In the first announcement for the elitefts Strong(er) Sports Training and Success Summit, we promised that more specific details and registration were coming soon... and now, they are here.

Summit Schedule

Friday, April 26th, 2019, will consist of six hour-long presentations, free lunch, and a speaker Q&A panel.

By the hour:

  • 8-9 a.m. — Summit Check-In at elitefts Headquarters
  • 9-9:10 a.m. — Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 9:10-10:10 a.m. — Managing Training Stressors with Buddy Morris
  • 10:20-11:20 a.m. — 10 Things I Wish I’d Known: In Business & In Life with Alwyn Cosgrove
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Nutrition & Supplementation Considerations for Athletes with Eric Serrano
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. — Break for Lunch (included for all attendees)
  • 1:40-2:40 p.m. — Building Your Brand with Joe Bennett
  • 2:50-3:50 p.m. — Evaluation & Treatment of Weightlifting Injuries in Athletes with Ken Kinakin
  • 4-5 p.m. — Evolution of Training Methods & Perspectives with JL Holdsworth
  • 5:10-6:10 p.m. — Speaker Panel Q&A
  • 6:10-6:30 p.m. — Closing Remarks with Dave Tate

Saturday, April 27th, 2019, will consist of small group workshops and roundtables. Sessions will be two rounds of two-hour hands-on training, conversations, and in-depth education with speakers. Most roundtables and workshops will be limited to a smaller group (less than 25 attendees per group) for a more personal experience with speakers. Depending on the topic, some workshops will have a limit as low as 10 attendees.

After registration, attendees will receive an email with more information on how to sign up for their desired roundtables and workshops, which are on a first-come, first-serve basis. We highly encourage early registration. Attendees will select two workshops and/or roundtables from the following list:

  • Workshop 1: Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR) Workshop with JL Holdsworth
  • Workshop 2: Perfect Your Deadlift & Squat Technique Workshop with Buddy Morris & Julia Ladewski
  • Workshop 3: Evaluating & Treating Weightlifting Injuries with Ken Kinakin
  • Workshop 4: Hypertrophy Training Education & Techniques Workshop with Joe Bennett
  • Workshop 5: Powerlifting 101 Workshop with Dave Tate
  • Roundtable 1: Nutrition and Supplementation for Athletes Roundtable Discussion with Eric Serrano
  • Roundtable 2: Building Your Personal Training Business Roundtable with Alwyn Cosgrove

By the hour:

  • 9-9:50 a.m. — Roundtable & Workshop Check-In
  • 9:50-10 a.m. — Welcome/Intro to Roundtables & Workshops
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. — Round 1: Workshops & Roundtables
  • 12-1 p.m. — Break for Lunch (included for all attendees)
  • 1:10-3:10 p.m. — Round 2: Workshops & Roundtables
  • 3:20-5 p.m. — Speaker Panel Q&A
  • 5-5:30 p.m. — Closing Remarks with Dave Tate
  • 6:30 p.m. — Team elitefts dinner (VIP Attendees invited)

Sunday, April 28th, 2019, consists of an open gym session. Hybrid Performance Group will also be offering their services on-site for free at the elitefts Compound.

By the hour:

10 a.m. — Open Training for Team Members and VIP Attendees


Early Bird Registration: $299. This option includes attendance to the Strong(er) Sports Training & Success Summit, and a Summit T-shirt. Early Bird Registration will end on February 28th, 2019.

VIP Registration: $399. This new option is limited to only 20 attendees, so act fast. This option includes attendance to the Strong(er) Sports Training Success Summit, VIP dinner invitation with the speakers and elitefts staff on Saturday night, private open gym training at the S5 Compound on Sunday, and a Summit T-shirt.

Lodging and Transportation

The host hotel is a less than 5-minute drive from the elitefts Compound in London, Ohio.

Holiday Inn Express
100 Holiday Trail NE
London, OH 43140
(740) 852-2700

Room rates start at $108 per night (+ tax).

The Holiday Inn also offers a free continental breakfast each morning.

Other travel considerations: London, Ohio, is approximately 42 minutes from the Columbus International (CMH) Airport. Rideshares such as Uber will take you to London, but Uber does not pick up from London. If you are flying in, we highly suggest renting a car for the weekend or carpooling to secure your transportation needs.


Directions from Columbus International Airport to the elitefts Headquarters: 

Get on I-670 W/US-62 W in Mifflin Township from International Gateway
2.5 mi

Head west on International Gateway (Restricted usage road)
0.1 mi

Turn right to stay on International Gateway (Partially restricted usage road)
1.3 mi

Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left to stay on International Gateway
0.8 mi

Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Interstate 670 W/U.S. 62 W/Columbus and merge onto I-670 W/US-62 W
0.3 mi

Follow I-670 W and I-70 W to US-42 S in Madison County. Take exit 79 from I-70 W
25.2 mi

Merge onto I-670 W/US-62 W
8.8 mi

Merge onto I-70 W
2.1 mi

Keep left to stay on I-70 W
14.0 mi

Take exit 79 for US-42 toward London
0.2 mi

Continue on US-42 S to your destination
7.9 mi

Turn left onto US-42 S
3.3 mi

Turn left onto Spring Valley Rd
2.8 mi

Turn right onto OH-665 W
1.7 mi

Turn right – you will see a church on your right. Please enter that driveway, elitefts is approximately 0.1 mi past the church on your left.

elitefts Headquarters and Compound
1402 OH-665
London, OH 43140

What are you waiting for? On your mark, get set... GO REGISTER!