Adaptive Training Academy
Brand X Method Youth Coaching
Functional Training for Adaptive Athletes
OPEX Fitness
Power Athlete HQ
Strong First

Chris Spealler
Invictus Fitness
Power Athlete HQ
Rich Froning/Mayhem
Tia-Claire Toomey
Train for the Win

Crossroads Adaptive Athletic Alliance
I Am Adaptive
International Functional Fitness Federation
Keala Foundation– Hawaiian youth
Ogar: Will of Steel Movie
Rogue Fitness Equipment
Steve’s Club– at risk youth

Autism Exercise Specialist
Cancer Exercise Training Institute
Functional Ageing Institute


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