Neil is a Sports Therapist and Strength and Conditioning Coach and holds a Masters of Athletic Conditioning and Exercise Rehabilitation and a Bachelors of Exercise Prescription and Management. He is currently undertaking his Masters Diploma in Advanced Clinical Sports Therapy and has further studied; Advanced Myofascial Release, Medical Acupuncture, Vocal Massage, Acupressure, Kinesiology Taping and Athletic Taping.
As a firm believer in continual education Neil has also developed and taught courses at Universities, Health and Fitness Institutes and Sport Clubs in New Zealand, Latvia and the UK covering; Sports Training, Remedial Physical Activity, Athletic Injuries & Biomechanics, Exercise Prescription & Testing and Personal Training and currently teaches for UK’s premier Sport Therapy School; Active Heath Group.
Neil was born in South Africa to a former Team GB Trampolinest and naturally grew up playing numerous sports at representative level while developing an affinity for sports performance and being exposed to the need for a holistic outlook on health, nutrition and fitness. His passion for Sports Performance further developed when he emigrated to New Zealand to study and work leading to 9 years hands on experience working in a variety of roles as a; Sport Scientist, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Medic and Exercise Rehabilitation Specialist.
Aside from health and fitness, music holds a place close to his heart and he has shared this love working as a radio show host on Radio One (New Zealand) and has also performed as a DJ in a variety of countries from New Zealand to Latvia, Ireland to Singapore and still performs monthly in the UK. Neil’s next exciting challenged is to bring these two passions together via Sound Therapy which he starts studying in August this year.
Whether its helping relieve pain and stress from clients daily living activities, working weekly with Oldham Athletics Club or with athletes and teams attending; World Championship, World Cup and Olympic events he sees that working holistically and as a team towards a common goal is the optimal avenue to achieving success.
“I love continually learning from each person I see while helping relieve their pain, sharing knowledge and empowering them to reach their health and fitness goals”.