John Wild Buckley

John Wild Buckley

John Wild Buckley

John is the Founder and Head Coach of Orange Kettlebell Club, one of the largest private kettlebell clubs in the world. In 2017, the WAKSC/OKC California Open Sport Championship and Sport Camp was the biggest kettlebell sport event in US history. John has competed in over 40 Kettlebell Sport competitions since 2009.

Credentials:
*Named to the Board of Directors WAKSC (World Association of Kettlebell Clubs) 2016
*Level 3 KetAcademy Instructor (The first level 3 Instructor in the USA) 2015
*CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) 2006
*USAW (USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach) 2007
*Equinox Tier 3 (2003-2008) NYC-SF
*Pre-and Post Natal certified (via Equinox)
*IKFF CKT (inaugural class) 2008, IKFF FMD (inaugural class) 2009, IKSFA (St. Petersburg Russia inaugural class) 2010, IKSFA L2 (St. Petersburg Russia inaugural class) 2011, WKC (Master Trainer-inaugural class) 2008, RKC 2006, AKC 2007, WKC Master Coach 2011, KBA 2005, KA 2005, Full Kontact Kettlebell 2006, IUKL Judge 2014

Early Buck:
*John graduated from Plattsburg State University in 2000 with a degree in English Literature. *From 2003-2008 John was a student and trainer at Equinox fitness clubs. First, in NYC John was in the final full class of the world-renowned EFTI education system.
*In 2004 John moved to California and worked at Equinox SF where he became a Tier 3 trainer.
*In 2007 he started the Orange Kettlebell Club.
*In 2008 he left Equinox to run the OKC full time.
*In 2014 he Opened OKC North Gym in Berkeley.

Fun Facts:
*John has published really bad poems in his University Literary Journal (and even won $50 once!)
*He has also published articles in Kettlebell Sport Magazine and My Mad Methods Magazine.

At the Summit, he will present on “Building a Passion-Based Kettlebell Business” under the Coach/Business Track.