Ben Kerr is one of the senior instructors for the Academy of Historical Arts. He is a professional historian with a specialisation in the Scottish martial traditions and battlefield arts. Along with his study of HEMA, Ben is an experienced heritage craftsman and his work has been featured in Glasgow’s Burrell Collection. He has been a member of HEMAC since 2012.
Ben is the creator of the facsimiles for The Art of Defence on Foot, 1798 and The Guards and Lessons of the Highland Broadsword, 1799.