Featured Trainer: Steve Maxwell – MMA Training



As per usual, my goal with FunkMMA is bring you the best of the best when it comes to Trainers in the industry. Steve Maxwell is no exception and no joke. Take a look at some of the great exercises and workouts Steve has used with world Combat Fighters and even Joe Rogan.

With a Masters in Phys-Ed, Steve has spent over 35 years in the fields of wrestling, grappling, and physical training, always at the forefront of fitness innovation. Steve was the first person certified to teach Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in the USA and is a 6-time Pan-American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion and 3-time International Master/Senior Champion.

Steve Maxwell is best known for starting Maxercise, the first official Kettlebell gym in the USA. He has been published in Men’s Health, Muscle Media, Men’s Journal and Martial Arts Training. His creativity and ability with Kettlebells and Joint Mobility is internationally renowned. Always teaching, always coaching, Steve travels around the world leading seminars in Strength Conditioning, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kettlebells, and Joint Mobility.
See More of Steve’s workouts, programs, certifications, videos and DVD’s at www.MaxwellSC.com

Steve Maxwell: MMA Circuit Demo
Xande Ribeiro and other Professional Combat fighters


Steve Maxwell: Diego Sanchez KB Lateral Lunge + Overhead Squat
Take a look at the intensity Diego trains with.


Steve Maxwell: Diego Sanchez Bridge Row



Steve Maxwell: More Flat Iron Deadlift w/ Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan training at StengthBox in Toronto with Steve and Greg Carver – www.strengthbox.ca  If you are in Toronto book a session at the StrengthBox, you will not be disappointed



Steve Maxwell: Regis Lebre KB Dynamic Plank Hold



Steve Maxwell: Diego Sanchez Ball + Bulgarian Bag circuit



Steve Maxwell: Sprinter Lunge-Front Plank Combo – Finisher

Use this exercise as a Finisher to your workout. 


About Steve Maxwell


35+ years of experience in fitness training and coaching.

Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from West Chester State University, in PA.

First American to earn a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, certified by Relson Gracie.

Holds many Brazilian Jiu Jitsu titles, including Six Pan-American Championships and three International Master-Senior Championships.

One of three American black belts to hold a world title in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Taught the first kettlebell classes in the nation, at Maxercise, which he owned/operated as a top gym in Philadelphia for 16 years before John Disimone took over.

Leads seminars around the world for Strength & Conditioning, Joint Mobility, Kettlebells, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

First RKC Senior Instructor, influential in many of the movements and concepts in the RKC curriculum.

AKC certified.

Has worked with various government agencies, including the DEA, Secret Service, and FBI.

Trained professional athletes, including those from the Phillies, Dodgers, and Eagles.

Named one of the top 100 trainers in the US by Men’s Journal.

Published or featured in numerous books and magazines, including Men’s Journal, Men’s Health, Muscle Media, Hard Style, The Russian Kettlebell Challenge, and The Naked Warrior.

Produced numerous training videos for Strength & Conditioning and Kettlebells.

Widely known for ability to connect with clients and students, bringing out their best performance.


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