Darren Dirksen-Personal Trainer

Darren Dirksen, B.A.  1991 Central College.  Physical Education, emphasis Exercise Physiology, minor Biology.  Darren began his personal training career after being a two-sport collegiate athlete and immediately becoming a personal coach for collegiate level athletes.  He then became the Head Personal Trainer at the Edward Health & Fitness Center in Naperville, Illinois.  Once moving back to Ohio, he and Dr Rochelle Peskin created 3-D Training, LLC in 1994.  From that year forward, 3-D Training has been subcontracted by not only individuals, but by small businesses and a local hospital for a variety of services.  Darren has also been the coach of many sports teams at several levels and is currently the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at the University of Akron-Wayne College.  Whether you are an athlete, recovering from a surgery, or just concerned about your health and wellness, he can help develop a program for success and guide you through it.

Personal Fitness Assessment and Program Design   $350   

This is a two-part meeting with the first consisting of the Personal Fitness Assessment.  This is a very thorough body analysis to determine what the optimum work-out plan should be in order for the individual to reach their personal fitness and overall health goals.  A personal questionnaire, health history, and numerous physical and fitness measurements are taken during this session, along with discussing realistic individual goals.  The results of this meeting are used to design the program.

The second meeting is the discussion of the results and then taking the individual through their designed program with thorough instructions.  A customized meal plan is also included.  Total time for these two meetings is three hours and usually one week apart.


Personal Training Sessions

These sessions may include, but not limited to, muscular strength, cardiovascular strength, and flexibility.


35-minute sessions               Six sessions  $325                   Ten sessions  $500*

60-minute sessions               Six sessions  $575                   Ten sessions  $900*


*Individuals that commit to the Ten-session packages will have the Personal Fitness Assessment (meeting day 1) included in their package.