Wil Fleming Complete Olympic Weightlifting Seminar
Jul
22
to Jul 23

Wil Fleming Complete Olympic Weightlifting Seminar

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Wil Fleming is a sports performance coach and expert on being a more explosive athlete. His expertise comes from years of training and coaching athletes in multiple sports. His athletes are routinely the most explosive, fastest, and strongest on the field. He is also one of the strongest medium sized guys you will ever run into boasting some pretty decent numbers on the platform and in the weight room- taking gold in this year's Masters National Championships and setting three national records.

Course Outline:

Wil Fleming Complete Olympic Weightlifting Seminar

DAY 1

Assessment for weightlifting readiness (45 minutes)

Hip Ankle Shoulder Core

Correcting Mobility issues

Squatting (1 hour)

Determining your own correct Squat Position Transferrable Squat

Squat Depth

Back Squat, Front Squat, and OH Squat practice

Top Down approach to Snatch ( 2 hours 30 minutes)

Overhead Position: OH Squats and Snatch Balance

Introduction to drill set for each position

Straight Arm Pull

Bent Arm (high) Pull

Muscle Snatch

Power Snatch

Full Snatch

3rd Pull and Hip Position-

2nd Pull and Above Knee Position

1st Pull and Floor

Break LUNCH (1 hour)

Programming for the Olympic Lifts (2 Hours )

Establishing a movement menu The purpose of variation

Long term programming

Programming Hacks (specific programs that don’t fit the mold)

Snatch Review, Common errors and Individual Coaching Focus (1+ Hour)

Opportunity to correct individual errors. Opportunity to attempt a PR!

Day 2

Top down Approach to Clean (2 Hours)

 Racked Position: Front Squats and Foot Movement

Introduction to drill set for each position

Straight Arm Pull

Bent Arm (high) Pull

Muscle Clean Power Clean Full Clean

3rd Pull and Hip Position

2nd Pull and Above Knee Position 1st Pull and Floor

Jerk (1 hour 30 minutes)

Transition from clean to Jerk Push Press

Power Jerk

Footwork

Jerk Drills

Jerk

Break (Lunch 1 Hour)

Variation lifts to correct mistakes, teaching and correcting (1 hour)

Nofeet No contact Blocks

Clean and Jerk Review, Common Errors, Individual Coaching Focus (1 hour 30 minutes)

Opportunity to correct individual errors Opportunity to attempt a PR!

 

Each Time I speak with Wil Fleming, read his writing, or watch his videos, I learn something. There aren’t many people about whom I can say that. He’s an industry leader and a great coach.
Eric Cressey, Owner, Cressey Sports Performance

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Kinstretch
Jun
24
12:30pm12:30pm

Kinstretch

Kinstretch by definition is a movement enhancement system that develops maximum body control, flexibility and usable ranges of motion. It is designed to be a group class that creates better articular health, mobility and movement needed for the demands of life, sport, exercise, running, hobbies and just about anything else you could think of.  

Read more about it here: http://www.perfectstridept.com/bloghome/2016/5/17/course-review-kinstretch

Sign up here https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/asp/adm/main_enroll.asp

$25 for BAC members. $30 for guests. Please bring cash if possible.

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LIFE*MOD®
Jun
15
5:30pm 5:30pm

LIFE*MOD®

LIFE*MOD® is the premiere lifestyle modification and anti-aging program in the northeast region, that will now be located in Brooklyn Athletic Club. We provide expert and trademarked information on lifestyle habits and longevity. Your personalized program is physician supervised, and is created by the evaluation of your labs, your DNA analysis, your body composition, a comprehensive questionnaire, and your desired goals. The LIFE*MOD program is made up of highly trained individuals, with physicians nutritionists, and LIFE*MOD coaches.

 

Services we offer at LIFE*MOD

·       Weights Management

·       Anti-Aging Medicine

·       Wellness

·       Nutrition & Supplements

·       Hormonal Replacement: Synthetic & Bio-Identical

·       Fitness Evaluation

·       Body Composition & Analysis

·       DNA Evaluation of Specific ‘Health’ Genes

·       Energy Awareness

·       Longevity

·       Sports Medicine

 

 

Call and set up an appointment today!

P: (855) 710-5433

 

To learn more click here  http://lifemod.com

 

 

 

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LIFE*MOD®
Jun
5
4:00pm 4:00pm

LIFE*MOD®

LIFE*MOD® is the premiere lifestyle modification and anti-aging program in the northeast region, that will now be located in Brooklyn Athletic Club. We provide expert and trademarked information on lifestyle habits and longevity. Your personalized program is physician supervised, and is created by the evaluation of your labs, your DNA analysis, your body composition, a comprehensive questionnaire, and your desired goals. The LIFE*MOD program is made up of highly trained individuals, with physicians nutritionists, and LIFE*MOD coaches.

 

Services we offer at LIFE*MOD

·       Weights Management

·       Anti-Aging Medicine

·       Wellness

·       Nutrition & Supplements

·       Hormonal Replacement: Synthetic & Bio-Identical

·       Fitness Evaluation

·       Body Composition & Analysis

·       DNA Evaluation of Specific ‘Health’ Genes

·       Energy Awareness

·       Longevity

·       Sports Medicine

 

 

Call and set up an appointment today!

P: (855) 710-5433

 

To learn more click here  http://lifemod.com

 

 

 

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HIIT Hop Cycle
May
21
1:00pm 1:00pm

HIIT Hop Cycle

HIIT Hop Cycle is a 60-minute Indoor Cycling workout set to themed playlists featuring your fave rap artists, from old school to the new! The class is meant to strengthen cardiovascular health and endurance, as well as aid with weight loss. Get your Sweat On at the Hip-Hop Concert on a Bike! Bonus - all Sunday classes feature DJ Grand Prix cutting it up on the 1s and 2s - He Spins while YOU Spin! *This class is suitable for all fitness levels*

With CrysWillFitLife!!

Don't miss out! BAC members sign up in your Mind Body account. Guests please register here.

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"Stick the MOVE"
May
20
4:30pm 4:30pm

"Stick the MOVE"

 Join us for one of the most innovative and interactive workshop in Fitness today! The "Stick the MOVE" is one of the best workshops for learning how to incorporate better movement into your training routine while increasing the level of FUN in your sessions. Learn the following concepts:

- P.L.A.E.

- Detach to Reconnect 

- State of FLOW

- Why Games work?

This event will also be followed by a Networking Event at the Beautiful Brooklyn Athletic Club. Come meet and greet some of the coolest people in the fitness industry.

Purchase here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stick-the-move-tickets-33316290923

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AM spin class
May
9
6:45am 6:45am

AM spin class

Special spin AM spin class

"The early bird gets the worm - and the sweat!! - so why not get in a powerful start to your days at BAC? Join Crystal on Tuesday, May 9th at 6:45am for our Sunrise Spin event - cycle on the roof while taking in a beautiful view of the Williamsburg skyline, and enjoy light breakfast bites on us!" 

 

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HIIT Hop Cycle
May
7
1:00pm 1:00pm

HIIT Hop Cycle

HIIT Hop Cycle is a 60-minute Indoor Cycling workout set to themed playlists featuring your fave rap artists, from old school to the new! The class is meant to strengthen cardiovascular health and endurance, as well as aid with weight loss. Get your Sweat On at the Hip-Hop Concert on a Bike! Bonus - all Sunday classes feature DJ Grand Prix cutting it up on the 1s and 2s - He Spins while YOU Spin! *This class is suitable for all fitness levels*

With CrysWillFitLife!!

Don't miss out! BAC members sign up in your Mind Body account. Guests please register here.

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Kettlebell Seminar
May
7
10:00am10:00am

Kettlebell Seminar

Special WorkShop for  Kettlebell sport techniques

3 part seminar 

Part 1 -"Need to know, long cycle essentials"
2.5hrs

Part 2- "Biathlon techniques and tactics"
2.5hrs

Part 3- Phasic programming for kettlebell sport intro

 Cost  $160  

Special BAC member rate $60

 

 

 

 

 

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Lift for Planned Parenthood
Apr
23
9:00am 9:00am

Lift for Planned Parenthood

Our first event will be an all-women powerlifting meet Sunday April 23rd at 9AM.  All proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood.

This is an unsanctioned meet and open to all strength levels. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced lifters are welcome to compete. You can register for the full meet (squat/bench/deadlift), or for individual lifts.  We will have prizes for best total in each weight class, and best lift in each weight class!

There will be food. There will be music. It will be a lot of fun! Come lift for a good cause!

RSVP here https://form.jotform.com/70333771947159

 

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Yoga & Pilates Retreat with Dina & Tanya in Tulum, Mexico
Apr
10
to Apr 15

Yoga & Pilates Retreat with Dina & Tanya in Tulum, Mexico

Immerse yourself in bliss. Join me and Tanya Jasmine Mgrdechian for 6 days in magical Tulum, Mexico. Tulum is celebrated for having some of the most pristine beaches and crystal blue waters in the world. Enjoy laid-back luxury accommodations at Amansala Eco Chic Resort, located in a quiet cove facing the ocean. This is the perfect getaway for guests looking to balance strength with serenity. You’ll be treated to spa treatments, stunning cuisine, morning and sunset yoga and Pilates with sea views, and so much more. Take a stroll up and down the sprawling shoreline, hop on a bike for a trip into town, explore ancient Mayan ruins, snorkel in cenotes (underground caves), and unwind under a palapa with a cocktail.  

No prior yoga or Pilates experience necessary! This retreat is open to everyone, beginners welcome!

Your deluxe package includes:

* 5-nights luxury accommodations in an airy, eco-chic room
* Daily Yoga & Pilates (Classes are open-level & friendly to all. )
* Healthy and nourishing breakfast, lunch & dinner, plus fresh juices, snacks and desserts
* 1-hour Massage
* Mayan Clay Healing Meditation
* Roundtrip Airport Transfers

(Airfare NOT included.)

For for pricing and bookings please email dina@yogawithdina.com

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DVRT Workshop (Brooklyn, NY)
Apr
8
12:30pm12:30pm

DVRT Workshop (Brooklyn, NY)

The DVRT system with the Ultimate Sandbag is the powerful combination that has made leading industry professionals change how they train. You don’t have to be an industry expert, athlete, or Marine to benefit from the Ultimate Sandbag. You DO have to be someone that wants to change how they feel, move, and perform forever!

 

sign up here https://ultimatesandbagtraining.com/product/dvrt-workshop-brooklyn-ny/  

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HIIT Hop Cycle
Apr
2
1:00pm 1:00pm

HIIT Hop Cycle

HIIT Hop Cycle is a 60-minute Indoor Cycling workout set to themed playlists featuring your fave rap artists, from old school to the new! The class is meant to strengthen cardiovascular health and endurance, as well as aid with weight loss. Get your Sweat On at the Hip-Hop Concert on a Bike! Bonus - all Sunday classes feature DJ Grand Prix cutting it up on the 1s and 2s - He Spins while YOU Spin! *This class is suitable for all fitness levels*

With CrysWillFitLife!!

Don't miss out! BAC members sign up in your Mind Body account. Guests please register here.

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Mar
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

The Flow Down

The Flow Down is an hour of vinyasa co-taught by Rosemary Dorsett and Jennifer Jolorte. Expect a sequence that is equal parts flex and chill, full of good-for-you moves set to a beat with a healthy dose of pranayama and meditation throughout so you can reset for the week ahead. 

Sign up right here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/asp/adm/adm_cs_e.asp?classID=625&retstr=/ServicesAndPricingClassDetail/Index/106?classDetailId=106&bkstr=/ServicesAndPricingClassDetail/Index/106

 

 

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Neurofacilitation for Better Movement
Feb
18
8:00am 8:00am

Neurofacilitation for Better Movement

The brain is in charge. It’s that simple. If we want to improve movement, we must understand the brain and its role in creating, shaping and changing how we move.
Neurofacilitation, a term coined by Maximum Training Solutions, refers to the strategic, methodical process of stimulating the nervous system to make permanent plastic changes in the brain that shape how we think and move. This is neuroplasticity at its best.
Improving movement patterns is important for everyone. Movement quality not only improves a person’s quality of life, but recent research demonstrates that it also affects longevity and cognition. As professionals, our role is to get people out of pain and moving well, so then they can move often. We often think of improving movement by fixing a person’s structure, or “hardware”. While this is important for some, most people’s poor movement abilities are related to a “software” issue embedded somewhere in the complex motor control system. We will explore the nervous system’s impact on movement quality and demonstrate strategies to improve these patterns quickly and easily through facilitating the nervous system.

Register Now http://www.maximumtrainingsolutions.com/events/neurofacilitation-better-movement-brooklyn-new-york/

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Unwind for the Holidays
Dec
10
1:00pm 1:00pm

Unwind for the Holidays

In the last month of the year, holiday planning, last minute shopping and traveling can make us feel tightly wound. This pre holiday practice will focus on releasing tension and grips held in the inner hips. Limitations in range of motion in our hips are often brought on by sitting/ standing positions at work or our workouts. Holiday stresses can also add to that. In this workshop we will explore poses that lengthen the hamstrings and open the hips, creating space and quietness inside and out.

Free for BAC members. $20 for guests.

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Situational Awareness
Dec
4
12:00pm12:00pm

Situational Awareness

The purpose of this 60 minute seminar is to reveal to the audience gaps in our everyday situational awareness and recommendations on how to close those gaps. This is accomplished through an interactive seminar in which participants will be engaged in practical application and guided through mental exercises.

$20 for BAC members and guests. Please email info@brooklynathleticclub.com to sign up.

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De-Stress for the Holidays: A workshop on Twists
Nov
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

De-Stress for the Holidays: A workshop on Twists

The holiday season is a time for coming together, surrounding ourselves with family and friends to give thanks for all our blessings. While heartwarming, even times as joyous as these can be stressful. In this workshop we will explore elements of twisting that help us unwind and release. The "squeeze and soak" actions in twists or revolved postures help revitalize the internal organs and relieve tension in the back and shoulders. Psychologically, twist teach us to remain calm in the face of anything that can wind us up in our holiday planning. 

Free for BAC members. Please sign up in Mind Body. $20 for guests. Please email info@brooklynathleticclub.com to register.

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Second Annual Kettlebell Open
Nov
13
9:00am 9:00am

Second Annual Kettlebell Open

Join us for the Second Annual Kettlebell Open!!

This is an unofficially contested event. All lifts will be offered in all weights (including intermediate weights) for both male and female athletes.

Athletes can compete in 5 and 10 minute events:
Long Cycle using 1 or 2 bells
Biathlon using 1 or 2 bells during jerk segment
Snatch

This event is intended to provide experienced lifters with a chance to test in a competition style environment as well as allowing new lifters the opportunity to experience the sport in a fun and low pressure atmosphere.

Lifters of all skill and age levels are encouraged to participate. 

For those wanting to see what the competitive lifts look like join us Tuesday mornings at 8am for the North Brooklyn Kettlebell Clubs weekly training. Follow @urstrength on Instagram or "Orion Strength Guild" on Facebook.

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TRIO Run Testing
Nov
4
to Nov 5

TRIO Run Testing

For more than 20 years, Gareth Thomas has been coach & advisor to top endurance athletes including world & national champions in Triathlon, Duathlon & Cycling.  

Gareth is regarded as a leading authority on blood lactate testing and its application for endurance athletes. He created the TRIO performance labs in Los Angeles to bring sound training principles to athletes of all abilities. 

As a special introductory offer, Coach Gareth has partnered with the Brooklyn Athletic Club to bring his TRIO run testing to the club over the weekend of the 2016 New York Marathon. 

For the discount rate of $165 (usually $195) you can spend an hour with Gareth learning how to improve your run training. He will discuss your goals, put you through a lactate test on the treadmill, look at your form and teach you how to train smart and use a heart-rate monitor effectively to make 2017 your best season yet. 

There are just 8 slots available on Friday 4th (5pm, 6pm, 7pm) and Saturday 5th November (10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm) on a first come, first served basis. To claim your spot simply email Gareth at cg@coachgareth.com with your preferred time, day, and any questions you may have.

With a truly global client base, Gareth works with labs all over the world to support his athletes with valid sports science. Learn more about why blood lactate testing and heart-rate training is the smart way to train at http://www.go2trio.com/about

 

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The Cycling Dead
Oct
30
10:00am10:00am

The Cycling Dead

Come join Maja the day before Halloween for The Cycling Dead! She will be playing The Walking Dead soundtrack and encourages riders to follow the theme by dressing up. Full costume not needed as anything counts such as zombie makeup, sheriff hat, headbands, etc. Classes are 45 mins long and begin at 10am and 11am.

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Self Defense Five Week Course
Oct
29
12:30pm12:30pm

Self Defense Five Week Course

Brooklyn Athletic Club is very excited to be offering ANOTHER Specialty program! We will be conducting a 5 week Self Defense Course. This IS NOT a 5 week crash course on any specific Martial Art, but is specifically designed to help you be aware of your surroundings, create distance , basic blows, and escape with the objective to get you out of a bad situation as quickly as possible. We are looking to break this down as simple as it can be so you can apply your training when you need it most. The first 2 sessions will cover all the striking and escapes, the 3 following weeks we will drill home what you have learned so you can practice on your own and use it when you need it. This course is for both men and women. Street clothes and a good shoe to protect your feet are recommended. 


Many of you might not be aware but our director Larry started out as a Gymnast and then started training in a large variety of Martial arts, Japanese Jujitsu, Judo, Brazilian Jujitsu, Arnis. Everyone of these martial arts has a value. Like many people that enter the martial arts they are looking for self defense. Along his travels he met a very experienced and accomplished martial artist, Carl Cestari. Carl Asked Larry what he was doing this for and the conversation went something like this, " Kid why are you training in this style- Larry to learn how to fight- Carl, you know this stuff will get you killed in a real fight right? - Larry - really- Carl- Try it on me- Larry soon found himself hit really hard and on the ground- Carl, try it again- bang, once again Larry was hit and on the ground- Carl to Larry- you seem like a good kid, come to my house this Saturday and we will talk. Larry spent the next 10 years going to Carl's house and training in the basement with the crew. No rank, nothing just hard training that would work. If you need to do more research- "Gutter Fighting" And The Fairbairn Fighting System.

Dates - 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3

12:30 to 1:30

$50 for BAC members, $150 for guests

On Sunday 12/4, Atlas Defense will be conducting a 1 hour lecture on Situational Awareness. Marc Holley, the founder of Atlas Defense, served in the United States Marine Corp for 8 year. One of the many skills he has developed is teaching corporations and civilians Situational Awareness. For more information, please visit http://atlasdefensemn.com/aboutus/

Many of you might not be aware but our director Larry started out as a Gymnast and then started training in a large variety of Martial arts, Japanese Jujitsu, Judo, Brazilian Jujitsu, Arnis. Everyone of these martial arts has a value. Like many people that enter the martial arts they are looking for self defense. Along his travels he met a very very experienced and accomplished martial artis, Carl Cestari. Carl Asked Larry what he was doing this for and the conversation went something like this, " Kid why are you training in this style- Larry to learn how to fight- Carl, you know this stuff will get you killed in a real fight right? - Larry - really- Carl- Try it on me- Larry soon found himself hit really hard and on the ground- Carl, try it again- bang, once again Larry was hit and on the ground- Carl to Larry- you seem like a good kid, come to my house this Saturday and we will talk. Larry spent the next 10 years going to Carl's house and training in the basement with the crew. No rank, nothing just hard training that would work. If you need to do more research- "Gutter Fighting" And The Fairbairn Fighting System,

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Rooftop Barre
Oct
8
1:30pm 1:30pm

Rooftop Barre

Get toned and just a little tipsy at BAC's "Rooftop Barre". You're invited to pulse and tuck your way to a stronger, firmer & more limber physique with Annie Rodriguez, dancer, longtime barre instructor and BAC's newest Pilates teacher. In this zero-impact, highly effective barre basics workout, you'll work every muscle in your body until it burns and shakes and then stretch it for flexibility and a lean, toned look. After the workout, we'll cool down with mimosas and enjoy the awesome autumn views from our beautiful rooftop studio.

Free for BAC members! Sign up through Mind Body.

$20 for non BAC members. Please email info@brooklynathleticclub.com for more info on how to register.

Limited mats available. Please bring a mat if you have one.

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HIIT Hop Cycle Class and Launch Party
Sep
26
1:00pm 1:00pm

HIIT Hop Cycle Class and Launch Party

HIIT Hop Cycle is a 60-minute Indoor Cycling workout set to themed playlists featuring your fave rap artists, from old school to the new! The class is meant to strengthen cardiovascular health and endurance, as well as aid with weight loss. Get your Sweat On at the Hip-Hop Concert on a Bike! Bonus - all Sunday classes feature DJ Grand Prix cutting it up on the 1s and 2s - He Spins while YOU Spin! *This class is suitable for all fitness levels*

With CrysWillFitLife!!

Don't miss out! BAC members sign up in your Mind Body account. Non BAC members please register here.

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