The April 25 Police Training Class (POPAT, SOPAT, COPAT, PARE) has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Fit For Duty

At Code 5 Fitness, we are dedicated to providing specialized training programs tailored for law enforcement, fire rescue, military, and public service agencies. Our mission is to prepare individuals for the physical demands of their respective professions, ensuring they are “Fit For Duty” and equipped to handle the challenges they may face in the line of duty.

Tricia Dong

Meet Tricia Dong, a former law enforcement officer with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), founded Code 5 Fitness with a deep understanding of the physical demands and challenges faced by those in law enforcement and public safety roles. With over [insert number] years of experience in both law enforcement and fitness training, Tricia is dedicated to helping individuals reach their full potential through functional movement training.


Fitness Expert and Police Training Pioneer

Tricia Dong's impressive credentials as a registered Can-Fit-Pro Personal Fitness Trainer, Russian Kettlebell fitness coach, and Kettlebell Sport (GS) Coach underscore her dedication to fitness excellence. As the head instructor of the esteemed Code 5 Fitness Police Training Program, Tricia specializes in preparing law enforcement hopefuls to meet the rigorous physical fitness requirements essential for success in their careers.

From Law Enforcement to Firefighting

Tricia's career trajectory spans roles as a former Vancouver Police Constable and career Firefighter with Abbotsford Fire & Rescue. Currently, she serves in multifaceted roles including Vancouver Park Ranger, Level 3 Occupational First Aid Attendant at BC Place Stadium, and private security contractor. With a blue belt from the Vancouver Police Judo Club and a penchant for diverse combat training, Tricia's expertise extends beyond traditional fitness realms into various martial arts disciplines. Her athletic pursuits, academic achievements, and linguistic skills further enrich her holistic approach to fitness training.

Martial Artist

Tricia is also a Level 3 Modern Cimande Guro & Affiliate Instructor with USS-MCC Urban Survival Systems under system founder Guro Ed Wong, with whom she has created a unique “Kettlebells: Sudden Violence” workshop combining the power and beauty of kettlebells and Southeast Asian martial arts. She also regularly collaborates with her Jiu-Jitsu coach (and Canada’s only Royce Gracie Black Belt) Todd Smith, JKD and Filipino Martial Artist and creator of Warrior Zen Martial Arts Guro Brent Matsuda, and esteemed mentor and coach Kali Ilustrisimo Guro Louie Lindo to offer Street Self-Defence Workshops and Intro to FMA both for women-only and co-ed civilian participants. She recently worked with Mandala Mandatus (3rd Hagdan) Edwin Tam, advanced instructor of the Pekiti-Tirsia System of Kali with 20+ years of training and teaching, teaching self-defence to healthcare professionals dealing with psychiatric residents.


Leading in Kettlebell Training

Tricia's dedication to the international kettlebell field dates back to 2006, where she has consistently showcased her expertise through workshops and demonstrations. Her contributions have spanned various platforms, including engagements with prestigious institutions like The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) Police Academy, CFB 19 Wing Comox, and The British Columbia Regiment (DCO). Additionally, she has been a sought-after presenter at renowned fitness events such as Can-Fit-Pro and BCRPA, demonstrating her commitment to sharing knowledge across diverse audiences.

Elevating Kettlebell Sport Expertise

Beyond traditional kettlebell training, Tricia has honed her skills in Girevoy (Kettlebell) Sport (GS), training under World Champion Russian Kettlebell Sport coaches in Los Angeles, CA. Her competitive journey began in 2011, where she clinched first place in various events, earning prestigious rankings from organizations like IKFF and IKSFA. Notably, Tricia represented Canada at the IKFF National Kettlebell Championships, achieving the esteemed rank of Candidate, Master of Sport (CMS) in professional Long Cycle.

Making Waves in Media and Events

Tricia's expertise extends beyond training and competition into media and event hosting. Her contributions have been featured in prominent publications such as the Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, and National Post, solidifying her reputation as a leading figure in the fitness industry. Moreover, Tricia's commitment to community engagement is evident through her charity events and hosting of the OKCI Vancouver Open Kettlebell Competition since 2014. Together with her associates, she remains dedicated to providing comprehensive training solutions tailored for various sectors, including police, fire, military, self-defense, and kettlebell training.