The people responsible for Tattershall School of Defense, Inc. and our branches.
Gary Chelak - President
Gary began studying historical fencing in 1994 while attending college. He served as both assistant and primary historic fencing instructor. He heads up the Southern California Chapter of Tattershall School of Defense.
Jeff Jacobson - Vice President, Membership Director
Jeff first began taking classes in modern 3-weapons fencing in 1995. In 1996, he started fencing in the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) and added classes in theatrical fencing to his study. In 2001, his search for history and technique of western martial arts brought him to the Tattershall School of Defense.