Fight Coordinator St. Michael's Salle d'Armes
St. Michael's Salle d'Armes
Participe à 4 sessions
Tony is a one of the founding members of St. Michael’s Salle d’Armes. He is a former treasurer of the guild and is currently the Guild's Fight Coordinator, responsible for the safety and efficacy of our combat activities. His interest in fencing started as a child watching Errol Flynn movies and the 1973 version of The Three Musketeers. Since fencing was not offered at his school he studied traditional martial arts. He began with Taekwondo, and then moved to Shotokan Karate. In 1991 he began fencing with French Foil and Hungarian Saber. In 1995 he continued his training in classical Italian fencing at the San Jose State Fencing Masters Program. In 2002 he added fencing with historical Rapier and Dagger, Side Sword and Longsword as well as foot combat in full armor. In addition to European historical fencing he continues studying traditional martial arts including Aikido, Jujitsu, Kendo, and Iaido. He has earned his Black Belt in Aikido, Brown Belt in Taekwondo and is a Provost at Arms from the San Jose State Fencing Masters Program. Currently he is the Assistant Coach at the Collage of San Mateo Fencing Club and Historical Fencing instructor at The Fencing Center San Jose.
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