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With over 30 years of experience, Kareem Team

Fitness is committed to providing innovative,

effective, safe and motivating exercise programs

to help you attain your fitness goals.





KAREEM ALI ABDUL-JABBAR, founder and CEO of Kareem Team Fitness has a long history in fitness and health.


His achievements span across the globe, playing an important role in the development of professional athletes and everyday people around the world.


Kareem began his Taekwondo training under grand master Koang Woong Kim.  He gained national attention on the Taekwondo scene as a top competitor, winning at the national and international levels.  He competed from 1974-1988 and was a member of the US National team five times.


His certifications include:

  • Certified 7th Degree Black Belt, Taekwondo (World Taekwondo Federation)
  • Certified Tae-bo fitness instructor by Billy Blanks
  • Certified Spinning Instructor by Johnny G. 1998

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) 1997

  • Certified Personal Trainer (ACE, AFAA, NSCA) 1995

  • Certified Exercise Leader (ACSM) 1993

  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor (ACE, AFAA) 1992

  • Certified Kettlebell Instructor (International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation - IKFF) 2010
  • Crossfit Level I Trainer Certificate (CF-L1)




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