About NoVa Ninja

NoVa Ninja was founded in 2015 by two-time American Ninja Warrior competitor Casey Passafaro.

NoVa Ninja specializes in training athletes who want to compete on American Ninja Warrior, American Ninja Warrior JR, and/or Obstacle Course Races [OCR] such as Tough Mudder, Savage Race, and more.  

Both locations offer a full-scale American Ninja Warrior and OCR training facility for kids  & adults who want to experience the thrill of tackling the obstacles they see on the TV show.  NoVa Ninja features many ANW obstacle replicas straight from the show.  

At NoVa Ninja, we make fitness fun.  Staying fit through play and challenging the body and mind to overcome an ever-changing assortment of challenges is our focus.  Building strength, coordination, confidence, and mental toughness is our goal.  

Whether you want to train competitively or experience what it is like to be a ninja warrior one time, NoVa Ninja has a variety of options.  

Nova Ninja offers the following services:

– Youth, Adult, and Family obstacle training for general fitness
– Competitive Youth and Adult Ninja Training – NoVa Ninja Warriors
– Home School Ninja P.E.
– Obstacle Course Race (OCR) Training
– Camp (week long)
– “No School” Ninja single day camp
– Birthday, Team, and Adult Parties
– School & Camp Field Trips
– Team Building Events
– Corporate Events
– Holiday Parties
– Private Events
– Charity and School Fundraisers
– Personal Training

NoVa Ninja’s training method has helped numerous athletes reach their goals.  Since opening, we have had 12 youth be selected to compete on American Ninja Warrior Junior.  We have had numerous adults successfully train to be selected for American Ninja Warrior on NBC.  We have had several athletes place in the top 10 at Ninja World Finals events.  Our OCR program has assisted several athletes in reaching the podium at events such as Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and Savage Race.  

NoVa Ninja is a United Ninja Athlete Association [UNAA] affiliated gym and hosts four local qualifying events per year.  In addition, our Ashburn location is hosting the Virginia Regionals for  the UNAA 2021-2022 season.

Training can feel like play.  You are welcome to come play with us everyday!

In the words of founder Casey Passafaro, “When in doubt, ninja it out!”

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