A ‘Star Wars’ Lightsaber School

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students practice moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students practice moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Julio Reyes (C) watches a demonstration during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Instructors Alain Bloch (L) and Frank Knight (R) demonstrate combat moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Instructors Alain Bloch (R) assists Chandra Gilmore (L) with her lightsaber during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students perform combat moves using lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Instructors Alain Bloch (R) and Frank Knight (L) demonstrate combat moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Julio Reyes (L) and Ron Nixon (R) practice combat moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Julio Reyes practices combat moves with a lightsaber during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students perform combat moves using lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students hold up their lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students watch a demonstration of combat moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students practice moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Instructors Alain Bloch (L) looks on as Chandra Gilmore (R) performs a move with her lightsaber during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Students Chandra Gilmore, Carol Wong and Ernesto Altamirano look on during a demonstration of combat moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students perform combat moves using lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Carol Wong performs combat moves using a lightsaber during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students Chandra Gilmore (R) and Carol Wong (L) take a break during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Julio Reyes (L) and Ron Nixon (R) practice combat moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Bill Strathearn performs combat moves using a lightsaber during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Students look on during a demonstration of combat moves with lightsabers during a Golden Gate Knights class in saber choreography on February 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Star Wars fans Alain Bloch and Matthew Carauddo founded the Golden Gate Knights in 2011 to teach classes on how to safely wield a lightsaber and perform choreographed moves. The three hour class costs ten dollars and all equipment is provided.

[ READ MORE: Star Wars Fans Feel The Force At Light Saber Class ]

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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