A team of youth athlete's exploring their own self, and realizing what matters to them.

A team of youth athlete’s exploring their own self, and realizing what matters to them.

We all want our young athletes to have success and be proficient, or excel, at their sport and, for the most part, that is exactly what they want as well. Where coaches fail is in the way they allow athletes to believe that youth sports are only about sports and let them believe they are only a hockey player, football player, etc. They need to be realize that they are more than just an athlete of their chosen sport – they are a complete human being.

‘Identity foreclosure’ occurs at a time in a young person’s life when they believe they have an identity, but they haven’t explored any other options or ideas. They usually have adopted their identity from their parents or friends. This is often related to being a young athlete in a chosen sport. (“I am a hockey player”)

A team of young athletes having fun after learning more about their own health

A team of young athletes having fun after learning more about their own health

At True North Training we make it our mission to guide student athletes to a more complete image of themselves and empower them to define who they are as a person and discover what matters most to them.

TNT Athlete signing his full scholarship offer

TNT Athlete Cole Burniston signing his full scholarship offer

Using athletics and strength training as a tool for improvement, we can take them on a journey that will bring out all the amazing qualities they already have inside them in order for them to realize what they can give to the world, beyond being a good athlete. These include qualities that are not only physical but mental and emotional as well.

Through training and development with True North Training, student athletes will become healthier in mind and body while progressing in their chosen sport. With dedication and hard work, athletes who train with True North Training have earned amazing accolades in a sporting atmosphere, while also tapping into who they are as a human being. The ultimate goal is to encourage their development as a whole so that they can effectively transition from athlete to adult when that time does come.

At TNT we believe that individuals have more than one true calling and exploring their own development is the best way to discover a variety of things that they are great at!

For PRICING & SCHEDULE info or to enroll with TNT for our summer program please CLICK HERE!

Step 1. Sit on the toilet

Step 2. Stand Up

* Congratulations, you have performed a squat *

Squats are a common exercise and they are great for everyone!  Let’s break it down to make sure you’re performing it properly so you can get the most bang for your buck. Watch the video below for 3 simple tips for a better SQUAT!

Before and After – The Real Story

Posted by tntAdmin on January 24, 2017
Category : Fitness, Motivation, Support

Fitness Transformations: Fact or Fiction?

Now I could sit here and tell you how I trained hard for 3 months straight on a 4-day program, how I stayed strict on my nutrition, how I cut out all refined sugar, how I traveled to Thailand to find myself and became vegan, BUT I DIDN’T. I just used my smartphone and a few apps. In fact, the before and after pictures you see to the right were taken only two minutes apart! Through the use of a few different editing effects, I was able to alter the images to the point that it looks like I had just gone through a strict nutrition and training program. I did the editing in the quickest way possible and still produced the desired effect, that other companies base their entire business on.

The reason I wanted to write about this topic is to simply give encouragement to anyone who is struggling with their own body and the way they feel about it because of social media. Social media is an amazing tool for our daily lives but it can also make a person feel terrible about themselves for so many reasons.

However, what will always make you feel better is physical activity.

If you aren’t seeing the results you thought you might, don’t worry about it. Just re-assess something in your program and keep going. If someone you know already seems to be more fit than you, don’t worry about it. Your story is different than theirs. If you worry that your body will never look like a model in a magazine, don’t…  because theirs will never actually look like that either.


Black Dress Fitness Challenge

Posted by tntAdmin on January 03, 2017
Category : Fitness, Motivation, Support

What is the black dress challenge?

With the black dress challenge you will never be more motivated and more accountable than now! Simply purchase a dynamite black dress that you want to fit into and then work hard to do it! To begin, we are starting out by suggesting you choose a dress size that is one size smaller than what you normally wear right now.

What do I need to do?

After buying a black dress you will enroll in sessions at True North Training and give your best effort on a daily basis. Remember, it is about progress not perfection. With the help of the trainers at TNT you will stay on track to your goals through bi-weekly check-ins that are sure to keep you accountable to the plan. You will receive a nutrition plan that is sure to help you achieve results, and all you will need to do is follow it.

Where & When does it start?

We are suggesting that the Black Dress Fitness challenge starts after January 9th but if you missed the date and still want to challenge yourself THEN DO IT! It truly does not matter when you start, it just matters that you start. All those who are participating are encouraged to shop local at some of the great shops and boutique stores in West Niagara (Grimsby, Beamsville, Smithville) to show their support for the businesses and their hardworking owners.