Bob Blanton

Total Training, Inc. was established in 1988 for the purpose of helping athletes, to improve their performance through strength training, metabolic conditioning, and mental toughness.


Coach Bob Blanton

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

  • Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

  • Owner of Total Training Inc.

  • Head Strength Coach for St. Christopher’s School in Richmond, Va.

  • Level one-weightlifting coach with the United States Weightlifting Federation

  • A former consultant to The University of Richmond, University of Virginia and to other strength programs from around the state

  • Strength coach for the Richmond Rage basketball team from 1996 – 1998.

  • Strength coach to the Olympic Boxing, Wrestling, Rowing, Luge & the Kayak teams at the United States Olympic Training Center, Lake Placid, New York in 1988.

  • Strength coach and consultant to members of the Washington Bullets (NBA) basketball team from 1978-1979

  • Alternate for the 1972 Munich and 1976 Montreal Summer Olympic Games


Some of the Professional athletes trained:

  • Tommy Green, Philadelphia Phillies

  • Dwayne Henry, Cincinnati Reds

  • James Austin, Milwaukee Brewers

  • Andy Nezelek, Seattle Mariners

  • T.P. Waligora, Chicago Cubs,

  • Jason Hardin, CBA

  • Mike Milchin, L.A. Dodgers,

  • Robert Pratt, Baltimore Colts & Seattle Seahawks

  • John Winters, Tennis

  • Charles Einwick, Tennis

  • Pat Garrity, Basketball, Phoenix

  • Jeff Hare, Richmond Kicker, soccer

  • Jaclyn Raveia, Carolina Courage, soccer

  • Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros

  • Matt Moses, Minnesota Twins organization;

  • Brian Marshall, Boston Redsox organization

  • Sean Marshall, Chicago Cubs

  • Justin Orenduff, Los Angeles Dodgers organization

  • Joe Bauserman, Pittsburgh Pirates organization

  • Bryson Spinner, Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins

  • Jackie Joyner Kersey, Heptathlete (3 Gold,1 Silver, 2 Bronze Medals-Olympic Games, Basketball (WNBA)

  • Dawn Staley, Houston Comets Basketball and head coach of the Temple University and the University of South Carolina Basketball program

  • Taj MacWilliams - Franklin, Detroit Shock, and Minnesota Lynx, WNBA

  • Adrienne Goodson, Sacramento Monarchs(WNBA), Richmond Rage(ABL)

  • Dena Evans, Richmond Rage(ABL)

  • Molly Goodenbour, Portland Power(WNBA), Richmond Rage(ABL)

  • Etta Maytubby, Richmond Rage(ABL)

  • Rehema Stephens, Sacrament Monarchs(WNBA), Richmond Rage(ABL)

  • Marta de Souza Sobral, Richmond Rage(ABL), 2 Brazilian Olympic Teams(2 Medals)

  • Doug Chapman, Minnesota Vikings, and San Diego Chargers

  • Julie Kaczmarek, Tennis

  • Adrian Archie, Atlanta Falcons

  • Ron Bush, Florida, baseball

  • Tommy Cain, Tennis

  • Aaron McGarity, New York Yankees organization

  • Sean Keselica, Pittsburgh Pirates organization

  • Cheta Emba, USA Olympic Womens’ Rugby

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Total Training, Inc. is a full-service strength, conditioning, and performance gym located in Richmond, VA and owned and operated by coach Bob Blanton, CSCS. 



10616 Patterson Avenue

Richmond, VA 23238

Office: 804-741-0318

Cell: 804-241-7817

Fax: 804-740-1754


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