Tim holds a MS degree in Exercise Science, a BS degree in Sport Management – Fitness & Wellness. He has also earned certifications from A.C.E. (Medical Exercise Specialist & CPT), NASM (CPT), Brookbush Institute (Human Movement Specialist), FAI (Functional Aging Specialist), and Cooper Institute (Master Physical Fitness Specialist). He has been in the fitness industry since 1984 and has been a continuing education provider since 1994 (A.C.E., NASM, NETA, WITS, and more).
Training in martial arts since 1978, Tim currently holds a 7th degree Black Belt in Kajukenbo/Kajukenpo Karate competing as an amateur kickboxer in the 1980s and ’90s, and still competes in forms and fighting in Sport Karate tournaments.
He is the president of Empower Training Systems, Inc., an A.C.E., NASM, NETA, and WITS continuing education specialist and has developed and authored numerous instructor training programs and manuals. He co‐authored the original ACE Kickboxing Fitness Specialty Training manual, and authored the following training and continuing education manuals:
- Martial Fitness Kickboxing Instructor Training,
- Martial Arts Fitness for Seniors, and
- Empower Self Defense Instructor Training Program (Phases 1, 2 & 3).
Tim’s credentials and experience include teaching self defense and kickboxing fitness training programs nationally and internationally.
His deep interest in resistance training led him to develop, design and patent the P2 Force, the most versatile piece of resistance training equipment on the market. This equipment is the only apparatus that provides the capability to perform true multi-planar & multi-angle resistance training options for any joint movement of the human body!