Martial Arts Classes For Fitness, Self Defense, and Building Confidence.
Our Head Master – 6th Degree Black Belt
Sifu/Guro Ron Kosakowski
Sifu/Guro Ron Kosakowski has owned and operated the Self Defense Training Center since 1988. An early investor in the UFC, a pioneer in spreading MMA and self defense oriented Martial Arts styles in CT, has trained with nearly all of the best masters in the world. Names such as Joe Rossi, Dan Inosanto, Royce Gracie, Larry Hartsell, Paul Vunak, Leo T. Gaje Jr., Herman Suwanda, Eric Paulson, Francis Fong and more… Read his full bio here.
The Practical Self Defense Training Center (PSDTC) is Connecticut’s leading University of The Martial Arts. Adult and child Martial Arts class offerings in following systems:
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We’re currently serving the greater Waterbury area, just a 15 minute drive from the following locations: Martial Arts in Southington, CT – Martial Arts Classes in Cheshire, CT – MMA classes near Bristol, CT – Martial Arts Instruction near Newtown, CT – Self Defense training near West Hartford, CT.
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Children-Only Martial Arts Classes – Kids spending too much time in front of the TV and video games? Physical fitness is the key to mental and physical health as well as weight loss! We have a fantastic martial arts program for children based on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! 3 days per-week and a great price! FREE TRIAL CLASS!
Women’s MMA, Muay Thai & Boxing Fitness Classes – Looking to get a good workout and gain very good self defense skills at the same time? This is just what you are looking for!
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*All programs are open enrollment.
Subject to acceptance interview.