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Fitness & Olympic Weightlifting at Fortitude Strength Club Fortitude Strength Club 1 Photo 1 Video

Fortitude Strength Club is a private strength training club featuring small group training, strength and conditioning and olympic weightlifting:

  • Each training session consists of a small group of up to 4 people and a coach. We feel this provides the right combination of energy, camaraderie and supervision;
  • Sessions last 50 minutes and consist of mobility/warm-up, strength training and conditioning.

30 West 21st Street
New York City, NY
917-887-9629
  • 23rd Street (700 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 23rd Street (800 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 14th Street (1400 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.04.21
Fitness & Olympic Weightlifting at SoHo Strength Lab SoHo Strength Lab 2 Photo

Our training team comes from a varied background of elite athletic competition, training and coaching.

Instructors:

  • Ryan Hopkins — Ryan currently competes in Olympic weightlifting and is a member of USA Weightlifting, both as a competitor and as a certified Advanced Sports Performance Coach. Ryan recently returned from Russia where he studied at the Olympic Training Center in Chekhov under Olympic Gold Medalist Dmitry Berestov and World Champion Dmitry Klokov;
  • Albert Matheny — Albert holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Exercise Physiology and Food Science/Human Nutrition, a Master of Science degree in Human Performance and is licensed as a Registered Dietitian. Currently, Albert serves as the consulting dietitian for DB Track Club, a professional track and field training group lead by Rana Reider (USA Track and Field National Coach of the Year in 2011);
  • Ross Twanmoh — Ross graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he studied Sports Medicine. His experiences includes working with athletes in a rehabilitative setting, one-on-one training, teaching group fitness and crossfit classes, online consulting, and assisting at Strongfirst Girya certifications. Ross has his CSCS, SFG II, FRCms, USAW, CF L1, and Kinstretch Instructor license;
  • Stephen Affaticato — Certifications: NASM- CPT, Focus Personal training (Master Course graduate);
  • Beth Lewis — She competed as a swimmer, gymnast and martial artist. She graduated with a BFA in Dance Performance from The University of Georgia. In 2009, Beth was hired by the Pilobolus Dance Theater and toured the globe until 2012. Beth is a NASM-CPT and a 200 hour yoga teacher certified through YogaWorks. She has been to EXOS Phase 1 and 2 and is currently working on her CSCS;
  • Chelsey Wilkens — She began gymnastics at a young age and continued on to compete at an elite level around the world. After retiring, she joined the circus as an acrobat and began coaching gymnastics with a focus on special needs athletes and worked with the Special Olympics. Chelsey became a personal trainer in 2009 with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She became a certified yoga teacher in 2011. Chelsey has since studied under some of the top coaches and educators in the world, including Stoyan Deltchev, Charles Poliquin, James LaValle and Ido Portal;
  • Sarah Revening — She was awarded the Most Improved Female Weightlifter by the Metropolitan Weightlifting Committee in 2015, and she has been featured in AM New York, speaking to her experience in the sport and as a trainer. She specializes in Olympic Weightlifting, and holds certifications through the National Council of Strength and Fitness as well as USA Weightlifting;
  • Scott Mitsiell — B.S. Exercise Physiology, ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Functional Movement Systems lvl 2 Certified (FMS), Strongfirst Russian Kettlebell Certified (SFG), Triggerpoint Certified, Pre/Post Natal Certified, ViPR, Bulgarian Bags, Athletic Republic Certified;
  • Jason Li — He is a NSCA certified personal trainer, a USAW Advanced Sports Performance Coach, a Catalyst Athletics Weightlifting Coach, and a FRC mobility specialist;
  • Dariusz Stankiewich — He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Strong First and Functional Movement Screen instructor, and USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach.
  • Gary Kuang — He has a coaching certification from USA Weightlifting (USAW) and has experience working with a wide range of athletes;
  • Jungin Jung — He is a Certified Athletic Trainer (NATA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (NSCA), Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM), Sports performance coach level I (USAW), USA Track and field Coach Level I (USTF) and Functional Movement Screen Level I (FMS);
  • Luis Benitez — He currently holds certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the American Heart Association, Kettlebell Athletics, USA Weightlifting, and Catalyst Athletics.
182 Mulberry Street
New York City, NY
212-226-8682
  • Spring Street (600 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Bowery (700 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Grand Street (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.21
Crossfit at Brooklyn Barbell Club Brooklyn Barbell Club 1 Photo

Coaches:

  • Blanco (Head Coach) — CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Kettlebell, CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit Endurance, CrossFit Kids, USAW Sports Performance Coach, USAW Advanced Sports Performance Coach, USAW Club Coach, USAW National Coach, CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting Seminar Staff;
  • Ariel Fernandez (Lead Coach) — CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, USAW Sports Performance Coach, 2014 CrossFit Games Athlete, Team Virtuosity;
  • Rob Swayze (Lead Coach) — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Weightlifting, CrossFit Gymnastics, USAW Sports Performance Coach, Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist, Jiu-jitsu Competitor, Former Russian Kettlebell Challenge, Former Girevoy Sport Competitor;
  • Mike Christman — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Kettlebell;
  • Reggie Lominy — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer;
  • Noelle Nieva — CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Bodywork Certifications: New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, Trigger Point Therapy, Orthopedic Medical Massage, Tui Na, Thai Massage, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage.
98 Bayard Street
New York City, NY
917-720-6551
  • Canal Street (700 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Canal Street (1000 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Canal Street (1400 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.04.22
Olympic Weightlifting at Brooklyn Barbell Club Brooklyn Barbell Club 1 Photo

Experienced athletes (who have attended coached Olympic Weightlifting sessions regularly for more than 6 months) may begin any Tuesday. You don’t need to be a master, but you should be familiar with the lifts and have a firm grasp of the basics (e.g. squatting).

98 Bayard Street
New York City, NY
917-720-6551
  • Canal Street (700 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Canal Street (1000 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Canal Street (1400 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.04.22
Weightlifting at Murder of Crows Barbell Club Murder of Crows Barbell Club 1 Photo

Programs:

  • Weightlifting Club — Our lifters train during the week according to their schedules, BUT we encourage our athletes to train as a team Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. We also provide for our club members coaching at local and national meets;
  • Weightlifting Level 1 — Take our six week weightlifting cycle. Each six week cycle features 12 intensive classes to not only learn how to properly execute the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk, but also how to increase your speed, power, and agility in the sport you compete in. Classes are one hour in length;
  • Private training.

Kurt Roderick — Head Coach Murder of Crows Weightlifting Club. M.A. in Political Science, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weightlifting Advanced Sport Performance Coach, USA Weightlifting National Weightlifting Referee, Totten Advanced Olympic Lifting Certification, Ma Strength Weightlifting Level 2, Pendlay Level 2 Certification, CrossFit Advanced Weightlifting Trainer, CrossFit Certified Trainer Level 3 (CF-L3), CrossFit Competitor Trainer, CrossFit Advanced Gymnastics Trainer, CrossFit Mobility Trainer.

919 Bergen Street
New York City, NY
347-442-1694, 347-670-0968
  • Park Place (900 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Franklin Avenue (1300 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Franklin Avenue (1500 ft) IND Fulton St
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.04.22
Strength & Conditioning at Murder of Crows Barbell Club Murder of Crows Barbell Club 1 Photo

Each class will feature a barbell strength-building exercise, speed & explosiveness drills, and high-intensity conditioning workouts.

Kaleb Burnett — Assistant Coach for Murder of Crows Weightlifting Club. Head Coach for Strength & Conditioning Classes, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weightlifting Advanced Sport Performance Coach, Totten Advanced Olympic Lifting Certification, Ma Strength Weightlifting Level 2.

919 Bergen Street
New York City, NY
347-442-1694, 347-670-0968
  • Park Place (900 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Franklin Avenue (1300 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Franklin Avenue (1500 ft) IND Fulton St
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.04.22
Olympic Weightlifting at Lost Battalion Hall Weightlifting Team Lost Battalion Hall Weightlifting Team 1 Photo

The Lost Battalion Hall Weightlifting Team has active junior (up to 20 years old), senior (21–34 years old), and masters (35 years or older) programs for lifters. Several of our lifters have lifted and placed in national and international competitions. We accept all people of all ages and welcome new lifters.

The team is a member of USA Weightlifting (USAW) and is coached by a USAW-certified coach, Joe Triolo, with over 25-years experience in the sport. Coach Triolo has developed and coached several national champions. Assistant coaches Jeff Scott, Jerry Dunne, and Len Bacino have trained all levels of lifters.

93-29 Queens Boulevard
New York City, NY
917-656-7753
  • Woodhaven Boulevard (1200 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • 63rd Drive – Rego Park (1300 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • Grand Avenue – Newtown (3800 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2018.04.22
Strongman at Global Strongman Gym Global Strongman Gym 3 Photo

Instructor:

Hans Pirman — Certified in strongman training, founder of Global Strongman Gym. Competes in 2011: New Jersey Strongest Man Masters Division 2nd place, NAS Bad Ass Masters Heavy Division 1st place. Competes in 2012: Viking Fest Masters Division 2nd place, BIGG DOGG STRONG (Atlantic City, NJ) Masters Division 3rd place. Competes in 2013: Viking Fest Masters Division 2nd place, BIGG DOGG Winter Challenge (NJ) Masters Division 3rd place, Global Strongman Gym featured in Muscle and Fitness and Men’s Fitness.

987 Pacific Street
New York City, NY
347-425-1400
  • Franklin Avenue (1300 ft) IND Fulton St
  • Franklin Avenue (1500 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Clinton – Washington Avenues (1800 ft) IND Fulton St
Sport class for
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2017.02.07
Olympic Weightlifting at Lost Bat­tal­ion Hall Weightlifting Gym Lost Bat­tal­ion Hall Weightlifting Gym 1 Photo

The Lost Bat­tal­ion Hall Weightlift­ing Team has active junior (up to 20 years old), senior (21–34 years old), and mas­ters (35 years or older) pro­grams for lifters. Sev­eral of our lifters have lifted and placed in national and inter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tions.

We accept all peo­ple of all ages and wel­come new lifters.

The Lost Battalion Hall Weightlifting Team organizes weightlifting contests and competes in contests throughout the United States and the world. The team is a member of USA Weightlifting (USAW) and is coached by a USAW-certified coach, Joe Triolo, who has over 25 years of experience in the sport. Coach Triolo has developed and coached several national champions.

93-29 Queens Boulevard
New York City, NY
917-656-7753
  • Woodhaven Boulevard (1200 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • 63rd Drive – Rego Park (1300 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • Grand Avenue – Newtown (3800 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
Sport class for
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  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.19
Olympic Weightlifting at South Brooklyn Weightlifting Club South Brooklyn Weightlifting Club 1 Photo
300 Douglass Street
New York City, NY
718-243-2800
  • Union Street (900 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (1900 ft) BMT 4th Av
  • Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center (2300 ft) IRT Eastern Parkway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.19
CrossFit at Solace New York Solace New York 3 Photo 1 Video

Programs:

  • CrossFit;
  • Olympic Weightlifting Cycle;
  • Barbell;
  • Mobility;
  • Body;
  • Open Gym.
38 East 32nd Street
New York City, NY
212-684-2689, 212-684-2356
  • 33rd Street (300 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (1100 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • 28th Street (1600 ft) BMT Broadway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2017.02.10
Olympic Weightlifting at Crom Physical Culture Crom Physical Culture 1 Photo
217 Beach 92nd Street
Rockaway Beach
New York City, NY 11693
718-945-1700
  • Beach 90th Street (800 ft) IND Rockaway
  • Beach 98th Street (1400 ft) IND Rockaway
  • Beach 105th Street (3500 ft) IND Rockaway
Sport class for
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  • young men
  • young women
  • men
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2016.12.24