PERSONAL trainING MANAGER
Since making a career change from financial accounting 11 years ago, Leigh has lived his passion for the fitness industry in the UK, Middle East, Asia and Europe. He’s worked with some of the UK’s leading fitness educators, such as Discovery Learning, Fitness Wales, Train Fitness along with Cardiff Met University, and in 2012 founded his own education training company, FFTAcademy.
During his time in the Middle East he was part of a ground breaking project to deliver industry-accredited training qualifications to leading gym providers in the UAE. He played a key role with the Bahrain Military Defence Hospital which provided training and education to their physiotherapists who were leading the country's first Centre of Excellence Obesity project. He also worked with Bapco and the country’s leading dietician to front Bahrain’s ‘Biggest Loser’ campaign, and presented to 100’s of employe
These projects energised Leigh to continue in the industry as an educator and he returned to the UK to continue his work as a tutor and also developed a passion for Kettlebell training, which resulted in him teaching at the Military Rehabilitation Centre Hedley Court and as far afield as Singapore and Dubai.
Leigh has spent spent time with some of the leading figures in the industry, and has just completed his Certified Physical Preparation Specialist Certification (CPPS) with Joe De Franco and Jim Smith, at Onnit Academy, Austin, Texas.
- Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS)
- Mobility WOD Practitioner
- Precision Nutrition Certified Coach
- Olympic Lifting Certified
- GP and Exercise Referral
- Sports Massage Therapist
- Training For Warriors Level 1
- Functional TRX Trainer
- Advanced Kettlebell Instructor
- Indoor cycling Instructor.