Chase Whitehurst (He/Him/His)

Chase Whitehurst is an Intermediate Actor Combatant who has been training with the SAFD since he was 16 years old. He spent his whole life steeped in martial arts, and holds a 2nd degree black belt in taekwondo and training in taekkyon, hapkido, jujitsu, and capoeira. He taught taekwondo for kids since he was 14 before taking a break to attend college, where he is currently pursuing his BA in theatre at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. There, he is a TA for their stage combat classes and choreographer for occasional productions. As of fall 2021, he has been a TA for CT Jeff A.R. Jones and Collaborative Combat Movement Arts.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

2021 National Stage Combat Workshop

Aug 6, 2021 Small Sword Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass
Aug 6, 2021 Rapier and Dagger Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass
Aug 6, 2021 Unarmed Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass
Aug 6, 2021 Broadsword Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass
Aug 6, 2021 Broadsword and Shield Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
Aug 6, 2021 Single Sword Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
Aug 6, 2021 Knife Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass

NSCW 2021 Firearms Certification

Jul 24, 2021 Firearm Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass

2019 NSCW - ACW

Aug 16, 2019 Rapier and Dagger Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass
Aug 16, 2019 Unarmed Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass
Aug 16, 2019 Broadsword Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass