Fencing was once commonly learned at an early age, which is why so many octogenarians still settle disputes with games of Rock, Paper, Épée. Celebrate civilized swordplay with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $17 for two one-hour kids' or adult Jedi-lightsaber classes (a $34 value)
- $32 for four one-hour kids' or adult Jedi-lightsaber classes (a $68 value)
In youth classes, kids aged 5–9 learn to emulate their favorite sci-fi heroes with provided equipment and acquire practical skills in respect, discipline, and basic moves. Adults can live out the dreams of their childhood during adults-only Jedi classes held on Friday nights. All fencing students can attend a free, 30-minute trial lesson before using their Groupon. See the schedule for a complete list of class times.
SwordPlay Fencing Studio
With 30 years' experience choreographing fight sequences for television and film, competitive-fencing instructor Tim Weske leads SwordPlay Fencing Studio's intrepid teachers in demystifying the art of the sword for students. His combat choreography sequences have touched films and TV shows as diverse as I Love You, Man and Angel, and he has safely instructed celebrities such as Natalie Portman and Brad Pitt to convincingly parry with their onscreen opponents and dual for red-carpet supremacy.
At SwordPlay Fencing Studio, once-a-week group sessions or private lessons in foil, épée, and saber provide pupils with fun workouts by engaging minds with subtle strategy while burning calories, increasing agility, and building muscle tone. Afternoon and evening sessions are held Monday through Saturday to fit hectic jobs and busy mornings repainting the neighbors' lawn flamingos.