Niv Zinder has been involved with sports and fitness since childhood, starting with basketball in his home of Tel-Aviv, Israel. Playing in the professional leagues in Israel opened the way for him to the fitness world. At 18, Niv joined the Israeli Army as an Israeli Defense Forces Fitness Trainer where he led workouts, and learned how to motivate, improve and lead various Israeli soldiers and young athletes to physical success.
In 2008, Niv pursued a basketball scholarship to Mercyhurst College, starting his athletic journey in America. After two years at Mercyhurst, Niv moved to New York City, where he attended Yeshiva University receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. While at Yeshiva, Niv played on the University’s basketball team, and began working one-on-one training the students at the University. Niv has completed his certification as a Fitness Instructor by the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) and has been able to bring his background and experience to clients all over the country leading them to achieve their fitness goals. Along with his Fitness Instructor certification, Niv is certified in TRX STC, GSTC and FTC. Niv is all in favor in improving your own craft, therefore a few more certifications are coming soon!
Currently, Niv teaches bootcamp group classes at Barry's Bootcamp. Prior to joining the Barry’s family, Niv led his own method, where he launched his signature high Intensity body weight class combat conditioning. Niv is a core, strength, and conditioning professional and believes that his energy packed teaching style challenges and motivates his clients to transform their physique as well as improve their health and athletic performance.