Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Exercise and Health Science from Bristol University. This involved in-depth research, coursework, and a dissertation, covering exercise physiology, exercise psychology, fitness testing, exercise prescription, lifestyle management, wellness, and injury prevention/rehabilitation.
  • ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor Certificate from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). The ACSM are one of the most highly respected organisations for exercise in the UK and America. This is a professional qualification, requiring a high level of theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
  • Fitness Leaders Award from the British Amateur Weight Lifter’s Association (BAWLA).
  • SAQ Personal Training Certificate. SAQ is a pioneering company in exercise and sports performance.
  • Personal Training Certificate from Exercise England.
  • First Aid Certificate from St. John’s Ambulance.

 

Experience

I have been working as a Personal Trainer since 1993, in a number of settings. These include Bristol University, Eastbourne District General Hospital, Hewlett Packard (Bristol), London with Plus One (a New York-based personal training company), LivingWell Health & Fitness Club (formerly Viva).

Since 1999, I have been providing personal training from my own private gym, based at Sneyd Park Osteopaths in Rockleaze Road, Sneyd Park. Large enough to train one or two people at a time, this is an ideal facility from which to offer individualised exercise sessions in privacy.