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Unsheath your sword—and unleash your inner warrior. Three intro classes in any of three sword forms (kendo, “real sword” or German longsword) 20% off a subsequent class purchase at Sword Class NYC
A sword demands the utmost respect from its wielder, lest it grow dull from constantly repeating, "That's Mister Sword to you." Keep your blade quiet with this Groupon. Choose Between Two Options $28 for three samurai-sword classes (a $75 value) $119 for five samurai-sword classes and a sword to take home (up to a $260 value) Students begin their training by learning the feel of a wooden practice sword, curved to imitate the blade of a traditional Japanese katana. Through rigid repetition of the basics, pupils advance to cutting with dulled metal blades and, eventually, sharpened brands called shinken. Organized ...
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First time clients only. One experience may be redeemed per person. Multiple may be purchased as gifts. Reservations required. Subject to availability. Must be 18 years of age or older. Classes are held barefoot. Classes begin promptly at the scheduled time, so please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes early. You must make a reservation to attend classes - it is recommended that you schedule your beginner classes in consecutive weeks. Voucher expires six months from date of purchase.
Indulge your inner samurai with an experience that goes far beyond child's play: hand's on sword sessions from Sword Class NYC. Kick your shoes off, enter the dojo, and join master instructors who teach how to properly draw the sword, hold the weapon, make an overhead cut, and return the sword to the scabbard. You'll start off with a bokken - a wooden practice sword - and later graduate to an iaito, a blunted metal sword. But this martial art isn't just about the blade; sharpening the mind and awakening the soul are key philosophies, as movement and technique combine. Get centered, get focused, get slicing, all in a few incredible classes.
The Fine Print
Limit 1 offer per person; 3 additional as gifts. Registration required and subject to availability. 48-hour cancellation policy applies or you may forfeit the missed class. Students under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a waiver before starting the first class. Only valid for beginner classes. Current schedule for adults ages 15+: Mon 6:30-7:30pm, Tue 6:30-7:30pm, Thu 6:30-7:30pm, Sat 11am-12pm (coming soon). Current schedule for kids ages 8+: Tue 4-5pm.
Become a martial arts master (or just have fun trying) at Sword Class NYC, where instructor Raab Rashi offers lessons in Siljun Dobup, or Real Sword Training, with an emphasis on respect. You’ll learn how to handle the katana, a curved Asian sword, by first practicing with a wooden bokken. Once you understand both sword safety and basic movements, you’ll graduate to a blunt “real” sword, or iaito, skillfully drawing the blade and executing “the perfect cut.” After three beginner classes, you’ll be ready for intermediate-level lessons, further honing your senses and sharpening your reflexes. Simply show up in your regular workout clothes to your lessons, but know that would-be samurai practice barefoot; all additional materials will be supplied by the class.
Whether you just want to live out a Kill Bill fantasy, or are looking to acquire an amazing new skill, today's deal will have you mastering the ancient art of samurai sword fighting (and improve your physical grace and mental concentration) in ways you never imagined. When you're done, take your newfound knowledge and crazy stories to the next cocktail party you attend for conversation-fuel that can't be beat. Master the art of siljun dobup (real sword training), the study of the curved Asian katana sword with today's deal from Sword Class NYC, one of the city's top spots for this specialized areas of martial arts. Sword Class NYC promises a unique workout that'll get you 'focused, toned and bad-ass' - and give you a heart-pounding and fun workout you never imagined. You'll be well on your way to a strengthened and shapely upper and lower body, and get cardio benefits as you practice lifting, striking and cutting, and performing squats and lunges. Classes also help you develop intense concentration and mental focus, and can be a great stress reliever. Founder and instructor Raab Rashi, who trained with Grandmaster Jin K. Seong, is also a teacher with the Sung Moo Kwan Kendo Academy and aims to have you safely and expertly executing the perfect Samuari cut by the end of your lesson. Grab your friends, ready your battle stance, and get ready to blow off some steam. Reviews: Sword Class NYC has an impressive 4.5-star rating on Yelp from 19 reviewers: “Sword Class NYC is as good as it gets[!] … Aside from packing mad skills, Sensei Rashi is an amazing teacher…” –Kozmo G. on 9/14/11
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