The Coaches

Michael Romeo

Personal Trainer

Coaching and training background
1994
1 South African Infantry Battalion coached JKA Karate
1995
Qualified as a paratrooper with 1 Special Forces Battalion
Extensive experience gained in arduous functional training as well as mental conditioning

1995 to 1999
Health Connection Chain of health clubs
Started as instructor then gym manager then gorup ops manager
Taking care of group training and individual programming as well as the other resposibilities for the posittion

2000 to 2010
Had my own Kickboxing/MMA/Functional fitness centre at the Roodepoort Athletic Stadium
2013 to current CrossFit
Current Level 2 CrossFit Trainer

International sporting achievements
1998 World Shidokan Championship in Chicago USA– Shidokan (MMA)

2001 Bronze at World Kickboxing Championship in Greece for Oriental Kickboxing (Muay Thai)

2008 Land Rover G4 Chalenge

2014 Joburg to Sea cycling race 1100km 9 days (post accident)
2014 Skyrun lite in Lesotho 67km (Post accident)
2018 CrossFit European Masters Throw-down in Budapest 10th
2019 CrossFit Aphrodite Games Cyprus 8th

Injuries/operations
A wealth of experience gained with regards to rehab, mental fortitude and training when injured
2010 ACL tear and reconstruction left knee
2010 Meniscus tear and surgery to repair left knee
2011 Deep Vain thrombosis as result of knee surgery, extensive experience gained with blood thinners and training as well as rehabilitation.
2012 Meniscus tear and surgery to repair right knee
2013 Motorcycle accident, partial amputation of left foot.
2014 Started doing CrossFit for rehab