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Ron Yellin

Owner / Head Coach

weightlifting.nyc
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Former soccer player, Jeet Kune Do practitioner, competitive Crossfit “athlete”, competitive Olympic lifter.

Currently into mountain biking.

When not coaching, you can find me shredding the gnar, browsing the internet for cute pictures of cats, and organizing clutter into matching shapes and sizes.


Certifications/Training

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

  • CrossFit Level 1

  • CrossFit Level 2

  • USA W Advanced Sports Performance Coach

  • Catalyst Athletics Level 1 Coach

  • Catalyst Athletics Advanced Weightlifting Seminar

  • RRCA Level 1

  • CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting

  • CrossFit Competitor’s Course

  • CrossFit Kids

  • CrossFit Powerlifting

  • CrossFit Football

  • IKSFA Kettlebell Sport Coach

  • Hybrid Athletics Strongman Seminar

  • Freestyle Connection Seminar with Carl Paoli

  • Outlaw Training Camp

  • Phase 6/6 in Jeet Kune Do

  • Attitude Nation Level 1 Certification/Seminar with Jon North

  • NASM CPT (expired)

Accomplishments

  • 2nd place AG - YAI Central Park Challenge

  • 2018 NYC Marathon

  • 2018 Lake George Triathlon - Olympic Distance

  • 2017 NYC Marathon

  • 2016 NYC Open - 1st place - 85kg class - with a qualifying total for the American Open Championships (271kg)

  • 2013 American Open Championships - 16th place - Dallas Texas - 77kg class (265kg)

  • 2013 NYC Open – 2nd place - 77kg class with a qualifying total for the National Weightlifting Championships (257kg)

  • 2012 CrossFit North East Regionals competitor

  • 2010 California State Games - bronze medal – 85kg class