Princes and Lords learn to survive with this art, in earnest and in play. But if you are fearful, then you should not learn to fence. Because a despondent heart will always be defeated, regardless of all skill.

- Fechtmeister Sigmund Ringeck, 1440


 Sometimes you will be as an extinguished light: do not doubt, you will soon be back. To gain the Art, not the old but the new, no effort was too great and very happy I am of having found it. I keep it secret, but as I let it go, I swear, it gives me riches and so it happens to those having this virtue.

-Fillipo Vadi, Liber de Arte Gladitoria de Dimicandi







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Fechter Gabriel Lord

Gabriel Lord is the youngest member of the Tournament Team but is already well respected amongst his peers and rivals alike for his tenacity and constantly evolving fight methodology. 


Gabriel Lord is a Senior in High School and going for a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. When he was younger he took a beginner's boxing class but before that wanted to do HEMA but could not find a studio in his area. When he moved to Oklahoma he found Cymbrogi in 2014. Since beginning he has loved every aspect that has been taught to him and is always more than willing to try new things to further his understanding of the Art.


Gabriel loves going to any Tournament or event he can and has attended the following:

Spring Fecthen 2016

Geselle Fechten 2016

Weird Open 2017