Rakim Anim M.Ed 

Owner & Director of Performance Optimization

 “I believe in building relationships that empower others to maximize their potential and accomplish their personal goals.”


  • CSCS
  • CPT
  • RPR
  • CrossFit Level 1


  • University of Minnesota: M.Ed Applied Kinesiology
  • Minnesota State Mankato: B.S Exercise Science


Rakim has diverse experience in training youth, collegiate, and professional athletes in a variety of settings. His experience began as a volunteer strength coach at Minnesota State Mankato where he completed his bachelors in Exercise Science. He then went on to the University of Minnesota to pursue a Masters Degree in Applied Kinesiology. At his time at the U of M, Rakim worked with the strength and conditioning staff training the following gopher teams, volleyball, women’s basketball, hockey, soccer, tennis, wrestling, baseball, softball, swimming, gymnastics, swimming/diving, and rowing.

After attaining his masters degree Rakim, was hired as the Sports Performance Director for Velocity Sports Performance (largest sports performance franchise in the country), where he managed a team of performance coaches and built relationships with local clubs, teams, and organizations to make a profound impact on the athletic community.

After working working at Velocity for 4 years, Rakim stepped down as the Sports Performance Director and started N1 Motion. As the Owner of N1 Motion, Rakim is dedicated to helping others maximize their potential. He has a passion for empowering others to break through barriers in order to accomplish their goals through fitness and athletic performance.

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