Aaron Dedrick is Para Bellum’s head strength and conditioning coach and our assistant Brazilian Jiu-jitsu coach. He has been lifting weights and training for over 25 years. He brings a wealth of experience as an athlete and coach to the table. He played varsity Football and baseball in University and worked as a police officer before deciding to open his own strength gym in 2010. He’s visited Westside Barbell to learn from Louie Simmons and uses the conjugate system to train elite level and professional athletes. He has trained pro MMA fighters, NHL hockey players, Olympic athletes, as well as marathon runners, triathletes, and University football, hockey and basketball players.
In addition to his accomplishments as a strength coach, Aaron is also an accomplished competitive Brazilian Jiu-jitsu athlete, and a purple belt under Rory McDonell. He has been studying Brazilian Jiu-jitsu since 2006.
Aaron’s years of experience as an athlete and as a coach serve to strengthen every aspect of his involvement as a coach here at Para Bellum.