Kirsten Meredith

About Kirsten Meredith

Kirsten Meredith - SoCal Swordfight 2022 Instructor

Kirsten Meredith is an Instructor and Club-Runner for True Edge Academy of Swordsmanship in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Since starting HEMA in 2015, she has used her mechanics and tenacity to nab a few medals across the Western US in Women's Longsword.

She had been a Tournament Coordinator for CombatCon since late 2019. Featured on several episodes of the "By the Sword" Podcast, Kirsten brings her passion to the art of swordsmanship and loves sharing her knowledge with others. Kirsten is currently earning her Biology Ph.D at the University of Utah.

Kristen is also the 2020 SoCal Swordfight Women's Steel Longsword Gold Medalist.

Photo credit @hmmartistry on Instagram


Being Taught by Kirsten at SoCal Swordfight 2022

Schil-how?

Want to up your Schilhau know-how? Come squint and scrutinize the details of this master cut as we dive deep into the tactics and mechanics. Take this cut into the vor or nach and solidify your tactical ansetzen with the mechanics of this beautiful technique.

Required Gear
Longsword, Masks, Gloves (minimum lacrosse), Jacket preferred for end of class application but not strictly required.

Class Length
1 Hour

Skill Level
Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced



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All classes and schedules are subject to change without notice.