Brian is currently a Kinesiology Instructor at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford and Chilliwack BC. He earned his Masters and Bachelor degrees from the University of British Columbia. Brian’s areas of concentration are exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, injury management, and exercise testing and prescription. He is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) through CSEP and a practicing Kinesoilogist through the BCAK.
Additionally Brian is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, CSEP- Certified Personal Trainer, CHEK Level 1 Practitioner (Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiologist) , CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 2, Functional Movement Screen Level 1 specialist, Somatic Exercise Coach, and NASM Performance Enhancement and Corrective Exercise Specialist. Brian’s clientele has ranged from post-rehabilitation to recreational and varsity athletes and everything in between where he provides movement analysis, physiological assessment, somatic movement lessons, strength and conditioning, stress management, and holistic lifestyle coaching services. Currently his niche clientele are strength power athletes or those clients who have challenging movement or health issues who need a more holistic approach to their fitness and therapeutic programming.
Besides teaching students and training clients, he currently authors manuals and articles. He has contributed to 4 chapters in Human Kinetics Publisher’s book Foundations of Professional Personal Training and 3 chapters in the second edition. Brian recently authored a chapter on function fitness in the textbook Physical Education and Health in Canada and contributed a chapted in the CFES Personal Trainer manual on Managing Movement Impairments. Brian is passionate about spreading the word on the benefits of physical activity for health, performance, and injury prevention.
I first met Judy in June of 2018 and was immediately drawn to her kind positive demeanor. I was wanting the help of a Personal Trainer to hold me accountable, to help me lose some weight, build muscle, and inspire me to make positive healthy change. In 6 months, Judy completely transformed my body. Her knowledge, coaching and support helped me reach every one of my goals. Today I love my body. I love what I see in the mirror and have confidence. I owe that to JD Fitness."
"From the beginning Judy really listened to our daughter Hailey and her goals and how she was feeling about training. She always included my husband and I in her plan but I loved how much focus was on Hailey - and not just a generic athlete. She created a very personalised plan for her to help acheive her fitness goals for the summer. Judy really cares about her clients and continues to follow Hailey's success in her hockey. A huge thank you to Judy for always encouraging Hailey and setting goals that showed her success while pushing her to her real potential"