Becoming the BEST Fitness Seminar

Creating Champions!

Bodybuilding, Figure, Bikini and Fitness Seminar

Do you want to know what it takes to be an ELITE Athlete in the World of Figure, Bikini and Bodybuilding or do you just want to look like a World Class Athlete?

Join Head Officials, Judges and Elite Athletes for the most informative seminar on what it takes to succeed in this industry, what the judges are REALLY looking for and how to accentuate your own strengths and maximize YOUR potential!

Be sure to bring your posing suits and be prepared to receive expert help from the BEST!

All participants are allowed a full day pass to Gold's Gym Owings Mills. Light refreshments, water and protein snacks will be provided.

Cost: $40

OCB Charm City Classic competitors who have already registered receive a $10 discount!

Becoming the BEST Fitness Seminar

Saturday, Oct. 5th, 10am

10221 South Dolfield Road

Owings Mills, MD

All Star Lineup of Guests include:

  • Matt Shepley - Legendary creator of OCB/IFPA and Fitness and Physique Magazine
  • Kareem "Reemo" Petteway - IFPA/WNBF/IDFA Champion, Judge and Show Promoter
  • Chad Austin - OCB President/IFPA Pro, Judge and Show Promoter
  • Phillip "Rico" Ricardo - IFPA/NGA/PNBA Champion
  • Yolanda Scott - IFPA Bikini Pro Champion and Life Coach
  • Marshall Johnson - IFPA/NGA/ANBF Champion
  • Kate Blankenship - IFPAPro, NPC National Competitor and Judge
  • Lorne Durham - IFPA/NGA Masters Pro, Head Judge and Trainer of Champions


  • The Decision to Compete
  • Training and Dieting
  • Preparing for the stage (Posing, Makeup, Tanning, Etiquette)
  • What the judges are REALLY looking and what the guidelines mean to you
  • Post Contest Blues! (How to maintain your physique and your sanity after your competition)

Here is the detailed agenda breakdown! There will also be a pro photographer on hand to take pictures and will be provided to attendees!

10-10:15am – Introduction of Guest Speakers
10:15 – 10:35 – Making the decision to compete (What is involved)
10:35 – 11:35 – Diet/Training/Supplementation
11:35 – 11:50 – Break/Refreshments
11:50 – 12:10 – Competition Rules and Guidelines
12:10 – 12:45 – Stage Preparation (Posing, Makeup, Tanning)
12:45 - 1:00 - Maintaining your physique and mentality post contest
12:45– 1:00 – Open Forum Q&A
1:00– 2:00 – Posing Practice and Personalized Physique Critique (with pictures taken)