intensive Hosts

this year we’re bringing in more experts on various topics to host additional intensives

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stephen hitt 


Stephen is the founder and CEO of CrossFit Industrious and has created a formidable brand. He has been the driving force for a cutting edge, community-focused gym that empowers its members to live a better life, which now boasts more than 500 members. Stephen has a knack for branding and for creating a top notch customer experience.


stu brauer 

wtf gym talk

Don’t just build a gym, build a business. Stu, the creator of WTF Gym Talk, is an all-around resource for those looking to grow a real business. Stu looks to provide a continuation of education for all the passionate owners with fitness certifications, who need the resource for creating the game plan and the strategy to execute their vision.


jim crowell

opex fitness

after successfully transitioning from the finance arena to the fitness/coaching space, jim has found fulfillment at opex, where He has the privilege of working with inspired clients and learning from some of the finest coaches in the world. His unique experiences have helped him understand that just like athletes, every business is unique, and he hopes to use his skill set to help them reach their potential.


keegan martin

brand x method

With decades of collective coaching experience between them in fitness and self-defense, the Martins have developed a method for optimal youth athletic development that combines state-of-the-art movement skill training with classic principles of strength training, physical literacy, and play. To deliver this program effectively to the most kids, the Martins created a cutting-edge certification designed to provide coaches with the knowledge, tools, and passion to build formidable humans.


Layci Nelson

Iron + Mortar