Luke has had a passion for fitness from a young age, having trained for rugby from 8 years old.
After leaving the RAF Regiment in 2006, Luke studied a foundation degree and completed his gym Instructor and advanced gym qualifications at the same time.
Luke’s qualifications include:
Advanced Gym Instructor (2008)
Personal Training Diploma (2017 to add compliance, first qualified in 2008)
Level 3 sports massage (2018)
GP Referral (2017)
Level 4 obesity and diabetes (2017)
Level 4 cardiac rehabilitation (2018)
LES Mills certified – BODYPUMP, GRIT and CXWORX.
Why did he choose Focus?
“The blended learning of phone, internet and weekend courses worked well around my business and family life. Plus, the advanced learner loan helped keep my cash flow in check enabling me to do more courses.” (Get yours here)
Now a self-employed Personal Trainer and group exercise instructor, Luke also links with the NHS for exercise referral work.
Luke’s advice for aspiring personal trainers ready to get started on their fitness career…
“Ensure you have the passion and drive to succeed, take time to shadow a PT and learn from them, it will save you months of mistakes and money. It’s a competitive business, find your passion and niche area- ensure you keep on top of your qualifications and keep registered with a professional body.”
Personal trainers change lives. It’s no longer a case of doling out diet plans and offering support on the gym floor. In today’s fast-paced fitness arena, a successful Personal Trainer acts as a friend, a coach, a motivator and an inspiration. It goes without saying that to become a successful Personal Trainer requires a multitude of skills! Our popular courses relating to this blog post personal trainer, Luke Collins include our personal trainer courses, gym instructor courses and the ever-popular sports massage courses.
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