder, along with John Patterson, of the Phoenix Society of Historical Swordsmanship. He has HEMA Alliance Instructor Cer...

Roberto Martinez-Loyo

Roberto Martinez-Loyo has studied Western Martial Arts since 2003. As a youngster, he studied Tae Kwon Do for many years, both in Mexico and in Ups...

Frank Perrin

Frank Perrin is a New England based Historian, Historical Martial Artist and Stunt Performer. He has been involved in all three fields professional...

Robin John Price

Studied various forms of Martial arts for over fifty years Force Instructor for Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for 35 years. Krav Maga for...

Robert Redfeather

Robert Redfeather is an Actor and Producer of Native American descent. He is a grandmaster in Martial Arts, specializing as a Combat Knife Advisor ...

Aaron Rieley

I began the study of my chosen traditional Japanese martial art in 1994. Since then I have achieved my 2nd level instructor certificate (out of 5 p...

TIm Ruzicki

Tim Ruzicki is one of the world’s foremost experts in classical British Pugilism, the eighteenth and nineteenth century art of bare-knuckle boxing....

Rick Silver

Rick Silver started his study of martial arts at the age of 5 and began fencing at the age of 11. In 2009 he started a group called Sterling Mercs ...

Adam Simmons

A wandering student of the sword for the past 20 years, Adam has a passion for research and seeking how to recreate period-documented techniques. ...

Da'Mon Stith

Da’Mon the president of the HAMA Association and is a leader in the movement to study Historical African Martial Arts. He is the Chief Instructor a...

Gene Tausk

Gene Tausk is a hopologist from Houston, Texas. He has been involved in martial arts for over 25 years, earning a teaching certificate in Ship Pal ...

Albert Toberer

Albert Toberer runs Blackfriar’s School of Fence in San Luis Obispo, California. He entered the world of swashbuckling in the mid-90s, performing ...

Daniel Trout

Dan Trout saw his first bullwhip in 1981 when it flashed across the screen in the opening scene of "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and he's been obsesse...


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