NUTRITIONAL THERAPY : The training undertaken with the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in Putney comprised a Foundation course covering basic sciences for nutrition ~ followed by three years training as a Nutritional Therapist.
Personal Trainer Award from YMCA®FIT and qualification certificates issued by Central YMCA Qualifications. Nigel was a member of occasional Tutor teams with YMCA®FIT (2003~4) and undertook further training as an Assessor for Gym Instructors.
A qualified REEBOK® Core Board Instructor ~ with specific applications for improving posture, your core stability and applications for rehabilitation and sports conditioning using the unique 3D-movement design of the Reebok Core Board. We look to exercise not just the superficial muscles ~ but also the deep girdle of muscles that supports and strengthens your spine, and the interplay from there with many muscles above and below the waist.
... comprising the following modules :
Gym Instructor (Level 2)
Advanced Gym Instructor (Level 3) ... this incorporates Advanced Cardiovascular Training and Advanced Resistance Training, goal setting and programming
Client Appraisal (Level 3) ... this incorporates Fitness Assessment and Stress Management
Exercise for Older Adults (Level 3) ... Added December 2002
Sports Conditioning (Level 3)
Walking (Level 2)
Circuit Training (Level 2)
Group Indoor Cycling (level 2) ... Added August 2002
Nutrition and Weight Management (Level 3)
Personal Trainer Award (Level 3) Overall
First Aid at Work
Certified as a Nordic Walking Technique Instructor (2006) ~ for teaching 1-to-1 or groups ~ for health, fitness or sports purposes and including Group activities ranging from taster/induction sessions; group classes and Nordic Walking Circuits.
Established the Oakleafe Nordic Walking Group as a distinct part of the Oakleafe Rambling Club in East Surrey ~ originally in the Tandridge District. Now, in 2012, we have a similar sized group in East Sussex, and regularly offer Taster sessions from our own Training Park, or on The Tye in Alfriston We offer one main monthly NW Group walk ... in each area > but there are already opportunities for those members that wish to meet up separately to walk together at other times. Since 2010 we have also offered a Wednesday evening NORDIC FITNESS outdoor class in East Sussex, from early April through into September weekly.