Guro Ferd Terado is a Certified Professional Instructor and head of the Hastartes Tactical training group in Eugene, OR. He is a direct student of Tuhon Tim Waid in the Pekiti-Tirsia Kali [PTK-SMF] Combat System and the Pacific Northwest representative of The Pekiti-Tirsia Kali Global Organization. In addition to edged and impact weapons, Ferd also trains with modern firearms and in unarmed combat. He has been a guest instructor in several martial arts seminars and workshops and travels to conduct training in various locations nationwide. This will be his third time teaching at SoCal Swordfight.
In addition to training in weapons, Ferd is a full-time animator in the videogame industry. His work can be seen in games like "COD: Modern Warfare 3," "COD: Vanguard," "Jedi: Fallen Order," "The Last Of Us: Part 2," "Death Stranding" just to name a few. His martial arts training and experience have proven very valuable in his career and would like to one day add fight choreography for films and tv series to his list of accomplishments.