DARREN CUTLER BSYA:
A professional and experienced Fitness Coach and Sports Therapist, my ethos is
that client education is the best way to achieve long-term results!
I pride myself on the level of expertise that I provide to clients, with recent qualifications including an Open Diploma (DipHE) focusing on Sports Science, Health Sciences and Sports Psychology, as well as a Level 3 Sports Therapist Diploma and Diploma in Sports Massage.
I developed Fit2The Core Training Systems to raise the standard of 1-2-1 and group fitness training provisions in the area through ensuring clients receive first class, scientifically informed training. My mission is to make Fit2The Core Training Systems the no. 1 provider of fitness and self defence solutions to the public and private organisations in the area. Working in partnership with various partners, we provide high quality training to fitness professionals looking to develop a deeper understanding of Sports Science and Metabolic Training Methods (please Contact us for options).
I became a Graduate Member of the British School of Yoga in 2001, with diplomas in: Personal Fitness Training, Tai Chi Chuan, Advanced, Intermediate and Basic Karate, as well as qualifications in Mid-Section Training and the Defender Self Defence System.
I am an FA Licensed Football Coach, fully qualified Thai-Bo Master Instructor and Self-Defence instructor, as well as being a AfN Certified Nutritionist with Advanced Sport and Exercise Nutrition and NCFE Level 2 in Nutrition and Health qualifications. I am also certified in Exercise Prescription for Disease Management, Fist Aid trained and DBS Enhanced cleared.
My very first fitness qualification was gained in 2000 (Foundation Studies in Exercise Certificate), which I completed despite requiring open heart surgery during my studies. As a heart patient, I continue to value the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle and am passionate about health promotion. I specialise in Martial Arts based training, having trained in various arts since the age of 12.
I have developed and taught my own self-defence system based on extensive combat and conflict management knowledge and have specific school teaching experience, having taught Tai Chi and anti-bullying awareness to children with identified learning needs, Autism, ADHD and socially excluded children. I have also previously taught self-defence classes to sixth form students, as well as Karate and various group fitness classes. My Conflict Management qualifications include: NVQ Level 3 in Custodial Care, NCFE Level 2 National Certificate for Door Supervisors .I am proficient in Control and Restraint, Advanced C&R, S.T.A.B techniques, Karate, Muay Thai and Tai Chi.
I have developed excellent conflict management skills during career as a care officer in a Young Offender Institute, Prison Officer and Door Supervisor.