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About Us

Our Mission

Mentally Fit is a program/company made up of current and former athletes with collegiate to professional experience. The goal of Mentally Fit is to introduce our young participants to the varied skill sets that are fundamental to the proper growth and successful performance of sports in general and Life in particular. Mentally Fit Training will introduce, foster and increase the level of proper fundamentals in sports activity to youths of all ages, gender and abilities. Participants are given the opportunity to learn the value of leadership, sportsmanship and teamwork in a fun and safe environment. Mentally Fit aims to assist our youth towards becoming more productive students, community and family members. The focus of Mentally Fit is to assist in the physical and mental growth of our participants with the ultimate goal of helping each individual develop their own particular talents, while nurturing and promoting them on their journey to become productive, socially conscious members of their community, their schools and in their home.

Goal

The Goal of Mentally Fit is to ensure that our participants are physically fit, through physical awareness and sports activities. Information regarding the body and techniques used to increase physical awareness and performance are provided to our participants through handouts and sports demonstration. It is our goal to make sure that our participants are exposed to physical activity daily, assisting in the development of our participants physical and mental being. Under the direction of Mentally Fit participants will learn the values of teamwork, character, self- confidence, communication, and the attributes needed to increase effective social interaction Become Mentally Fit, “You take a step, we train a mile”.

TRAINER & EDUCATORS

Mentally Fit staff members are highly qualified to provide the necessary fundamental’s required for the growth and development of our participants. Staff members equally take pride in playing a vital role in the development of our participant’s social skills which will be utilized for the remainder of their life.

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Ron Johnson

Ron Johnson attended Helix High School located in La Mesa CA, (San Diego County). Johnson Led the Helix Highlanders to a 25-5 record and to the championship game of the CIF San Diego sections Division 1 play-offs. Johnson led Helix in scoring averaging 17 points per game 5.1 rebounds and 7.2 to assist and was named to the Grossmont South Player of the Year. He was also named First Team All-County by the San Diego Union Tribune, after scoring double digits in 27 of 30 games. Helix was 48-11 over his last two seasons as a Highlander and 64-23 during his 3years as the starting point guard.

He went on to play collegiately at California State Long Beach where he was a four year letterman and a 3yr starter, leading his team to a 24-6 record during his sophomore year and a bid to the NIT. Ron continued to improve his game each year as a 49er. Being known as a fearless defender he lead the conference in steals with 69 in a single season leaving Long Beach State on the top ten all-time list in steals. He was awarded the inaugural “Big West” best hustle award for his tenacious defense which left his opponents shaken. Although known as a tenacious defender Ron continued to improve his offensive skills year to year increasing his scoring from 3.3ppg as a freshman to 13pts as a senior which he contributes to hard work and perseverance. With a work ethic second to none, Ron after leaving Long Beach St. enjoyed a 10 year professional playing career which landed him stints in both NBA sanctioned summer pro leagues, the NBA D-league as well as Europe. Ron was able to spend most of his professional years playing abroad in countries such as China, Israel, Turkey, Poland, Mexico, and Belgium. Ron experienced success as a professional basketball player leading his team to the final four, and his best statistical season averaged 19pts 4reb 4asst, and 2 stls per game. After completing his professional career in 2011, Ron decided to share his experiences learned from competing at high levels of basketball through personal training. It is his belief that basketball is a game to be enjoyed by all sizes, ages and abilities. It is Ron’s goal to provide his participants not only with fundamentals but skills that will increase their chances of success in daily living. Ron Johnson is energetic, and dedicated to improving his client’s abilities, believing that with hard work anyone can improve their game. Mentally Fit goes by the motto “You take a step, I’ll train a mile”.