Steve Cotter


Steven Cotter is a San Diego based Martial Artist and Strength Coach. A 20 year practitioner of Chinese Internal Martial Arts, Steve has created the revolutionary Full KOntact Kettlebells and Full KOntact Fitness. Drawing from his diverse background as a 2-times US National Full Contact Kuoshu (Kung Fu) Champion, Steve has in a very short time excelled in kettlebell lifting and has been recognized as an outstanding instructor with his designation of the prestigious Senior RKC status.

Full KOntact Kettlebells is the most direct and complete program developed for learning and increasing martial skill and power, at all levels of practice. Results-driven, yet patient, Steve trains a wide array of clients, from world class and professional athletes, to grandmothers and executives. One common theme is always present in all of his training sessions---an undying focus and unparalled intensity.

  • 2 time US Full Contact champion (1995, 1996)
  • Sr. RKC
  • BS Kinesiology, San Diego State University
  • CSCS -National Strength & Conditioning Assoc. (NSCA)
  • Health/Fitness Instructor- American Colleges of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Trained in Dean Brittenham's Elite Athletic Program-Shiley's Sports Center
  • Creator of Full KOntact Kettlebells training system
  • Married, father of 3

For more information about the Full KOntact Kettlebell system, workshops, private training and phone consultations, or to pre-order your copy the of Full KOntact Kettlebell video, you may contact Steve at: