Professional trainers and experts from all over the world will share their knowledge and experience with you.
Welcome to the Optima Europe fitness conference. Despite the new technologies and trends that we all need to follow, we should not lose the importance of personal contact, communication and energy exchange.
This is the first event in this part of Europe, with the goal of keeping up with the latest trends, exchanging ideas and connecting with one another. It’s our duty to provide you with the best education and tools that will enable you to further develop and succeed. Because the world really needs you!
Lectures and workshops follow the latest research in the field of fitness. Lecturers are University Professors, Master Trainers, Nutritionists, Marketing Experts…
The event lasts for 3 days and includes 48 workshops. There will be 4 workshops at the same time. You can choose which one out of these 4 you will attend. All the lectures will be recorded, and you will have access to them for a month after the conference, which means that even those workshops or lectures that you didn’t attend live, you will have an online access to after the conference.
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The NASM Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) Model is precisely that—a model; learn how towork the model to make it work for you and the clients you serve! This can’t miss session will explorethe concepts of periodization, progressive overload, and the General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) asthey relate to the evidence-based OPT™ model. Although it offers structure, the creative freedomsOPT™ allows when designing a program—while still leveraging the scientific principles it’s basedon—will be highlighted, and practical examples of how to apply this information with a wide-range ofclient-types will be reviewed to keep training fun, minimize boredom, maximize results, and keep yourbook of business full.*No Equipment Needed
MS, NMT, NASM Regional Master Instructor, NASM CPT, PES, CES, CNC.
Scientificaly revolutionized creatine. Is there anything better than creatine monohydrat? What does science say?
NASM PT, HFS Academy
Think of how many ways you can workout? Now think of how many ways you warm up. Most peoplewill go into a training session with the same warm up routine for almost every workout. Thisworkshop will discuss the principles and strategies that maximize movement preparation for anyworkout.Equipment: None
MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, GFS
PhD, ATOS Academy
Slobodan Tiragić, the TRX trainer, will show you a more drastic approach to hit training, along with the suspension tape. Are you ready?
Unilateral exercises are excellent for many different sports. Darren and Slobodan will teach you which unilateral exercises you should do and how you can do them with the TRX suspension trainer.
Dr. Türker Bıyıklı is going to talk about and demonstrate how you can make the best of the NASMOPT Model and NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum, to coach your athletes for high performance.This workshop will give you a chance master your skills in manipulation of acute variableswhileprogramming for your clients. After that, Dr. Turker will deep-dive into how you can handle specificpostural dysfunctions with your clients. He will share how these perspectives complement andenhance his 22 years of experience in the sports and fitness industries. This is one workshop thatgives you an opportunity to work hands-on, with the strength and conditioning coach of three World Wrestling Champions of this year.
NASM Master Trainer
We all know the importance of individualized programming, but if you are not performing structuredassessments, it is likely you are not maximizing your clients outcomes and results. This workshop willexplore transitional movement assessments and what to look for when assessing your clients. We willuncover over and underactive muscles if compensation exists and how to help realign your clients sothey will be able to move, feel and perform at their highest level.*No Equipment Needed
What is Detox, why is important and how can we detoxify our body? Bogoljub, a detox expert, will give you scientifically based, clear guidelines on how to cleanse your body.
Milan will show you the proper progress of plyometric training exercises.
From elite athletes to the general population, much attention is given to the core and ways to train it -but what's the best way to approach core training for your clients? What methods add a progressivechallenge while focusing on stability, strength, and power? This interactive workshop will explorefactors that contribute to optimal core activation, review important core exercises from simple tocomplex and will provide you with a chance to perform these exercises so you can implement themimmediately with your clients to help them build a stable and strong foundation.Equipment: Stability Balls, Medicine Balls, Mats
There are many popular exercises seen in fitness gyms today that could be considered high riskexercises leading to potential injury. Have you thought about the specific positions the body mustovercome when performing the exercises you program? In this workshop, Wendy will discuss whythese popular exercises could be considered high risk while providing you exercise alternatives that areboth safe and effective.Equipment: Resistance bands with handles and Dumbbells
PhD, MS, LMT, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Neuromuscular stretching also called proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) is used by professionals trained in the technique. Professor Milan Cvetkovic will
show you the technique and application of this way of stretching.
PhD, University of Novi Sad, FSFV
The goal of off-season periodization is to maximize sports performance. This is the period of time after the conclusion of the season where athletes decrease sport specific skill work and start to focus on functional movement and strength development.
Milan will point out the importance of this phase through practical examples.
Learn the primary reasons for obesity and how clients may become obese, what changes occur in the body due to obesity, how that can affect the health and physical properties of the body, and much more.
University UNION Nikola Tesla, Faculty of sport, HFS Academy
Although the fitness industry continues its rapid expansion, the margin between success and failure becomes finer. Against a backdrop of fierce competition and fast-changing trends, sharp insights are the key to stealing a march on your rivals. Necessity has well and frankly been the mother of invention. Operators who previously relied entirely on visits to their gyms to lead in revenue have been forced to reconsider their marketing strategies. In these cases, they've emerged from the pandemic with complementary digital channels, a more efficient system, pus fresh opportunities to grow their revenues and customer base.
CEO & Owner iFit
Some fitness trainers have an impressive list of credentials but a small client base, while others aren't as educated but are always booked. What’s the difference between them? Veljko, will talk about the tricks for sale that will help you to learn how to run a successful fitness business.
If you want to be a successful personal trainer, it is no longer enough to have knowledge only in the field of training. Today, information about the users of your services has great value, we must not allow it to be lost or not used in the fight for more new clients or the retention of existing ones. In my lecture, you will learn how software can help you develop or improve your fitness business, why information about the arrivals, payments or habits of your users is important and how statistical data can forecast potential profit or loss of clients.
At the same time, strength, flexibility, balance and cardio are combined with breathing techniques. Tamara will show you the benefits of Pilates and its impact on your overall health.
PhD, Singidunum University
Aerobic program with elastic band and exercises for the whole body with an accent on the most critical points of the female body (legs, stomach, glutes). Let the band be the one that will define your body and put a smile back on your face.
Founder of the recreation club, personal trainer and group fitness instructor.
Coach, motivator, athlete
20:00 – Optima Connecting Party
We all know that the squeaky wheel always gets the grease, right? Well, the shoulder often times is thesqueaky wheel, and more often than not, it doesn’t get the grease it needs. From assessment to programdesign, we'll explore a system of programming and exercise selection that enhances the use of theshoulder region and helps the practitioner to go beyond just chasing down symptoms.Equipment: Foam Rollers
Grow your class numbers by developing powerful relationships with your participants. Create an atmosphere in your class that everyone wants to be a part of. Connection is all about taking the focus off yourself and bringing your attention to your participants. Engaging them so they are part of the class and not just watching you perform on stage. So how do you connect and enage your participants?
10:45 – 11:45
What is intermittent fasting? Most individuals adopt intermittent fasting as a means to lose weight. But is it effective? Dragan Ivanov, an expert, in the field of nutrition will tell you the Truth About Intermittent Fasting.
Not every client meets the physical expectations of a pre-planned program or session. Sometimes theyexceed, and sometimes they miss what a trainer hopes to accomplish during a workout. As a fitnessprofessional, you need to recognize how and when to increase and reduce the exercise challenge tocreate better exercise experiences. This workshop explores how to make required changes on the flywithout missing a beat.Equipment: Resistance bands with handles
Coach from anywhere- World Class Program Builder- Build, Track and deliver training programs- Smart Training library and training templates- Track Progress of client- IOS, Android & Tablet Apps
Founder of STC
Corrective exercise is necessary for both keeping an athlete's structural integrity andreturning from injury. When it comes to throwers, racquet sports and other “rotational” athletes, rangeof motion, stability and coordination need to be combined in their training program. This workshopwill discuss the steps and progressions for rotational athletes to navigate the twists and turns oftraining.Equipment: Foam Roller, Mini-Bands, Resistance Bands with Handles
Whether you train groups, one-on-one, virtual or in-person body weight exercises are a must for everypersonal trainer’s arsenal of exercise library. Body weight exercises require no equipment, are scalableand adaptable for any training environment. This workshop will discuss 5 Body Weight exercises thatcan have a big impact on any workout.Equipment: None
World recognized as a pioneer in percussive therapy - THERAGUN device is widely distributed in the fitness and wellness community around the planet. In this lecture, you have the opportunity to get to know the basics better percussive therapy as well as using the THERAGUN device itself. The lecture includes a theoretical and practical part
THERAGUN master trener i THERABODY edukator
What I will be happy to talk about is actually muscle tension as the main language of our muscles. Our muscles work on the principles of tension. We will also talk about the ideal training system that can be a trigger for muscle hypertrophy, as well as genetics, which plays a very big role in the whole process. We will certainly not ignore the influence of strength training as important in the process of stimulating certain hormonal processes that play an important role in the process of muscle growth.
Professor of sports and physical education
The hips can be the source of great power or great pain. Accessing the capabilities of thehips can make or break the workout session or how one feels post-exercise. This session examines theneeds of the hips and how to develop and deliver a plan to fire the body’s engine on all cylinders.Equipment: Foam Roller, Mini-Bands
How does hydration affect training? You will discuss the latest research and findings on hydration science. Sanja will tell you everything about the water intake you get from food and your hydration needs.
MD, PhD, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine
Injuries and absences from the court, entails problems in various aspects of the competition and training process - both for the player and for the team. In desire for returning to the court as soon as possible happens to skip some steps in the process of returning from ACL injury. The last step, which follows practically when the recovery in the medical sense is over, is to return to sporting form and play at the level from before the injury. Only in that case it can be said that the entire recovery process was successfully carried out.The lecture will discuss about important aspects of recovery and successful return to competitive sporting form. Everything will be accompanied by examples from the decades-long experience in training and rehabilitation of athletes in various sports across all levels, including Vasilije Mićić, MVP of the Euroleague.
PhD, University of Belgrade, FSFV
Why are plyos important for athletes and normal population? - Rules for exercise selection - A how-to guide for designing, teaching, performing plyometric jump training - How to utilize multi-jump training progressions to maximize power & elastic strength? - What types of jumps/plyos do you do on an acceleration day? - What types of jumps/plyos do you do on a max velocity speed day?- Plyometric in Rehab and phases?
Can vegans and vegetarians, especially athletes, satisfy all their nutritional needs? Find out what are the scientific recommendations and what are the tips you should give to your clients who eat this way.
Achieving a healthy weight, eating a balanced carbohydrate-controlled diet, and getting regular exercise all help to improve blood glucose control. Professor Dejan Nešić and Marina Delić will tell you how to prevent diabetes in a simple way.
Training for top results! How can we activate the whole body with just one prop?! Learn the perfect snatch technique!
The financial stability of the club is always an important issue for survival andfunctioning, and any potential contribution is interesting to consider. The fitness industryis developing on the basis of offering attractive and quality programs and constantlytesting organizational models that can keep members in the club. The development goalis for the club member to have a sense of belonging to the group with whom heexercises, that the instructor is a real leader and initiator, and the club is the first placefor socializing, active rest and relaxation.
Connect the feet and the spine! Tamara will reveal to you how these two entities work together as a single system.
Chronic inflammation is the burning problem of the 21st century, which is the direct cause of all chronic diseases.
How to measure it and how to prevent it, listen to the lecture.
One of the most popular and most important muscle groups to train for aesthetics, health, and performance, the gluteals play an integral role during nearly every dynamic movement of the body.
The ability to maintain postural control or balance is a fundamental component of performance, injury resistance, and rehabilitation that follows an injury. Milena NASM PT will show you methods for effective performance, instructions and balance exercises.
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The conference is held in the heart of the old town. Nearby there are: the main pedestrian zone, Knez Mihajlova Street, lined with shops, cafes, restaurants and is a great place for a nice walk and shopping, then Kalemegdan- the fortress with a huge park which is full of monuments, museums – a place with fantastic views of rivers and the rest of our capital.
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Ken Miller has been in the fitness and performance industry for close to 30 years. He shares his experience and education in personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach as an International Fitness Educator and Master Instructor with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Ken owns and operates the Training Station, fitness and performance facility in the Oakland/Bay Area, where he actively trains clients, hosts fitness education workshops and mentors personal trainers. His training and teaching philosophy is built around increasing your “movement library” in order to future-proof your body for all that is yet to come.
Senior course instructor at TRX for over six years.
He is Dublin-based Strength and conditioning coach with years of experience working with the general population and elite-level athletes and football players.
He is also a senior course instructor at TRX for over six years and has presented at major summits including Greece, Baltimore and Texas and has delivered over 30 courses to date for TRX.
He is the owner and director of Kickstart Fitness Ireland which is now in its 13th year of business working with people to improve their health and wellbeing.
He also worked as head of performance at Irish premier league champions Shamrock Rovers football club, in five seasons at the club he was part of a successful resurgence of the club, winning two league titles and the FAI Cup for the first time in 32 years.
In 2006 he graduated from the Faculty of Kinesiology and started working as a strength and condition trainer at GULIVER ENERGY fitness. In addition, he works at FC SOLIN as a football and pefrormance coach with young age categories and seniors. During 2006-2014, he was included in the selection of NSSS (Football Association of the County of Split – Dalmatia). Since 2009 he has been working at the Joker fitness center as a strength and condition and fitness trainer, and for the last 5 years he has also been the director of the center. Since 2017, he has been establishing the SMART TRAINING training system and expands the services of the FCJ Center to work with professional athletes in order to improve skills and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Provider of 2 world leading educations for the region of Eastern Europe: EXOS – founder Mark Verstegen, fitness coach of the German national football team and CFSC – founder Mike Boyle.
Professor of sports and physical education, Sport and Conditioning trainer and personal trainer with many years of work experience, long-standing member of the Montenegrin national team in Bodybuilding and Fitness. Competitor and winner of a large number of domestic and international competitions.
The first competitor in the history of Montenegro to win the Pro Elite Card. Participant in numerous music videos, as well as the popular reality show “Farm”.
In 2012, he was declared the best model of Montenegro.
CEO & Owner iFitExperienced manager with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness and fitness industry. With skills in Marketing Management, Sales Management, Business Planning, and Operations Management. Strong professional with a Master’s degree focused in Marketing & PR from the Faculty of Technical science Novi Sad.
Strength and conditioning trainer with over 10 years of experience in the field of personal training
The main focus of his work is based on increasing the physical and mental fitness of athletes by using functional movement patterns and applying programs based on strength training. He works with top domestic and foreign athletes. He is the founder of the “Fep Solutions” project, the first platform in the world that creates patterns based on analytics to increase the efficiency and performance of football players. He is a member of the MMA federation and a participant in the organization of the “Final 4” competition within the Euroleague 2018 in Belgrade. Through constant personal education and self-improvement of knowledge and skills, he came up with the idea to organize workshops and interviews with the best trainers-speakers from all over the world in order to provide quality content to local and regional professional trainers, his colleagues.
BSc, fitness marketing consultant specializing insales and promotion
He was born in 1978 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated from the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Author of the book “Fitness activity for the new age”, and several articles in fitness and lifesitle magazines for the Serbian market, such as Xfitness and Lepota i Zdravlje (Beauty and Health). During his studies, he worked as a personal trainer, and after graduation he worked as a marketing manager of the first fitness franchise in Serbia and Croatia, “Worldclass”. He then worked for several years at “Metro Cash & Carry“ as the head of marketing research. After that, he was the general manager of the “Imago” marketing agency from Zagreb, for the Serbian market. As a fitness marketing consultant specializing in sales and promotion, he continues to work through his private agency “Libero” in Šabac, Serbia. Clients are well-known fitness centers in Serbia. One of the main organizers of the popular OCR trail race called “Cer OCR battle”, held on Cer mountain, Serbia. He is a lecturer for fitness marketing on the course Operational trainer in the field of fitness and recreation IIIlevel organized by the Association for Recreation and Fitness of Vojvodina.
Professor at the Higher Pedagogical School in Novi Sad, founder and director of the Association for a Healthy Lifestyle – Eden
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and specialized in internal medicine, and in postgraduate studies he practiced vegetarianism, as one of the pioneers in this field. He dedicated his life to finding the “magic pill” for health, and his health condition is proof that he succeeded. Today, he is a professor, founder and director of the Association for a Healthy Lifestyle “Eden”, which educates students and other citizens in its lectures. In his work with patients in private practice, in addition to classic medicines, he applies therapies with herbal nutrition and medicines from nature.
Lecturer in the courses: HFS Proper Nutrition and Supplementation
She completed her doctoral studies at the Faculty of Kinesiology and Sports, University of Zagreb. She is the founder of the Aerobics and Fitness Club STAR and Pilates Studio STAR in Belgrade. She works as a professor at Singidunum University, in the subject of Personal Fitness. She includes in his work various exercise techniques as well as extensive knowledge of kinesiology, functional training and Body & Mind techniques. She first encountered Pilates in America more than 20 years ago, and then at the Michael King’s Pilates Institute in Great Britain. Cooperation with this renowned Pilates expert continues through educational seminars held jointly in several European and world countries. She has cooperation with many athletes, clubs and clinics both in Serbia and abroad. At the International School of Shiatsu, she received the title of Shiatsu Therapist and became a lecturer at the same school. She completed her education as a macrobiotic nutrition counselor and the London School of Homeopathy. She combines BODYART’s exercise technique with many years of experience in functional training, kinesiology, shiatca and related techniques. She has promoted Pilates on many occasions, primarily through hundreds of recorded trainings broadcast on various television stations, as well as through articles published in many magazines. She is the author of two DVDs (Pilates and Pilates with a shovel) and the first domestic author of two books on Pilates: FIT in pregnancy with Pilates (2016) and FIT mom and baby (2018). She is one of the few lecturers and motivators at various workshops held in our country in cooperation with AdriaMedia and Color press. Today, in addition to being the mother of two wonderful girls, for the purpose of education around the world in Pilates and bodyART, it is intended for everyone who enjoys these exercise techniques. She is filled with joy by creative work with students and clients, before which she always sets higher goals. Primarily the acquisition of a mobile and functional body.
Strong feets-strong spine,
Application of Pilates in top sports,
-Pregnancy & Pilates.
Graduate professor of physical education and sports;
Master of sports medicine and physiotherapy, University of Novi Sad.
He competed in karate for over 20 years, and was a member of the junior and seniornational karate fights team. He has been practicing fitness since 2015 and is employed at theFlex fitness center, where he still works as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor.In addition to the initial training, he also completed advanced training for Les Mills groupprograms, so he worked as an Les Mills educator in 2017-2019. He also works as an educatorfor the TRX Suspension Trainer course. He has been practicing personal training since 2016and works with recreational athletes at all fitness levels.Course Lecturer: Certified TRX Instructor, HFS Certified Personal Trainer and FunctionalTraining Specialist.
Graduated professor of sports and physical education, University of Novi Sad
Since 2016, he has been working at the skate club for children and adults in Novi Sad as a coach-instructor. Since 2017, he has been a personal trainer and group training instructor at the Fitness Zone gym. Master NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified CrossFit Judge, Certified Nutrition and Supplementary Advisor, Certified TRX Instructor.
Course Lecturer: HFS Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Training Specialist and NASM Certified Personal Trainer
He worked as an assistant coach and judge at the karate club “Banatski Cvet” in Zrenjanin. 2010-2015. year member of the Serbian national team and holder of the black belt DAY 2.
Since 2017, he has been a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Fitness Zone gym. Master NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and Certified TRX Instructor.
Lecturer in courses: HFS Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Training Specialist, Group Fitness Instructor, Proper Nutrition and Supplementation and NASM Certified Personal Trainer
She is currently studying for a master’s degree at the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in Novi Sad. From 2015 to 2019, she worked as an assistant coach at the Jiu Jitsu Club “Panther”. From 2018, she is a licensed judge in the Jiu Yits Association of Serbia. She is an educator on the First Aid course, in front of the Red Cross. Since 2019, she has been working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor in the Fitness Zone gym. Since 2020 she has been employed in the office of HFS Academy as a social media manager and financial manager, Master NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition and Supplementary Advisor, Certified TRX Instructor.
PhD of Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Belgrade.
High Performance S&C Coach with the depth of more than 20 years of experience in training and rehabilitation of athletes in various sports across all levels, ranging from beginners to Olympic level athletes including World and European Championships competitors.
From 2020 he is Assistant Professor of Sports Training Theory at University of Belgrade – Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, Department of Sports and Recreation. From 2004 – 2013 he worked as Strength And Conditioning Coach of Senior (2008, 2013), U20, U18, U16, and University team at Serbia Basketball National Teams. He also worked as National Head Coach for Senior Men and Woman at Athletics Federation of Serbia (2008 – 2009)…
Currently working on biomechanical and neurodynamic research of the spine at the Research Center for Applied Health Sciences and Exercises – Athos Academia, Novi Sad. He is doing clinical practice and rehabilitation of the spine and posture.
In 2006, he completed his PhD studies at the Faculty of Physical Education and Kinesiotherapy, University of Niš. He has a large number of published scientific papers and books, he has also been a invited at many seminars and lecturing. His professional affiliations are: the Society of Sports Medicine of Serbia, a member of the Society of Anatomy of Serbia, a member of the Society of Physical Education Teachers of Vojvodina, the World Aikido Center – Tokyo, Japan, the Aikido Federation of Serbia. He has completed a huge number of McGill courses and is currently Chief Research officer and McGill Master Clinician of Dr. Stuart McGill. He is a licensed Instructor of Swimming (Sports Association of Novi Sad, 1991), Instructor of Leisure Activity (Sports Association of Novi Sad, 1990), licensed Self Defense Instructor, (Fukushidoin, 4th.Dan, Hombu Dojo, Tokyo, Japan, 1987) and Masseur of sports and relaxation massage (Working – Class University, Novi Sad, 1996).
Specialist in Sports Medicine and Head of the Department of Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade
She specialized in 2003 in the field of sports medicine. She is the author of many publications and a member of a large number of domestic and foreign associations, whose subject of interest is cardiovascular diseases and their prevention (EACPR, ECS, ERC, BLS). Member of the Olympic Committee of Serbia. Dr. Mazić is a lecturer within the national campaign “Heavier Balance”. Topics covered are the importance of adopting healthy lifestyles, a balanced diet and regular physical activity in order to prevent obesity.
Course lecturer: HFS Proper nutrition and supplementation
Professor at the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad
He teaches Winter Activities in Nature and Summer Activities in Nature, as well as elective subjects Mountaineering and Fitness Yoga in 4-year and 3-year basic academic studies. He is also engaged in master studies in the subjects of Adapted Physical Exercise and Research of Anthropomotorics in Physical Education and Sports, and in the master’s program – Physical Education, Physical Activity and Health he teaches the subject Motor Development during Life. In addition, he is engaged at the Medical Faculty of the University of Novi Sad in two programs – Medical Rehabilitation and Special Education and Rehabilitation. He is licensed by FISAF International Personal Trainer, licensed SRFS Master Trainer, licensed VIDYA YOGA instructor, licensed ski instructor of the Serbian Association of Snow Sports Teachers and Instructors (SASI) and licensed Guide to excursions and hikes in summer conditions of the Mountaineering Association of Serbia. In addition, Dr. Cvetković has over 25 years of experience working with various age groups of recreationists and athletes as a personal, fitness, aerobics and yoga coach.
Courses lecturer: HFS Operational trainer in the field of fitness and recreation III level
He was a member of the Serbian national bodybuilding team for 12 years. In 2014, he founded a personal health studio – FIT IN where he works as a personal trainer. He worked as a fitness trainer and expert consultant for nutrition and supplementation of the first team of the Wrestling National Team of Serbia. He was also hired by the Boxing Association of Serbia as a fitness trainer and professional consultant for nutrition and supplementation. In 2016, he was chosen as the best fitness trainer by the Association for Recreation and Fitness of Serbia, and since 2020 he has been the fitness trainer of the Red Star Judo Club.
Course Lecturer: HFS Certified Personal Trainer and Proper Nutrition and Supplementation
Personal trainer since 2011, worked with over 200 clients. Worked at the World Class gym, currently employed at the Alpha gym. Fitness coach since 2011. He has worked with top athletes such as Darko Miličić (NBA player), Dušan Domović Bulut (best player in the world basketball 3×3), Bojan Veličković (the first Serbian MMA fighter in the UFC), etc. In 2013, he was the head fitness coach of the first league basketball club KK Merdian. Certified TRX Instructor since 2012. Brand Ambassador of Proteini.Si. NASM Certified Personal Trainer.
Lecturer in courses: HFS Certified Personal Trainer, Proper Nutrition and Supplementation and NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Since 2020, he has been working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Fitness Zone gym.From 2019 to 2020, he worked as a boxing coach at a sports club in Novi Sad, Serbia. From 2017 to 2019, he worked in Subotica as a strength and conditioningtrainer and boxing coach. In 2020, he completed the Meso and Micro Cycle Planning course.
In 2013, he graduated from the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2017, he graduated from the London Steiner Academy for fitness instructor. In 2018, he signed a contract with Canion Ranchas a fitness director; in 2019, with Celebrity Cruises as Ass. Spa Director; and in 2022, with One Spa World as Celebrity Beyond. He completed a large number of courses: Proper Nutrition and Supplementation by the Association for Recreation and Fitness of Vojvodina, course for Medical Massage, CUPPING Therapy, a diving course and Safety training: Personal Survival Tehniques, Fire prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary first aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Crowd menagement & Safety training for personnel providing direct service to passangers in passenger space. He works as a Personal trainer (Sport performance) and Fitness Instructor for: F45 training, Pure Form Pilates, Body Sculptboot Camp, Introduction to Yoga, Power flow, Slow flow, Plus Restore – Designed by the Katie Brauer (Global Yoga Ambassador), Spinning, TRX. He is also a Functional Training Specialist and Creator of detoxification and healthy life programs „Dr. Boban, Stay strong’’.
M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor at Institute of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade
He specialized in 2005 in the field of Physical medicine and rehabilitation. In 2010, he completed his PhD studies at Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade. In 2015, he finished Sub specialization of Pain Medicine. In 2012, he finished Master Management in health system, Master of Health Management, and in 2017 – Master of Physical activity, health and therapy.
Since 2011 he has been working as an Assistant Professor at Institute of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade. Since 2018, he has been the head of the Department of Pain Medicine, postgraduate department, Scholl of Medicine at University of Belgrade and director of the Institute of Medical Physiology, English Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade.
He has worked on many projects and has won an outstanding awards: Prize for best work and best presentation for the work titled: “Physical Activity of the Elderly” at the VII National Gerontological Congress with international participation; Award for the best poster presentation at the 2nd Congress of Endocrinology of Serbia with international participation, which was held from 02 to 05 December 2010 in Belgrade; Award for the best poster presentation for the article titled “Continuous tramadol and metamizole-Na infusion vs bolus doses in acute postoperative pain management” at the 11th Belgrade International Symposium on Pain (BISHOP); Award for the best poster presentation for the article titled “Continuous tramadol and metamizole-Na infusion vs bolus doses in acute postoperative pain management” at the 11th Belgrade International Symposium on Pain (BISHOP); Award for the best poster presentation for the article titled: “Longer utilization of non-opioid treatment options in developing country than in the USA prior to opioid prescription for patients with non-cancer pain”, at 3rd International Symposium on RAPM.
Professor. Dusan Mitic, PhD, Born in 1956.Faculty of Sport and Physical Education University of Belgrade, Department for Recreation
President of Election Council of Social Sciences in University of Belgrade
In addition to the parent, he works as a Faculty lecturer for recreational, fitness, animation and sports tourism on several domestic and foreign universities.
Particularly interested in modeling incitement to physical activity, motivation, and promotion of physical activity and healty life style. Together with the students working on generating and testing new models to encourage and monitor the effects of physical activity.
Developer ofo AEROBIC FESTIVAL 1996-2002o Aerobic Happening 2003-2021
Co-Developer of BSA-Belgrade School for Animation in Tourism
Vice-president Sport for All Serbia
Member TAFISA Europe Steering Committee
President Association of Expert of Recreation of Belgrade
Member of Team for Developing Strategy of Sport in Serbia
Topics: Developing sense of belonging to a fitness club
Coach, motivator, athlete.
Over 20 years in professional combat sports. As an amateur athlete, he won medals at the Balkan, European and world championships. He fought professionally for 10 years in the Czech Republic as one of their athletes and for two years in the Netherlands.
Trainer since 2012. Founder of the Ronin-Carnage Striking System, one of the most recognizable fighting styles from this region, and owner of the largest Serbian martial arts franchise, Ronin-Carnage Global. Trained many professional champions, organized 15 international Striking Camps, which are one of the largest in Europe. Also known for his charity organization “Budi Heroj” where he collected large funds for children with disabilities.
Topics: Motivation in sport, Ronin-Carnage Assault Training system
NASM Master Trainer;Nişantaşı University, Head of Exercise and Sports SciencesDepartment;Turkish Wrestling Federation, Head of Physical Performance;AthleticHouse,founding partner/ CEO;AthleticHouse Academy, Master Instructor;APAD-Asssociation for Athletic Performance Coaches, founder /chairman;
Türker Bıyıklı, has been training athletes to reach peak performance and also educating professionals in exercise and sports coaching. He has more than 20 years of experience in fitness and health industry as a trainer, manager and consultant. In 2006, he completed his PhD studies in the Institute of Health Sciences, with a thesis in Sports Health. He is currently studying to get his second master’s degree; this time in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. He is a senior lecturer since 2013. He has taught and held executive positions in the School of Physical Education and Sports, first in Gelişim University and now in Nişantaşı University. As well as being a NASM Master Trainer, he holds many international qualifications such as UKSCA Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach; EREPS Member as Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist; NATA Athletic Trainer; AFAA-Group Fitness Instructor and UEFA-A Licensed Soccer Coach. He is certified in general massage and rehabilitation; and as Pilates, win Cycle, Kinesis, Axis of Life, Functional Fitness and Life Kinetik instructor. He has held a number of management positions as sports director, general manager, consultant and executive board member in prominent health clubs in Istanbul. He has executed performance training camps for professional athletes and performed as sports performance consultant and strength and conditioning coach to many teams. Currently he is head of physical performance for the Turkish National Wrestling Team who have returned from the World Championships Belgrade with four gold and 3 bronze medals.
Founder and CEO of the Belgrade School of Animators BSAAssistant principal and proffesor at College of sport and Health, Belgrade.
In 2006, he completed his PhD at the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Belgrade. He is a team leader for over 25 years in various teams of up to 30 people from all over Europe in the territory of Greece, Serbia, Montenegro etc, and also a team leader in organization of children’s festivals and camps where more than 500 children from all cultures and nations take part. For many years, he has been working as a coordinator and organizer of children’s festivals, recreational and communication camps for children and adults, and various competitions. He managed sports clubs, associations for recreational animation and team building, organized classes at the College of Sport and Health, on the subjects of sport and tourism, and tourism-pedagogical practice. He has a large number of published scientific papers and books. He has also been invited at many seminars and lecturing as key note speaker.
Owner of City Fitness clubs from Belgrade.Author of the book “FITNESS ENTREPRENEUR”
Milan graduated from the academic studies of the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education of the University of Belgrade, where he earned the title of professor of sports. He continued his postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in Novi Sad, earning the title of Master of Sports and Physical Education. Expert contributor to the magazines Lepota & Zdravlje, Mens Health, as well as the internet portal B92 for texts in the field of fitness. According to the decision of the Association for Recreation and Fitness of Serbia, he was declared the best fitness trainer in Serbia for 2014.
She is the founder of the recreation club “Mia Fit”, which is located in two locations in Belgrade. She graduated from the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in 2004. For 23 years, she has been working as a personal trainer, fitness instructor and instructor of various group fitness programs such as: Tag, Pilates, Fit-box, Step, Workout, Hi-low, Tae-bo. She is the author of many articles in the fields of fitness, healthy eating, recreation and healthy living.As an educator and presenter through various shows, she contributed to the popularization of fitness and a healthy lifestyle. She participated in numerous fitness conferences and seminars, and is the holder of a large number of certificates: workout – preventive-corrective program, functional training with choreography in aerobics and step aerobics, hi-low choreography, stretching and proprioception exercises, technique and methodology of tae-bo aerobics, proprio- plio workout and functional body workout. By developing the fitness industry, supporting a healthy lifestyle, pointing out the advantages and benefits of regular physical activity, she is one of the leading and well-known faces of fitness in our region and beyond.
Professional fitness consultant
48 predavanja i radionica koje će te oboriti sa nogu! U svetu fitnesa se dešavaju konstantno promene. Saznaj šta je trenutno najnovije. Kroz praktičan rad, na licu mesta isprobaj treninge i vežbe
Ceu credits and extension of the national license! If you need to renew your NASM certificate or extendnational license, this is an ideal opportunity to collect points.
Licensed IDBB operational trainer and manager in sports
48 lectures and workshops that will knock you off your feet! The world of fitness is constantly changing. Find out what’s latest right now. Through practical work, try trainings and exercises on the spot
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