Come learn self-defense based in the art of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu at Connecticutʼs only Team Pedro Sauer afﬁliate school. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is an art consisting of joint locks, breaks, holds and escapes where size, age, strength and ﬂexibility are secondary to technique and leverage. At the Manchester Bushido Jiu-Jitsu Academy you will learn a system of self-defense from instructors that have used these techniques in real life situations. Our owners and instructors work or have worked in law enforcement, corrections and the military, including teaching at academy and post academy levels. During the course of four weeks you will learn […]
Join us for our annual Halloween COSTUME WOD! Friday, October 28th at 5:30pm. We will have a WOD and then will gather together for some refreshments following the WOD at a local restaurant/pub if anyone is interested in joining. Get creative people! There WILL be prizes for best costumes! Good Luck!
We are thrilled to announce Josh and Liza as our September Athlete Couple of the Month! Simply put, nobody works harder than these two. They bust their butts day in and day out and have made gains that many only dream about. Incredibly coachable, always intense (yes that is Josh we occasionally hear screaming), and a true epitome of what comes to those who workout right and eat right! They are truly a POWER COUPLE! Congrats guys! Here is a little more from Josh and Liza: What is your biggest CrossFit accomplishment thus far? Liza: Without a doubt, Strict […]
Our 2016 4th of July WOD kicked off at 12:00pm on 7/4/2016. Coached by Christian and Sarah G, the class performed a fun partner WOD in honor of our Country! We had a great turnout with so many motivated athletes. Thanks everyone, for coming down and starting your holiday off with us! Hope you had a great 4th!
In the last week, we have had a lot of fun and some great WOD’s in honor of some of our coaches and athletes. First up was a wedding WOD this past Monday for Coach Steve! Steve will getting married this coming weekend, so we decided to get the festivities started early and WOD it out in his honor. It was a fun partner WOD consisting of squat cleans, KB swings, DU’s, and rope climbs. Good luck this weekend Steve, hope everything goes well! Yesterday we got together and celebrated Athlete Mike Vac! Mike has been a member at […]
*****Schedule change for Saturday, June 11th morning classes***** Due to Rob’s Jiu Jitsu seminar, we will be having ONE Saturday morning class only (this week only) at 9:00AM. Open gym is still on for Sunday 6/12/16 from 9-11AM. See you then!
We would like to welcome and congratulate our newest coach, Cory Fullana on passing his L1 Certification this past week! Cory has been a long time member of CFTBL and recently decided he wanted to take his CrossFit journey to the next level by becoming a coach/mentor to our athletes. Cory brings a wealth of knowledge, encouragement, determination and support to our box, and we are so excited to have him a part of our team. Please join us in congratulating him as he begins his coaching career! Welcome Cory! Cory’s bio: Crossfit Level 1 Certification (May 2016) United […]
Kicking off our summer Athlete of the Month series is BreAnna Nygren! Bre is one of our long time members who is the definition of dedication in every sense of the word. Since joining CFTBL, Bre has pushed herself outside of her comfort zone and showed us that anything is possible with determination, drive, and heart. Bre is a true role model and someone to look up to at the box. Her sense of community is second to none and shows so much support to her fellow athletes every step of the way. Bre is also an active duty […]
********** Join us THURSDAY 3/24 for a 16.5 Release Party********** The final 2016 CF Open WOD is released tonight at 8pm EST. We will be gathering around 7:45 to view the release together on the big screen. Feel free to bring a snack and/or beverage to share. For the first time our very own CFTBL athletes will be throwing down right after the WOD is released! Good luck to Ashley K, Sam, John L, Josh, and Mike S! Get after it! See you there!
We are so excited to announce that for the month of March we are introducing our first Athlete “Couple of the Month” and the spotlight is on Ashley Elliot and James Podrebartz! To say that this fit couple have been working hard would be an understatement to say the least. Ashley and James have basically transformed their bodies over the course of the last few months alone. They both are true examples of what hard work, a clean healthy diet, and dedicated training can accomplish. Congratulations to both Ashley and James, the CFTBL family is so proud of you! […]