Explore Martial Arts Styles

Explore Martial Arts Styles

Martial Arts At Plus One Defense Systems, West Hartford, CT

Plus One Defense Systems offers instruction in many different martial art styles, including mixed martial arts (MMA), traditional martial arts, and soft style martial arts.  We believe in helping students find and adapt the system of study most desirable to them.  By giving students both foundational and in-depth knowledge of the systems for which they desire, we provide them with the capability to make the art grow.

Aikido and Jujutsu

Aikido techniques redirect the momentum of an opponent's attack, concluding with a throw or joint lock. This modern Japanese martial art form is a great addition to any self defense training.

Boxing

Boxers train in offensive and defensive hand techniques, footwork, speed, agility and develop overall body strength. These are essential skills for this sport as well as MMA, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and others.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian jiu jitsu focuses on ground work, close-quarter combat, evasion and submission. Knowing how to defend yourself is imperative to your safety. BJJ is becoming a very popular sport and competitions are growing internationally.

Capoiera

This is a Brazilian style with African roots that utilizes a lot of ground maneuvers, aerial work, and dance type motions. It is a martial art that utilizes dance and acrobatics as its medium. The system is absolutely beautiful.

FiG Yoga

FiG Tree Power Yoga class: moderate flow power class with strength building, relaxation, and a Christian foundation.

Karate/Kenpo

While there are many different styles, karate in general tends to be a striking art that focuses energy in linear motion. Great for kids and adults alike, and a fantastic place to start your martial arts journey!

Kettlebells & Fitness

While not a martial art form, kettlebell training is a preferred strength and conditioning practice of many martial arts styles.

Kickboxing

Our kickboxing classes are fun, high-intensity, and have many useful applications. You can learn kickboxing both for self defense and also overall health. Build total body strength, self confidence, agility, speed, and balance today.

Krav Maga

Krav Maga is an Israeli self-defense system that focuses on real-world, scenario-based strategies and tactics, including weapons defense. Our classes focus on techniques you can use to stay safe and they are also a great workout.

Kung Fu

Kung Fu can be translated as "HARD WORK" is a great form of exercise that involves lots of aerobic activity. You will develop flexibility, speed, and powerful attacks and defenses as you practice the traditional forms of this ancient style.

Mixed Martial Arts

MMA utilizes a combination of several martial art fighting styles in a ring match. Bouts are fought in our regulation-sized OCTAGON CAGE. Fighters can find everything they need to train in MMA for fun or get ready for the ring.

Muay Thai Kickboxing

Our kickboxing classes are fun, high-intensity, and have many useful applications. You can learn kickboxing both for self defense and also overall health. Build total body strength, self confidence, agility, speed, and balance today.

Sho Biyn Ju

Sho Biyn Jiu translates to "First Understand Peace." This system incorporates aspects of Chinese Kung-Fu, Muay Thai, Ed Parker's Kenpo, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Jiujitsu, and American Boxing.

Silat

This Indonesian-based system utilizes sticks (usually 24 to 26 inches in length) and also various types of knives and blades. It's exceptional art to learn if you are in the military, on the police force, or security personnel.

Taekwondo

Tae Kwon Do is an Olympic sport and a Korean form of martial arts. Our junior classes are fun and energetic, teaching defensive skills, forms, and the character-building tenets of Tae Kwon Do.

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We offer martial arts classes for people in the greater Hartford, CT area. We have martial arts classes in many styles. Click a class of interest for more information on this martial arts system:

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