Now is the time to shake off the bad habits of the holidays and get back to exercising. One of only four sports to be part of every Olympics, fencing is a fast-moving workout that stresses agility and balance as you learn basic footwork and arm positions. The fencing meet-ups at Battery Dance are great for fencers of all skill levels, but especially for beginners. They even have some equipment to lend, so you can decide if you want to invest in the real “sport of kings.” If you’re intrigued, their 14-session semesters are only $100. So come on, take a stab at it. (If you miss this one, meet-ups are every Saturday through January)
Sat., Jan. 12, 1 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 13, 1 p.m., 2013
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