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Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Sasha Pinegar fights as the United Clans Swordsman Association holds its first biannual sword fighting competition at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Sasha Pinegar fights as the United Clans Swordsman Association holds its first biannual sword fighting competition at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City Saturday, April 12, 2014. The association is a member of the Historical European Martial Arts Alliance, which is a national nonprofit dedicated to historical European swordsmanship. It teaches a number of techniques, including long and short sword and dagger fighting, to its members.