This is not a topic that the average person wants to contemplate. Here are the facts: Based on the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), … U.S. residents … who had been a victim of … violent crimes during the prior 6 months increased from 0.98% in 2015 to 1.14% in 2017.
Self defense classes are a great way to get in shape, build confidence, and know how to defend yourself. We teach a system of self defense called Krav Maga at our West Hartford Martial Arts school. Krav Maga combines aspects of boxing, wrestling, aikido, judo, and karate and has received much acclaim as a self defense system for men and women.
Why take Kung Fu AND Yoga in West Hartford, CT? Let’s take a look at some components that are core to each system. Balance Kung Fu training is an exceptional way to develop balance. By learning forms, working striking/blocking combinations, and drilling footwork/stances, you will unlock levels of balance you never thought you would have.
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.
Sparring is an important component of martial arts training for self defense. At our West Hartford dojo, we regularly break from the line-up to square off and practice techniques with partners. Putting your skills to the test while sparring gives you a chance to actually feel the movements in action.
When a situation dictates a physical confrontation, being able to defend yourself is key. Ed Parker’s American Kenpo Karate system is an excellent style to train in order to familiarize yourself with a wide range of attacks and appropriate defense combinations to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
If you’re reading this, someone in your family probably already trains in the martial arts – some popular choices in the USA currently are Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Taekwondo, Kickboxing, and Kung Fu. Maybe you enrolled your kids for the health benefits and discipline and you’re thinking about starting classes yourself.
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 – 5:15pm Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Ages 5-7) Monday 4:45pm – 5:30pm Friday 4:30pm – 5:00pm Kung 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
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!
You can now purchase a gift certificate for a friend or family member online at teamplusone.com/gift-certificate Give the gift of yoga this holiday season. Yoga is a healthy addition to any lifestyle and can compliment martial arts training by giving you time to relax, stretch, and work on your breath.
Finding the right martial arts academy is important. Plus One Defense Systems in West Hartford, CT offers martial arts classes in many different styles- all for one price. We have been in business for almost 20 years and have cultivated an environment of respect, safety, cleanliness, and professionalism.
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?”