“The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, joy, or passion.” ~ Terry Orlick
Our Larger Than Life Vision
We believe that movement is healing, life-giving, and empowering. Ninja
Anywhere exists to positively impact the health and happiness of all our ninjas: we want to educate and inspire everyone to build their health and confidence, find their inner strength, and improve their own lives as well as their broader communities. Through our innovative obstacle course, we will prove that fitness can be fun, that healthy is happy, and that all of us can do great things!
Did You Know?
Movement is key for releasing happy endorphins in your brain that relieve physical, mental, and emotional stress. Movement is a lifestyle behavior that will allow everyone to be healthier and happier.
Dr. Joshua McLain | Founder, Chief Executive Ninja
Josh is a visionary with a heart to help others. His belief in his goals is only matched by his belief in the ability of others to reach goals they’d never dreamed possible. As a coach to elite athletes and as a Dr. of Physical Therapy, Josh’s purpose in life is to inspire as many people possible to live a life filled with health and happiness. Genuine, hard working, and encouraging, you will find Josh passionately doing whatever it takes to deliver an incredible ninja event.
Backstory: As a successful three-sport athlete, Josh was shattered when he tore his ACL. A physical therapist helped revive Josh’s spirits and ignited a passion that spurred him to attend the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse for his BS in exercise science, minor in nutrition, and a doctorate in physical therapy.
Fun Fact: Josh is the mastermind that designed and built the ninja rig. He wants all our ninjas to know that they CAN do amazing things.
What’s a ninja?
“A ninja is a person who does not let anyone tell them they cannot live their dream!!!“
Elizabeth Kettler | Co-owner, Chief Financial Ninja
Elizabeth is excited to bring her background as a CPA to push the company to the next level. Her natural tenacity and insight coupled with her cheerful nature make her an integral part of the team as she tackles the many challenges of a start-up business with a smile. Elizabeth’s driving goal is to provide ninjas around the world the knowledge and confidence to persevere on their journey to reach their dreams.
Backstory: Elizabeth started her journey with Ninja Anywhere when she came to Josh for help with an ankle injury that lingered after eight months of treatment. The education on pain and healing transformed Elizabeth’s approach to health and fitness. She wants anyone attending a Ninja Anywhere event to have a similar opportunity.
Fun Fact: Elizabeth’s competitive spirit can be seen in obstacle course racing where she’s participated in a world championship race for the last three years.
What’s a ninja?
“A ninja is anyone who is scared to try something new (and amazing) and does it anyway!”