920.539.4415 melissa@tntfr.com
Melissa Schmidt, Owner of TNT Adventure Obstacle Course
Certifications and Academic Credentials:
  • RKC I (Russian Kettlebell Challenge) Certified – June 2010 to Present
  • RKC II Certified  – July 2011 to Present
  • CK-FMS Certified – Functional Movement Specialist – August 2013
  • M.S. in Rehabilitation Psychology from UW-Madison, 1996; B.S. in Psychology from UW Madison, 1994
  • Division I Athlete – UW Madison Crew (Rowing) Team, 1992-1995
  • ‘W’ Letter Winner – UW Madison Crew Team, 1994, 1995
  • Academic All-Big Ten, 1994, UW Madison
  • U.S. Olympic Development Camp for rowing, 1995, Dartmouth, VT (1 of 16 collegiate women invited)

Kettlebell Fitness Feats:

  • Military press a 24kg kettlebell (52.8#), and do a Turkish Get-up with a 36kg/80# (October 2012)
  • Ultimate Secret Services Snatch Test (USST) Board – 299 snatches in 10 minutes with a 16kg (35#) kettlebell (fitnessyoucanuse.com) 03/2012
  • SSST Board – 275 snatches in 10 minutes with a 12kg (26#) kettlebell -10/2009
  • OCR World Champion TNT Team Sponsor and Qualifier, 2014; OCR World Championship Competitor 2015, 2016, 2017

Tactical Strength Challenge Elite Women’s Event: 1st Place – October 2013 & October 2014; 4th Place April 2017 – StrongFirst Sponsored

*Dead lift PR: 330#

*Snatch Test: 158 repetitions in 5 minutes with a 16kg (35#) kettlebell

*Snatch Test: 141 repetitions in 5 minutes with a 20kg (44#) kettlebell (April 2017, age 45)

*Pull ups: 12 strict pull-ups: October 2012; 4 weighted pull ups with 11#

*1/2 Marathon PR – 1:46 – Oct 2014 – Age 42

*Marathon PR – 10/10/15 – 3:49, Whistlestop Marathon in Ashland, WI

*Fall 50 (50 mile run in Door County, WI) Solo Runner 2015 & 2016, 9 hour 08 min PR and 3rd Female Master in 2016

*MS Run the US Relay Runner 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Running 2x 6 consecutive marathons and 2x7 consecutive marathons for Multiple Sclerosis and raising over $48K for the cause.

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  • I have instructed kettlebell classes to children ages 8 and up, from basics to advanced movements for 8 years.
  • I have taught 1:1 personal training and group kettlebell instruction to adults of all ages, from basics to advanced movements for 8 years.
  • My “Dynamic 50s” class is geared as a “kinder” TNT workout for those interested in improving mobility, stability, and gaining strength with a less intense pace and is at TNT Fitness every Monday and Wednesday, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. Please join in!
  • I am a Certified Functional Movement Specialist (CK-FMS) and will happily screen you for asymmetries in your movement patterns and prescribe corrective exercises.

Email me at tntadventure1@gmail.com or call 920.539.4415  for more information, or to set up a tour or 1:1 appointment for instruction.