SUNDAY: LEAGUE PLAY NIGHT! + ADVANCED HOOK THEORY

We’ve been doing a lot of defense lately, so let’s get into a lesson on counteroffense using hooks. Since it’s a league play night we’re going to keep it short and sweet so you can get fighting! Come in and get some matches with people of similar skill level. It’s going to be a great time.

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ADVANCED DEPTH THEORY

This Thursday we’re going to look at advance Depth Theory. How to get to the 2nd depth, and if you can’t get to the 2nd depth, how to bring the 2nd depth to you.

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THURSDAY: HEAD N HAND HUNT

This Thursday we’ll be doing deflector practice. Deflection is a vital skill, arguably more vital than shielding, but much harder to master. Let’s play one of my favorite games, de-emphasizing footwork and focusing on bladework, pulls, and hooks.

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"IGNITE' NOVICE TOURNAMENT TIX NOW ON SALE FOR ACADEMY MEMBERS

Hello! Academy members can now purchase tickets to the IGNITE tournament! Tickets are $29 for all members, but only full members get free equipment rental. Checkout with the appropriate option to make sure you get what you need. Spectators are free.

This tournament is limited to novice competitors, meaning men who have never made Top 8 and women who have never made Top 2. It will be divided into men’s and women’s divisions, and uses the Squadron system, which means you fight 4-5 times NO MATTER WHAT. No instant eliminations. So you can rest easy, no matter how new you are to the sport, you get action for the entire night.

We are NOT taking competitors under….

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"IGNITE" NOVICE TOURNAMENT

Our first novice tournament is coming in one month! This is a great opportunity for new members to earn their chops in official matches without the risk of having to face the upper tier competitors. Tickets will open first for full academy members, with a discount. Look for the link soon!

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MEMBERSHIPS 25% OFF RIGHT NOW!

Through August 15, full membership is 25% off forever! Sign up now to take advantage of this deal before it’s gone. Click the button below, select full membership, and use the coupon code “25OFF_FOREVER”. This coupon is valid ONLY for full membership.

Of course, you are welcome to come in for a free session! Give us a call.

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949-379-4952

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STARBATS CONQUER THE #BOTTLECAPCHALLENGE!

Hello! It was quite a lively Sunday evening, culminating in the second shift team tackling the infamous #bottlecapchallenge! The league is currently trying to collect as many bottlecap challenges from Lightspeed members across the US, including our academy! So here’s a quick and dirty compilation of what our academy members have pulled off so far! I think Brandon and Jeremiah are tied for the best one that night, with Jessica a close third. But what do YOU think…

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OPEN ON JULY 4

We will be open on July 4 for casual sparring and training. No formal class will be held but we can play games and do some light training depending on how many and who is there. Feel free to bring friends!

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NOVICE TOURNAMENT COMING SOON

We are super excited to tell you about our first NOVICE LEVEL tournament. This a great opportunity for people to fight in their first tournament, and for people who began late after a whole mess of highly skilled fighters have already become established. We will have prizes for you, men’s and women’s divisions, and loaner equipment for everyone (most of you, anyway).

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60% OFF PROMOTION ENDS SOON

Just a reminder, our 60% off promotion ends at the end of June. Everyone who gets in with a recurring membership at this price and maintains that membership stays at that price! It’s our way of saying thanks for helping us get off the ground and guild this exciting new sport! Sign yourself up for a class online to try it out or CALL to setup a free session.

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STATS PAGES ROLLING OUT

We’ve been working on this for awhile! Stat pages are being rolled out now so you can have that sweet, sweet data. You will find this info on your personal page under Squadron. This is also where you will be checking your knighting progress once the program officially rolls out (in a few more weeks).

I’m most excited about the combat profile, which collects information on the most frequent ways that you score points and lets you see what kind of fighter you really are. And what kinds of fighters other people are too!

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NEWCOMER ANGIE PEREDA TOPS DEFENDGAME WITH MOST DEFENSES

For those of us not watching Avengers: Endgame, it was just another night of practice, focusing on defense, and capping the evening with a few rounds of league play. The crew was split into two divisions, with David Walker, Tawg, and Daniel Delgado in one camp and Jedi Jacob and newcomers Sang Park and Angie Pereda occupying the other. It was Sang’s second night and Angie’s…

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REVENGE OF THE 5TH FREE OPEN HOUSE

ome try Lightspeed-saber fencing® for free at Lightspeed Saber Academy. This is an exciting, showy new sport that is fast and intense. Prepare to sweat, feel the burn, and maybe get (and give) a bruise or two. This is NOT just traditional fencing but with "lightsabers". It is a totally unique discipline demanding skill, speed, agility, and strategy, with ZERO choreography. This is as real as you can possibly get.

Whether…

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MAY THE 4TH TOURNAMENT REG NOW OPEN

You can now register for the tournament coming up in Riverside! The men’s division is going fast but still plenty of room for the ladies! Get signed up now!

Join Lightspeed Saber Academy and Lightspeed Saber League for the May 4 open tournament. We are debuting our ruleset for 2019 so it is sure to be a night of surprises and…

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A FIGHT OF ICE AND FIRE

League fight nights coming up this Thursday AND Sunday, with a special TEAM league event for the weekend, in honor of the return of Game of Thrones. Yes, we'll all be thinking about the TV phenomenon while we're fighting, so let's at least make it themed. Bring your red and blue lightsabers, take your sides, and fight for the honor of your house. The winning team gets bonus +25%…

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