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Matthew Flaherty

Flexible Steel Instructor Specialists Stafford Strength
Work Stafford Strength 133 East 58th St 6th Floor New York NY 10022 United States Cell Phone: 5169930173 Website:

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Matthew Flaherty,  MS, CSCS is the founder of Stafford Strength. He is one of New York City’s most sought after Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS). With a Masters Degree in Exercise & Health Promotion, Matthew has helped hundreds of people turn their lives around and achieve their fitness and life goals.

Matthew began competing in Martial Arts and earned his 4th Degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo. He was an athlete in high school before ultimately pursuing exercise and health in higher education. Along the way he has tried a wide range of techniques for achieving optimal fitness. Matthew has found particular success working with powerlifting and kettlebell training. Matthew also specializes in sport specific training, for example golf performance. He is also a certified nutrition coach through Precision Nutrition. The principles he has learned can be applied to virtually any sport or fitness goal. After 13 years as a personal trainer in the fitness industry, Matthew is still a student of strength and looks for new ways to help his clients achieve their goals.

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There are currently 3 levels of Flexible Steel Instructors:

Level I Instructor – Has demonstrated a high proficiency in the essentials of the Flexible Steel system and shown an ability to effectively teach others.  To find an instructor in your area, click on the country name.

Level II Instructor –  Have received further training in Flexible Steel system specialties and advanced curriculum.  To find an instructor in your area, click on the country name.

Instructor Specialists – Hand picked experts tasked with Teaching and Leading the Flexible Steel Instructor Certification.  They are all kettlebell experts, have an FMS background and most are martial arts experts as well.  Be confident you are in great hands with these professionals.