Martial Arts for fitness and overall health

Taking martial arts is a great way to achieve your health and fitness goals. Our martial arts classes are high-intensity and fun! In a class, you’ll get a great cardiovascular workout, improve flexibility, and learn self defense skills.

Our academy is about total body health, so we’ve built a gym right into our facility. Your membership at our West Hartford Martial Arts school entitles you to full access to all classes, the gym, locker room and showers. We encourage you to visit us or take a virtual tour today.

At Plus One Defense Systems, we offer classes in:

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Capoiera
  • Karate/Kenpo
  • Muay Thai Kickboxing
  • Krav Maga
  • Kung Fu
  • Aikido
  • Silat
  • Sho Biyn Jiu
  • Mixed Martial Arts

What are people saying about Plus One Defense Systems?

Our school has a 5-star review on Google with 90+ review. Here are some recent reviews of our martial arts programs.

Maybelline Vargas

★★★★★ (5/5)
This is only my 3rd week of kick boxing, something I’ve never done before and I’m already so fond of this place. All the Instructors are there to help you perform to the best of your abilities…at your own pace. Everyone I have met, Including the students, have been very welcoming and that is pretty awesome. I have found my passion and it feels great! I already feel the difference in my energy and body over all! I plan to keep attending four times a week!

Kyle Avery

★★★★★ (5/5)
Plus One Defense made learning BJJ incredibly fun, effective, and rewarding. Every instructor is pleasant to be around and extremely knowledgeable. Very clean and family oriented environment. I plan to start my children here in the future. Easy 5 stars.

Angela Trovato

★★★★★ (5/5)
I came to Plus One with no previous experience in martial arts/self defense. The team here is incredibly helpful and kind. There are only positive vibes inside the gym and I would highly recommend this place to anyone interested in learning more.

Steve Joo, Local Guide

★★★★★ (5/5)
This is a great place to drop in and visit if you’re visiting from out of town. Darin and his staff were very welcoming. The facility is really clean and completely comprehensive. There’s a weight room, three different mat rooms, an octagon and boxing ring. So whatever form of martial arts, this is the place to train. There are two showers available at the facility, if you need to get clean right after you train. Your training partners here make great and friendly rolls, highly recommend this place!

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