Get fast, get fit, make friends, then slice them in half!... with our Lightspeed-saber fencing® program. Designed to get your heart pumping and prepare you for sparring and competition, each class is a mix of basic body-weight exercises, technical saber training and drilling, and sparring. Every day's class is different, with new lessons, games, and warmups. Recommended age: 15 years or older. Students younger than 15 must have approval from the instructor. Please contact us before signing up anyone younger than 15.

All classes include loaner safety equipment and free-sparring periods. The formal class portion is usually around 75 minutes long.

The academy is located at:

Momentous Sports Center
14522 Myford Rd
Irvine, CA 92606


7:00 PM - 8:15 PM Adult group training (age 15+), all experience levels
8:20 PM - 9:30 PM Open sparring

At this time we only offer one day a week but we will be offering more days and classes soon, ie early 2019!


Right now we’re offering a special rate of just $33 A MONTH, recurring, for one class per week. That’s more than 25% off our normal rate and OVER 50% OFF a comparable traditional fencing or FMA academy (no disrespect intended to either). You’ll learn many of the same skills, but also have the opportunity to be a pioneer. Light-based combat sports are growing rapidly. Be there at the forefront, and leave your mark on this incredible new way to fight and exercise. Click a button below to enroll.

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At this time, the academy only has classes on Sundays at 7 PM.
If you are under 15 you must have approval from the instructor. If you are under 18 you must have approval from your parent or guardian.
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Why practice fighting with a fictional sword? Lightspeed-saber fencing isn’t just playing pretend. It was built from the very start to emphasize speed, stamina, stategy, competition, and to NOT be like any other weapon-based sport out there. Learning Lightspeed-saber fencing hones all the aforementioned skills in an exploratory and open-minded environment, where the techniques and skills haven’t all yet been discovered.

speed & power

When your sword is made of light, it can cut through anything with the lightest touch. Power is certainly a factor, but it isn’t as important as speed. At the academy, you’ll learn how to wield one, the other, or both.

timing & agility

The word “fencing” comes from the same root as “offense” and “defense.” That means it’s not enough to hit fast. You have to escape and survive as well. That requires timing and agility.

stamina & cardio

Lightspeed-sabers are essentially weightless, which significantly changes the dynamics of combat. Agility and movement are essential skills, which means stamina matters. Be ready to go the distance!

strategy & tactics

When your opponent is quicker, be quick-witted. Tactics are a basic part of instruction at the academy. We’ll teach you what to do and when to do it.


Tournaments are a regular part of Lightspeed-saber life. Put your skill and stamina to the test. Earn points on our competition ladder and win medals and prizes.


If competition isn’t your thing, you can also rank up within the organization, proving to others— but most importantly, to yourself— the progress you’ve made. We’re invested in everyone’s success.