MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS
HEAD INSTRUCTOR ANDREW WEEMS
Andrew has been studying and practicing Liechtenauer's Kunst des Fechtens since the summer of 2007. Previously an instructor and co-founder of Krieg School Denver, Andrew has a proven record of training high-performing fencers. His former students have gone on to become skilled fighters, instructors, and club-runners, earning medals at some of the most prestigious tournaments in North America, including Longpoint, PHO, RMK, CombatCon, and SoCal Swordfight.
As of July 2017, his competitive Longsword rankings are 15th in the US and 58th in the world. He has been ranked as high as 4th in the world for Sword and Buckler.
Paul first began practicing HEMA in early 2015, studying both Liechtenauer's KdF and Fiore de'i Liberi's Armizare. A dedicated historical fencer, he has been running a KdF study group in the DFW area since the Fall of 2016. He is an avid participant in the US competitive longsword fencing scene, competing against and forming friendships with some of the best longsword fencers across the region and country.
DSHF trains at Warlord Combat Academy, a top-of-the line 2,500 sq. ft. martial arts gym.
Warlord hosts classes on a wide variety of complimentary combat arts, including Longsword, Rapier, Armored Combat, Grappling, Sambo, Lightsaber, and Hungarian Saber, in addition to several strength and conditioning classes.
1915 Peters Road
Irving, Texas, 75061
Beginner's Course /
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