Rolf is the founder of Combat Archaeology. He holds an MA degree in Maritime Archaeology from the University of Southampton and another MA degree in Prehistoric Archaeology from the University of Copenhagen. His studies have preeminently been on the subject of combat and conflict in the past, ranging from Mesolithic violence to organized state formation in the Renaissance. He holds the rank of sergeant in the Royal Danish Army and is enrolled as a cadet in the Royal Danish Military Academy, though currently on leave. In addition to this, Rolf holds the position of instructor and head instructor in the martial arts Wing Tsun and Weapons Combat Systems, respectively, and teaches classes and holds seminars on an international and national level.
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.