About Us

Welcome to Kiwi Strength

Where passion meets power! We are a premier strength training facility located in the heart of Hamilton, New Zealand. Our mission is to empower individuals of all strength levels to achieve their strength and fitness goals through expert coaching, heavy-duty equipment, and a supportive community.

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Our Founder: Daniel Rudolph

Kiwi Strength was founded by Daniel Rudolph in 2010, He is a seasoned powerlifting coach and competitive athlete with over a decade of experience in the fitness industry. Daniel’s dedication to strength training and his commitment to helping others achieve their personal bests are the driving forces behind Kiwi Strength. As an affiliate of the International Powerlifting League (IPL), Daniel brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Kiwi-Strength gym, ensuring that every member receives best coaching and support.

Coaching Achievements

Daniel has coached and created world champions, and countless New Zealand record holders including:

These are just a selection; we will showcase more achievements of Kiwi-Strength Gym members across our website.

Personal Achievements

Daniel himself has broken numerous New Zealand records and achieved several firsts, including:

  • The first person in the 125kg weight class to bench 500lbs.
  • The first person in New Zealand to bench 700lbs and 330kgs equipped.
  • Holding the biggest deadlift record in New Zealand Strongman with axle wheels on the bar.
  • Pulling trains as part of his strongman feats.

We will continue to share more of Daniel's incredible achievements with our members achievements.

Kiwi Strength’s Success

Under Daniel’s leadership, Kiwi Strength has produced countless New Zealand records and dominates on Open Powerlifting and at competitions. Our gym is known for its exceptional coaching, supportive community, and outstanding achievements in the powerlifting world.

Our Philosophy

At Kiwi Strength, we believe that strength training is more than just lifting weights; it’s about building confidence, resilience, and a sense of community. Our philosophy is rooted in the principles of hard work, consistency, and continuous improvement. We strive to create an inclusive and motivating environment where everyone feels welcome and encouraged to push their limits.

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What We Offer

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Our gym is equipped with the latest strength training equipment, including power racks, barbells, and specialized machines to cater to all your training needs.
  • Expert Coaching: Our team of coaches, led by Daniel Rudolph, provides personalized training programs and guidance to help you reach your goals safely and effectively.
  • Comprehensive Classes: We offer a variety of group classes, including powerlifting, strength training, and conditioning, designed to challenge and inspire you.
  • Community Events: Join us for exclusive member events, workshops, and competitions that foster camaraderie and celebrate our members’ achievements.
  • Member Benefits: Enjoy perks such as priority booking for classes, discounts on products and services, and access to exclusive member-only events.

Join Us

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just starting your strength journey, Kiwi Strength is here to support you every step of the way. Join our community and discover the power of strength training in a welcoming and motivating environment.

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