Steel City Open 2019

Workshop Spotlight



Ben Houck has been training in HEMA since 2017 with Queen City Sword Guild in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has a background in Savate and Greco Roman wrestling, which lends itself well to historical martial arts. He has studied Mair’s Polearm since 2018, a subject he has taught at multiple HEMA events in the region.


An introduction into the use of Polearms. The class will cover the Basic Guards, how to set up plays, and how to safely practice with the Polearms.