Landmark is Training

We are Peoria’s Premier Athlete Training and Body Performance Location!
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The Underground Training Center was established May 2022 inside of Landmark Health & Fitness Center! We are the premier location for athlete training and body performance. Increase your speed, agility, and strength with us and be the best versions of yourself.
We provide one-on-one personalized training sessions, group/team training, and weekly body performance classes for individual athletes. 

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Pre-enrollment is here

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Ishmael Hicks Bio ~ The U Director
Peoria raised, Ishmael attended Manual High School as a two-sport athlete coached by legendary Dennis Winkler and Larry Hendricks, he moved on to Spoon River College on a track scholarship. After his personal athletic career ended Ishmael began training his daughter, Seven Hicks (current University of Nebraska sprinter), and other kids which was the creation of the group One Motion. Ish with his uncle Greg turned One Motion into a non-for-profit track organization nearing 100 athletes.
Ishmael’s coaching talents and knowledge with One Motion training led him to work with after school programs mentoring youth, several High School athletic teams, and a semi professional soccer team.
Ishmael is certified as an USA.TF coach and trainer, ASFA fitness and bootcamp instructor, and a personal trainer. His partnership started with Landmark Health and Fitness as a personal trainer and the creator of the Inspirational Fitness class for adults.
​Ishmael’s vision lead to the creation of the Underground Training Center. Investing in with Landmark Recreation Center to create the facility you see today. Ishmael’s expertise in speed and agility, athlete, and body performance training plus his passion for connecting the community will make for a bright future with everyone involved with this training center.

Underground Training Center Facility Features:

  • 5,000 sq. ft. turf facility
  • Performance training hill
  • Power lifting room
  • Variety of body training equipment
  • Remodeled lobby overlooking the turf training area
  • Locker rooms
  • Front desk service and hydration beverages