John Rosborough- Chief Instructor- EVOLVE HQ

Qualifications and Experience
• Over 32 years’ experience in martial arts and fitness
• Ju-Jitsu (WJJF) Instructor – Black Belt 3rd Dan (2015)
• Freestyle Kung-Fu Instructor – Black Sash 2nd Degree
• Brazilian Ju-Jitsu – Blue Belt (2015)
• Mixed Martial Arts Instructor (2008)
• Self-defence Instructor (2001)
• Tactical Edge (2014)
• Evolve Martial Arts – joint creator and manager (2008)
• Team Evolve (2015)
• Chaos Fighting Championships – joint creator and promoter (2008)
• No-Gi Grappling Tournament – joint creator and promoter (2008)
• National Referee (World Association of Kick Boxing Organizations) (1992)
• Coach award (Martial Arts Commission) (1992)
• Assistant Coach award (Martial Arts Commission) (1991)
• Primal Move Instructor (2012)
• Iyengar Yoga Instructor course Year 1 passed (2010)
• Crossfit Trainer Level 1 (2008)
• Tutor of Sports Massage Therapy course for the College of Complementary Medical Education (2004)
• Higher Diploma in Neuromuscular Therapy (College of Complementary Medical Education) (2004)
• Strength and Conditioning Specialist (Level 1) (Charles Poliquin)
• Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) (National Strength and Conditioning Association) (2001)
• Personal Trainer (National Training Centre for Fitness Instructors Ireland) (2001)
• National Qualification Sports Massage & Remedial Therapy (National School of Sports Massage) (2000)
• Khai-Bo Instructor (Kickboxing and Thai boxing Organisation) (2000)
• Kick Aerobics Instructor (Fitness Kickboxing Organisation) (1999)
• Consultant to Boxercise for development of Kick Boxercise Instructor course (Boxercise Organisation) (1999)
• Boxercise Senior Instructor (Boxercise Organisation) (1999)
• Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Computing (1990)

Coach Development
• Development of Strength and Speed (The National Coaching Foundation)
• Developing Endurance (The National Coaching Foundation)
• Developing Flexibility (The National Coaching Foundation)
• Prevention and Rehabilitation of Injury (The National Coaching Foundation)
• Understanding and Improving Skill (The National Coaching Foundation)
• Motivating your Athlete (The National Coaching Foundation)
• Nutrition and Sports Performance (The National Coaching Foundation)
• Functional Reactivation and Rehabilitation (Anglo-European College of Chiropractic) (2005)
• Body Composition assessment (British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) (2003)
• Custom Orthotic Therapy and Gait Analysis (The Orthotic Group) (2003)
• Muscle Imbalance and Spinal Stability (Advanced Workshops) (2001)
• Multidisciplinary Approaches to Myofascial Pain (Nation School of Sports Massage) (2000)

Competitions
• Represented Ireland at WKA World Championships Canada (1998)
• Represented Ireland at WKA Intercontinental Games (1997) (Bronze)
• Represented Ireland at WAKO European Championships Madrid (1990)
• Represented The Untouchables Fight Team at numerous Northern Ireland, Ireland and United Kingdom Championships, winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the process.
• WKA (World Kickboxing Association)
• WAKO (World Association of Kick Boxing Organizations)

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