Speaker: Chad McFarland
Instructor Chad McFarland from Valour HEMA Academy will be hosting this panel discussing the HEMA and WMA movement that is increasing in popularity. The panel will discuss how to find a local HEMA group and what kind of tournaments and events currently exist. He will also discuss the differences between real historical sword fighting, modern martial arts sword fighting, and what Hollywood portrays as sword fighting. Various equipment will be on hand for the audience to take a look at and handle.