WildForestGym Elites

Coach Michael founded TEAM WildForestGym, the 1st Elite OCR Racing team in the UK. Due to the demand from elite and age group racers from various other OCR teams Coach Michael made a decision to disband TEAM WildForestGym so that he can focus on his expertise of coaching and managing individual athletes.

Coach Michael is the Official Training provider to Nuclear Races; Founder and former Head Coach to Spartan Race UK, and former Head Coach to OCR Team UK.

He has been responsible for inspiring, development and building some of the UK’s established and up and coming OCR racers. His objectives with his coaching is to inspire, create, develop and mould future elite champions and age group racers including juniors.

Coach Michael is unique in regard to his Natural Movement, Natural Running and Obstacle Skills Training training enabling each athlete optimizing their full human performance. His development and training takes place at the 2015 Mudstacle Award Winning ‘Best Training Centre’ at WildForestGym  hosted at Nuclear Races, Brentwood, Essex.

Set in 20 acres of pristine forest in grounds of over 2000 acres WildForestGym is the only elite racing team with an extensive training facility that includes: a 2.7k Obstacle Training/Race Course with 69 Obstacles; 346m Jump Course with 32 technical jumps; Natural Movement Outdoor Gym; Coach Michael’s Quarry for scrambling and ridge work and miles of undulating forest and cross country trails.

Athlete Applications

Are you an aspiring athlete. Do you think you have it in you to be at the top of your game. We are currently recruiting elite, age group and junior racers. Click here to apply.


All sponsorship proposals to be made to Coach Michael Cohen, click here.