Jeremiah, or “Jerry” as he’s affectionately known, is the life of the party at AMPM HQ. As head coach and specialising in calisthenics, Jeremiah’s training sessions are all about reaching high energy and having fun in an inclusive environment. Beyond developing a strong physique, however, Jeremiah centres his class regimes around creating functional, healthy bodies that optimise individual potential.
Being born and bred on the Gold Coast, this vivacious character entered the world of fitness as a lifeguard and Flow Rider instructor at Dreamworld. As a natural-born lover of movement and exercise, Jeremiah was encouraged to enter the health and fitness industry by his former aquatics supervisor. However, after completing his PT course, Jeremiah returned to the construction industry and continued training purely for passion. It was around this time that he met AMPM’s founder and patriarch Johann Ofner who began training him in the art of calisthenics. From there, the pair grew more and more inspired by what they were doing, laying foundations for the birth of the AMPM movement.
For many beginners, this style of training can seem quite daunting, which is where the difference with AMPM really comes into play. Training with Jeremiah means going at your own pace, allowing you to learn the basics at a speed you’re comfortable with, in an environment that is safe and enjoyable for all.
“For people who come in for the experience, I want them to feel as though they’re a part of a family, let alone a gym. I feel like we’re creating that community now,” he explains.
To keep things light, Jeremiah is known to throw a few signature dance moves into his sessions, especially to get a sneaky grin from those who might be a little flat or struggling to get through the session.
Oh, did we mention he loves dogs? Follow Jerry on Instragram