Seattle, Washington

MAtthew Roche

INSTRUCTOR AT SoCal Swordfight 2024

Lonin LEague

Instructor Bio: Matthew Roche

Matthew Roche has been studying and practicing HEMA since 2014, with a focus on Fiore's longsword and dagger. He hasn't done much fighting since the start of the pandemic, but has remained active as a competitive cutter, winning multiple medals including taking home gold at the CombatCon 2023 advanced cutting tournament.

Since 2017 Matthew has been capturing and producing tournament video for Lonin League's annual Swordsquatch event, as well as other longsword and cutting tournaments.
Be a part of these amazing classes at


Full event registration includes access to all standard classes, lectures, and panels