University of Health & Performance

UHP is an organization dedicated to being the leader in health and fitness education. Our holistic, integrative approach to optimizing human performance disrupts the traditional educational model. Our graduates are uniquely prepared to achieve their professional and personal goals, and receive continued mentorship through our supportive alumni program.


University of Health & Performance at Camp FitOps

Our mission is to empower veterans to find their true purpose with our four-dimensional approach to learning.


The UHP Experience: Think, Train, Feel, and Lead

Students at UHP are taught evidence-based skills in the areas of Think, Train, Feel, and Lead through an integrative model that includes: theory of coaching, practice of coaching, psychology of coaching, and business of coaching. Our education model prioritizes experiential and application-based learning in a fun and collaborative environment. 


Explore the UHP Campus

We foster community on a 500-acre, all-inclusive campus at the base of the Ozark Mountains. Along with world-class facilities, students enjoy running trails, a river and creek, hundreds of bald eagles, and the peace and quiet that nature inspires.


The Blueprint is a holistic, self-development philosophy.

UHP approaches health and performance through a four-dimensional model known as “The Blueprint.” We believe health is a combination of physical, mental, emotional, and social aspects. We believe performance is the way individuals function at work, on teams, and in relationships.



“Move your body.” The way we move our bodies for overall health.


“Live your values.” The way we live our lives according to what matters most.


“Move your mind.” The way we approach learning, growth, and mindset.


“Know your emotions.” The skills that build our ability to reflect, notice, and share our experiences.


What our alumni have to say...

"I went through in 2017 and my life has changed for the better since. I have also worked as a Graduate Assistant in Classes 8-10. It's amazing to see the growth of the University and it's community. Looking forward to continuing as a Graduate Assistant in the future.”


“The program changed my life in so many ways. Not only did I gain a career path that I love, I gained a family and a purpose. Thanks to this program, I've been sober almost 2 years and am healthier and happier than I ever have been. The best thing I can tell people who are going is to keep yourself open to the experience. Fully embrace it. You won't regret it.”


"Today I am currently a private personal trainer at my local EOS GYM. I want to give thanks to the UHP family for their deep investment into the life of veterans like myself. My experience not only reminded me that this world is about cooperation and not competition, but to serve others in this world with the wisdom and knowledge we all have embedded deep inside. I experienced a tight family vibe from the moment I arrived at camp and it grew stronger everyday! The amount of resources poured in to UHP is definitely top notch and gave me an amazing edge to stand out back home from all the other trainers. I definitely would do it all over again, IT'S THE REAL DEAL!"


"I'm now an operations manager for GE Aviation and a fitness and mixed martial arts trainer at Vision MMA. UHP reconnected me with a community that I value every day. That camaraderie is something I hadn't realized I had lost. UHP sparked a passion in me to help others not just physically, but emotionally as well."


The Cornerstone Course

The Cornerstone Course is a deep dive into self-development through science-backed strategies for performance enhancement and business education. After completing this course, students are equipped with all of the education, strategies, and tools that they need to be successful trainers, coaches, and leaders within the wellness community.


 Our Purpose, Philosophy, Vision, and Values.

We believe that empowering our students with new education and skills for success will help them realize their true purpose. This process makes our graduates more marketable for employment as health and wellness coaches.


The University of Health & Performance is a catalyst for defining purpose. We are on a mission to educate and empower our students to define how they Think, Train, Feel, and Lead.


We believe that everyone has a unique purpose.


We envision a world where everyone is living their purpose.


Trust, Empathy, Accountability, Courage, and Honesty.


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