What happens when a third degree black (with 18 years of experience) and a certified progressive calisthenics trainer joins the fitness ranks at Freestyle Fitness in Reno? Good stuff, that’s what happens! Mike Escobar is one in a recent line of martial artists to make the leap to fitness here at Freestyle, and we’re digging […]
Enthusiastic, technical and motivating are all traits of a really great fitness instructor, for sure, but what about courteous, punctual and kind? We’ll argue that those characteristics are just as important, and we have walking, talking proof in Chris Rios. With a background in wrestling and boxing – ahem, and captain of the team senior […]
For almost as long as there has been a Freestyle Martial Arts, there has been student and instructor Danelle Clarke. She’s one of the handful of instructors playing both sides of the Freestyle field, with a “Head Instructor” business card in her wallet for her role in the adult beginner program on the martial arts […]
She’s a second-degree black belt. A marathoner, trail runner, high school track, cross country and drill team star. She’s the one on the mic making you laugh even as you silently curse, stealing glances at the clock and praying for a break. She’s the one with the crazy high kicks and perfect form, the tireless enthusiasm […]
When your perspective about fitness changes from thinking “I need to go train” (and dreading it) to “I get to go train” (and loving it), that’s a powerful shift. And that’s what happened a few years ago to one of our newest instructors and program coordinator, Jo Harvey. Want to know her secret?