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    19 Photos From San Francisco's Nerdtastic Lightsaber Choreography Class

    The Force is strong with the Bay Area.

    1. This is Alain Bloch, head instructor for the Golden Gate Knights.

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    Bloch (R) assists student Chandra Gilmore (L) with her lightsaber.

    2. The Knights were formed in 2011 to teach Star Wars fans "saber choreography, spins, flourishes and a whole lot more."

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    3. Each class includes stretching and warmups, meditation and teachings of the NCSCS (Novastar and Caine's Saber Combat System), a choreography program developed by Knights cofounder Matthew Carauddo.

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    Instructors Bloch (R) and Frank Knight (L).

    4. The three-hour class is $10 and open to all people over the age of 13.

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    (L-R) Students Chandra Gilmore, Carol Wong and Ernesto Altamirano look on during a demonstration.

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    Julio Reyes practices combat moves.

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    Reyes (L) and Ron Nixon (R).

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