Archive for October, 2012

David Sachs

Pro MMA, Former Ring of Combat Feather Weight Champion, & Current Combat USA Feather Weight Champion.

David studied at Slippery Rock University where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science. He worked in Sports Performance for 3 years at UPMC Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation for 2 years at Greentree Chiropractic & Rehab & Fitness for 2 years at XSport Fitness. David is also a provessional MMA Fighter with a 7-2 pro record and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from American Top Team. He is currently the head Pro Instructor at Fight Club Pittsburgh.

On Saturday, October 20, 2012, at 9:00am, we will be hosting a KETTLEBELL BOLT LIFTING COMPETITION for the LOW PRICE of $25.00!! 

What is this Kettlebell Competition???
Basically a BOLT meet consists of the following: 

  • You choose which event you participate & you can compete in one or up to four events.
  • 10 Minute Sets
  • Highest Volume Wins
  • You compete against other lifters of the same gender, and in the same bodyweight category & age division.;
  • Multiple hand changes are allowed & kettlebell is allowed to be placed on the floor to rest. 

The events available are:

  • Double Half Snatch
  • Double Jerk
  • Snatch
  • Single Clean & Jerk (aka long cycle). 

If you are interested in signing up or maybe you know someone interested in signing up, please click here to register. We suggest you getting to the gym at 8:45am because weigh-in’s will begin at precisely 9:00am on October 20th!!  We are very excited about this event & hope you are as well!! We look forward to hearing from you!

KETTLEBELL BOOT CAMP CLASS NOW BEING ADDED TO SCHEDULE ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS AT 10:00AM!! David Sachs will be instructing this class. This class is perfect for all Fitness Levels. It is a fitness approach to Kettlebell Training which will be tailored to each member of the class, incorporating kettlebells, body-weight exercises, battleropes, etc. Perfect for the individual trying to lose weight, build muscle, & increase cardiovascular endurance.