Mike Panian

Mike Panian has been teaching martial arts for nearly 50 years.  As a wrestling coach, karate teacher, and sword fighting instructor he has been helping people to learn and grow through the martial arts for most of his adult life.  He is the owner/operator of Swordfighters Martial Arts and Self Defence in Vernon BC. Past and present work includes presentations on spear forms, wrestling, principle based practice, aging in the martial arts, designated sparring for longsword, and the use of austere practices for self development.