Above: Chad Herbert, Head Instructor

Above: Chad Herbert, Head Instructor

The Comox Valley Combat Guild (CVCG) is an off-shoot of the Okanagan Combat Guild (OCG). While studying under Shawn Oldham and Adam Ritz of the OCG, Chad Herbert (Head Instructor) attended workshops hosted by Blood & Iron in Burnaby and Victoria to hone skills and practice sparring with fighters from across the Pacific Northwest.  Chad competed at the Victoria Highland Games (VHG) in 2018, placing 8th in Single Stick and 4th in Open Steel Longsword. In 2019, he returned to VHG and placed 4th in Single Stick, and received the honour of competing in the Invitational Longsword and Invitational Broadsword tournaments in 2019.