Anthony Buonomo is the founder of Historical Weapons Guild, with locations in Austin, TX and Traverse City, MI. From its humble beginnings as a park meet up it has grown under his direction to a thriving organization which offers a variety of weekly classes along with beginner's introduction courses, regular workshops, and has recently expanded into virtual lessons.
While he has been studying HEMA since 2014, his prior training in mixed martial arts -- combining Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Judo, and Aikido -- help inform his unique approach to teaching HEMA. In addition to martial arts, Anthony has participated in SCA combat, done foam fighting with Dagorhir, and spent most of high school hitting friends with foam weapons. He has taught workshops and classes at multiple events and is has also been fortunate enough to travel and provide weekend seminars for other HEMA schools. He is featured in multiple Modern Rogue videos online, and strives to be a HEMA ambassador for their viewers.