Focus Self Defense + Culver City Crossfit

Focus Self Defense + Culver City Crossfit is the place to go for high intensity training and self de

Operating as usual


Hey Everyone! As many of you know, we are rebranding the gym as Alliance Training Center, and discontinuing the use of the name "Focus." Please visit "Alliance Training Center" and like that page. This one will soon be taken down. Thanks!!!

CrossFit Panoramas! 01/08/2013

Photos courtesy of Kris Abonal


Fighting 'shaped human hand'

Interesting article! Thanks for sharing Patrick!

Fighting 'shaped human hand' US researchers say that fighting may have contributed to the evolution of the human hand into a strong, buttressed structure when made into a fist.

Timeline photos 01/04/2013

Good morning, everyone!


Normal hours for the rest of this week! Holiday hours for December 31st: CF 8:30 & 9:30, Bag: 8:30, KM 10:30. Jan 1: CLOSED. Happy New Year!


Be sure to take a look at our holiday schedule! It's posted online, around the gym, & we have printed schedules at the desk, that you can take home!


Interested in joining our competitive CrossFit Team? Come to the meeting here on Tuesday, December 18 at 8:30 PM for more info!


Thanks to everyone who came out to our Festivus celebration! We had a packed house, ate lots of food (and drank a few beers), and many PRd were achieved. Nice work everyone!


Monday, Dec 10 there will be work on our fire system. This may mean shower interruptions that day. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Timeline photos 12/05/2012

Festivus is THIS Saturday!! Festivus: 11:30 StrikeFit 20 Minutes to Glory: 12:00. CrossFit Team training will be cancelled on Saturday!


Special Friday Schedule!

8:30 CrossFit
9:30 CrossFit
9:30 StrikeFit
10:30 Krav Maga

See you there!

Timeline photos 11/14/2012

Congrats to Danny Henry for winning the Weightlifting Masters! We are so proud. Congratulate him when you see him for all his hard work!!

Timeline photos 11/12/2012

Thank you to all the men and women who serve and have served this country. Thank you Veterans, we appreciate you!

Timeline photos 11/08/2012

Thanksgiving Food Drive! - For Time (of course!!) 350lbs can help stock shelves for a week! Every $1 = 5lbs of food!


Krav Maga Street Clothes Week is this week! Wear your everyday clothes to class and learn how to fight in regular clothes!

Timeline photos 11/02/2012

Are you ready???

Timeline photos 11/02/2012

Timeline photos


Street Clothes week in Krav Maga starts Monday November 5th! Wear everyday clothes to class to learn how to fight when you're unprepared!


Don't forget ALL classes after 12:30 CANCELLED today! Open Gym from 5-9 PM. Happy Halloween!!!

Timeline photos 10/24/2012

Halloween Party is THIS Saturday at 8:00PM! Don't forget to wear your very best costume the competition's tough!

Barbells for B***s! Oct 20, 2012 10/22/2012

Barbells for B***s! Oct 20, 2012


Don't forget! Barbells for B***s TOMORROW! (Saturday Oct 20!!) at 10:30 AM!

jdwhitman voted Focus Self Defense and Fitness BEST Gym 10/17/2012

jdwhitman voted Focus Self Defense and Fitness BEST Gym

We've been nominated for LA's Hotlist! Be sure to follow the link and vote for us!!!

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Hot water has been restored to our facility! No more cold showers! :)


Cold showers! Someone is working on the hot water heater right now! Sorry for the inconvenience, we are working on resolving this ASAP!

Timeline photos 10/09/2012

Barbells for B***s on Sat 10/20 at 10:30!!! Register now, support some bo***es!

Timeline photos 10/04/2012

Our next CrossFit Rx clinic will focus on handstands and handstand push ups. Come train with former Olympic gymnast Stephen McCain this Saturday at 11:30am!

CrossFit Culver City Krav Maga 09/27/2012

Our next Rx Clinic: October 2 @ 7PM. Danny Henry will be teaching details of the Clean, followed by a hardcore WOD!


Yesterday three police cars showed up at our door because they'd gotten a report that a passerby had seen someone inside robbing the place with shotguns. I guess our training is realistic. : )


Our CrossFit Rx class had a muscle up clinic with 2000 Olympics gymnast Stephen McCain today. Working strict muscle ups and focusing on the false grip. Awesome training!

We are working hard to bring you the best so you can be your best!

Timeline photos 09/20/2012

Come join our CrossFit Rx class this Saturday at 11:30am. 2000 Olympic gymnast Stephen McCain will be teaching a clinic on muscle ups. Come get some!


Fighting Injured week starts today! Come learn how to defend yourself while hurt!


We are hosting a USA Weightlifting Coach certification on November 3-4. I just registered! If you are interested in getting certified by the USAW as a weightlifting coach, sign up fast! The cost is $495, and space is very limited! Visit and follow the "Coaching" link to register.

Timeline photos 09/03/2012

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Videos (show all)

Littlest crossfitter deadlifting!
Next Gen 6-8 doing CF Open 12.1
Brian's 1 min muscle up
Danny's festivus deadlift
John's festivus lift
Aidan versus the Super Suit
Shocknives at Focus




9000 Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 5:30am - 8pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 9pm
Wednesday 5:30am - 8pm
Thursday 6:30am - 8pm
Friday 6:30am - 7pm
Saturday 8:30am - 1pm
Sunday 11am - 1pm

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