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Exploring the art of Capoeira

Capoeira is a martial art which combines elements of dance, music, and acrobatics. Capoeira has its roots in Brazil where it was developed by enslaved Africans. This martial art helps the practitioner – the capoeirista – build strength, endurance and develop a flow of movement using capoeira techniques. Just as in any martial art, sparring […]

Muay Thai classes are a great cardio workout … but it’s NOT Cardio Kickboxing

Muay Thai classes are a great cardio workout … but it’s NOT Cardio Kickboxing

When Cardio Kickboxing became a trending aerobic workout, it created some confusion about what Kickboxing and Muay Thai are all about. We’re going to explain the differences between Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Cardio Kickboxing in this article to clear up any confusion. At Plus One Defense Systems, we teach Muay Thai Kickboxing classes because they […]

We are your local Muay Thai, BJJ, MMA gym and Martial Arts School in West Hartford, CT

Are you looking for a Muay Thai Kickboxing gym near you? Our 10,000 square foot facility was voted the #1 gym in the West Hartford area for Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, and training in multiple disciplines of Mixed Martial Arts, including Kung-Fu, Karate, Capoeira, and Krav Maga. At Plus One Defense Systems, you can take martial arts […]

Here is why parents and children should train in martial arts together

Here is why parents and children should train in martial arts together

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. Or maybe you’re a parent […]