‘Home of Thee Unbreakables’ becomes popular training locale

Since incorporating in August 2017, the Unbreakable Sports Performance Academy, LLC, has become a popular location for athletes who are dedicated to obtaining the highest level of performance they have, according Kevin Jamison and personal trainer Lonnie “TK” Atkins. They tout the “Home of Thee Unbreakables,” a training academy where college, high school, retired professional and semi-professional athletes can train. The academy is located at 30235 U.S. Route 62, just west of Salem. There are 24 athletes enrolled including The Ring, WBC, and WBO former middleweight boxing champion Kelly Pavlik and Landon Talbert a University of Mount Union wrestler. From left, West Branch junior Jake Hurst, 50-year-old Paul Sundy of Hubbard, 75-year-old Bob Nicholas of Canton, Salem Police Det. Dave Talbert, who competes in police and fire class weight lifting events; his son, Landon, who wrestles in the 198-lbs class and is a freshman at Mount Union; Jackson Corbisello of Salem, who runs cross country; Marvin Bishop of Cleveland, a super-heavy weight lifter; Pavlik, Darby Colian of Salem, bench press and strict curler athlete; Ethan Shaw of Salem, a sophomore at Youngstown Cardinal Mooney where he plays basketball; West Branch student Jordan Anderson, and Salem student Libby Ripley of Salem, both sophomores who train at the academy; Jeff Peshek, of Austintown, a master level weightlifter; Chane Cline of Canton, a open class lifter; Ryizeeminion Ford, a boxer from Alliance preparing to turn pro who is trained by Atkins; and Kyla Jamison of Salem, a sophomore basketball player. Not pictured are Nate Matthews, a dead lift, bench press and squat combined champion from Sandusky; Sharon Pidgeon, a state bench and curl champ; and her daughter, Madison, a bench press class winner. Atkins is a tenured personal trainer whose credo is, “Satisfaction is the Death of Desire.” The Unbreakable Sports Performance Academy offers one-on-one training and group classes. Hours are Monday-Friday 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday by appointment. For more information, call Atkins at 216-777- 0274 or unbreakableathletes.com, (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)