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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 […]

Kung Fu Classes in West Hartford, CT

Kung Fu Classes in West Hartford, CT

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 […]

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Benefits

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Benefits

The benefits of taking brazilian jiu-jitsu go far beyond the acquisition of skills that comprise BJJ as a martial art. Participants begin to see physical changes that contribute to greater flexibility and stamina, as well as improved mental acuity and agility. Many people have heard about “the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu” lifestyle, but what is it exactly? […]