Guiding you to be better than yesterday


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, and Chinese Style Olympic Weightlifting from Ma Strength. I've studied self-defense with Maestro Defense Systems, Marcia Kali, Active self-defense & Competitive Athletic Conditioning. TRX certified in Kettlebell & Club bell training. I've been recognized as an instructor in RKC/ Kettlebell Concepts, Gyra Sport, IKFF (International Kettlebell Foundation) and Circular Strength Training.

I am 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), and American Football. I've competed in multiple Tough Mudder & Civilian Military Combine races. I am ranked as a blue belt in 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 is long sword Kendo, Saber, Filipino Martial Arts (Arnis and Kali). Most recently I joined  the armoured combat League and began training in medieval Combat Fighting with full armor. I am studying Krav Maga under the TruKrav system and I have received my teaching credentials under the  doce pares escrima system.

Lamar is the creator and owner of McKay Strength Inc. For over 20 years he has been training everyone who is ready to be better in spite of life's obstacles. Lamar’s long time training goal is to be ready, therefore he continues to study and refine himself in various aspects of physical fitness culture.