Kenneth Weichert

Brentwood, TN 37027-7843

Ken Weichert (a.k.a. “SGT Ken”) is an international speaker, six-time US Army Soldier of the Year, Master Fitness Trainer, Master Resilience Trainer, Counterintelligence Agent and highly decorated combat veteran. Ken has trained over 350,000 Soldiers and civilians through Operation Fit to Fight, has written over 100 articles for GX®, Backpacker®, Outside®, Health®, and created the fitness and health education for the National Guard website. Ken founded the longest-running Boot Camp fitness program in America, START Fitness®, and has starred is several best-selling fitness videos. Ken is the recipient of the canfitpro 2011 Best New Presenter of the Year award and has been featured numerous times on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox news. Through iostudio, Ken is a continuing education provider with ACE, NASM and AFAA for the Tactical Fitness Trainer (aka “Boot Camp Instructor”) courses (levels 1-3). Ken’s mission is to provide superior fitness and resilience training to help people manage stress more effectively and live more satisfying and rewarding lives.

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About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, Military Science, University of Southwestern Louisiana

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
CI - Boot Camp and Circuits Leadership Certificate Program
TRX - TRX Suspension Training Course

CPR Certified

American Safety and Health Institute

AED Certified

American Safety and Health Institute

Liability Insurance

  • Elite Risk Insurance

Additional Information


$150.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • canfitpro Best New Presenter of the Year 2011
  • US Army Master Fitness Trainer 1993
  • US Army Master Resilience Trainer 2010
  • US Army Commendation Medal (9th award)
  • Life Saving Medal 2006
  • Military Cross 2006
  • US Army Achievement Medal (5th award)
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal 2004
  • EMPOWER Male Presenter of the Year 2013
  • IDEA World Fitness Presenter of the Year Finalist 2015

Languages Spoken

Arabic, German



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