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About

Wyatt’s athletic repertoire includes a background in dance (competitive and stage), competitive martial arts and competitive Strongman. He has studied Balanchine, Cechetti, French, and Russian ballet, Modern dance, Hip-hop, Afrikaan, Bharatanatyam. Flamenco, Tap, and Jazz dance. His martial arts repertoire includes Goju-Ryu Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Krav Maga, Tai Chi, Kali Stick Fighting, Modern Army Combatives (MAC), and Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP). He is also familiar with edged weapons, particularly the Italian Stiletto. Currently, Wyatt is studying modern and historical Sicilian and Sevillian knife fighting. Edged weapons he has previously studied include: Longsword, Rapier+, Single-stick, Sword and Buckler, Chinese Jian, Japanese Katana, and Small Sword Fencing. Finally, he is familiar with circus apparatuses, most notably the Cyr Wheel.

 

Wyatt obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from the University of Kansas in 2010. While studying at the University of Kansas he focused on the juxtaposition of fight choreography and ballet. He is also an experienced performer and choreographer who has worked with the 940 Dance Company, Midwest Regional Dance Company, and Euphoria Dance Centre. Wyatt has had the privilege of performing under the auspices of some of the most iconic dancers of the early 21st century including Wendy Whelan of the New York City Ballet, Sarah Stackhouse of the Jose Limon Company, Dominic Walsh of the Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, and Patrick and Muriel Suzeau of the Cohan/Suzeau Dance Company.

 

Wyatt is a US Army Veteran who served as a Signals Intelligence Analyst both domestically and overseas. During his active-duty tenure, he was chosen among his peers to lead the 224th Military Intelligence Battalion as one of two Modern Army Combatives Instructors. He also cross-trained in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program and was responsible for the pre-deployment combatives training of the 207th Public Affairs Detachment, Wichita, Kansas.

 

Wyatt is an experienced educator and a public health scholar-practitioner. He has taught at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary education levels and in addition to holding a PhD in epidemiology, he has also completed a post-graduate certificate in adult education.  Wyatt holds a certification in personal training as a National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) and as a certified Youth Exercise Specialist (NASM-YES).  In addition to being a member of the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Wyatt is a member of US Strongman, Strongman Corporation, the National Powerlifting League (NPL), and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

 

Currently, Wyatt competes in regional Strongman competitions and US Air Guitar.  In 2023, Wyatt was invited to compete at the national level of Air Guitar at the US Air Guitar Dark Horse Competition in Denver, CO.  Wyatt earned a US Strongman Nationals invite in the Masters 40-49 division for the 2022, 2024, and 2025 seasons.  Wyatt is honored to have Jennifer Hersh as a mobility coach and Matt Walsh, owner of the @browardbarbellcenter (www.browardbarbellcenter.com), as his strength coach. Jen's website and contact information is HERE. When he is not training and coaching you can find Wyatt rocking out with his air guitar (yes, it's a real thing: The US Air Guitar Championships).

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Mission

“I believe in the integrity of evidenced-based approaches to personal training. I believe in the importance of understanding health from a whole-person perspective.  I am inclusive of all peoples, and I consistently fight for positive social change.  I endeavor to enhance the lives of others by providing safe, innovative, and trusted practices in strength and conditioning.”

Vision

“My vision is to be a foremost example of athlete, coach, and trainer as I lead others to a more fulfilled life by meeting and exceeding their training goals.”

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