• Pure Edge Defined




    1. without any extraneous and unnecessary elements
    2. free from what vitiates, weakens, or pollutes
    3. having exactly the talents or skills needed for a particular role



    1. give an intense or sharp quality to
    2. a favorable margin; advantage

    Pure Edge Performance Training is a culmination of methods that get results. We utilize a specialized approach to get the most out of our clients. Our programs are built on the basics of human performance - strength, power, mobility, and nutrition. When you walk in our doors, we'll discover your goals, assess your abilities, and get right to work. Whether you're a superstar recruit, a weekend warrior, a mom on the go, or just looking to shed a few pounds, we can help you get the advantage over your competition.

    So what are you waiting for? Either make it happen, or watch it happen.

    Find your edge.

  • Performance Team

    Over 20 years of combined experience to help you shatter your goals.

    Justin Shal, MS, CSCS, PES

    Owner | Performance Director

    Education and Certifications:

    • M.S. - Exercise Science, California University of PA, 2011
    • B.S. - Kinesiology, Penn State University, 2006
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NCSA, 2006
    • Performance Enhancement Specialist, NASM, 2011
    • Titleist Performance Institute Certified, 2019

    Justin has been actively coaching youth and adults for optimal performance as a professional for over 15 years. After receiving a B.S. in Kinesiology from Penn State, he gained valuable experience in both the sports performance and rehabilitation disciplines, allowing him to assess and train clients utilizing multiple approaches. He earned an M.S. in Exercise Science from Cal U while putting to use his improved knowledge every day as the leader of a team of trainers in a commercial gym setting. Justin brings a lifelong desire to learn and put new knowledge to use to help his clients reach a new level of success each session.

    Dom Caldararo

    Head Performance Coach

    Education and Certifications:

    • M.S. -  Fitness and Health Promotion, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
    • B.S. - Exercise Science, Slippery Rock University, 2016

    Adam Valvo

    Performance Coach

    Education and Certifications:

    • B.S. - Exercise Science, Slippery Rock University, 2019
  • The Shield

    A shield signifies strength; a desire to protect from all things harmful; a source of unity bearing one's ideology. The Pure Edge Shield is an icon created to elicit a sense of pride in the pursuit of a greater strength both inside and out.

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