Robert Budd started his Fitness career in 2005 by owning and operating Bam Fitness Reno, then Encinitas Kettlebells and Phyzyks in San Diego, Ca.  Since 2014 Robert has become the premier mobile Kettlebell Coach and owner of Robert Budd Training, Inc with clients ranging from the age of 8 to 88. With athletes from High School Track and Field, Swimming and Football to Professional Obstacle Course Racers, Triathletes and Junior Olympic Swimmers from the Philippines. Robert has a wide range of training and coaching experience. Robert has been the Southern California lead expert for Portable Kettlebells, Inc. doing demos for the U.S. Navy Seals Physical Therapy Dept. among other Special Operations personnel. Robert’s Instructor experience ranges from being the Lead Instructor for Russian Kettlebell Challenge (RKC) and Strong First (SFG), Lead Judge for High School Powerlifting Competitions, Lead Presenter and Creator of Nakoa Performance Kettlebell Certification and Nakoa Performance Kettlebell Infused Suspension Training. Robert has a passion for learning tried and true “Old School ” training concepts along with the newest of training techniques used by the Elite in Strength and Performance. He also loves sharing the techniques and what he has learned and used on himself with others. His latest passion has been giving many hours to volunteering for the at-risk boys mentoring organization called Boys to Men. This mentoring project targets boys from the age of 14 to 18 years old who are At-Risk or Fatherless and teach them to become men with honor and become a contribution to society. Melding Unbeatable Mind principles and Standard Operating Procedures, Robert sees this as an opportunity to support Leadership Development and Mental Toughness to a wide range of boys and girls.


  • Owned and operated Bam Fitness Reno gym 2005-2008
  • Owned and operated Encinitas Kettlebells (San Diego) Gym 2008-2015
  • Lead Instructor for the Russian Kettlebell Challenge instructor course 2006-2012
  • Lead Instructor for Strong First Kettlebell Instructor Course 2012-2014
  • Special Olympics Powerlifting Coach 2006-2008
  • Lead Presenter for Portable Kettlebells (PKB) to the US Navy Seals Physical Therapist
  • Strength Coach for Philippine Junior Olympic team swimmers based in San Diego
  • Owner and Operator for Robert Budd Training, Inc 2015-current
  • Group class Coach Nakoa Performance Carlsbad 2014-2020
  • Group class Coach at Taylormade Golf (Nakoa) Carlsbad 2016-2020
  • Creator and Lead Presenter of Nakoa Kettlebell Instructor Certification 2014-2020
  • Rancho la Puerta Presenter and Coach for Family Week 2015-present
  • Substitute Fitness Coach Rancho la Puerta 2015-2019
  • Mentor for Boys to Men Mentoring San Diego 2018-present (In school mentoring for At-Risk Boys)
  • Unbeatable Mind Certified Coach 2020-present

Contact Information:

[email protected]
Phone: 775-250-3060