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Leonidas Scantalides, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, SFG, FRCms

Physical Therapist/Strength and Conditioning Coach

On Point Sports Care

55 West 39th Street Suite 708, New York, NY, 10018, United States

Social Media Links:

https://www.instagram.com/mvmt_ryu_physio/
https://www.instagram.com/onpointsportscare/

Academic Background

  • BA-Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
  • DPT-Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Specialties & Certifications

  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) 
  • ClinicalAthlete Weightlifting Coach (CWCC)
  • StrongFirst Kettlebell Instructor (SFG-1)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)
  • Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms)

Athletic & Training Background

4th Dan Black belt in WTF-style Taekwondo, competed Nationally and Statewide (1999-2003) in the black belt division. 
Over 30 years of martial arts training (Uechi-Ryu Karate, Hapkido, Taekwondo, Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai). 
Currently training at Renzo Gracie academy in Manhattan in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a blue belt.

Current Role Working with Athletes

Treating the following athletes: combat (muay thai, MMA, BJJ), endurance (triathletes, marathon runners, ultramarthon runners), crossfit athletes, weekend warriors and recreational weightlifters/powerlifters. 
Perform strength and conditioning sessions the same population as above.

Professional Philosophy

As movement clinicians, we guide patients/clients through their recovery by facilitating a safe environment within their bodies, provide appropriate education, implement safe/effective strength exercises, and as needed manual therapy.

"No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable."
-Socrates