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About Lamar

I am certified in several martial arts and fitness training techniques. These include ACE (American Council of Exercise), AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Federation of America), EFTI (Equinox Fitness Training Institute), Speed/Power Training, Functional Movement Screen Protocol, corrective exercise protocols with  the  Brookbush Institute, and Chinese Style Olympic Weightlifting from Ma Strength. I've also studied  self-defense with Maestro defense systems, Marcaida Kali, active self defense & competitive athletic conditioning. I'm also TRX certified and have been recognized as an instructor in RKC/ Kettlebell Concepts, Gyra Sport, IKFF (International Kettlebell Foundation) and Circular Strength Training.

I am also a lifetime athlete with training in various martial arts disciplines (Boxing, Wing Chun, Goju ryu karate), as well as gymnastics, track (200 meter dash, 400 meter dash), field events (100 meter hurdles), American Football, and have competed in multiple Tough Mudder & Civilian Military Combine races. I am ranked in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under Marcos Santos. I have experience with traditional throwing weapons, traditional projectile weapons, archery (both a recurve bow and longbow). My Swordsmanship background: long  sword Kendo, Saber, Filipino Martial Arts, Arnis , Kali. Most recently I joined and began training in medieval combat fighting with full armor.

I have  previously been employed as Concert Security Personel, nightclub bouncer, doorman, private event security guard, and personal security escort. I have been training in many fitness clubs in the New York area such as Complete Body Spa, Club H Fitness, David Barton Gym and Equinox Fitness Club. My  career in  teaching  strength and martial arts is over 10 years long and   I continually seek to learn more to improve my practice.

My favorite client story

The day my client informed me that her mother called her beautiful for the first time after she began to become healthier from training with me.

My favorite exercise

The Dead lift because its benefits transfer across the strength spectrum.

My favorite quote

"Any man with a why can accomplish any what". Fredriche. Nietchze

My training philosophy

Adapt or Conquer.

My training experience

Lucille Roberts. New York Sports Club. Club H fitness. Complete body Spa. David Barton gym. Equinox. health club

Areas of Expertise

  • Strength Training
  • Sports Performance Training

Additional Certifications

TRX Group Certification, TRX Certified Suspension Trainer, CPR/AED, Maestro Defense Systems, Russian Kettlebell Challenge Level 1, RMAX Clubbells Instructor

Who I Especially Like Working With

Men, Post-rehab, Seniors, Women

Medical Conditions Experience

Back Pain/Issues, Diastasis Recti, Fibromyalgia, Hip Pain/Issues, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Shoulder Issues

Training Areas Served

301 E. 57th, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10022

Session Surcharge: $30

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