Jonathan Ying

About Jonathan Ying

Jonathan Ying - SoCal Swordfight 2022 Instructor

In his decade-long HEMA career, Jonathan has been ranked #5 in longsword in the world and competed in the 2019 European Games in Minsk as part of the U.S. team.

He focuses on German longsword, military saber, and singlestick, with multiple medals in each discipline. Jonathan competed on the second season of “Forged in Fire: Knife or Death” and enjoys introducing both adults and kids to the art of sword fighting.


Being Taught by Jonathan at SoCal Swordfight 2022


Geared for Beginners and Intermediate understanding the importance of the basics, committing to actions, and being flexible with one's current tool box.

Required Gear
Mask, Gloves, sword (default longsword but can be weapon)

Class Length
45 Minutes

Class Level
Introductory Beginners, Intermediate

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All classes and schedules are subject to change without notice.