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Certified Speaking Professional and Fitness Presenter

Over the course of his career SGT Ken® has trained every branch of service as well as the German, British, French, Korean, and Singaporean Armies. He has spoken for the ARMY, Beachbody, canfitpro, FCCLA, Good Life 500, IDEA, OrangeTheory Fitness, Marion Military Institute, National Guard, the NAVY and the Mayo Clinic. Since his first speech, he's spoken for audiences in over 30 countries including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Dubai, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Ignite and empower your team with lessons from a highly decorated combat veteran and award-winning international speaker. His speaking topics include leadership, resilience, and fitness.

Resilience: The Road to Resilience: Turn Stress into Strength and Obstacles into Opportunities™

Leadership, Professional Development, Resilience

Offered as a workshop or a 4-hour certification. There are only two things that can happen to you when you face an obstacle of any kind: fall apart or bounce back. Resilience (sometimes called “emotional fitness” or “mental toughness”) is when you face adversity head-on and grow from the experience.

Lead to Succeed: The Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Mentorship and Resilience Skills™

Goal Setting, Intentional Living, Leadership, Resilience

Everyone requires role models and guidance in order to be successful in any field. You may have dismissed the idea of becoming a mentor in the past because you thought that it would not be worth the time and energy you would have put into the relationship. It is time to put that kind of thinking behind you. A mentor affects the personal and professional life of an individual by fostering insight, identifying needed knowledge, and expanding opportunities. Use SGT Ken’s Top 10 Mentoring Tips to discover how to provide exceptional learning experiences, insight and perspective, and to build rewarding relationships that will last a lifetime. Learn how to Lead to Succeed! 

Selling Resilience: How to Create a Climate of Connection and Community while Selling a Solution™

Performance and Communication Techniques , Resilience, Sales and Marketing

This highly interactive workshop identifies the indispensable attributes all exceptional communicators must possess to cultivate a climate of connection, rapport and relationship building. Developed by Army Master Fitness Trainer, Master Resilience Trainer and decorated combat veteran Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®), this presentation features seven superior strategies to speak successfully in every situation. You’ll discover how to abolish anxiety, live to listen, create connection, enhance excitement, trust your timing, overcome objections, restore resilience, and to expand through empowerment.    

Connect for Effect: Seven Superior Strategies to Speak Successfully

Leadership, Performance and Communication Techniques , Professional Development

This highly interactive workshop identifies the essential skills all great presenters must possess in order to impact any audience. Developed by Army Master Fitness, Master Resilience Trainer and decorated combat veteran Ken Weichert (aka SGT Ken®), this workshop features seven superior strategies to speak successfully in every situation. You’ll discover how to use your voice for maximum effectiveness, how to cultivate a climate of connection, rapport and relationship building. You will also be immersed in several powerful and playful improvisational drills designed to unleash imagination, build self-confidence, and spawn spontaneity in order to create stagecraft success.  

Going for the Goal: Strategies that Work!™

Goal Setting, Professional Development, Resilience, Sales and Marketing

Learning to set goals and crafting plans for their accomplishment will have more of a positive impact on your life than anything else you could possible do.  As the saying goes, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.”  Many have called goal setting the master skill of success because it is the essential ingredient for successful living.  Without it, you can never come close to living your life to its fullest.  With it, you can learn and master anything else you desire. Mastery comes with deliberate, repetitive practice and a constant desire for never-ending advancement and improvement.  You can function at your best when you are actively pursuing a set of meaningful goals.

Discover the Leader in You!™

Leadership, Professional Development

The US Army defines leadership as the ability to influence people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation. Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, Ken Weichert, shares military leadership strategies proven to awaken the warrior within. Learn how to win battles on all fronts to help you discover the leader in you!

Fitness Leadership: The Top 5 Tips for Superior Class Design; Winning Program Development Strategies for Fitness Leaders

Fitness, Leadership, Professional Development

The top five tips for superior class design: Winning program development strategies for fitness leaders, will help you increase creativity and reduce the time that it takes to develop safe and effective fitness programs. This workshop features quick and easy fitness program development strategies that work. SGT Ken takes you through each step in detail to help you discover the leader within you and the resilience necessary to sustain success.

Fitness Leadership: The 7 Proven Strategies to Boot Camp Success with SGT Ken®

Fitness, Goal Setting, Leadership, Performance and Communication Techniques , Professional Development, Sales and Marketing

SGT Ken takes you through each step in detail to help you discover the leader within you and the resilience necessary to sustain success. Participants will be immersed in unbeatable performance styles, exceptional scheduling systems, brand discovery, development and deployment, individual tracking techniques, how to properly conduct tactical fitness programs for outdoor and indoor environments, cadence calls, circuit fitness training, military-style obstacle courses and fitness tests, fitness games, partner-assisted exercises, goal-setting techniques, and marketing strategies that work.

Fitness Leadership: Impro for Fit Pros; Improvisation Training for Fitness Instructors

Fitness, Leadership, Performance and Communication Techniques , Professional Development

Improv for Fit Pros: Improvisation Training for Fitness Instructors with SGT Ken® includes several playful and powerful drills designed to unleash imagination, build self-confidence, and spawn spontaneity in order to create stagecraft success. Participants will learn how to perform better through mastering the art of performance freedom.

Boot Camp Fitness Certification

Fitness, Leadership, Performance and Communication Techniques , Professional Development, Resilience

Developed by U.S. Army Master Fitness and Master Resilience Trainer and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran Ken Weichert (aka “SGT Ken”) and certified personal trainer Stephanie Weichert, this eight-hour course utilizes highly effective physical training techniques practiced by elite military forces.

Fitness: Breaking Emotional Eating Barriers with SGT Ken®

Health, Nutrition, Resilience

How to take complete control of compulsive and emotional eatingEmotional eating is when a person attempts to manage mood with food, such as consuming large quantities of unhealthy foods in response to feelings instead of hunger. When people cope with stress through the practice of compulsive and emotional eating, they create additional stress by what they practice. Physical health depends deeply on our mental and emotional fitness. Resilience is when you can face adversity head-on and grow from the experience. SGT Ken®, the creator of countless tactical fitness (aka “Boot Camp”) and health programs for Soldiers and their families, will provide powerful positive psychology skills to help people eliminate counter-productive thinking and focus on authentic happiness so that they may be able to break emotional eating barriers that are keeping them from a healthy life. Note: This is an intermediate-level guide on how to recognize and respond to the psychological association to poor dieting.

Fitness: SGT Ken’s Partner-assisted Sports; Operation Take Two™

Fitness

SGT Ken’s Partner-assisted Sports: Operation Take Two™ utilizes highly effective interval training techniques practiced by the U.S. military. Complete with multiple military strength and power drills, calisthenics and aerobic conditioning exercises, team and partner-assisted sports, this course will teach you fun and exciting ways to perform military Extreme Conditioning Programs (ECP).  

Knowing Nutrition: How to Recognize, React, and Create Resolve for Healthy Eating Habits™ with SGT Ken®

Fitness, Health, Nutrition

Unhealthy eating habits have contributed to the obesity epidemic that exits today. Millions of people around the world simply do not understand what foods and liquids are right for them. Additionally there are some people that do not want to make extensive changes to their diets at all, boasting excuses that healthy foods are too expensive or take too long to make. Knowing Nutrition: How to Recognize, React, and Create Resolve for Healthy Eating Habits is an easy-to-follow solution to fight the battle of the bulge through diet simplicity and a bit of sweet and savory psychology. Devour a dose of nutritional resilience and watch that body fat wither away for good. Note: This is a basic-level nutrition guide, making it possible for easy implementation at all levels.

Group Fit Games™ with SGT Ken®

Fitness

Group Fit Games™ with SGT Ken® utilizes highly effective interval training techniques practiced by the U.S. military. Complete with unique and effective athletic conditioning drills and partner-assisted sports, this course will teach you fun and exciting ways to perform your daily exercise programs. You will be immersed in fitness drills that require the assistance of other participants, all designed to show you how team-building games can help you double your strength and stamina in two weeks! It takes group fit games to get the results that you’ve always wanted! Note: Requires movement and participation. Rated for all levels.

Fitness: The Art of Creating the Vocal Athlete: Voice Training for Fitness Instructors™ with SGT Ken®

Fitness, Performance and Communication Techniques , Professional Development

Any group fitness instructor, personal trainer, or life coach needs to have complete control over a healthy and flexible voice. Using drill sergeant speaking strategies and lessons learned while studying college theatre and singing, SGT Ken® will teach you proper warm-up and recovery techniques for audiences large or small, how to project without yelling, vocal timing, pronunciation, articulation improvement techniques, and how to create the vocal athlete in you. Designed to strengthen your vocal and physical instrument, you'll experience exercises to eliminate throat tensions and learn relaxation and breath support methods before hearing a lecture on effective vocal care.

John Maxwell Training Series: Intentional Living

Intentional Living, Leadership, Resilience

If you’ve ever sat back and looked at where you are in your life or felt insignificant, you’re not alone. If you’ve ever wondered if you matter, if you will leave anything behind or if you will be missed when you die, you’re not alone. You can achieve meaning and significance, and create a legacy that will shine/outlast/live on long after you’ve passed. The secret is intentional living. Regardless of your beliefs or background, if you understand and follow these principles, you’ll thrive, grow and live a life of meaning, connection and happiness.

John Maxwell Training Series: Becoming a Person of Influence

Intentional Living, Leadership

Whatever your vocation or aspiration, you can increase your impact on others by Becoming a Person of Influence. Learn simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others, and watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts.

Fitness: SGT Ken's Boot Camp; Operation Rapid Response™

Fitness

SGT Ken's Boot Camp: Operation Rapid Response™ utilizes highly effective physical fitness training techniques practiced by the U.S. military. Complete with metabolic conditioning drills, calisthenics and SPRI® tubing exercises, this course will cause you to burn as many as 1,000 calories in 75 minutes! SGT Ken will lead you through a series of heart-pounding functional fitness exercises, cadence calls and fierce kickboxing drills, all to upbeat music.

John Maxwell Training Series: 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

Leadership, Resilience

In order to reach your potential, you must be intentional about personal growth. This training curriculum will help you understand how personal growth really works, and how you can develop yourself to become a more effective and fulfilled individual. You will learn how to build up your sense of purpose and become more successful in every area of your life.

Fitness: SGT Ken's Athletic Interval Training; Operation Pushing for Power™

Fitness

SGT Ken's Athletic Interval Training: Operation Pushing for Power™ utilizes highly effective interval training techniques practiced by the U.S. military. Athletic interval training involves exercising at close to 100% of your maximum effort for 40 seconds, followed by 20 seconds of low-impact exercise for active recovery. This cycle is repeated several times within a 60-minute period in order to burn the stored glycogen in your body and help you to continue to burn fat for the next 36 hours. It's a race against the clock as participants are challenged to perform their absolute best in 40-second intervals using safe and effective body weight exercises.

John Maxwell Training Series: Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Leadership, Performance and Communication Techniques

World-renowned leadership expert John C. Maxwell says if you want to succeed, you must learn how to connect with people. And while it may seem like some folks are just born with it, the fact is anyone can learn how to make every communication an opportunity for a powerful connection. In Everyone Communicates, Few Connect, you will learn the Five Principles and Five Practices to develop the crucial skill of connecting, including: Finding Common Ground Keeping Your Communication Simple Capturing People’s Interest Inspiring People Staying Authentic in all Your Relationships The ability to connect with others is a major determining factor in reaching your full potential. It’s no secret! Connecting is a skill you can learn and apply in your personal, professional, and family relationships- and you can start now by taking this course!

John Maxwell Training Series: How to be a REAL Success

Intentional Living, Leadership

Success is not a destination. It is a process – a lifelong strategy of building on strengths, minimizing weaknesses, and focusing on the people and points of life that are most important. In How to be a REAL Success, you will learn the keys you need to succeed in life. Whether you are a civil servant or a corporate executive, you will achieve great things by understanding four very important success building areas: Relationships, Equipping, Attitude, and Leadership.

John Maxwell Training Series: Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn

Leadership, Professional Development, Resilience

Every one of us has experienced a disappointing loss in our own personal growth or leadership. How we have responded to those mistakes, errors, slips in judgment or just plain missing the goal has formed us even now. No bad experience has to ultimately defeat us. This workshop helps light the path to a more fulfilling life by examining loss, not from measuring what one does not have, but how loss can bring abundance. Every negative event or loss that occurs can become a great learning opportunity to take us all the newer and greater heights in our own lives.

John Maxwell Training Series: Put Your Dream to the Test

Goal Setting, Leadership, Professional Development

Your dream has power. It can inspire you. It can empower you. But will it reward you? In this course you will learn how to do the things needed to make your dream come true. Most people fail to realize their potential because their dream remains hypothetical. Put Your Dream to the Test takes your dream from ethereal to achievable. You will learn how to crystallize your vision and galvanize your commitment by instructing you how to answer ‘yes’ to questions like: Is my dream really my dream? Am I depending on factors in my control to achieve my dream? Do I have a strategy to achieve my dream? Have I included the people I need to realize my dream? Am I willing to pay the price for my dream? Does my dream benefit others?

I never imagined that I would be where I am today! What started out as a simple instructor certification course and mentorship program, became a life-changing event that I am truly thankful for. The best part is that there are several people that have approached me to tell me that I have changed their lives, much like how you have changed mine.
- Paul Sharbaugh