Mckay Strength personal training
Mckay Strength personal training

Mckay Strength personal training

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Introduction: Looking for the next level in strength conditioning and self defense training? Each person has their own background, their own circumstances, their own motivation for training. there is no single right method of coaching. The best approach to take completely depends on your individual circumstances. That's why McKay Strength does things a little differently. A coach, who recognizes that training plans need to be tailored to the individual and their needs. A customized training regime, delivered by the best, is the fastest way to get the results you want. So what makes McKay Strength the best choice? • Experience With over 20 years of experience, Mckay Strength is a frontrunner in the realm of personal protection coaching. There's no substitute for experience, and it can mean the difference between effective training and ineffective training. • Passion As a true student and ultimately a master of self defense, Lamar McKay has been heavily involved in martial arts for decades. Combined with a ceaseless passion for helping others see their dreams come to fruition, he is a coach that always gives 110%. • Variety There are so many angles that can be utilized in the name of self defense. Wing Chun, Boxing, Chin Na, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Fencing, Oshin Ryu Karate, they are all highly effective methods of self defense. And they are also all fighting disciplines that McKay Strength can teach you. • Accomplishment With certifications from The American council of exercise, The Aerobics and Fitness Federation of America, and The Mixed Martial Arts Coaching Association, you can be sure that McKay Strength means business. Throw these into the mix with various other coaching certifications, and you end up with a trainer that has every angle of self defense coaching covered. McKay Strength can also offer you weapons training. When it comes to self defense, leave no stone unturned. You’ll get the opportunity to learn how to utilize various weapons, to protect yourself There's more... McKay Strength also gives you the option of having a virtual consultation, providing you with unhindered access to our coaching services. And depending on what plan we come up with to help you reach your goals, discounts can be applied. This customized and personalized approach is the crowning glory of a complete training package that can change your life for the better. Whether your goal is to increase general fitness, or to learn how to properly defend yourself, McKay strength will arm you with a training regime that keep you one step ahead of any obstacle. Enquire now

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Serves New York, NY

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22 years in business

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This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, responsiveness, and work quality.

Exceptional 5.0

5 reviews


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Kara T.
Apr 1, 2019

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My work out experience with Lamar McKay was a great. I reached my fitness goals while working with him and I would definitely work with him again. Lamar was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. He was always early to every session which meant a lot to me because I am a mom with a full time job, so my time is extremely limited. I would definitely recommend Lamar to anyone who is looking to reach their fitness goals. I couldn't have picked a better personal trainer! Absolutely excellent!
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Sandra G.
Apr 29, 2022

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Lamar really knows his stuff!
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Jose E.
Sep 25, 2018
Lamar is a special kind of trainer. I say that because whatever your goal is, he goes out of his way to find the solutions that work best for you. He could easily just give you a cookie cutter program and absent himself from your goals; but whether it is using technology or putting his own body to work with yours, he exhaust himself finding the best solution for you. He will meet you at your level and then help you improve and become better at what it is that you do. In my case I have been an amateur martial arts athlete most of my life and in my late 40's I have decided that competing in the open Ultra Heavy Weight Class in Brasilian Jiujitsu would be a blast. But I needed to improve my conditioning. I called on Lamar. Not only did he design a program for me and my specific needs as an older athlete. He also suited up in a Gi/Kimono and drilled with me until neither of us could barely move. The result was both a bronze and later a silver metal in my first two competitions. I could not a have achieved my goals without his help. That is what I want in a trainer . A trainer who cares about what it is I want to do rather than making me into something I'm not. I find that to be the difference between a novice and a master level trainer, of which is the latter, Lamar McKay is a Master LevelTrainer. Jose A. Esquea
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Raquel o.
Sep 30, 2018
He's a great trainer!
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Dennis C.
Sep 21, 2018
He is thorough, patient, knowledgeable, and superb!
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Lamar Mckay


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    The system of ​pricing is straight forward. 5 sessions 5 percent off, 10 sessions 10percent off, 20 sessions up to 50 sessions 15 percent off, upwards of 50 sessions 30percent off discount. All sessions expire at twice the number of weeks of the package purchased so if you purchase 10 sessions for example you have 20 weeks to use them. there is 24 cancellation policy. with a 72 hour rescheduling window within the time of cancellation only with extreme situations or bereavement. My in home service rate is competitive with the market rates for most local gyms. And trainers with 20+ years level of experience.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    we consult to have a focused path,i design a plan of attack,we train and adjust the plan on a daily basis(login in meals,training focus) ,my client has me as a resource to adjust to unforeseen situations ,we build on successfully achieving results and find a greater goal .

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I am constantly studying science journals on the human structure,and its motivations .I am also watching videos,and attending lectures and trainings to refine my techniques

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