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Ron’s great spirit brings a wonderful energy to the university. He is a true master of martial arts. One of the very few I’ve ever found…
This place is amazing. It has state of the art equipment and the staff is very polite and professional. Highly recommended for anyone seeking to enhance their self-defense capacities…
The owner Ron, and the other instructors here are all immensely skilled, dedicated and are welcoming and genuine people. The arts taught are unique, hard to find and very effective…
Their grappling and mma fighters are constantly bringing home victories and trophies. Real deal, no nonsense training, in a friendly and welcoming environment…
Martial Arts Teaches Fitness, Self Defense, and Builds 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:
- Filipino Martial Arts
- Mixed Martial Arts MMA
- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
- Catch Wrestling
- Muay Thai Kickboxing
- Jeet Kune Do
- MMA Fighter Conditioning
- Wing Chun Kung Fu
- Fitness & Nutrition Training
- Martial Arts for Children
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