Although best known as the Swordmaster for the HIGHLANDER TV series and 4th movie, ENDGAME (as well as many other film,TV and stage choreography credits) Braun is also an internationally recognized researcher and instructor in historical bladed weapons and combat systems.
He has done hands-on studies and original document research at museums in Canada, the US, England, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and many other nations, including the Tower of London, the British Museum, the Wallace, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Chateau de Grandson, National Museum, Zurich, Stibbert Museum, Florence, and many others.
He has taught both theatrical and historical weapons since the late 1970s, both institutional and private, and has also privately taught members of police, protection and the military. He has also been an instructor for the Paddy Crean International Combat Workshop from 2000 to 2016.
He is currently teaching knife combat for the UBCP (actor’s union) and various workshops for Academie Duello, the International Sword Symposium and private self-defense classes.
He is the author of FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHY, A Practical Guide, and the DVD, The Actor’s Blade.
This will be Braun’s first appearance at CombatCon.