Steve Cotter is a world renowned martial artist and strength and conditioning instructor. He is the owner of FullKOntact Kettlebells and Full KOntact Fitness. Steve, in a very short period of time, has been recognized with the designation of the Senior RKC (Russian Kettlebell Challenge Instructor) status.
Steve Cotter began formal training in physical development when he was 12 years old with the Internal Chinese Martial Arts system called hsing-I ch’aun. He then trained gong fu full time throughout high school and into his mid twenties. Although Cotter loved physical development, he never played any organized sports. Cotter’s last competition in full contact fighting was in 1996 in Taiwan. He fought for the USA Full Contact Kuoshu team in the World Championships, after he won 2 USA titles in 1995 and 1996. In early 1997 Cotter began college full time and eventually received his degree in Kinesiology. In 2005 he began competing in Girevoy Sport Competitions and was the captain of the first ever USA team to compete in an international competition in Moscow, Russia.*
If you have watched any of Steve’s videos, you will know immediately that this man takes his fitness very seriously. His level of physical development and control over his body is remarkable, and on top of this has a broad understanding of the concepts and practices of many Asian martial arts and physical disciplines.
A simple viewing of this video says it all:
* Biographical information from Wikipedia