You don’t become a gladiator overnight – it requires training, dedication and nerves of steel. VIP Fan Auctions is offering fans an opportunity to take the first step toward the arena, however, by offering the wooden training shield and dagger used on-screen in multiple episodes of Spartacus. For more information and to see additional photos of these unique props, click here and get in on the bidding!

For more advanced gladiators, VIP Fan Auctions is also currently offering the alloy gladius sword wielded by Crixus (Manu Bennett) in Spartacus: Vengeance and War of the Damned, the murmillo gladius blade used by Spartacus (Andy Whitfield) in Blood and Sand (this auction is ending soon) and a beautiful sword used by the father of Crassus in War of the Damned. Click here to see all of the current Spartacus auctions – and claim your piece of the Starz epic today!