New Year’s Day is coming fast. The end of a calendar year and the beginning of a new one is often a time of reflection and planning. We look at what we’ve accomplished and what we would like to accomplish in the next revolution around the sun.
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.
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.
Muay Thai kickboxing is considered one of the most effective and important components to being able to deliver and defend against strikes while competing in MMA. A number of UFC fighters have successfully used this Thai martial art in their striking game, leading to big victories by knockout or decision in the octagon.
Bullying can be a real issue for children in school We know the issue of bullying in schools and at large is on a lot of people’s minds these days. At Plus One Defense Systems, we teach not only the physical aspects of martial arts, but the mental and social defense skills that kids need to learn.
What is taught in a typical Kung Fu Class? Kung Fu training involves learning strategic self defense, exercise, lots of stretching for flexibility, and learning forms. Self defense is practiced individually and with partners in non-aggressive sparring. Our goal is to pass on this beautiful art form in a healthy and safe environment, which makes kung fu a great place to start in martial arts for kids, teens, and adults.
Plus One Defense Systems offers many types of martial arts classes for women looking to get in shape, gain confidence, and learn to defend themselves. We don’t teach watered down “cardio kickboxing” – we offer true Muay Thai kickboxing which meets or exceeds all the fitness benefits of “cardio kickboxing” but also teaches real world self defense.
Youth MMA Training and Classes in West Hartford Kids and teens LOVE Mixed Martial Arts – it’s popular on TV, it’s great self defense training, and they get to experience and learn a variety of martial arts styles. If you’re looking for Youth Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) classes, we’ve got them right here in West Hartford at our martial arts academy.
I’m a Woman. Why Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Brazilian Jiu Jitsu places a huge emphasis on strategy which is meant to level the playing field for all opponents. Chokes, submission tactics, and control maneuvers are king in the BJJ world. However, like it or not, you are going to get a great workout as you practice, so your strength, stamina, and confidence will also escalate as you move through the ranks and “roll” with different opponents.
Learning Self Defense and Silat in West Hartford, CT Kali is the national sport and martial art of the Philippines that we offer at Plus One Defense Systems in West Hartford, CT. Silat is a term meaning the application of body movement training or “fight.” You may have also heard of related terms such as Arnis, Pentjak, Escrima, or others.
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