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Our Mission

At PowerFlex Gym, our mission is to provide a unique fitness experience that combines the best of old school and new school gym techniques. Our gym is designed to push you to your limits and help you achieve your fitness goals in a motivating environment. We take pride in providing our members with state-of-the-art equipment, expert trainers, and a supportive community that will keep you coming back for more.

Our Team

Headshot of James Thompson - Head Trainer at Powerflex Gym


Head Trainer

James Thompson is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), with a deep passion for fitness and athletics. Boasting over two years of experience, he specializes in strength and resistance training, mobility, core conditioning, and functional training, alongside leading group fitness classes. As an amateur bodybuilder, James embodies his commitment to fitness, both personally and professionally.

He is dedicated to empowering his clients, guiding them toward their fitness goals and a healthier lifestyle. With a focus on personalized training and long-term well-being, James is committed to supporting his clients through every step of their fitness journey, helping them unlock their full potential and achieve lasting success.


    Certified Personal Trainer from the National Academy of Sports Medicine


Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Josh Ruiz, Boxing Instructor - in Front of Boxing ring with students

Josh Ruiz

Professional Boxing Coach

With over a decade of coaching experience, Josh Ruiz is a distinguished figure in the world of professional boxing. A former 2-time Silver Glove Boxing Champion by ages 14-15 and a Golden Gloves Champion at 22, Ruiz's expertise extends from national to international arenas, having fought professionally on a global scale from Ireland to the Dominican Republic. Transitioning seamlessly from athlete to coach, he has mentored numerous National champions, including a remarkable 13-time national champion. Ruiz's coaching philosophy emphasizes discipline, dedication, and determination, shaping not only skilled boxers but also resilient individuals. His legacy as a coach and mentor continues to inspire aspiring athletes to reach new heights in the ring and beyond.

Instructor Matt in Flex Studio with 3 students of his after Karate Belt Test

Mathew Carlozzi

Karate Instructor

Mathew Carlozzi is a highly respected and accredited Chun Kuk Do instructor, renowned for his extensive expertise and passionate commitment to teaching this distinctive martial art. With several years of dedicated practice and instruction, he has mastered the delicate balance between the traditional ethos of martial arts and the demands of contemporary self-defense and personal development. Mathew's approach to teaching is marked by a profound emphasis on honor, respect, and the holistic growth of his students, fostering an environment where individuals of all backgrounds and skill levels thrive. His innovative teaching methods and deep engagement in continuous learning and community involvement make him not just a guardian of martial arts tradition, but also a modern-day mentor shaping the future of Chun Kuk Do.

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