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Elaine
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Elaine
« Adam’s life has been centred around sport and physical education. Not only did he do this at university but has coached at clubs like Newcastle ladies and others. His interest means he’s enthusiastic to share and help people achieve in this field. He is Incredibly patient and would help those who want to succeed in this area. »
£30/h
1st lesson free!
Tutor profile verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Adam
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Fitness
  • Personal training
  • Bodybuilding
  • Muscle strengthening
  • Body pump
  • Body attack
Levels
  • All Levels

Experienced health and fitness and specialist. Currently in a high role within a health and wellbeing company, also a fully qualified tutor and assessor. Been in the industry for over 10 years!

Methodology

As you can read from the above I hold huge experience in this sector. I tutor anyone studying in the range from P.E at GCSE level up to Level 3 Personal Training qualifications and anything in between. If you are unsure please feel free to enquire.


Teaching methods range and are bespoke to the individual, the subject and the level they require.

Experience

I am currently head of a health and wellbeing company which specialises in employee health and wellbeing. Alongside this i also work as a tutor and assessor delivering level 2 fitness instructor and level 3 personal training qualifications.

I hold numerous higher education qualifications, numerous sporting qualifications and have worked in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years.

I also work as a Fitness Consultant helping UK known gym businesses and also local independently owned gyms / fitness studios improve their services and customer experiences.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £135
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £270

Details

Rates may vary depending on level of tutoring required. Travel is available please contact for any additional costs for travel distance. There is a cancellation charge / policy. Up to 48 hours before hand = no charge, 48 - 24 hours = half the fee, less than 24 hours = full price.

Lessons offered by Adam
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Fitness
  • Personal training
  • Bodybuilding
  • Muscle strengthening
  • Body pump
  • Body attack
Levels
  • All Levels

Adam's CV

My journey into the sport and fitness industry started in 2007 when I decided that going to Gateshead College to study sport and exercise science was what I wanted to do when leaving school. After leaving Gateshead I continued my journey by going to Sunderland University and studying sport and exercise development. It was here, in my final year, that I started my own sport and fitness company. For the next two years I worked hard building my business and getting into as many schools and clubs as possible to deliver sport sessions. All of which was carried out whilst working, firstly as a labourer, then a planner / drawer and ultimately as Northern Site Manager for P & D Projects.

After establishing a formidable client base and with many schools taking up constant work, two years later I decided it was time to further my education and that I wanted to become a personal trainer. This came through the love of working out, the love of teaching and most of all my love for having a positive impact on someone else’s life, so becoming a personal trainer combined the three perfectly.

I completed my level 2 gym instructor and level 3 personal trainer qualifications and on completing my course was offered a job at DW Sunderland. Without any hesitation I jumped at the chance and started immediately. I had an amazing couple of years there and learned so much about the job, clients and also myself. I have always had a great work ethic so the 6 o clock morning starts and 10 o clock evening finishes were tiring but very rewarding and within no time at all I was able to build and sustain a very successful personal training business, whilst still maintaining and building my sport and fitness company and progressing through P&D Projects.

The expansion of the sport and fitness company saw me take on roles at Newcastle Women’s Football Club as Head of fitness, strength and condition, whilst also holding the role of Reserve Team Manager. I also become the fitness and fielding coach for a number of cricket teams.

It was during my time at DW that I also discovered my love for group exercise. Another passion of mine is music and from the age of 14 I used to DJ and went from playing in my bedroom to being on stage and playing a warm up set to Tiesto on his colours tour of Edinburgh. Being able to combine music and exercise therefore was another winner for me.

At this point I handed in my notice in at DW after deciding that I wanted to have a balance between personal training, teaching group exercise, my roles in sports coaching and my ever progressing status at P&D Projects.

In 2014 I set up my second business called Future Fit Performance. This was to be aimed at supplying businesses with health and wellbeing provisions for their staff. It started mainly delivering fitness sessions into workplaces either before work, during work or after work. This then grew to offering multiple nutrition options alongside mental health, financial advice and team building. In 2015 Future Fit Performance became a full time role and with the success we had found it became inevitable that the work I was doing for P&D Projects had to subside. Following on from this in 2016 we then discovered a need for the staff within these work places to be able to access all of our services 24/7. We then created an online wellness portal which allows businesses to put their staff onto and give them access to our online holistic wellbeing services.

2017 saw the formation of a sister company / different arm to the business in Future Education, of which I over saw the formation of. Being a qualified tutor and assessor myself it made sense to add this onto the business. 2017 also saw me take on roles as a Fitness Consultant helping UK known gym businesses and also local independently owned gyms / fitness studios improve their services and customer experiences.

Thus bringing me to where I am today.



KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
My upmost achievement is forming and establishing a successful business
Being seen as an expert within the fitness industry and working alongside recognised organisations to help them better their services.
Running multiple businesses at once.
Setting up the sport and fitness company, it’s on going running and managing a team of 25 sports coaches.
Working as a personal trainer with clients to hit their fitness goals.
Organising and running a successful events.
Organising and running an Olympic fun day with over 150 children taking part.
Holding a role as Newcastle Women’s Football Club head strength and fitness coach alongside my role of reserve team manager
Buying, renovating and letting my first property
Completing my teaching and assessing qualifications


EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Future Education – Managing Director September 2017 - Present

Management and running of the company
Overseeing set up and delivery of qualifications
Liaising with tutors and assessors
Teaching and supporting students through their education journeys


Future Fit Performance – Managing Director March 2014 - Present

Management and running of the company
overseeing short and long term planning
Meeting and negotiating contracts with MD’s, HR directors and managers
Forming wellness programmes to be delivered over the course of a year
Managing and organising staff, including making sure they know when they’re working, where they have to go, what time they have to be there, who to report to etc.
Managing finances of the company, ordering kit, paying employees, paying bills, making sure invoices are paid.
Creating media content alongside media staff.
Created sister education company - Future Education. Delivering health and fitness qualifications
Negotiating office and building leases.
Negotiating various contracts.
Multi fitness site management and consultation
Forming partnerships to expand business and offer more services

Shaw Sport and Fitness – Owner June 2011 - August 2016

Management and running of the company
Managing and organising staff, including making sure they know when they’re working, where they have to go, what time they have to be there, who to report to etc.
Managing finances of the company, ordering kit, paying employees, paying bills, making sure invoices are paid.
Organising and running sports days, summer camps, etc.
Working as a personal trainer at bother commercial gyms and private studios

P&D Projects – Northern Site Manager
2008 - 2015
Travelling between various sites throughout the country and leasing with clients about projects
Following drawings and plans in various building works

Ordering materials
Drawing shop lay outs and re fits.

River Island – Delivery, Replenishment and sales assistant
2007 - 2009
Data input.
Monitoring stock levels
Deadline management
Customer service

Pet Supermarket – Various roles
2005 - 2007
Printing orders and picking them from warehouse
Packaging and labelling parcels

Other Employment experience includes;

Working as a fitness rep for Vitality
Working as a coach for Newcastle Women’s Football Club
South Shields Under 15 Coach and Manager for 6 years and overall junior coach
Coaching for Durham County Cricket Club

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Level 3 Award in Educating and Training
Level 3 Assessing

Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Exercise Development
University of Sunderland 2011

National BTEC Diploma Sport and Exercise Science
Gateshead College

BTEC Award in Healthy Eating
Gateshead College 2009

Level 3 Personal Trainer
Level 2 Gym Instructor
Les Mills Body Pump
Les Mills Body Attack
Studio cycling
Studio based boxing
Studio circuits
Fitball
Metafit
Insanity
Kettlebells

Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Cricket (ECB)
Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football (FA)

Step into Sport Gold Award
Sports Leaders Certificate (Sports Leaders UK)
Child Protection and Best Practice Feb 2007 (St. John Ambulance)
Emergency First Aid

FUNdamentals of Movement – Sports Coach UK 2006
Junior Football Organisers Course (FA)
Sports Hall Athletics Workshop (UK Athletics)
Apprentice Coach Basketball (England basketball)


CPD

In order to refresh my knowledge and stay up to date within the industry I take an ongoing approach to furthering my learning and development. This includes attending workshops, advanced instructor training, listening to podcasts and reading various articles and books. All of this alongside constantly gaining further qualifications and experience in various roles and fields. The latest of which are;

Level 2 certificate in Fitness Instructing - Assessment support
Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training - Qualification overview, qualification delivery and assessment support

CORE SKILLS
Organisation
Reliability
Great people skills
Flexibility
Punctual

INTERESTS

I have many interests although because of my love of sport and fitness, most of those interests are sports related. I enjoy playing numerous sports mainly cricket, golf and football. The fore mentioned playing at semi-professional level.

Outside of sport I used to enjoy DJing. I’ve played at various events, bars, clubs etc. but due to work commitments and lack of time no longer can fit this in as well.

I have also had the luxury of developing numerous property and either reselling or renting them out.

Other than that long walks with my dog are priceless.


References are available on request

2 reviews on Adam
  • 5/5

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2 recommendations

E
Elaine

Adam’s life has been centred around sport and physical education. Not only did he do this at university but has coached at clubs like Newcastle ladies and others. His interest means he’s enthusiastic to share and help people achieve in this field. He is Incredibly patient and would help those who want to succeed in this area.

Abi

I was really struggling with my Physical Education Theory - Adam was able to go through my problem areas in general and then the areas I struggled with the most in much more depth. He also showed me new techniques that have made such a difference to my learning. I am now a trainee teacher and would never have gotten to this position without him! Would 100% recommend!

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