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John Bax

  • Bax Grylls
  • Bax Grylls

John Bax is a HEMA Alliance Certified Instructor who has been a determined student and researcher of Historical European Martial Arts since 2003. He taught a small but dedicated group of students at the Pottstown Pennsylvania branch of MEMAG from 2006-2007 before moving to Salisbury Maryland to co-teach and train with Cory Winslow.

In addition to previously teaching regular classes at the Peninsula Fight School, he has also either assisted in teaching or held his own classes at several local, regional and national HEMA events, such as: Chivalric Weekend, The HEMA Alliance Mid-Atlantic HEMA Gathering, Shortpoint, Longpoint and Octoberfecht. He also participated in numerous demonstrations and lessons at the Chesapeake Celtic Festival, The Salisbury Dogwood Festival, The Salisbury School and the Maryland Irish Festival.

In addition to teaching, John has also volunteered as staff at several different events, and also participated in the open longsword tournament at Octoberfecht.

John is in charge of the creation and revision of the Ringen (Grappling) syllabi used in all MEMAG schools.