- $60 for a six-week Taste of the Renaissance or Taste of the Knightly Arts introductory course (a $125 value)
Introductory courses delve into the ancient Western fighting arts, meeting twice per week for six weeks. Instructors aim to familiarize students with weapons and swordplay theory from two vastly different chapters in European history. The Chicago Swordplay Guild requires that students attend one or both of these workshops before continuing their education in medieval or Renaissance swordsmanship.
A Chat with Forteza Fitness & Martial Arts
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? The only school in the Midwest offering traditional Savate Danse de Rue, the traditional fighting art of France.
What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans? _ This 12-week Blue Glove course will prepare you for the Main Event: To challenge the "Passage de Grade" one of the most distinguished ranking exams in martial arts!_
What was the inspiration to start or run this business? Forteza is an ancient Italian word meaning “fortress” or “stronghold”. Within our studio, that stronghold is you. At Forteza our goal is to help each person who comes through our door build their own personal stronghold; the stronghold of their bodies, minds and spirits.
100% of 46 customers recommend
“I love this gym and the classes but outside of having a Groupon, I wouldn't be able to afford any of the classes. ”
“Get ready for an awesome time! You get to learn both the traditional moves as well as the history behind the art. Sig up for this! It's so fun.”
“Very welcoming and safe environment to learn something new and quite interesting.”