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WHO WE ARE

NIAGARA’S BEST PERSONAL TRAINING

Iron Performance was created to ensure motivated people have access to professional strength coaches just as passionate for fitness success as they are. We constantly enforce the highest standards of quality service and education to ensure our clients get the training they need to achieve success of their fitness goals.

We are passionate about the pursuit of knowledge in sport science and ensure the needs of our clients are always given top priority. Our expectation is that if a client works their hardest, we as coaches must work even harder. Our philosophy is that a consistent effort constructed for optimal performance will yield success. Experience the Iron Performance difference. Experience success.

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FORGED THROUGH HARDSHIP, CELEBRATED THROUGH SUCCESS.

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OUR TEAM

Matrixx Ferreira

Owner, Director of Strength & Conditioning

BScKin, RSCC, CSCS, CSEP-CEP, Pn-1

Matrixx is the founder and owner of Iron Performance. He believes in the relentless pursuit of knowledge with practical application to ensure the success of his athletes and clients. Matrixx has a Bachelors Degree of Science in Kinesiology from Brock University and a postgraduate certificate in Exercise Science for Health and Performance from Niagara College. He is the author of The Iron Guide to Building Muscle, was featured in YourWorkoutBook.com for his rowing strength program and has his articles displayed in multiple college curriculums. He was also featured on the Youtube fitness channel: FITMATION. He is currently certified with the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology as an Exercise Physiologist.

Matrixx believes in being agile with his training approach and has helped countless clients build strength and improve overall fitness. His abilities to create programs catered to “the busy person” has allowed many businessmen, working moms and full time workers reach their physical aspirations. Matrixx has also prepared many individuals for physical careers including policing, firefighting and the Canadian Armed Forces.

In the world of sports, Matrixx has prepared numerous athletes for international competitions, including the World Championships and Olympic Games. He likes to focus on developing young athletes while preparing them for potential NCAA opportunities. Matrixx works with many elite volleyball, basketball and rowing competitors striving to own the podium. He was also head of strength and conditioning for Niagara College Men’s Basketball and the St. Catharines Falcons Jr. B Hockey Team. Matrixx is currently head of strength and conditioning for the Niagara River Lions Semi-Professional Basketball Team.

When he isn’t coaching, lecturing or preparing programs, Matrixx can be found lifting heavy weights, reading books or spending time playing with his extremely handsome dog Fisher.

Myles Methner

Head Strength Coach

BaKin, CSCS, CPPS, Pn-1

Myles is the Head Strength Coach at Iron Performance Center. He believes strongly in the value of hard work and discipline. Myles has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Kinesiology from Wilfrid Laurier University. Additionally, he holds his CSCS, CPPS, AASc, and Pn-1 certifications. He has been featured in Epoch Life with his article Why Everyone Should Train Like An Athlete.

Myles believes in using a variety of tools and methods throughout the training process in order to help maximize his clients’ potential. These include diving into dynamic, maximal and repeat effort styles of training across multiple disciplines, including Olympic lifting, powerlifting and bodybuilding. He believes that using these techniques in a well-rounded approach will allow his clients to feel, move, and perform optimally.

In the sporting world, Myles was a Varsity football player with the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks for 5 years, playing on the offensive line. Being a former competitor, he understands what it takes to be a successful student-athlete. As an athlete, Myles always loved and respected the process of training as much as the outcome, and he now brings the same passion to coaching.

As a student-athlete with St. Michael High School, the Niagara Spears, and Wilfrid Laurier University, Myles has had a lot of excellent coaches who made tremendous positive impacts throughout his life. Myles believes that what clients do outside the weight room is just as important as what they do inside the weight room.  He hopes to continue building leaders and making positive changes in his clients’ lives. When Myles isn’t creating programs or lifting weights, he can be found coaching football, spending quality time with friends and family, or travelling.

Paul Bisnauth

Strength Coach

BScKin, CSCS, CSEP-CEP

Paul is a Strength Coach at Iron Performance Center. He has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Brock University and a postgraduate certificate in Exercise Science for Health and Performance from Niagara College. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.

Paul has experience working with a broad spectrum of the population, including older adults and athletes alike. He was also an assistant strength and conditioning coach for Niagara College’s men’s basketball team. Paul completed his time as an intern here at Iron Performance Center, where he continued his education and honed on his craft.

Paul’s journey to becoming a strength coach started with a love for sport and passion for bending the bar. He excels in team atmospheres and enjoys the discipline associated with sport performance.

When he’s not coaching, Paul spends most of his time reading, training, and hitting the golf course.

10 YRS
10 YEARS TRAINING ATHLETES
200+
HUNDREDS OF ATHLETES
2018
BRAND NEW FACILITY

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“Iron Performance has been an eye opening experience for me and has made me realize that in order for me to achieve my goals I need to be the best I can be both mentally and physically. Matrixx is a great motivator and I have been very happy with his commitment to me and my goals.”

Raiya, Niagara Rapids Outside Hitter

“Preparing for the World Championships meant a tough road ahead. I had to be in the best shape of my life while being mentally tough and focused. Coach Matrixx and the Iron Performance staff ensured my training was optimized and focused for what I needed to do. I progressively got stronger while recovering faster. They truly helped prepare me for what will be one of the biggest tournaments of my life.”

 
 
Jessie, National Team Member for Wrestling Canada
“I had the privilege to be trained by Matrixx and Iron Performance during my time with the Niagara College Men’s Basketball Team. As a coach, he was very motivating and pushed me beyond my limits. He demanded the best from me every time I stepped into the gym. His programs really helped me improve my strength and endurance for games and my future days with the Hamilton Hurricanes”
Johann, Wide Receiver for the Hamilton Hurricanes

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