Cabell Jones, Owner and Head Trainer

  • Competition athlete for over 25 years:
    • ½ Iron man 5:59
    • 10k 40:20
    • 2 Marathons 3:35, 3:36
    • 5.11-12 Rock Climber
    • National Level Free-Skiing Competitor
    • ½ Marathon 1:28
    • Olympic Triathlon 2:12
  • 12 years of strength and conditioning coaching experience, 12,000+ client hours, 5,000+ clients
  • B.S. in Exercise Science from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist [CSCS] through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2002
  • Studied Functional Movement extensively 2002-2006 and opened Active Escapes, which at the time was (and still is, really) the only gym in Richmond, VA focusing exclusively on movement oriented training.
  • Personal Trainer certification through National Academy of Science Medicine [NASM], 2007
  • Functional Movement Screen [FMS] certified under Lee Burton, 2008
  • FMS led me to RKC and the kettlebells which transformed the company, 2008
  • Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification [HKC] under David Whitley/Karen Smith, 2010
  • Renamed the company Richmond Kettlebell Club, 2011
  • Russian Kettlebell Challenge [RKC] certified under Pavel Tsatsouline/ Mark Reifkind/ Dan John/ Chris Holder, 2012
  • Certified Kettlebell-Functional Movement Screen [CKFMS] certified under Brett Jones/ Gray Cook/ Mark Snow, 2012
  • Strong First certified instructor, 2012

Personal: I have 3 awesome kids….Gavin, Carina and Morgan. I like to ski, climb, and play bluegrass music!

Contact Cabell at cabell@cabelljones.com.