RJ McKeehan

About RJ McKeehan

RJ McKeehan - SoCal Swordfight 2022 Instructo

RJ has been practicing HEMA since the sport began gaining popularity in the U.S., and since then has actively contributed to its evolution. RJ continuously hones his techniques and instruction to reflect the most current understanding of medieval swordplay.

He has medaled in tournaments around the world, but his specialties are in cutting and messer. A true historical fighter and educator, RJ’s fights evoke the drama of centuries-old duels while his instruction provides valuable insights for first-time participants and experienced fighters alike.

RJ has consulted and appeared on shows including “Mythbusters,” “Forged in Fire: Knife or Death,” and “Man at Arms: Art of War,” demonstrating the power and versatility of a blade in the hands of an expert.


Being Taught by RJ at SoCal Swordfight 2022

How to Sharpen a Sword

This class will be lecture / demonstration format where you will learn how to sharpen a sword.

Required Gear
No gear will be required

Class Length
1 Hour

Class Level
Intro to Intermediate



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All classes and schedules are subject to change without notice.