Matthew Crane is an instructor at School of the Sword where he has studied Italian rapier and Bolognese sword play since 2011. In 2014 he established the new reading chapter of the school which has grown to cover multiple disciplines and styles.

Teaching primarily rapier and its companion weapons from sources such as Franceso Alfieri and Salvator Fabris, Matt’s recent focus has been on rapier & cloak and its application across multiple masters.

Matt has competed in multiple torunaments in the UK and Europe placing at Fightcamp and Astolat among others.