User:Brian F Stokes
Ardent researcher of the work of Fiore dei Liberi. Starting fencing in 1972 and Japanese sword arts in 1977. Presently licensed with the Suio Ryu of Iai Kenpo, one of the oldest extent battlefield traditions of Japan. Founded the Schola San Marco, headquartered in San Diego, in 2002 for the study of the martial art of Fior of Friuli.