As a professional sports performance coach, James Walsh founded Ground Force Strength and Conditioning Training Systems in 2015, with focus on creating practical training strategies and solutions for youth athletes, general fitness enthusiast, and those looking for alternate therapies and training  methods that enable them to perform more effectively.

As a private training company, we  has developed a 3 step process that has helped 100's athletes and fitness enthusiast gain a better understanding of their body and increasing performance. Now, more than ever youth athletes and fitness enthusiast are looking for non-traditional training methods and therapies to improve function and performance. 


Our Staff's role, is to identify and come up with effective training programs based on the individual. Our evaluation process begins from the "Ground Up Method" helping identify key areas of strengths and weaknesses. This allows our Training Staff to help you reach your training goals faster. 




As the Founder of Ground Force Strength and Conditioning Training Systems, James wanted to provide athletes and general fitness enthusiast a better, practical approach to health and performance. James's passion for health and  sports performance grew after battling cancer in 2007, and becoming a Certified Trainer while in school for Physical Therapy. James's education has provided practical experience over the past 15 years, reduce preventable injuries, keeping athletes healthy. James has helped hundred's of athletes reach collegiate and World Cup Status, while helping general fitness enthusiast maintain their goals. 

  • C.P.T. (Certified Personal Trainer)- ACTION (NCCA)   

Areas of focus: Anatomy and Physiology, General Fitness

  • HSSCc (Certified High School Strength and Conditioning)- International Youth Fitness Association

Areas of focus: Strength and Conditioning and Development for the Youth Athlete, Olympic Lifting, Power and Speed Development.

  • Brookbush Institute

Integrated Manual Therapy, Human Movement Specialist




Aren Biala is from Jacksonville,Florida and has a passion for Sports Performance, Injury Prevention and Sports Nutrition. Aren graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelors in Exercise Science with a emphasis in Sports Nutrition. Aren started his training with Ground Force Strength and Conditioning as a Summer Intern and quickly adapted to training philosophies and athlete buy-in. Aren is currently continuing his education as a Physical Therapist Assistant at the University of North Florida. Aren recently became a new Dad and enjoys playing soccer.

  • University of Central Florida, Exercise Science

Areas of focus: Anatomy and Physiology, General Fitness and Sports Nutrition

Areas of focus: Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation of Muscular Injury

  • University of North Florida, Physical Therapy 



Cari Dalhman serves as  the ARNP for Middleburg Pediatrics where she has helped serve Clay County since 2011. Cari just opened Transformations, a Medical Spa in Middleburg. 

  • Middleburg Pediatrics

91 Branscomb Rd Suite 3, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043




Brandon is serving as our Personal Trainer working with all ages and abilities. Brandon is currently finishing his degree in Exercise Science from the University of North Florida. Brandon is a Certified Personal Trainer with a background in Athletics. Brandon was a Multi -Sport Athlete in High School playing Football, Soccer and Running Track. Brandon currently plays Rugby for the University of North Florida. Brandon is also the Co-Owner of Barbell Paradise, a Fitness Apparel Company. 


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