Chris Kurisko


Chris is the owner of Black Iron Training. He has been training professionally for over 15 years and has a great deal of experience getting his clients results. ​​Along with running his own private training facility, Chris is also a strength coach at the Michigan State Police Training Academy and regularly teaches recruits about barbell training. From 2013-2020 he also delivered Starting Strength Training Camps on behalf of Mark Rippetoe regularly with Dr. Jonathan Sullivan and also helped as a member of the Starting Strength Seminar Coaching Staff. 

est. 2011

Black Iron Training is a private facility in Lansing, MI dedicated to strength and conditioning. Black Iron offers training on an appointment-only basis.


*We do not offer regular memberships or drop-in training.


For new training inquiries contact Chris



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