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Fencing Professionals - J

Name

Rank

Active Dates

Source

Details

Jackson, J. L.

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(76)

Jacob, Jules

Maitre d'Armes

1880 (approx)

 

France (42)(106)

Jacobs, Doug

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2003 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(11)

Jacoby, H. H.

Fencing Master

1889

Joinville-le-Pont

from France, emigrated to the United States in 1889 (109)

James, Lonnie, III

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(74)

Jasper, Joseph F.

Prevot (Sabre)

2011-02-13

United States Fencing Coaches Association

Metro Tacoma Fencing Club, Tacoma, Washington (143) (144)

Jean-Louis

Fencing Master

b. 1784 approx
du. 1814
1830

 

regimental fencing master of the 32nd Infantry Regiment, engaged in famous duel with fencing masters of the 1st Italian Infantry Regiment in Spain in 1814, approx 1830 opened a salle in Montpelier; France (109)(123)

Jennings, Graeme

Fencing Master

1980 examination, d. 1993

American Fencing Academy

Coach, Sydney University, Australia; Coach, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Assistant Coach and Coach, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (6)(13)

Jeronimo

Fencing Master

1587-1593

k. 1594 (approx)

 

Blackfriars, London, England (29)(70)

John, Tamia

Level 1, Level 3 (sabre)

2013-11-02 examination

British Academy of Fencing

(137)

Johnson

Master of Defence (prize fighter)

early 1700s

 

England (29)

Johnson, Rez

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2001 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(32)

Jones, Gregory

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2004 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(7)(35)

Jones, W. M.

Provost

1957

British Academy of Fencing

(2)

Joseph, Mike

Provost

1978, 1979

British Academy of Fencing

Lansbury Fencing Club, London, United Kingdom (57)(58)

Joynor, William

Master of Defence

1568, 1579, 1581, 1582, 1587, 1588, 1598, 1605

The Masters of the Noble Science of Defence (Great Britain)

(29)(34)

Juilliard

Maitre d’Armes

1876 exhibition

 

Fencing Master at the Cavalry School, Saumur, France; Fencing Master at John Wood’s Gymnasium, New York, New York (152)

Jung, Christoff

 

late 1500s?

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

a furrier; Presslaw (Breslau?), Poland (114)

Fencing Professionals - K

Kahn, Anton

fencing master

1700s

 

Germany (109)

Kaidanov, Emmanuil G.

Fencing Master

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kammenschlager, Gerlack

 

1544

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Herboren, wool weaver; Herbron, Germany (105)

Kandlik, Aaron

Prevot

2001 examination

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(32)(35)

Kannle (Kanle), Lienhardt (Lienhart)

 

1551

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Duncklspuechl, nestler; Dinkelsbuehl, Germany (105)

Karll, Chris

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(74)

Kasten, Martin

Fechtmeister
Hauptman

1671
1671

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

Germany (105) (112)

Katzoff, Ted

Fencing Master

1991
2004

Military Fencing Masters Program, San Jose State University (United States)
United States Fencing Coaches Association

1991 film fight arranger; United States (35)(109)

Kaub, Hans (Hanns)

Fechtmeister
Hauptman

1540-1566
1542, 1544, 1548, 1549

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

nester burgher of Franckfurt; Frankfurt, Germany (105)(112)

Kaufman, Stuart

Maitre d'Armes

2004 reciprocity

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(7)(35)

Kazakov, Jivko G.

Fencing Master

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Keatley, Joshua

Moniteur (Foil, Sabre)

August 2008 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

Salem Classical Fencing, Salem, Oregon, United States (94)

Keeble, Ian

 

1979

British Academy of Fencing

Kingston and Tolworth Fencing Club, Tolworth, United Kingdom (58)

Keck, Brad

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(88)

Kellenberger, Regina J.

Moniteur

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kellikkunne, Anthony

Level 1, Level 3 (epee)

2013-11-02 examination

British Academy of Fencing

(137)

Kelly, Patrick T.

Moniteur

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kennard, Izake

Provost

Master of Defence

1575 examination

1583 examination

The Masters of the Noble Science of Defence (Great Britain)

(29)(34)

Kerburg, Hans

 

1542

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Creuznach, glazier; Kreuznach, Germany (105)

Keresztessy, Joseph Istvan

Fencing Master

1815 o., 1825 o.

 

recognized as the father of Hungarian sabre fencing, 1815 master at the National Institute of Fencing; Budapest, Hungary (106)(109)

Kerezgy, Eugene

Maitre d'Armes

 

Australian Academy of Fencing

(3)

Kerschke, Todd

Moniteur (Foil)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(88)

Kershaw, David

Provost (Foil, Sabre)

 

Australian Academy of Fencing

(3)

Kessler, Jorg (Jerg)

 

1508

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

Germany (105)

Khinoy, Stephan

Prevot

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kiem, Allen

Moniteur (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

2003 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(11)

Kirchoffer

fencing master

1902

 

Salle Jean-Louis, 1902 assault with Eugenio Pini in London; Paris, France

Kilby, Ronald

Moniteur (Foil, Sabre)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(74)(76)

Kiraly, Ernest L.

Moniteur

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kircheck, Matthias (Mathes)

 

1551

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Bassa, furrier; Germany (105)

Kirmburg (Kuermburg), Hans (Hanns)

 

1544

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Kreiznach; Kreuznach, Germany (105)

Kirmss, Cliford

Fencing Master

1965 agreed

National Fencing Coaches Association of America

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States (90)

Kirschoffer

Maitre d'Armes

1895

 

Salle Jean-Louis, Paris, France (79)

Kizik, Val

Moniteur

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kletisch (Kleitch), Endrich (Enderis)

 

1553

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Ertfurt, furrier; Erfurt, Germany (105)

Koch, Niklaus (Niclaus)

 

1565

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Niermberg, furrier; Nuernberg, Germany (105)

Kogler, Aladar

Fencing Master

b. 1933
1972-1980
1985-1992

 

from Hungary, coach of the Czech Olympic Team (1972-1980), coach of United States Olympic, Pan-American, World Championships, and World university Games teams (1985-1992), Columbia uNiversity, New York Athletic Club, New York Fencing Club; United States (109)

Kolf, Pierre

Maitre d'Armes

1962

 

Ecole Principale des Services de Sante de la Marine, Club Electrogaz Girondin, Bordeaux, Gironde, France (47)

Kolle, Hans

 

1551

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Schwebischen Gmindt, furrier; Schwaebisch Gmuend, Germany (105)

Koller, Christopher P.

Moniteur (Foil)

2001 examination

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(32)(35)

Kolombatovich, George

Fencing Master

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Komer (Kumer), Lorenz

 

1539

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Zirch, organized a fechtschull in Augsburg 1539-07-13; Zurich, Switzerland (105)(115)

Kopp, Steven

Moniteur (Foil)

2001 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(32)

Korfanty, Edward

Fencing Master

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kraft (Kraftt), Sigmund (Syegmund)

 

1539

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Vlm, furrier; Ulm, Germany (105)

Kratz, G.

Provost

1979 examination

British Academy of Fencing

(59)

Krauss, John W.

Moniteur

Prevot

2004

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)(74)

Kreussler, Gotfried

Fencing Master

late 1600s

son of Wilhelm Kreussler

Germany (109)

Kreussler, Heinrich

Fencing Master

1700s

grandson of Wilhelm Kreussler

Germany (109)

Kreussler, Wilhelm

Fencing Master

d. 1673

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

University of Jena; Germany (109)

Kreuzinger (Kreyzinger), Melchior (Melcher)

 

1565

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from the silk a furrier; Germany (105)

Kromer, Hans (Hanns)

 

1533

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Haidelburg; Heidelburg, Germany (105)

Kubik, Wendell

Fencing Master

2004

Akademie Der Fechtkunst Deutschlands

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(31)(35)

Kuchavik, Adam

Moniteur

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Kvachenko, Yuriy

Moniteur (Epee)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(74)

 

Fencing Professionals - L

Name

Rank

Dates Active

Source

Details

Laban, Daniel

Maitre d'Armes

1962

 

Cercle d'Escrime - Salle Laban, Libourne, Gironde, France (47)

L'Abbat (Labat), Le Sieur

Maitre d'Armes

1690, 1696 publications

Academy of Toulouse

author of L'Art de l'Epee (1690), L'Art en fait d'Armes (1696); Toulouse, France (106)(107)(109)

Lacampagne, Rene

Maitre d'Armes

1962

 

Salle d'Armes de Garnison, Marseille, France (47)

L'Alouette

Fencing Master

1830-1870 approx

 

killed Shubra in a duel, taught Pepe Lulla; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (40)(130)(133)

La Boessiere fils

Fencing Master

1818

son of La Boessiere pere

author of Traite sur l'Art des Armes (1818); France (106)(109)

La Boessiere pere

Fencing Master

1740 approx

 

inventor of the fencing mask; France (106)(109)

Lafaugere, Louis Justin

Fencing Master

1825 publication

 

author of Traite de l'art de faire des Armes (1825); France (109)

Lajoie, Alexis

Moniteur (Foil, Epee)

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(74)

Lambert, Deijean

Maitre d'Armes

1962

 

Ecole de l'Air, Cercle d'Escrime de Salon; Salon-de-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhone, France (47)

Lapata, Lou

Maitre d'Armes

1972 examination
d. 1976

Institut National du Sport (France)

England, Australia (3)(96)

Lancaster, Daniel

Moniteur

Prevot d'Armes

2004

2004 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(7)(35)

Lattimer, John

Master of Fence

1446

 

London, England (29)

Laubisch, Kaspar (Caspar)

 

1530

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Grossenglogen; Germany (105)

Law, Mike

Provost

1977 examination

British Academy of Fencing

United Kingdom (81)

Lawrence, James

Moniteur

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Laxton, L.

Associate

1957

British Academy of Fencing

(2)

Leach, Anthony

Fencing Master

 

American Fencing Academy

(13)

Lecomte, Bernard

Maitre d'Armes

1962

 

Salle d'Armes de la Garnison de Lahr, French Army, Lahr, Germany (47)

Lee, Tobias

Prevot (Foil)

2011-02-13 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

Metro Tacoma Fencing Club, Tacoma, Washington (143) (144)

Lefin, Gilbert

Maitre d'Armes

b. 1936

Military Fencing Masters School of Antibes (France)

(46)

Legge, John

Master of Defence

1540

The Masters of the Noble Science of Defence (Great Britain)

(29)

Leitch, Simon

Provost (Foil, Sabre)

2001 examination

Australian Academy of Fencing

(3)

Lemonnier, Jean

Maitre d'Armes

1962

 

Salle d'Armes de Garnison de Fribourg, French Army, Fribourg, Germany (47)

Lenncker, Georg

 

late 1500s?

Federfechter (Germany)

goldsmith; Ludwigschargast, Germany (114)

Le Perche, Jean Baptiste

Fencing Master

1635 publication

 

author of L'Exercise des Armes ou le Maniement du Fleuret (1635); France (106)(109)

le Skirmisour, Roger

Master of Fence

1300, 1310, 1311

 

London, England (29)(70)

Leuzenberger (Leyzenberger), Hans

Hauptmann
Fechtmeister

1490

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

Nurnberg, Germany (105) (112)

Levene, Horacio

Professor

1914 publication

 

Jockey Club, Colegio Politechnico, Escuela de Policia, Buenoa Aires, Argentina; author of La Esgrima y El Duelo: Antigua y Contemporanea (Buenos Aires 1914) (51)

Lex, Wentz

 

1542

 

organized a fechtshull in Augsburg 1542-02-26; Olmuetz, Germany (115)

Liechtenauer, Johannes

Master

b. 1320-1330

 

Swabia (69)

Lidstone, R. A.

Associate

1957

British Academy of Fencing

(2)

Liebbrand, Michael (Michel)

 

1563

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

from Ruttling, carpenter; Germany (105)

Lietar, Jacques

Maitre d'Armes

1962

 

F. C. Sochaux Montbeliard, Montbeliard, Doubs, France (47)

Lilien, Elliot

Instructor (Foil, Epee, Sabre)

1993 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(4)

Lillie, P. W.

Professor

1957

British Academy of Fencing

(2)

Lindner, Konrad (Conrat)

Fechtmeister
Hauptmann

1506-1510;
1510, 1512, 1514, 1516

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

Germany (105)(112)

Ling, David

Prevot

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(76)

Ling, Pehr Henrik

Fencing Master

1799-1804 certificate

Student of Comte de Montrichard and Beurnier

Central Institute of Physical Culture, Stockholm, Sweden (156)

Linz, George

 

1682

Brotherhood of the Holy Saint Mark (Germany)

furrier; Leipzig, Germany and Danzig, Poland (105)

Little Davy

Fencing Master

1607 (approx)

 

England (70)

Llulla, Pepe

Fencing Master

1840
d. 1888

student of L'Alouette

1840 fought a duel with Grand Bernard; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (40)

Lobo, Christopher

Moniteur

2004

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(35)

Lochmann, Michael

Moniteur (Foil)

2006 Examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(88)

Logan, Mark P.

Assistant Moniteur; Moniteur (Foil, Epee);
Moniteur d'Escrime Historique

2007 examination;
2008-08-04 examination
2013-08-17 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

Salle Green, Glen Allen, Virginia, United States (95); editor

Longe, Valentyn (Wallentine)

Free Scholar

Provost

Master of Defence

1581, 1582

1582 examination

1587

The Masters of the Noble Science of Defence (Great Britain)

(34)

Longman, N.

Associate

1957

British Academy of Fencing

(2)

Lord, Jeff

Moniteir d'Armes
Moniteur d'Escrime Historique (Longsword)

2012-04-21 examination
2013-08-17 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

editor
(135)

Lord, Ric.

Master of Defence

1540

The Masters of the Noble Science of Defence (Great Britain)

(29)

Louie-Handelman, Connie

Moniteur (Foil, Epee);(Sabre)

2006 examination;

2006 examination

United States Fencing Coaches Association

(76)(88)

Lucchetti, Alberto

Maestro de Esgrima Militar

1934

 

Escuela Militar de Gimnasia y Esgrima de la Nacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina (50)

Lucchetti, Eugenio

Maestro de Esgrima Militar

1934

 

Escuela Militar de Gimnasia y Esgrima de la Nacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina (50)

Lucia, Edward

Fencing Master

b. 1914
1965 agreed
1980 publication
d. 1984

student of Giorgio Santelli, National Fencing Coaches Association of America

coauthor of Engravings in Steel, Salle Santelli, City College of New York; New York, New York, United States (90)(109)

Lukovitch, Istvan

Fencing Master

1900s

 

Hungary (106)

Lullo, Roberto

Maestro de Esgrima Militar

1934

 

Escuela Militar de Gimnasia y Esgrima de la Nacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina (50)

Lurz, Frank

Maestro di Scherma

 

Military Fencing Masters Program, San Jose State University (United States)

(23)