Konrad holds an MA degree in Modern History. He studied in Jena, Germany, and Leiden, Netherlands. He has published several books on castles in Germany and Israel as well as on sword fighting. Lately, Konrad had done a major research project on the weapons in the Schwarzburg Armory. From his childhood on Konrad has been fencing and for the last 20 years focusing on longsword and dagger fighting. He is the Head of the German section of KDF International and a senior instructor in Historical Weapons Combat. He has been teaching at national as well as international events and gives a regular course at the University Sports Centre of the University of Applied Sciences Jena.
Dan True is a software engineer from the Technical University of Denmark, with a profound interest in historical combat and metallurgy. Dan is also a reenactor, a blacksmith and has studied medieval martial arts for five years. His main focus of interest is on how historical combat interacts with the technology of arms, armour and resource production of their historical context. In the future, Dan will strive to perform accurate reproduction and scientifically sound testing of historical arms & armour.