Doug Marcaida is a Filipino martial artist who has been active for over 25 years. He is an edged-impact weapons combat specialist and designer of some of the world’s deadliest blades. He is highly skilled and has studied fighting styles and techniques from all around the world. From hand-to-hand combat to battlefield strategy, Doug is a walking encyclopedia in the evolution of weapons of war.
He appears on television as a judge in the History Channel’s Forged in Fire: Knife or Death (2018). Doug Marcaida lives in the United States and has also served in the US Military as a contractor. His expertise in weaponry is one that makes us wonder how a person can have so much love and passion for blades and martial arts.