Westside Barbell's Elite Athlete Program: Join the Crew

Westside Barbell's Elite Athlete Program: Join the Crew
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Empowering professional athletes to reach their peak performance.

Are you an athlete wanting to get better? Do you want to train full-time at a world-renowned gym with experienced coaches? Join us at Westside Barbell. We're more than just a gym – we're a team that pushes you to be your best. Are you ready to join and grow with us? Westside Barbell is looking for athletes like you.


  • Know and Follow Our Training Ways: Be willing to understand and follow our training methods at Westside Barbell.
  • Healthy and Fit: Be in good health and able to train.
  • Meet Our Standards: Be strong or skilled enough to meet our sport-specific standards.
  • Be a Good Teammate: Help and get along with others in our gym community.
  • Eager to Learn and Improve: Always try to improve, give ample feedback, and listen to coaching advice.
  • Wear Our Brand: Be okay with wearing Westside Barbell clothes during training at our gym.
  • Commit for the Long Haul: Be ready to train with us for a long time and set clear goals.
  • Location: Must be able to train in person at our facility weekly.

What Athletes Should Apply:

We focus on diverse athletic disciplines outside of Powerlifting in line with Louie's vision. Explore Louie's plan to understand why we no longer train full-time powerlifters.

We seek professional and emerging athletes from all sports and backgrounds. Our spaces are limited as we keep training crews small to ensure quality and success.

Perks of Being Part of Westside Barbell:

  • Cost: Free.
  • Training: Receive personalized coaching and be part of a dynamic training culture. Enjoy access to our exclusive gym and facilities.
  • Recovery Lab: Utilize recovery tools like Normatec, Stim, Cold Plunge, Body Tempering, and Sauna.
  • Testing: Undergo comprehensive strength and cognitive assessments.
  • Problem Solving: Access to our team and network to plan and solve issues that may occur during your career.

Join a Legacy:

  • Education: As a member, you'll contribute to and benefit from Westside Barbell's training education.
  • Earn Your Shirt: Progress through our shirt system, symbolizing your journey and achievements:
    • Green Shirt: Start your journey.
    • Blue Shirt: Achieve personal records and embrace our culture.
    • Red Shirt: Become a culture ambassador and excel in your sport.
    • Black Shirt with Gold Print: Reach the pinnacle of Westside Barbell training and earn the respect of coaches and peers.

Exclusive Member Benefits:

  • Receive a Westside Barbell backpack, apparel, team belt, and wrist wraps.
  • Access to Athlete-exclusive affiliate links, so you earn money while repping our brand.
  • Exposure through our social media platforms and blogs

Take the Leap!

Are you ready to join the ranks of elite athletes at Westside Barbell?

Tom Barry

Tom Barry

Tom Barry is a seasoned strength and conditioning coach with over 16 years of experience. He has honed his expertise by closely collaborating with elite athletes from various disciplines, including the NFL, UFC, Track and Field, Jiu-Jitsu, and Wrestling.

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