Ben Strickling - Head Instructor, KdF Head
Ben Strickling has been studying Historical European Martial Arts for over a decade. In that time, he’s been instrumental in helping foster interest in Historical European Martial Arts throughout North Carolina. He’s currently the head-instructor for Triangle Sword Guild and is primarily responsible for the development of the club’s Liechtenauer-based curriculum. Ben has had a number of competitive wins in historical fencing, including first place wins at the Meyer Open, SERFO, Kriegs-schule, Study in Steel, and back-to-back gold medal wins in dagger at Iron Gate Exhibition. He’s also won silver medals at Longpoint, Fechtschule New York, and the Pacific North West HEMA Gathering. Ben has also taught seminars in MS I.33 sword and buckler, longsword, spear, and medieval dagger.