F5 Strength and Muay Thai

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Gym Owner / Operator Professional Background

1. StrongFirst Qualifications
SFG II (certified since 2011) Assisted 5 x SFG Certifications Hosted and Assisted two Kettlebell Courses with Karen Smith SFB course completion Pn1 Former Professional Muay Thai Fighter with over 25 fights.

2. Affiliate Qualifications
Since opening in 2011, we have sent eight coaches to get SFG certified, one to the SFL and two to the SFG II cert. Nine of eleven coaches passed on certification weekend.

3. Other Qualifications
In addition to strength training, we also offer professional Muay Thai coaching. However, unlike most Muay Thai gyms, our strength program is equally strong, and the ratio of strength classes to Muay Thai classes on the schedule is equal because we believe that strength is essential to all humans.
Lead Instructor (if different from owner / operator) Professional Background

1. StrongFirst Qualifications
N/A

2. Affiliate Qualifications
N/A

3. Other Qualifications
We have helped two students and three coaches train for, compete and place in powerlifting, most notably Jessica Kilts (now in Chicago), SFG II, Nike Trainer, Director or S&C at On Your Mark Studios.
Assistant Instructor Name(s) and Professional Background

1. Instructor Names and Backgrounds
- Alex Karu SFG I - Eric Addis SFG I, NASM Personal Trainer and Exercise Corrective Specialist and has assisted several StrongFirst certifications in Southern California. - Oliver Vaughn ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, NeuroKinetic Therapist 1Lv 1, and (soon to be SFG certified). -Tyler Schaffer, (strength program founder and distance consultant) CSCS, SFG II, SFL, USAW L1 Please see full bios (desktop version of the site) here: http://www.f5strengthandmuaythai.com/get-to-know-us/ *

2. StrongFirst Qualifications
See above

3. Affiliate Qualifications
See above

4. Other Qualifications
N/A
Additional Information

1. Training modalities / disciplines in use at your gym currently
Kettlebells, Barbell/Powerlifting, Bodyweight Training and Muay Thai. Small-group strength, Muay Thai and HIIT classes

2. Programming in use for private or group classes
In our small-group strength classes, we run Starting Strength, 5, 3, 1 or a hypertrophy programs with bodyweight accessory lifts and kettlebell complexes for conditioning. For personal training, programming is 100% customized.

3. Listing of services / classes offered at your facility
Small-group strength classes and HIIT classes. New member private intro lessons for on-ramp. Personal training strength and fitness training. Muay Thai (small-group and private training.)

4. Demographics of gym users
The average student is 25-35. We train many professionals in creative work, such as graphic designers, writers, actors, and photography. However, we are welcoming to all types of open-minded people looking for a supportive community to train in. Our oldest member is a 65-year-old local dentist and our youngest is an 18-year-old in college.

5. Ideal students
Those who want to get strong, fit, and confident and will work hard for it!
Training Equipment at Use in Your Gym Currently

1. Kettlebells (brands, sizes, quantity)
Various: Dragon Door, Perform Better, Ader.

2. Pull-up bar (yes / no)
Yes

3. Barbell Equipment (bars, weights, racks, etc.)
Four racks (Rogue) and Two moveable racks if we need them Six barbells of various styles (men and women) + clips Five weight benches Lots of bumper plates (and plate storage), mostly Rogue, some metal for heavy deadlifts. Safety bars, two dip station add-ons, two lat-pull-down add-ons.

4. Other Equipment
Landmines, TRX's, battle ropes, bands, medicine balls, jam balls, sandbags, super bands, mini bands, ab wheels, ab hangs, gymnastic rings, C2 rowers, Airdynes, lacrosse balls, foam rollers. Mats, heavy bags, mitts, Thai pads, kick pads.

Gym Specs

Leader: Roxy Richardson
Established Date: 8/6/2018
Phone: 323-285-5348

Address

805 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90036
United States

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