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Become A Gladiator

Learn how to become a fearless gladiator during this fun-filled, private and hands-on training course.
Hands on Workshop
2 hours
Local Customs & Traditions
Private venue

Gladiators are a fascinating part of the Ancient Roman Empire and have inspired countless books and movies.
This fun-filled gladiator training workshop is your chance to learn more about (and become) these heroic and fearless warriors who fought for public entertainment.
Meet your private, experienced instructor (who also happens to be a passionate historian) and let him give you the training you would have needed to become a successful and popular gladiator some 2,000 years ago.
Listen to your private instructor as he tells you all about the gladiators: their lives, their art, and of course, their equipment and weapons they used during their combats.
You will be able to hold the swords, nets, helmets and tridents that these courageous fighters would carry into the arena. But the fun really starts when each member of your family starts the private training session. Learn the moves and the winning techniques that would have saved your life in the arena. All this is done in the safest environment (no face to face combat!)

This tour is available in the following languages : English, Italian, Spanish

Meeting Point: At the gladiator training camps outside Rome
Finish: At the gladiator training camps outside Rome

8 years
2 Hours
A private, experienced and passionate instructor who knows how to keep the children engaged
A private venue
Transport to and from the gladiator training camp
Additional purchases such as souvenirs
The weapons used by the gladiators
The life and times of the gladiators
The training and techniques used to defeat the opponent

Is this tour private?

This hands-on activity is fully private and no one else except the instructor and his assistant(s) will be in the training camp.

How difficult is the training?

It all depends on you. The instructor will check how much energy and strength you have and will have an appropriate training for you.

Is it suitable for kids under 6 years old?

Yes it is. They may not be able to carry all the equipment, but they will have a great time. Please note that small children will have to be supervised by the parents.

Where is the training camp located and how can I get there?

The training camp is located about 35 minutes away by car from Rome’s city center (when the traffic is normal) and cannot be reached by public transport. You can either hire a car or taxi, or contact us to arrange transportation.

Will the parents participate in the training session?

Of course they will, and they will love it! This training course is for everyone.

Will my teenage kids like the tour?

Sure they will! They will be able to liberate all their energy here!
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