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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