Berkeley, California

Jude Ledesma

INSTRUCTOR AT SoCal Swordfight 2024

F3 Sword Academy / Straight Blast Gym International

Instructor Bio: Jude Ledesma

Jude Ledesma has more than 45 years of Martial Arts experience. He began training in his father's personal Filipino Martial Arts system and cross-trained with different approaches throughout his life. However, he prefers a Modern Combat Sports approach. Jude’s competed in, and/or currently coaches Boxing, Muay Thai, San Shou/San Da, Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, MMA, and Fencing (HEMA: Longsword, Sidesword, Saber, Rapier. FMA: FFS Essential Kalis Ilustrisimo).

He is the Founder and Head Coach of F3 Sword Academy, in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s also been a Coach with the Straight Blast Gym (SBG), a world renowned Combat Sports organization, since 2002. He is Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an accredited USA Boxing Coach, and is an Instructor Candidate with Floro Fighting Systems.

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