Br. Jefferson Webb, Founder & Grand Master
Br. Jeff has been training in Historical European Martial Arts for 10 years and trained extensively with veteran competitors of SCA combat, collegiate fencers, and fellow historians who have studied both Asian and European martial arts. He has trained in the use of the single-handed broadsword, hand-and-a-half sword, longsword, dagger, pole ax / halberd, various shields, hand ax, archery and empty-handed fighting. He also has experience in Asian martial arts, in particular Aikido, and Goju Karate. He also received intense close combat training while in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning GA. He is the Founder and Grand Master of New Ulster Steel Fighting, the martial arts organization where he teaches the New Ulster Fighting System.
Br. Jeff is a graduate of American Military University with a BA History degree. He took courses specifically targeted at medieval and ancient warfare, among many other areas of historical course work. In 2010, the New Ulster Fighting System was recognized and registered by the United States Martial Arts Association as a formal martial arts style. Br. Jeff’s rank is certified by USMA based on his martial arts experience and founding of his martial arts style. Br. Jeff actively trains new members, playing a vital role in their development as well-rounded martial artists, and actively takes part in freestyle combat with the veteran members of NUSF at training sessions. He is the Tournament Director for NUSF tournaments and is the judge in both individual matches and team matches.
LT. John Dunwoody has been training in the New Ulster Fighting System for over five years. He has worked his way up through the ranks to earn an officership and the position of Assistant Instructor. LT Dunwoody plays a vital role in the training of members of New Ulster Steel Fighting from the trainee ranks to the rank of sergeant. He has performed with distinction in tournament freestyle combat as a member of two champion teams in NUSF combat tournaments. LT Dunwoody has experience in Asian martial arts, specifically in Japanese Kempo Karate. He is currently pursuing his degree in Law. LT Dunwoody’s scholarly endeavors are in keeping with New Ulster Steel Fighting’s desire to produce well-rounded martial artists.
LT. Charles Dunwoody has been training in the New Ulster Fighting System for over five years. He has worked his way up in rank to an officership and post as an Assistant Instructor. LT. Dunwoody plays an active role in assisting in the training of members at the Trainee level up to the rank of Sergeant. LT. Charles Dunwoody has performed in tournaments with great distinction, having claimed the title of Tournament Champion of Individual Steel Combat in the NUSF 2010 Combat Tournament. He has also been a member of a first place champion team in the Team Steel Division of tournament. LT. Dunwoody is a graduate of Tarleton State University with a degree in Psychology. His scholarly endeavors are in keeping with New Ulster Steel Fighting’s desire to produce well-rounded martial artists on both the physical and intellectual levels.