Background

Charles Poliquin is a native of Ottawa, Canada. While completing graduate studies in Exercise Physiology in Canada, Charles began coaching athletes, a career move that has resulted in hundreds of medals, wins and personal bests of many elite athletes. He is known worldwide for producing faster athletes. When a country wants a Gold medal, they come to Charles.

Charles Poliquin is recognized as one of the Worlds most successful strengthcoaches, having coached Olympic medalists in twelve different sports including the US female track and field for the Olympics 2000.

His current clients include:

  • Al MacInnis, St Louis Blues, Norris Trophy winner, strongest slap-shot in the NHL
  • Joe Nieuwendyk, Dallas Stars, Conn Smythe Trophy winner, Stanley Cup winner
  • Chris Pronger, Colorado, St. Louis Blues, winner of Norris and Hart Trophy
  • Canadian short-track speed-skating team
  • Nanceen Perry, World Record Holder 4 x 200 m
  • Michelle Freeman, number 1 ranked hurdler in the World
  • Chris Thorpe, Olympic Silver & Bronze Medalist, Double's Luge
  • And much more...

To learn more about Charles, click here or check out this website at: http://www.charlespoliquin.net

He can be contacted at guru@charlespoliquin.net.

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