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 from Three Options
- $15 for three adult group classes (a $30 value)
- $39 for one month of unlimited adult group classes and sparring (a $125 value)
- $59 for two months of unlimited adult group classes and sparring (a $250 value)
90-minute adult group classes include all necessary equipment. Trainees build a solid foundation for competitive swordplay as they master fundamental movements with a focus on coordination and fitness. See the full schedule of group classes here.
New Amsterdam Fencing Academy
John González, founder of New Amsterdam Fencing Academy, brings his skills as a nationally ranked athlete to the piste, where he works with enthusiastic instructors to demonstrate European fencing techniques. He and the coaching corps teach foil, épée, and saber disciplines during classes that take advantage of the group's collective energy. They lead students through progressive learning approaches—group footwork and conditioning, individual lessons, and bouting sessions— in hopes of preparing students for traditional competitions and unconventional kebab parties.