Tim holds a MS degree in Exercise Science, a BS degree in Sport Management – Fitness & Wellness, and is an A.C.E. certified Medical Exercise Specialist, an A.C.E. & NASM certified personal trainer, a Cooper Institute Master Physical Fitness Specialist and formerly CPT certified through NSCA and AFAA. He has been in the fitness industry since 1984.
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 1980’s and 90’s, 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, ACSM and ISSA continuing education specialist and has developed and authored numerous instructor training programs and manuals, including (co‐author) the ACE Kickboxing Fitness Specialty Training manual, (author) Martial Fitness Kickboxing Instructor Training, FitStrike Kickboxing/MMA Fitness Instructor Training and the Empower Self Defense Instructor Training Program.
Tim’s credentials and experience leading defense and kickboxing fitness training programs nationally and internationally, played a vital role as designer and patent owner of the P2 Force, the most versatile piece of resistance training equipment on the market.