Sword Master Cecily Fay has been training in Silat since 1995, and quickly became the double European Champion. She became the Senior Instructor of Seni Silat Haqq Melayu and began teaching in 1999. She then went on to study the Indonesian style Wali Songo Silat and became and instructor that style in 2005.
With 11 years of teaching experience, Cecily has formed Silat Scathach, drawing upon principles and techniques from both styles.
Scathach is the female warrior and martial teacher of Celtic myth. She teaches the Irish Hero CuChulainn his martial art skills. She is the the original western archetype of the female martial arts teacher, and so is a fitting figure of inspiration for Cecily, who is of Celtic descent herself.