Physical Therapy for Combat Athletes

Dr. Frank Benedetto is the most credentialed Doctor of Physical Therapy in combat sports.  He currently serves as the Director of Performance for the Tiger Schulmann’s Pro Team and is a 2019 Resident for Team USA Wrestling. He is also the founder of CounterStrike, an online Performance Coaching platform for competitive combat athletes.

"I've been working with Frank for my entire UFC career and I can confidently say that his help has been imperative to my success." - Shane Burgos

I am a double board certified Doctor of Physical Therapy (OCS and SCS), possess the highest level strength coaching credential (the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and am a certified Nutrition Coach (Pn-1).

A decade of experience in Sports Medicine has earned me the trust of members of the US Olympic team, the Tiger Schulmann’s MMA Pro Team, the NY Giants, the NY Islanders, and hundreds of college and high school athletes.

If you are a competitive combat athlete, please visit to learn more about my science based performance coaching system.


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