9 Knightly Ways to Spend Your Days in NYC

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Every kid loves to travel back in time – especially to the age of dark castles, noble knights and precious princesses. There’s plenty to do for the princess-obsessed, but what about kids who fantasize about being brave knights, riding galloping horses and slaying fierce dragons? Well, have no fear. Here are nine knightly ways to spend your days – and, in some cases, nights – from fencing and jousting to checking out armor and trying on capes.

<h3><a target="_blank" href="http://www.manhattanfencing.com/">Manhattan Fencing Center</a></h3> To attain knighthood, every young squire must become an expert swordsman. And that’s where the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.manhattanfencing.com/">Manhattan Fencing Center</a> comes in. All the instructors at Manhattan Fencing Center, which also gives free weekly adult lessons in <a target="_blank" href="http://tinybeans.com/bryant-park/">Bryant Park</a>, have coached or fenced at Olympic or national levels. The center offers classes for all levels, including beginner lessons for your smallest swordsman. Four- to six-year-olds can join the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.manhattanfencing.com/content/begin-fencing-mfc">Musketeer Class</a> and learn basic footwork and techniques, while older kids can opt to take private or group lessons to hone their skills. Not only is fencing an excellent exercise, but it also improves coordination, sharpens critical thinking skills and boost self-confidence. And to that we say, “Touché!” <address><a target="_blank" href="http://www.manhattanfencing.com/content/begin-fencing-mfc">Manhattan Fencing Center</a></address><address>225 West 39th Street, 2nd floor<span style="text-decoration:underline;"> </span>New York, Ny</address><address><b>Phone</b>: 212-382-2255</address><address><b>Hours</b>: Check <a target="_blank" href="https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/home.asp?studioid=5345">class schedule</a>.</address><address><b>Ages</b>: 4 and up.</address><address><b>Cost</b>: Musketeer package: $175 for five classes. Older kids’ packages range from $170 to $360.<b></b></address><address> </address><address><em>Image courtesy of Manhattan Fencing Center</em>fuck
Where do you like to go with your knight-obsessed kid? 
 
– Alice Perry