Strength & Conditioning MSc (2017-2020)
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of strength and conditioning. Anybody looking to improve their performance in any sports or recreational activity will benefit directly. Also, the knowledge from this has great carry over into any gym based activity or anybody looking to better their body composition.
UKSCA Accredited Strength And Conditioning Coach:
Accreditited strength and conditioning coach (ASCC), is the recognised standard for S&C in the UK. Proving in-depth knowledge in sports training, nutrition, Olympic lifts, advanced programming, speed, agility and plyometrics training.
ASCA Accredited Strength And Conditioning Coach:
Recognised S&C coach, by the peak governing body in Australia, The Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA).
Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Exercise Prescripton:
Being level 4 certified allows me to prescribe corrective exercise and give advanced nutritional advice specifically in relation to obese and diabetic clients. By having advanced understanding of these conditions and their pre cursors, it allows me to specialise in these complicated areas.
Level 4 Back Pain Specialist:
By having advanced knowledge of issues surrounding potential back pain, it allows me to prescribe training that can prevent and help relieve, any non specific back problems. 19 in every 20 cases of sudden onset low back pain is placed within the non specific category, so this allows me to assist with this large demographic.
Level 4 Cancer Rehabilitation:
This certification allows me to work with clients who are going through certain types of cancer treatment or have been diagnosed with cancer. I am able to prescribe exercise and dietary advice, while working alongside other medical professionals.
Level 3 Personal Trainer & Level 2 Fitness Instructor:
The industry standard requirements for becoming a personal trainer.
Poliquin Biosignature Level 1 & 2:
Theoretical knowledged on body fat storage and possible hormonal imbalances. This also provides the use of a 12 site body fat test, that hypothesizes links to the gastrointestinal system, toxicity and nurological complexes. A useful tool for body composition goals.
Paul Chek Holistic Lifecoach Level 1:
This focuses on lifestyle changes and provides a holistic model that looks at disease prevention, healthy eating habits and specific exercise that help to control stress. This has helped me develop an in depth questionnaire that helps me understand what my clients do away from our session and also taught me holistic training methods suitable for a certain demographic.
UK Athletics Coaching Level 1:
This allows me to support an athletics coach in the delivery of athletic based sessions.
Specialist Exercise Referral (GP Referral):
This specialist area allows me to apply safe guidance to anybody effected by the following conditions: Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases COPD, Asthma, Obesity, Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Simple Non Specific Back Pain, Total Joint Replacement, Depression, Anxiety and Stress.
Pre and Post Natal Certified:
This gives me specific training and nutrition instructions for pre and post natal women. Highlighting biomechanics, hormonal and psychological changes that take place around pregnancy.
Douglas Heel Muscle Activation Level 1:
A unique method providing powerful tools that help the bodies relaxation process and addresses the response to stress. This offers an alternate perspective of the body and can be useful as part of a week regimented routine.