Nathan Zimmerman MS, CSCS, SFG, RKC, CPT
Strength and Conditioning Coach – Lead Kettlebell Instructor – G1 Krav Maga Instructor
Nathan “Sleeping Tiger” Zimmerman is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, a certified Russian Kettlebell Instructor through the Russian Kettlebell Challenge, a Strong First Girya Instructor, a ISSA-certified personal trainer, and a G1 certified Krav Maga Global Instructor, . He holds a MS in Kinesiology from Cal Poly, SLO. His experience includes working as a physical therapy aide at the Body and Balance Center in San Luis Obispo and as a volunteer aide at Bell Trace in Bloomington, Indiana. At Bell Trace, he treated shoulder, knee, hip, and back injuries. Nathan also had the privilege of interning at Athlon Elite under Ryan Joiner. Since then he has gained experience in the fitness field through working at the Cal Poly Rec Center as a personal trainer, as well as helping with strength and conditioning for a local kickboxing team. Nathan has trained with and learned from the likes of well known and influential trainers in the strength and conditioning community including Dan John, Pavel Tsatsouline, Doug Nepodal, Brett Jones, Jeff O’Connor, Max Shank, Kelly Starrett and David Whitley. Other martial arts experience includes training Muay Thai under Ajarn Nelson Siyavong and Kru Albert Malatamban, boxing with Darby Evans, Kickboxing with Cruz Gomez, and Krav Maga with John Whitman, Alan Predolin and Eyal Yanilov.
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KT Streder, BS, SFG, RKC, CPT
Lead Kettlebell Instructor
KT is a Cal Poly graduate with a BS in Kinesiology and is currently in the Masters program at Cal Poly studying exercise physiology. She worked with Dr. Hagobian, Ph.D as a research assistant and studied exercise’s effect on appetite hormones. As a graduate student, she now teaches undergraduate exercise physiology and biomechanics labs. Additional experience includes assisting collegiate-level coach Kathy Devaney in coaching SLO High School’s shot put and discus throwers from 2009 to 2011. KT also had the privilege of interning at Athlon Elite under Ryan Joiner, MS, CSCS, and has been training in the art of Muay Thai for over two years and helping with strength and conditioning for a local kickboxing team.
G1 Krav Maga Instructor
Level 1 Krav Maga Instructor
Seth has lived on the central coast for over 20 years. He served in the United States Army as an Infantry man and trained Judo for one year under Greg Rubio. Shortly after, he found his calling with Krav Maga and he has been training since 2010 years in San Luis Obispo under Lisa Rivera. Seth has trained with Nathan Zimmerman and KT Streder at Sleeping Tiger Fitness since its beginning. It is his love for Krav Maga and his desire to share his knowledge that makes him a great instructor.