Meet Other Trainers
Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas
PERSONAL PROFILEI have almost 30 years experience in the health and fitness industry. I am self-motivated in all I do and am driven towards success. I am pro-active and more than capable of working on my own initiative without supervision. I have a friendly, approachable personality and have always adopted a professional attitude towards my responsibilities and my work ethic has always been unquestionable. I possess excellent organisational and administrative skills and know what it is like to work under pressure. As a teacher I am friendly and approachable. I possess good listening skills and find time to help anyone who needs it.
WORK HISTORY2016- Self employed personal trainer and massage therapist (based at Hilltop Gardens, Naxxar) Planning and delivering 1-1 and group personal training sessions to clients. I also offer a massage therapy service specialising in sports and deep tissue release massage. For massage, I either work from an onsite treatment room or home visit. 2012-2015 Account Manager / Debt Liaison agent, Northway Financial, Malta Contacting and discussing client needs and repayment schedules such as DMPs and IVAs with third party debt management companies who are dealing with customer’s debt. Following guidelines and regulations set by The Insolvency Service (ISS), the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) UK, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) UK and the E-Commerce directive. 2009- Part Time Tutor / Assessor Biocare Academy, Mosta, Malta & Elizir Academy Naxxar The delivery of anatomy and physiology (standard and advanced) sessions to students who are undertaking various subjects / courses at either the Mosta or Naxxar academies. I also deliver the complete Swedish massage courses at these academies. This covers both the theory and practical elements of the course. Position requires the preparation of PowerPoint presentations and relevant subject handouts and revision sheets for each subject taught. I am also the mentor, trainer and assessor for students who enroll for Active IQ online level 2 and level 3 courses in gym instruction and personal training based at Mosta. 2009-2012 Team Coach, Trainer and Senior Customer Service Representative. HSBC Direct Malta As an HSBC accredited team coach and mentor, I had to follow structured coaching plans. This included listening and grading calls, and providing feedback on the outcome to the respective agents. For 6 months, I was part of the centre’s training team delivering varied subjects such as customer service skills, empathy, security procedures, and internet banking procedures. 2000-2008 Course Trainer/Tutor & Centre Manager. Premier Training International, Nottingham Responsible for the preparation, delivery, management and administration of full time Diploma courses in Health, Fitness & Massage therapy. Over a 12 week period the courses were approximately 480 hours of theory and practical lessons I was responsible for liaising with my superiors to ensure the smooth running of the courses. It was very important to maintain the standards and requirements set and required by Premier (the parent company), the Franchising College (NCN) and the awarding body (Active IQ). As an internal verifier (IV), I would personally assess and provide feedback to students. I was also responsible for observing and providing feedback to other tutors and assessors to ensure their teaching and assessing was fair and carried out to the required standards.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONSAdelaide University. Adelaide. Australia. Diploma Applied Science (Management) Nottingham Trent University Certificate in Education (Cert.Ed) New College Nottingham (NCN) City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate In Further Education Teaching. Stage 1 City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate In Further Education Teaching. Stage 2 Oxford Cambridge RSA (OCR) RSA D32 / D33 Assessor Award V1 Internal Verification Award (Diploma RSA) VTCT IQA assessor award (pending) Premier Training International Diploma in Personal Training and Sports Massage Therapy Fitness Trainer Award Parts I Gym Instruction Fitness Trainer Award Part II Personal Training Optimum & Sports Nutrition Circuit Training Therapeutic (Swedish) Body Massage Sports Massage Therapy
INTERESTS & ACTIVITIESI have always enjoyed resistance training, cycling and hiking (any exercise really). On the sedentary side, I like reading action/adventure novels and ancient and modern history. I also enjoy cooking to entertain and BBQs.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONWhilst in Australia, I was a part time professional dive master with a P.A.D.I. dive school
Born 1984 PhD in Sports Science (weight management) from Eurasia International University of Science and Research Tbilisi Georgia Certified International personal trainer EQF level 3,4 Certified International nutrition advisor Certified International bodyguard Certified International lifeguard Certified International karate coach Holding rank Dan 5 karate wkf Holding rank Dan 5 Jujutsu jjif World karate champion Asian karate champion
EXPERIENCE: D-Dojo Karate • Help clients formulate their own individual approach to nutrition and optimal percentage of body fat depending on their sports goals • Work with clients to minimize the possibility of sports-related traumas • Train clients in: Karate, Jujitsu, Self-Defense, and conditioning I worked in the role of interior designer facilities to design gyms, including choosing and placing fitness equipment. I collaborated with contractors to design: offices, dojos, changing/restrooms, cooling and heating system, and lighting fixtures. National Iranian Oil Company Clinic Chamran Gym Enghelab Gym Sadra Tejarat Office Jordan Hotel As an International Coach I consulted with clients to develop personalized health programs, I trained clients whose ages ranged from children to senior. Their goals were to improve their lifestyle and health, lose weight and/or decrease fat percentage with successful results; I motivated them for continuous progress. The training included: Martial Arts (training, belt examination and competition), self-defense, weight training, cardio, track & field and sports conditioning (American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Rugby, UFC, Tennis, Golf, Biking, and Marathon). Vienna Karate Club Coach, Austria 2012-2019 Karate National Team Head Coach, Iran 1996, 1999, 2006-2007, 2010 Karate National Team Head Coach (shito ryu), Taiwan 2005, 2009 Alghadesiye Club Karate Team Head Coach, Kuwait 2009 Karate National Team Head Coach, Tajikistan 2007 Karate National Team Head Coach, South Korea 2006 Conditioning Coach for all above Teams 1996, 2014 SKILLS: Karate Black Belt 6Dan (WKF) Jujitsu Black Belt 6Dan (JJIF) Professional Conditioning Coach (IOA) Programmer for professional and amateur athletes (+20 years) Sports Nutrition Expert INTERNATIONAL AWARDS: Asian and Pacific Championships, Gold Medal Indonesia 2010 World Championships, Gold Medal Greece 2006 World Championships, Gold Medal Russia 2003 World Championships, Bronze Medal Germany 2000 World University Championships, Bronze Medal France 1998 World Stars Cup, Gold Medal Italy 1997 World Cup, Bronze Medal Germany1995 Asian Championships, Gold Medal Philippines 1995 Asian Games, Silver Medal Japan 1994 Asian and pacific Championships, Gold Medal Malaysia 1994 World Games, Bronze Medal Nederland 1993 Asian Championship, Gold Medal Taiwan 1993