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One2One Brian’s Fitness

Posted on October 03 2016

Head Coach Bio

Brian Silfies is a professional coach to local, national and international athletes.  He has been working in Concord for over 20 years and has enjoyed his work with athletes and the general population in Concord, NH since he began.  One2One Brian’s Fitness offers the best in New England for scientific, prescriptive coaching.  Brian and the family of athletes at One2One, actively support the community at large.  Friends, families and clients of One2One have helped in many capacities such as, donation of their time, equipment purchases, monetary contributions to local events, free seminars and online coaching, scholarships to students and athletes in need and sponsorship of the well-known annual event, Black Ice Hockey tournament for several years.  Brian also offers the widest and most expansive knowledge base to assist local sport team, coaches and athletic programs around.

Brian’s educational background is unsurpassed.  He continues to grow and earn the respect of others within the industry that also strive to be the best.  Without question, Brian is considered to be one of the finest and most talented coaches in the New England area and abroad.  Brian has brought opportunity to others involved in Powerlifting, Strongman Competitions, Athlete Training and other related interests by developing the respect and relationship with many talented and knowledgeable, world-wide athletes such as: Hafthor Bjornsson, Dave Hoff, Ed Coan, Magnus ver Magnusson, Louie Simmons and our very own Dr. Bill Crawford, and Maine and New Hampshire’s strongest man, Patrick O’Brien.

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®): 

Brian is a CSCS certified professional who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. He conducts sport-specific testing sessions, designs and implements safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs based upon the needs of each athlete with whom he works.  Brian is also adapt to provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. As a CSCS coach, Brian recognizes that this area of expertise is separate and distinct from other training approaches. Feel free to consult with him to see if the techniques under a CSCS are appropriate for yourself or your athlete.  If there is a more effective training approach Brian will  refer your athlete to other professionals when appropriate or make program and training suggestions as needed. 

USA Weightlifting Certified Specialist:

USA Weightlifting is the official governing body of Olympic Weightlifting in the United States and the provider of coaching education for the sport of weightlifting under the United States Olympic Committee.
As part of Brian’s coursework and certification with USAW, his is skilled in the sport and science of weightlifting.  Like many sports, weightlifting is constantly changing and progressing with new discoveries happening frequently.  For this reason there is no one more up-to-date and qualified to provide the training needed for this sport. It is always in the best interest of our sport to ensure that your coach is properly trained and educated. Brian has completed the numerous courses and requirements set forth by the USAW organization, but more importantly has first-hand experience with the sport and offers a training facility with other athletes that are looking to achieve similar success in the sport.


Athletes College sent to Quinnipiac (baseball) Duke (lacrosse) 2 x national champ Penn (2) (crew,basketball) Oregon st (crew) Penn state (wrestling) Naval academy UNH (football,hockey) UVM (lacrosse) Bentley (football) Brown (crew) Yale ( lacrosse) RIT (football) Syracuse (hockey) East stroudsburg (football) Concordia (football) Bates (football) Bowdoin (soccer) Roger Williams (wrestling) Providence (hockey) Johnsons Wales (hockey)

Professional football from CFL and arena football

Professional MMA

Professional powerlifters

Champion strongman


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