James Revillini

Self Defense Classes for Kids near Hartford, CT

Children should know how to defend themselves properly when a situation demands it. Our martial arts academy in West Hartford is centrally located and serves the greater Hartford community. Our system teaches kids an effective means of self defense. This includes the mental aspects which involve awareness, ethical behavior, knowing when to walk away, and knowing when and how to stand their ground against bullies.

New Muay Thai Class for Juniors (Ages 5-7) on Tuesdays at 4:30pm

We’ve added a new time slot for our Muay Thai Kickboxing classes for juniors (ages 5-7) at Plus One Defense Systems. Here’s the current rundown of martial arts classes for juniors: Muay Thai Kickboxing (Ages 5-7)*NEW* Tuesday 4:30pm – 5:15pm Thursday 4:30pm – 5:15pmBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Ages 5-7)Monday 4:45pm – 5:30pm Friday 4:30pm – 5:00pmKung Fu/Karate (Ages 5-7)Tuesday 4:30pm – 5:15pm Wednesday 4:00pm – 4:45pm Friday 3:45pm – 4:30pm Saturday 9:15am – 10:00am

Does your West Hartford gym offer martial arts classes with no extra membership fees?

Many gyms are just that – a bunch of weight and cardio machines – they don’t typically offer a wide range of classes, or if they do, they come at an extra cost. Plus One Defense Systems is different. While we are a martial arts academy offering classes for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kung Fu, MMA, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing, and more, we also have a weight/cardio fitness center, a pro-shop, bathrooms, and showers!

Give the gift of martial arts this holiday season

You can now purchase a gift certificate for a friend or family member online at teamplusone.com/gift-certificate Give the gift or martial arts this holiday season. Training with friends and family keeps you motivated and adds another dimension to your training! Their first question is bound to be, “What type of martial arts do they teach there?” Your answer: “EVERYTHING.” OK, not literally, but by redeeming their gift certificate, they have all the same benefits as a member, with access to the gym, lockers, and classes in:Kung fu Karate/Kenpo Krav maga Brazilian jiu jitsu MMA Yoga Kickboxing Aikido Taekwondo Sho Biyn Jiu CapoeiraTo purchase a gift certificate for Plus One Defense Systems in West Hartford, CT, simply go to teamplusone.com/gift-certificate Just add a gift certificate to your basket and checkout with any major credit card.

The Muay Thai Roundhouse Kick

In a previous article, we talked about the common use of Muay Thai in MMA matches. This week we will look at a major component of Muay Thai fighting: the roundhouse kick. Most forms of martial arts have a kick called the roundhouse kick, and Muay Thai is no exception.

Plus One partners with Horizon Services Company, free intro + 10% off all programs

Plus One Defense Systems is excited to have partnered with Horizon Services Company.  In an effort to provide the staff from Horizon Services with a wellness program, we are offering a free introductory session and 10% off all of our programs with discount code ‘Horizon.’ To learn more about what Horizon Services Company has to offer in the area of commercial cleaning services and facilities management, visit: https://www.horizonsvcs.com.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: only the rolls you want

In a previous article, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Benefits, we touched on some of the physical and mental benefits of this martial art. Today, we focus on weight management and promoting healthy body mass that lasts. Thus, we’re talking about ditching the rolls you don’t want, while learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and rolling on the mats at Plus One Defense Systems in West Hartford.
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