F5 Strength and Muay Thai

Gym Owner / Operator Professional Background

1. StrongFirst Qualifications
SFG II (certified since 2011) Assisted 4 SFG Level 1 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 seven coaches to get SFG certified, one SFL and two SFG II's. - Out of 10 certifications, 9 passed the weekend of the cert! - We have a new coach, Oliver Vaugh (SFG II Ian Vaughn's brother) prepping for his SFG right now and will be attending in September. -Out of all the strength coaches on our team (3/4), over 50 % are certified SFG's and continue to increase their knowledge through continuing education. -Our facility is well respected, well staffed,

3. Other Qualifications
We also offer professional Muay Thai coaching as our other program at F5, 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 important to all humans.
Lead Instructor (if different from owner / operator) Professional Background

1. StrongFirst Qualifications

2. Affiliate Qualifications

3. Other Qualifications
We have helped 2 students and 3 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
Additional Information

1. Training modalities / disciplines in use at your gym currently
Kettlebells, Barbells, Bodyweight - mainly Strength classes utilizing all three for strength training and then kettlebells for conditioning. Some powerlifting and HIIT training.

2. Programming in use for private or group classes
For a small group class, we run starting strength, 5, 3, 1 or a hypertrophy program for strength with kettlebell complexed a the end as well as body weight supplemental lifts. For personal training, it's 100% customized.

3. Listing of services / classes offered at your facility
Small Group: Strength classes and HIIT classes, Kettlebell 101 (skills class). 2 Private intro sessions for every member so we can teach them the basics before jumping into a class. Personal training for Strength and Conditioning. Muay Thai (small group and private)

4. Demographics of gym users
The average is 25-35, professionals, many creative professions like graphic designers, writers, actors, etc. Although our oldest member is a 65-year-old local dentist and our youngest is a 18-year-old in college.

5. Ideal students
Those who want to get strong, fit and confident (and are willing to work for it). Please see our core values for more info: http://www.f5strengthandmuaythai.com/why-choose-muay-thai-in-los-angeles-f5-gym/strength-and-muay-thai-core-values/
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 plenty on rack

3. Barbell Equipment (bars, weights, racks, etc.)
Four racks (Rogue) Two moveable racks if we need them (our classes are ALL small group (no more than ten people in a class). Six barbells of various styles (men and women) + clips Four weight benches Lots of bumper plates (and plate storage), mostly Rogue, some metal for heavy deadlifts. Safety bars, dip station ad-ons, lat pull ad-ons.

4. Other Equipment
Landmine, TRX, battle ropes, bands, medicine balls, jam balls, sandbags, super bands, mini bands, ab wheels, ab hangs, gymnastic rings, treadmill, 2 C2rowers, 2 Airdynes, stability balls, lacrosse balls, probably more I can't think off :p

Gym Specs

Leader: Roxy Richardson
Established Date: 8/7/2018
Phone: 323-285-5348


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


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