Fall Bootcamp 2014

Kettlebell-Based Total Body Conditioning!!!

High Intensity Training for ALL Ages & Fitness Levels!
 
Fall Bootcamp!!!
October 6-December 27
You missed the first month???
*Special 2 Month Offer for $99 (Nov 3-Dec 27)

Are you ready to Lose Fat, Build Strength, or take your Physical Performance to the next level?

We Specialize in Teaching the Russian Kettlebell System For a Leaner, Stronger, Healthier, Better Body.

KETTLEBELL BOOTCAMP
                              Mon/Wed/Fri 5:15-6am
                               Mon/Wed/Fri 6-6:45am
                       Tues/Thurs 6-7pm & Sat 8-9am (Sold Out)
               
KETTLEBELL BOOTCAMP combines KETTLEBELLS and many other FUNCTIONAL TRAINING METHODS in circuits to give you strength, cardio conditioning, core development, muscle tone and fat loss all in one workout!!! 


KETTLEBELL + INSANITY 
 Wednesday 6-7pm
We are located at Center Grove High School
2717 S. Morgantown Rd., Greenwood, IN  46143
Enter Door #6

Email millsm@centergrove.k12.in.us for registration forms.

Three Months of Unlimited Classes for only $149!!!

Daily Training For Non-Members: $10 per session
(You must sign a waiver before participating)

We have EVERYTHING you need for improved FITNESS and SPORTS PERFORMANCE!

 VOTED INDY’S BEST BOOTCAMP 2014!!!

America's Top Bootcamp!


CG Athletes Dominate With Kettlebells!




Kids Power Club & Kettlebell Training


Young Athletes STRENGTH and CONDITIONING!!!

SIGN UP TODAY!
Come Train With Me This Fall!
Tuesday/Thursday 6-7pm & Saturday 8-9am
October 6th-December 27 for only $149
1.  Our Athletes ages 12-15 are in the most important stages of athletic
     preparation. During these stages, we make or break an athlete.  Absolute
     strength will often determine your child's success.

2.  The best PLAYERS are the best ATHLETES.

3.  PHYSICAL FITNESS and STRENGTH is the FOUNDATION of SPORTS PERFORMANCE!  

4.  To get faster you must get stronger!

5.  Strength, conditioning, and speed are the absolute cornerstones to a
     young athlete's success.
   Are you currently doing anything to improve all areas of strength and fitness? If not, why?
       Every year that goes by that you don’t improve the strength, speed, power and athletic ability of your young athlete, is another year that their competitors gain an edge.

We have a simple but effective program for training young athletes to give them everything they need for improved strength, fitness and sports performance.

Our program has proven successful for
MALE and FEMALE ATHLETES of EVERY SPORT
This is the same strength system I've used for the last 13 years to train ALL of our champion athletes and teams!

With strength, speed, conditioning and athletic ability being one of the most important and crucial factors in establishing a champion athlete
, DO YOU HAVE A WHOLE LOT OF TIME TO JUST KEEP SITTING BACK?
SIGN UP TODAY:
Tuesday/Thursday 6-7pm & Saturday 8-9am

       “Coach Marty Mills is a very valuable mentor for me as a strength coach. His system of developing functional athletes is second to none. The time that I have spent observing and talking with Coach Mills regarding all areas of strength training have helped me to develop a coaching philosophy that brings out the most in ALL athletes. The success of the teams and individuals at Center Grove High School are directly related to the hard work and dedication of Coach Mills. In my opinion, he has set a very high bar for strength coaches in the state of Indiana to achieve. His passion and work ethic inspires me to work hard every day in this field.”
          Steve Barrick – Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, 
            University of Indianapolis


Is resistance training safe and effective???

One of the unfortunate myths regarding the training of young athletes is the notion that resistance training is either unsafe or unhealthy for younger adolescent and pre-adolescent athletes.  Studies show that young athletes who participate in a regular, well-supervised strength training program generally experience fewer and less severe injuries on the field than athletes who train improperly or not at all.

The Kettlebell Athlete in the NFL, basketball and other major sports


Who Does Kettlebells?



Kettlebells are becoming the exercise tool of choice for both elite athletes and those simply wishing to attain their highest possible level of physical excellence and well being.  So whether you are training for sports or to get into better shape, we will help you achieve your goals through SUPERIOR and UNIQUE TRAINING!

Kettlebells are for EVERYONE and for ALL ages!!!  Reserve your spot today!!!

Why Do Kettlebells?


Why SkinnyMom Challenge?

Have you started an exercise program or joined a gym and thought this is it, I'm getting fit.  Then you go full force for a few weeks, suddenly you derail because of life and you're tired of starving yourself.  This is when you realize you lack the motivation and need accountability.  If this is you then let’s start reaching goals!  I was you! I overcame depression, lost 68 pounds, realized many of my friends were suffering as much as me, I dedicated my life to help others improve their health and become fit.  I celebrate the successes with my clients; first pull-up, wearing something that hasn't fit in years, overcoming anxiety and stress eating.  

The Skinny Mom Challenge offers the Russian Kettlebell system, nutritional and lifestyle coaching.  This is an accountability program that offers the opportunity to not only train with a coach to improve performance and fitness but improve your nutritional health.  This is a system that will improve overall health.  Learn how to beat those sugar cravings and stop focusing on the scale.  Learn to set performance (fitness) goals and nutritional goals and achieve them! Your Skinny Mom Challenge group will be with you to support you for eight weeks! The Best part, you can continue this system of training as long as you like.  What "gym" offers that type of program?

 The class sizes are small, I want you to receive more personalized attention. Small group training costs a little more but you receive greater attention.  If you want to lose weight, gain muscle, improve nutritional habits and meet people with similar goals, then let's get started!  Let's make this next eight weeks epic!


  • Nutritional coaching
  • Food journaling
  • Grocery shopping guide
  • Weekly accountability
  • Master Kettlebell training
  • Goal driven training

Pricing and Details

  1. Registration: School of Strength Small Group Training with Coach Jennifer Sherlock at Anytime Fitness Center Grove.  Membership at Anytime Fitness isn't required.
  2. Contact Steffanie Brown at 317-893-2226 or stop by at 1642 Olive Branch Parke Lane, Greenwood (next to Beefcake Burgers).    
  3. Cost for 8 weeks of Small Group training $160
  4. Class times and days: Monday & Wednesday 6:15am or 9:30am / Tuesday & Thursday 5:30am
  5. Skinny Mom Challenge Wellness Coaching

 

Awesome School of Strength Testimonial!!!

Here is my testimony to Kettlebell training.

It's been almost four years since I started using the Kettlebell as my main source of training.  Before I trained I was overweight, I started exercising in my living room with DVD's by Jillian Michaels, and finally got the courage to leave my house.  I trained in Muay Thai and boxing, became a kickboxing instructor, ran a half marathon and decided to body build.  I stopped running, focused on body building and cut a lot of cardio in order to bulk up with mass.  I attended my first Kettlebell class three years ago and after the first set of swings I thought I was going to vomit.  I realized the lack of cardio endurance I lost while lifting and I didn't believe I would survive my first class.  The only problem was I was addicted after one class.  I joined The School of Strength and trained hard. 

 Through my training at The School of Strength I became fitter, leaner and more defined then before. I love Kettlebell training because it's similar to boxing; the strikes vs. snatch, the breath is the same, the tension and relaxation and the discipline/technique. I was able to run a half marathon with my mother (her first) without running more than five miles prior.  I completed the Spartan Sprint and climbed a 20' muddy rope, jumped six foot walls and I'm running the Spartan Super in Chicago. I couldn't have climbed that rope, scaled those walls or ran without the Kettlebell training.   Last weekend I ran six miles without running a single mile in five weeks.  Kettlebell training offers you the ability to not only increase your strength and endurance but also give you the strength, endurance and mental toughness to train in another sport.  Kettlebell training also helps with life tasks; carrying bags of salt, carrying a 75 pound injured child, painting everyday for a week and a half, and so much more.  Getting my RKC is one of my most favorite fitness goals I've achieved.  If you are tired of knee injuries, high impact exercise and want something fast and effective then train with us.

Thank you,
Jennifer Sherlock

Kathie Allen Our First 90 Day Challenge Winner


Kathie Allen is our first winner of the 90 Day Challenge.  Kathie lost 34 inches in 90 Days and 20.6 pounds.  Kathie attends classes on Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 5:15am and sometimes the 6:00pm Kettlebell Insanity class.  If you see Kathie give her a big congratulations and encouraging words as she continues her journey to a healthy life.   

Why did you start Kettlebell Boot Camp?

My daughter, Aimee Garner, started boot camp last June.  She encouraged me to start coming.  The thought of getting up at 4:30am, exercise and then work all day seemed impossible.  She kept pushing me and I seen what it did for her.  So, I made the commitment to join.  I am glad I did!

 

What made you decide to try the 90 Day Challenge?

By the end of December, I had gained so much weight and was sick of myself.  Having kettlebells and the challenge to help me lose weight was like the two pieces of the puzzle that I was missing.  I have tried a lot of things that helped for a short time or not at all.   I always wanted a quick fix.  All anybody needs is exercise, portion control, good food choices, and a lot of patience!  What a simple concept.

 

What changes have you seen since starting the challenge?

I have lost weight as well as inches and I am firming up.  I have more energy and getting up at 4:30, 2-3 times a week does not even faze me now.  I am either at boot camp at 5:15, or 6:00 Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Kettlebell Extreme (Insanity) on Monday Nights. 

 

Who/What is your inspiration to keep coming back?

My daughter, Aimee.  She just wants a healthy mom and she always has my back.  Aimee made a chart for me to write down everything that I eat and the calorie count.  I have done this since January 1.  It keeps me mindful of what I have ate through the day.  Also, I have appreciated the support from many of my kettlebell friends, Jennifer & George especially.  Thanks!

 

What is your favorite thing about the School of Strength and/or 90 Day Challenge?

I never knew how much fun lifting weights could be.  I like that I am getting stronger and can do things that I could not do just four months ago (going up four flights of stairs at work and not feeling like I am going to have a heart attack when I get to the top).

 

What are your long term goals?

I plan on getting all of my excess weight off and keep it off, and continue making healthy food choices forever.  When I am in the Kettlebell Extreme (Insanity) class, I want to eventually graduate from the modified exercise and do the real deal (jumping jacks).

 

What advice would you give to someone just starting or thinking about getting started at THE School of Strength and/or 90 Day Challenge?

Give both a chance.  There is always someone to support you, show you the right way.  As you lose weight, lifting helps you firm up.  It is hard work, but it pays off in the long run and you have fun along the way.  You can see results soon which helps keep you going. 

 

If you are interested in nutritional coaching please contact Coach Jenn Sherlock at jennifer@skinnymomchallenge.com

 

AWESOME TESTIMONIAL!!!

At THE School of Strength we have not only the best members, but the best coaches in the country.  Here is a very motivating email I received from one of our instructors George Boots.  Please read:
 
 
Coach Mills-

 I want to take the time to discuss my recent physical I received at the Fire Department this year.  It was my best physical to date!! I weighed in at just over 180lbs and was asked on two separate occasions if I was a runner.  When I stated “no” the x-ray tech doing my chest x-ray said “you have long lungs”.  I didn’t even know “long lungs” existed!  She stated they normally see that attribute in runners.  My reply was simple “I don’t run a lot, but I do Kettlebell Training”.   After that I spent time with the N.P. and she reviewed my blood work with me and remarked how it was outstanding.  My HDL (Healthy Cholesterol) went up 6 points and my LDL (Lethal) went down.  My fasting blood sugar was 80 (and I didn’t fast!) and my b.p. was 100/64 with a resting heart rate of 54.  She asked me what I was doing and I told her “I do kettlebell training”.  My spirometer test (breathing) was off the charts and she remarked that I must be a runner.  At the end she said to “keep doing what you are doing, it is working”.  Again, I train with Kettlebells.  Nothing fancy or elaborate.  Simply Sinister as Pavel would say.

 Coach, I think it is important that I share this information so people know this training provides true and real benefits that you don’t always “see” in our training system.  I do train hard and I watch my diet, but I still have ice cream and pizza.  I just do it in moderation, so I can enjoy it without the regret that comes with it.  I work on my breathing while in class and I constantly try and push myself to be better and stronger.  I am not worried about keeping up with the next guy, I am worried about keeping up with me! 

 With the supplements that I use through Beverly International and the training I receive at your facility I have raised the bar for my own physical health in the areas I don’t physically see! 

 
Remember I once weighed 240lbs and now I am a stronger and healthier person at 180.  Please share this with our membership as you see fit.  Our program WORKS! Period, end of story!  YOU GET RESULTS!

 
Lt. George Boots
Engine 82 C-Shift
Wayne Township Fire Department
Indianapolis, IN 46241
317-246-6282

 George Before
George After

Meet Kettlebell Member Christy

Meet Christy V. she is a kettlebell member here a THE School of Strength.
 
 
Why did you start Kettlebell Boot Camp?
My sister, an employee in Center Grove, told me about Kettlebell Boot Camp.  Because of the price, location, times of classes and the fact that I knew others attending, I couldn't pass it up!


 

What changes have you seen since starting?


While I thought I would lose more weight, I'm very happy with how my body has changed.  I realize that to achieve the goals I've set, I need to do some major work with cardio and diet as well.  I can DEFINITELY tell that I have grown stronger and more endurant.


Who/what is your inspiration to keep coming back?


There are so many answers here- Primarily, I go for me- to challenge myself to stick to something that is forming a healthier me.  My daughter is the reason I care more now than ever.  My sister (who brought me here) working along with me in this, holds me accountable.  All of the other class-goers, whether they are already powerhouses or work super hard each class, remind me that I'm not alone and hard work gets results.


What is your favorite WOD? (Workout of the Day)


First of all, I love that every time I go, the workout is different.  My favorite, though it is super hard, is probably when we do 6 sets of the same movement with heavy (20 sec.), medium (30 sec.), heavy (20 sec.) then back up again, going through all the main movements.  The finisher always helps me feel a sense of accomplishment at the end of the workout.

 
What is your favorite part of THE School of Strength?


I don't feel out of place and I feel like everyone is there to get better and help each other.


What are your long term goals?


I'd like to get down about another 20-25 lbs.  I also would like to keep the habit of working out 3+ times a week.


What advice would you give someone just starting out or thinking about getting started?


The hardest workout is the first.  Gather the courage to take the risk of trying something new, fight through that first workout, then come back.  I promise you will feel proud of yourself after every workout.  The School of Strength draws a diverse group of participants (age, fitness level, goals, etc) and this leads to a very comfortable, focused environment.  The coaches and returning members are all about helping you get better, regardless of where you are starting.


 We would love to hear your story please email them to kettlebellbootcamps@outlook.com

New Facebook Page

Our new Facebook page is up and running.  Please be sure to like the page and share it will everyone on your friend list!  We lost 800 people because our page was shut down.  Click the link and you will be directed to our NEW Kettlebell Bootcamps official page.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kettlebell-Bootcamps/173126866215578

Meet Andrew

Here is another story of one of our 5:15 a.m. kettlebell members!  We would love to hear what changes kettlebell bootcamps and THE School of Strength has helped you achieve!

Why did you start Kettlebell Boot Camp?
                I had just finished P90X and wanted something that was strength-based, but different than a gym membership. A friend of mine that I play basketball with (and is one of the fittest guys I know) did kettlebells so I thought I’d give it a try.
 
What changes have you seen since starting?
                Although P90X was good, it did little for me compared to kettlebells. I have lost an additional 10-12 pounds and made tremendous strength gains. I have dropped a couple of inches off of my waistline, too. Mostly it is the strength gains that I notice. I have run a couple of obstacle course races, a half-marathon, and participated in a GoRuck Light since joining THE School of Strength. At OCRs I can tell the difference in my ability to pull myself up and over a wall without help. I PR’d in the half-marathon, besting my time from when I was in college by 5 minutes. At the GoRuck Light I carried a backpack (ruck) for 6 hours with 45 pounds of bricks in it. I ended the event carrying a sandbag the entire length of the Indy canal, followed by a 100-yard fireman carry of a 205-pound guy with his weighted ruck on too. Here’s a picture:

 
Who/what is your inspiration to keep coming back?
                First and foremost it’s my friends at 5:15. They are positive and challenge me to work harder than I would alone. In addition, I feel great and look better and better all the time, so who wants to give that up???
 
What is your favorite WOD? (Workout of the Day)
                I like the WODs that have a time limit and a goal for repetitions. It is never easy to get all of the workout in under the time limit, but the feeling of accomplishment is awesome.
 
What is your favorite part of THE School of Strength?
                The attitude of the people at THE School of Strength is the best part. From Marty on down, everyone there wants to be fit, do it the right way through hard work, and have fun in the process.
 
What are your long term goals?
                There aren’t any weight goals or event goals in my plans. My goal is to continue being active for the rest of my life so I can model a healthy lifestyle to my daughters.
 
What advice would you give someone just starting out or thinking about getting started?
                Take it one exercise at a time. You’ll get tired, try to finish. If you make a habit of pushing through the tired feeling, you’ll continue to do it. If you make a habit of quitting, you’ll continue to do it.

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Sorry for any confusion!

Meet School of Strength Member Ellyn


THE School of Strength prides itself on helping our Kettlebell Boot Camp members become stronger and healthier.  We would like to share stories of our members with you. 

 Meet Ellyn! 
I have been doing Kettle Bells on and off over the past couple of years.  This is my story….

        I remember the first two weeks when I started kettle bells and just could not believe how SORE I was.  I think every muscle group hurt BUT with going to the class consistently each week and stretching just a little before and after class made most of the aches go away.   Initially, I was afraid to try the more difficult moves because of previous injuries to my shoulder, knee and foot but Marty and I came up with a plan.  I spoke with him about my concerns and he helped me modify my work-out to meet MY needs.   I know what exercises to do if I have to modify and I still get a great work-out just like everyone else!  Marty has been such a wonderful coach and inspiration to me.  His encouragement to do my best keeps me going!!  Also, on a more personal note… I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes three years ago.  Initially I was on medication until I started exercising and taking better control of my diet.  I have not been on medication for over two years now and the doctor attributes most of this to working out with kettle bells.   Recently had blood work drawn and everything that had been high or borderline came back normal.  I could not believe it!  My Diabetes is completely under control and all levels are great!   Many thanks to Marty and Scott to helping me be the best I can be!
Ellyn Fisher 

Would you like to share your story and experiences you've had with THE School of Strength and Kettlebell Boot Camp? Contact Jennifer at JenniferSchoolofStrength@outlook.com

Basic Training Student Question


There was a question regarding the “Basic Training” Course.  The question was “How new is new? Are you including those just beginning or if we have been coming to the evening class?”

The School of Strength wants everyone to be successful and feel confident in yourself and the training you are receiving.  If you are a member from the previous session and you still do not feel confident with certain techniques then please feel free to join the “Basic Training” group.  All of the coaches want you to feel confident and avoid any injuries due to improper form.  The new Fall members will attend 30 days of “Basic Training” separate from the advanced members but you will still complete the same workout.  The “Basic Training” will run at the same time as the 5:15 a.m., 6:00 a.m, and 6:00 p.m. classes except in another area. 
Please if you have further questions don’t be afraid to ask!  We want you to be a SUCCESS at The School of Strength!!

Check Out Our Mention in the Indy Star!

THE School of Strength was mentioned in the Indy Star yesterday. 

Here's a link to yesterday's article:
http://www.indystar.com/article/20130904/LIFE/309040033/Kettlebell-craze-burn-20-calories-minute-takes-over-Indy


 

THANK YOU!!!


Today I became the #1 ranked RKC Kettlebell coach in the United States out of 1,566 other certified RKC instructors. This rating is based soley on the reviews and recommendations of the School of Strength members!!! I want to thank each and every one of you who have ever left a POSITIVE review for me and THE School of Strength. I am truly blessed to be around such an amazing group of people. We have the BEST GYM and TRAINING GROUP in the Country!!!







School of Strength Wins Indy's Best Bootcamp!!!

We were just voted Indy's Best Bootcamp!  This honor was earned because we have the most amazing training group in the country.  Our members are hard workers who genuinely care about each other.  At the School of Strength we focus on STRENGTH, FITNESS, HEALTH, ATHLETICIM, and FUN!  We value strength of mind, body and character.  We train to be better men and women!     

Are you tired of those "flashy" overly expensive health clubs with endless rows of machines and treadmills that never get RESULTSAre you looking for a REAL GYM for REAL TRAININGIf you are interested in joining America's Top Bootcamp email me at: millsm@centergrove.k12.in.us