Bakke Athletics utilizes the variety of talents, skills, and experience our trainers have to provide unique and specialized classes to our clients. The types of classes evolve, change, and expand over time, so be sure to contact us for the latest offerings. Here are the highest demand and very popular classes we typically offer:
- Women’s Lift – Whether you are a novice weight lifter or a seasoned veteran, this class is designed to teach and empower all women in the gym. If you’re looking to get strong and learn about lifting, our trainers are excited to work with you! This program meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:30-6:30am for 6 weeks.
- Olympic Lifting – Whether you’re learning Olympic weightlifting from scratch or refining your skills, there’s no better place do it than under the watchful eye of 2x national champion and USAW Level 1 Coach, Yuki Matsushima. Not only does Yuki know her stuff, but she’s excellent at conveying it to her students. This program meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30am for 4 weeks. There is also a youth Olympic lifting program which meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6pm for 8 weeks.
- Evening Lift – Gary Gulseth is a champion power lifter turned bodybuilder. In this program, he focuses on the basics of lifting. This program meets continuously on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7pm.
- Saturday Lift – This program is very similar to Evening Lift. Gary teaches the fundamentals of lifting. This group meets continuously on Saturdays from 9-10am.