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And just in time for a new Star Wars movie, too!

Granite State Saber Academy in Nashua, N.H., is helping aspiring Jedis go from Padawans to masters. Under the guidance of Jeremiah Davis Lauriat, you too can hone your abilities. While the lightsaber lessons learned are no joke, Lauriat says the class is all about having fun.

While the class teaches techniques that would make Obi-Wan proud, Lauriat said the real goal is to have fun – “nerd fitness,” he calls it.

“It appeals to your inner child, that ability to play and have fights,” he said. “You get to do what you see in the movies.”

Read more in this report from our sister paper, The Concord Monitor.