About

About

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Lamar is the creator and owner of McKay Strength Inc. For over 20 years he has been training everyone from teens to Executive athletes. He continues to study and refine himself in various aspects of physical culture and guides every session he provides. Lamar’s long time training goal is to be ready when he is called on to be Batman.

I am certified in several martial arts and fitness training techniques. These include ACE (American Council of Exercise), AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Federation of America), EFTI (Equinox Fitness Training Institute), Speed/Power Training, Functional Movement Screen Protocol, corrective  exercise protocols   with  the  Brookbush Institute, Chinese  Style Olympic  Weightlifting from Ma Strength, Studied  self -defense  with  Maestro defense systems ,Marcia Kali, Active self-defense & Competitive Athletic Conditioning.Trx certified In the arena of Kettlebell & Club bell training and I've been recognized as an instructor in RKC/ Kettlebell Concepts, Gyra Sport, IKFF (International Kettlebell Foundation) and Circular Strength Training.

I am also a lifetime athlete with training in various martial arts disciplines (Boxing, Wing Chun, Goju ryu karate), as well as gymnastics, track (200 meter dash, 400 meter dash), field events (100 meter hurdles), American Football and competed in multiple Tough Mudder & Civilian Military Combine races. I am ranked as a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under Marcos Santos .I have experience with traditional  throwing  weapons ,traditional Projectile weapons Archery  both  a recurve bow and longbow, My Swordsmanship background long  sword Kendo, Saber, Filipino Martial Arts.( Arnis,Kali).Most recently I joined  the armoured combat League and began training in medieval Combat Fighting with full armor I am studing Krav Maga under the TruKrav system and Doce pareces escrima.

I have previously been employed as Concert Security Personnel, Nightclub bouncer, a Hotel Security, a Private event security guard, and a Personal Security Escort I have been training in many fitness clubs in the New York area such as Complete Body Spa, Club H Fitness, David Barton gym and Equinox Fitness Club. My career in teaching strength or martial arts is over 10 years long and   I continually seek to learn more to improve my practice.