I am certified in several martial arts and fitness training techniques. These include ACE (American Council of Exercise), AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Federation of America), EFTI (Equinox Fitness Training Institute), Speed/Power Training, Functional Movement Screen Protocol, corrective exercise protocols with the Brookbush Institute, and Chinese Style Olympic Weightlifting from Ma Strength. I've also studied self-defense with Maestro defense systems, Marcaida Kali, active self defense & competitive athletic conditioning. I'm also TRX certified and have been recognized as an instructor in RKC/ Kettlebell Concepts, Gyra Sport, IKFF (International Kettlebell Foundation) and Circular Strength Training.
I am also a lifetime athlete with training in various martial arts disciplines (Boxing, Wing Chun, Goju ryu karate), as well as gymnastics, track (200 meter dash, 400 meter dash), field events (100 meter hurdles), American Football, and have competed in multiple Tough Mudder & Civilian Military Combine races. I am ranked in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under Marcos Santos. I have experience with traditional throwing weapons, traditional projectile weapons, archery (both a recurve bow and longbow). My Swordsmanship background: long sword Kendo, Saber, Filipino Martial Arts, Arnis , Kali. Most recently I joined and began training in medieval combat fighting with full armor.
I have previously been employed as Concert Security Personel, nightclub bouncer, doorman, private event security guard, and personal security escort. I have been training in many fitness clubs in the New York area such as Complete Body Spa, Club H Fitness, David Barton Gym and Equinox Fitness Club. My career in teaching strength and martial arts is over 10 years long and I continually seek to learn more to improve my practice.
Areas of Expertise
- Strength Training
- Sports Performance Training
TRX Group Certification, TRX Certified Suspension Trainer, CPR/AED, Maestro Defense Systems, Russian Kettlebell Challenge Level 1, RMAX Clubbells Instructor
Who I Especially Like Working With
Men, Post-rehab, Seniors, Women
Medical Conditions Experience
Back Pain/Issues, Diastasis Recti, Fibromyalgia, Hip Pain/Issues, Joint Pain, Knee Pain/Issues, Shoulder Issues