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PDX 101

 
 
Ready to kickstart your fitness game in a non competitive, inviting, and supportive environment? PDX 101 is the perfect route to get you prepared to tackle our Group Strength and Conditioning classes.

 

PDX 101 is designed to give you a good grasp of our classes at PDXstrength.

Learn the fundamental movements used in our group training classes: squat, hinge, press, push, pull, lunge, jump, run, row and more.
Acclimate yourself to the intensity levels of PDXstrength classes at a pace that's perfect for you.
Learn about nutrition, recovery and hydration.
Become familiar with dynamic and static stretching techniques for joint mobility and muscle flexibility.
Establish your 3R max back squat, front squat, press and deadlift.
Be introduced to more advanced gymnastics and kettlebell movements.
Learn the the basics of Olympic weightlifting, like the clean and jerk and snatch.
Gradually perform tougher and challenging metcons that will improve your overall fitness level and expose you to high intensity workouts.
And most importantly, have lots of fun enjoying exercise!
 Our all-star coaches will meet you at your current fitness level. Cost is only $220 for 16 classes, plus PDX 101 athletes get free access to any of our bootcamp classes, kettle bell classes and open gym for the duration of PDX 101, valued at $188.

**no classes  will be scheduled on Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas, Christmas Eve, New Years Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day or 4th of July** 

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Intro to Olympic Weightlifting!

Improve your power, speed, strength, and flexibility with Olympic-style weightlifting! This 6 week course will cover the basics of the Olympic lifts, the snatch and the clean & jerk. We will learn the fundamentals of weightlifting including squatting mechanics, overhead position, pulling, and pressing. No previous weightlifting experience necessary but some familiarity with barbell movements is helpful. After taking this course you may sign up for any of our ongoing 6 week Olympic weightlifting courses.

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Olympic Weightlifting

Improve your power, speed, strength, and flexibility with Olympic-style weightlifting! This 6 week course will cover the Olympic lifts, the snatch and the clean & jerk, as well as assistance exercises for Olympic Weightlifting.
 
Athletes must take our Intro to Olympic Weightlifting class, prior to taking part in our ongoing Weightlifting class. (If you have previous experience, please contact Jocelyn and we can get you into the appropriate class)  Athletes can build off what they learned in the intro series, to further progress their strength and technique. 
 
 

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Kids Skateboarding 101 ( Ages 5 and up)

Skateboarding is a sport, an art form, a lifestyle, and a culture. 
 
This 3 week course will meet your child at their current level.  We will meet 9 am, Saturday mornings at Pier Park. Please bring a board and helmet. (Pads are optional but highly encouraged) Class size is limited to 4 skaters per coach. 
 
Course objectives are getting comfortable on the board, stance, basic tricks and skating simple obstacles. 
Participants will learn how to foster safer skating through practice of stance, falling and bailing out.
Confidence on the board will be improved as well as ability with balance, mechanics and control on the board. Skatepark etiquette will be introduced so your child will know how to safely navigate a skatepark.
 
 
Here are just some of the amazing benefits of skateboarding:
 
Provides flexibility
Physical Endurance 
Teaches Precision 
Improves Coordination
Teaches consequences, practice, and patience 
You learn to fall
You make lifetime friends
You have fun! 
 
Cost is $50 
 
 

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Adult Skateboarding (Beginner)

Skateboarding is a sport, an art form, a lifestyle, and a culture.

This 3 week beginner course will meet you at your current level. We will meet 10 am, Saturday mornings at Pier Park. Please bring a board and helmet. (Pads are optional but highly encouraged) 

Course objectives are getting comfortable on the board, stance, basic tricks and skating simple obstacles.
Participants will learn how to foster safer skating through practice of stance, falling and bailing out.
Confidence on the board will be improved as well as ability with balance, mechanics and control on the board. Skatepark etiquette will be introduced so you will know how to safely navigate a skatepark.

Here are just some of the amazing benefits of skateboarding:

Provides flexibility
Physical Endurance
Teaches Precision
Improves Coordination
Teaches consequences, practice, and patience
You learn to fall
You make lifetime friends
You have fun!

Cost is $60