Alexander has studied HEMA and swordfighting since 2007.

He practices across multiple weapons and systems, including Italian rapier and sidesword, German longsword, and British military sabre.

As a competitor he has participated and taken medals in various international tournaments including Swordfish in Sweden, TaurHEMAchia in Italy and Astolat in the UK.

As an instructor he is interested mainly in 16-17th century Italian rapier and sidesword and, in particular, application of body mechanics.