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I am familiar with many forms of different training techniques, designed to stimulate different muscle fibres and achieve different goals. I like switching training techniques, for excitement and variety. It keeps the body guessing and adapting, to progress.
Boxing and functional training is my passion, combine that with my strength and conditioning knowledge, and I can push your performance, sculpt your body and make every minute of your time spent in the gym productive.
I was an Amateur Boxer in the Southern region for seven years. I now pass on my skills and passion as an England Boxing Level 3 Coach. My exercise foundation in one of the most vigorous of sports has provided me with the attitude of “no limits”. I fully understand what is needed to push the body beyond its usual capabilities to attain performance goals. During my eight years of Personal Training, I have experience working with figure competition models, professional boxers and I have delivered three years of exercise physiology lectures to BTEC and A Level students at Queen Marys College, Basingstoke and now Richard Tauntons College, Southampton.
Former General Manager of The Gym Southampton, I decided to embark on a new journey and develop a venue a bit special. Pound For Pound Training Ground, a Strength, Functional and Combat facility. I run two amateur boxing clubs and personal train all variations of clients.
I have vast health and fitness knowledge to support my managerial skills. I have been a Registered Exercise Professional (REPs) level 3 Personal Trainer since 2007 and I have been a qualified Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) Coach since 2011. Additional to my full time management position and personal training, I am a qualified Post Compulsory Exercise Physiology Teacher with two years experience at Queen Marys College, Basingstoke. I now use these skills delivering First Aid Courses and Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Courses to various other fitness centers around the Southern region.
I am a highly driven and confident person, with responsibilities that have shaped and educated my approach to business, management and decision making. I am a natural communicator and team leader with creative ideas. I have experience of working in all three Public, Private and Education sectors of the leisure industry. My own experiences of education, sport and personal life have enabled me to become a well time managed and mature individual who thrives on good health and success.
England Boxing Level 3 Certification
BA (Hons) Sports Studies Degree
Certificate In Education: Exercise Physiology, Sport Psychology & (CYQ) Fitness Instructing
The Register of Exercise Professional (REPs) Level 3 Certification
Central YMCA Qualified (CYQ) Assessor
First Aid Trainer Assessor
Lifeguard Trainer Assessor
HMS Nelson: First introduced to Boxing with the Navy, Q Shillingford train me alongside his Naval Team
Titchifeld ABC: I furthered my Boxing experience and fought all my amateur fights of 7 wins and 6 losses for Titchfield. Meanwhile kept close links and occasional sparring sessions with Q Shillingfords Boxers.
Millbank: Wayne Batton coached me for a couple years where I was tempted turn over to professional boxing.
HOP: Heart of Portsmouth was set up and managed by Q Shillingford. Q encouraged me to start coaching and put me through my assistant and full coaching badge over a 2 year period.
Southampton Solent University:This is my fith season as the head coach for Solent Uni.
Barnes Boxing Academy: Eliminates just term time training, all of my boxers and clients can train with me all year round. The talent and opportunity just keeps growing.