Juan Anton Nel

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Juan Anton Nel

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Juan Anton Nel is a highly skilled Strength and Conditioning Coach with a wealth of experience in sports performance, body transformations, and nutrition. His extensive skill set and dedication to helping individuals achieve their fitness goals make him a valuable asset to any fitness program or organization.

  • Professional Background: Strength and Conditioning Coach with a strong foundation in sports performance and body transformations, coupled with a deep understanding of nutrition.
  • Teaching Enthusiasm: Passionate about instructing both groups and individuals in exercise activities. Focuses on demonstrating and ensuring the application of proper techniques and methods.
  • Client-Centric: Committed to inspiring others to commit to long-term health and fitness goals, putting clients’ well-being at the forefront.

  • Sports Conditioning and Coaching: Juan excels at creating personalized training programs that consider individual needs and injuries. He is proficient in explaining exercise modifications and contraindicated movements to participants with a history of injury. His ability to assess individual progress and suggest appropriate changes is highly valuable.
  • Body Transformation Expertise: With advanced techniques in macronutrient modulation and a comprehensive understanding of biochemistry, Juan is skilled at achieving remarkable body transformation results. His ability to recognize psychological differences between male and female clients and create impactful mental frameworks sets him apart.
  • Weight Management: Juan possesses a strong grasp of weight management principles, aiding clients in achieving and maintaining their desired weight.
  • Business Knowledge: His extensive knowledge of business practices and procedures, including nutrition supplement sales, makes him a well-rounded fitness professional.
  • Coaching and Mentoring: Juan excels at coaching, mentoring, and advising both clients and coworkers, guiding them toward their fitness goals.
  • Problem Solving and Organization: Strong proactive problem-solving skills combined with organizational abilities ensure efficient and effective fitness programs.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Juan possesses exceptional interpersonal skills, allowing him to build positive relationships with clients, colleagues, and external contacts.
  • Languages: Fluent in English and Afrikaans.
  • Hobbies: Juan has a diverse set of hobbies, including being a professional Long Drive Competitor, holding the South African record, as well as interests in golf and off-road motorcycling.

  • Diploma in Exercise Science (Exercise Specialist with Sports Conditioning), 2013, HFPA Fitness Academy, NQF Level 6
  • Certificate in Sports Conditioning, 2012, HFPA Fitness Academy, NQF Level 5
  • Certificate in Exercise Science Part 1 – Personal Training/Conditioning Coach, 2011, HFPA Fitness Academy, NQF Level 5
  • National Senior Certificate, 2010, TuksSport High School, NQF Level 4
Employment History:
  • Riverfront Equestrian Centre, Edmonton, May 2023 – Present: Specialized in sports conditioning and group fitness.
  • GYMVMT, Fitness Manager, Edmonton, May 2022 – May 2023: Managed a fitness center, served as a personal trainer, conducted screenings and assessments, and developed nutritional programs.
  • 67 Training Personal Training Studio and Fitness Centre, Part-owner, Johannesburg, January 2011 – April 2012: Managed the studio, served as a personal trainer, conducted body assessments, and more.
Client Experience and References:
  • Juan has an impressive track record of working with clients, including bodybuilding competition winners, Everest climbers, rugby players, Comrades marathon participants, ballet dancers, golfers, long-drive competitors, and individuals seeking significant weight loss and lifestyle transformations.

Juan Anton Nel’s dedication to his clients’ fitness and well-being, combined with his extensive knowledge and experience, makes him a trusted fitness professional capable of helping individuals achieve their fitness goals and lead healthier lives.

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