Wednesday February 15, 2023, 6pm (ET)
CMA is pleased to have engaged Mark McKoy for our next Online Seminar. In this seminar, which we have titled “Show Yourself Some Love”.
Seminar Recording – Passcode: X=a5cbEj
Mark will share with us methods and suggestions for preventing injury, maintaining fitness during competitive seasons, and recovering and rehabbing from injury while still maintaining fitness. His methods include prehab, maintenance, and rehab while incorporating the important mental and emotional aspects.
This is a free online seminar open to anyone interested. Advance registration is required by clicking on the Zoom link below.
A five-time Olympian, Mark was a member of Canada’s National Track and Field Team, 1980-94. Mark broke onto the scene at the age of 18, qualifying for the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow (which were boycotted).
At age 20, he represented Canada at the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia, 1982, and won the Gold Medal in the 110-metre hurdles in a Canadian and Commonwealth record. He repeated this achievement at the Commonwealth Games, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1986, once again setting a new Canadian and Commonwealth record.
In 1984, qualifying for the Olympics a second time, Mark finished a close 4th in Los Angeles, setting numerous Canadian records on route.
In the Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, 1992, Mark took the Gold Medal in the 110m hurdles, the first Track Gold Medal for Canada in 64 years. He still holds the world record for the 50m hurdles (set in 1986 in Osaka, Japan), and is the former world record holder in the 60m hurdles and 4 X 200m relay.
He is widely recognized as one of the fastest human beings from a still start in history. In 1996, he provided explosiveness training to the Canadian National Karate team prior to the World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic. The Team responded by winning 36 medals, by far their greatest total medal haul ever.
Mark has extensive experience in the health and fitness industry for almost 40 years, in creating the world’s best fitness and athletic training programs. He is also a recognized expert in empowering and training others, from novice to professional, in how to have a mindset of a champion and apply it to get breakthrough results everywhere in life, including in health & fitness, and in building winning teams and support structures. He is one of the world’s foremost motivators and educator of trainers in the top health & fitness methodologies. His leading skills are as a leader, doer, innovator, communicator, coach, trainer, tactician, motivator, change agent, and fitness guru.
- 1980-1992 Recipient of many Provincial Awards for Sport Excellence at national international level (Ministry of Culture, Citizenship and Recreation)
- 1992 Recipient of Canada Sport Excellence Award
- 1984 York University-Athlete of the Year
- 1983 Harry Jerome Award for Sport Excellence (Outstanding African Canadian Athlete)
CEO & President of Gold Medal Enterprises. Specializing in training, fitness, diet and nutrition counseling, seminars and programs for athletes, health fanatics and executives of all ages and fitness levels.