Welcome to CHAMPIONS ACADEMY, where champions are made. Georgia’s first athletic sports performance facility made completely available to the general public. Whether an individual athlete or a whole sports team, CHAMPIONS ACADEMY provides all the essentials needed to get you to your optimum athletic condition.
The brand new CHAMPIONS ACADEMY facility established in 2016 is the first sports performance facility in Georgia, made available for use to the general public. Designed to bring the determined athlete a perfect athletic environment to improve their physical attributes, CHAMPIONS ACADEMY wants to raise the bar and strive for athletic excellence.
The four story facility incorporates everything needed for athletes to improve their physical capabilities. From hypertrophy stations including max out towers, to Olympic free-weight plat forms. From a full floor of Astroturf dedicated to improved speed and agility to state of the art pneumatic plyometric stations. From a general fitness studio to the CHAMPIONS ACADEMY FIGHT SCHOOL with full MMA octagon. At CHAMPIONS ACADEMY we really have tried to bring as much to the table as possible, all in one location.
Our Coaching staff welcome athletes of every ability, whether an elite Olympian or someone looking to improve their general health and fitness, we welcome anyone looking to take steps to becoming a champion. The CHAMPIONS ACADEMY staff members have a mixture of knowledge from various health and fitness or athletic sporting backgrounds for you to pick at their brains to get the advice and knowledge you need to reach your athletic goals.
CHAMPIONS ACADEMY have been fortunate enough to gain partnership with THE BARWIS METHODS. This means that our head athletic trainers have all been BARWIS METHODS CERTIFIED and the training programmes delivered to you will be created using an athletic formula created by one of the top strength and conditioning experts in the world, Mike Barwis.
WHO IS MIKE BARWIS
For over 25 years Mike Barwis has dedicated himself to creating, perfecting and implementing his style and techniques of strength and conditioning to help various athletes around the world. Barwis boasts an impressive resume which includes the titles of: Head Strength and Conditioning at West Virginia University, The University of Michigan, The Miami Dolphins and The New York Mets. By integrating Neurological Engineering, modern sports science, manual manipulations, biomechanics, psychology, and individualized physiologically designed and adapted training cycles, Mike has become one of the world’s top strength and conditioning experts.
The BARWIS METHODS which stems from the theory of Wolff’s law (The law in which Julius Wolff states that; a person or animal will adapt to the environment in which it is placed) , lead to the development of Mike’s cutting edge applied scientific techniques. Along with his very own set of core values and methods of Neurological Reengineering (Increasing a person’s neuromuscular activation and control) Barwis has been able to apply his methods of strength and conditioning not only to aid the elite athletes of the world, but also to help people with severe physical and neural impairments, to improve their physical capabilities.