Sensei Reisler

Darin is head instructor and founder of Plus One Defense Systems in West Hartford, CT. He has been studying martial arts for over 30 years, and is founder of a new system called Sho Biyn Jiu (First Understand Peace). More about Darin.

Student of the Month- Dr Dave- West Hartford BJJ and Martial Arts

Student of the Month

Our student of the month is… David Wolpaw!  “Doctor Dave” (who is local area physician) has been training in the martial arts for many years now.  (He first started in 2004, and he began training with us in 2010.)

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for June is Maria Bustamante! Maria has been training in Kung-Fu, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and she’s been training for over two years now.

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for May is… Demond! He started training in the martial arts when he was in the military, and after he completed his service, he wanted to continue his training. (He was in the Army for five years.)

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for April is… Kinte Barnes! Kinte trains in Kung-Fu, Karate, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He often comes to three classes a day!  Kinte (who is a very physically fit individual) told me that he got tired of the “gym” and decided to do the martial arts.

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month award for February goes to two people this round, Alex Liew and Jonathan Rosenfield.  Alex and Jon are best friends, and they have been training together at Plus One for about eight months.  They train in Muay Thai, Kung-Fu, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month is Hyouk Kwon!  Hyouk came to us with a great deal of martial arts experience and a solid foundation.  He is the first Student of the Month to ever be chosen who

Testimonials

We have had MANY people obtain significant benefits from training.  Here’s a quick video that contains some testimonials about how our students have lost weight, gained confidence, and much more!

Train Like a Pro Fighter!

If you would like to train like a pro fighter, here are some tips that can get you started today.  This free e-book provides some useful information, and you can get started from the comfort of your own home. 

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for November is Stephen Marshall. Stephen has been training with us for about a year and a half, and he originally started after his nephew (Justin) began training at Plus One. 

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for September is a three way tie between Olivia, Robbie, and Sophia Giuffria- listed in alphabetical order. 🙂   Olivia and Robbie have been training for four years; Sophia has been training for seven years.  While they are siblings, and they train in many classes together, they began their martial arts training for different reasons.  

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for May is… Tyler Ferreira!  Tyler has been training with us for one year, and he trains in Muay Thai, Kung-Fu, Karate, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  He is a very well-rounded young man!

Student of the Month

It’s very rare that I choose a staff member as our Student of the Month.  However, Fresia Morales is ten years into her training with us.  (She has earned the parking spot for the month.)

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for March is… Chris Torres!  Chris first started training so that he could lose some weight, and he successfully lost 115 pounds in his first two years of training!  (That’s incredibly awesome, by the way.  Nice work.) 

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for January is Erin Otte.  Erin has been training for about four months, and she originally started training as a way to exercise and release some aggression.  (She wanted to do boxing, but we convinced her to give Muay Thai kickboxing a start.)

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for November is Josh Wright.  Josh has been training with us for just over six months.  He originally started training in the martial arts because he wanted to become a part of something that was bigger than himself,

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for September is Chris Tran.  Chris is ten years old and he trains four times per week!  He’s a solid young man, and he is an up-and-coming martial artist.

Student of the Month

Our Student of the Month for August is… Alexis Harris.  While Alexis did train in Karate a little bit when she was a young child, she didn’t really get into the martial arts until recently. 
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