Thrand has an extensive martial arts resume. Thrand has experience in Togakure-ryu Ninjutsu, Okinawan Karate, American Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, Eskrima, Arnis, and Kali. Thrand is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism and has participated in steel events. In addition to Thrand's martial arts experience, he is an avocational historian. Thrand does copious research both from his vast library and on the internet.
Eldgrimr has a less extensive martial arts background than Thrand. Eldgrimr has experience in Togakure-ryu Ninjutsu and Shotokan Karate. Eldgrimr is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism and a member of the Texas Archaeological Society. Eldgrimr is a former Anthropology major, holds an Associates Degree in Sociology, and is currently a Media Communications Major at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.