Kieran is a competitive Weightlifter and FT’s Olympic Lifting Coach. Kieran brings a wealth of knowledge to the team with his understanding of power training and how it converts into athletic application and fitness training. Having this in-depth knowledge and skills makes Kieran an integral asset to your program and your technical lifting ability. Kieran has won State Championships in weightlifting - Clean and Jerking + 150kgs and Snatching + 120kgs.
Kierans Qualifications are BA Applied Science in Human Movement, Senior First aid and CPR.
1. Who am I?
My sport is basketball. The reason I chose to become a coach/ sports & exercise scientist was due to always having a passion for sports and finding new levels of performance. I genuinely love seeing people improve. My driving philosophy is constant improvement. Every single rep, set and session has to be improved in some way or another. Steady incremental gains with detailed planning result in long term success. I am hailing from Mount Gambier; I moved up to the city to pursue my goal of training athletes full time.
2. What are my skills, ambitions and achievements?
I specialise in creating powerful athletes who can run fast and jump effortlessly.
I've also helped fitness clients lose up to 30kgs while also improving performance.
I perform athletic assessments, 1 on 1’s and small groups within FT.
I currently run a weekly recovery / mobility class & enjoy lower body rehab.
I have worked with athletes from the A-League, AFL, NBL, Super Netball & have performed placements at the Olympic level. My qualifications include a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement (Sports Science Stream) UniSA, Australian Strength & Conditioning Level 2 Coach, Fitness Australia Level 2 Certified Exercise Professional Personal Trainer & Gym Instructor, Powerlifting Australia Level 1 Course & Senior First Aid.
My main achievements (to date 2017) include; having an athlete finish 2nd in a World Cup Downhill Mountain Biking event, multiple AFL draftees, National Champions in Athletics, American college scholarship holders, Italy for professional Soccer academies and athletes joining the AIS. My future ambition is to work for an elite sporting team full time.
3. Why you should work with me?
I really enjoy working with people from any age and background. I believe you should work with me because I will strive to help you achieve any goal you set.
How to work with me; (a) come and talk to me in the gym (b) email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or (c) speak with Henry/Gerard at reception and look at making a booking with me.
Brodie is the coach with a huge passion for Fitness and Human Biology and this is echoed in his own outside interests of endurance based sports of Cycling and Rowing. In 2014 he was the GESA Junior State Champion - Mt Bike and in 2015, the SA Kite Boarding.His philosophy is " a tree cannot grow without roots, so start with the basics and build a foundation from which one can achieve." He has currently accepted an offer to for an Honours degree in Neurobiology. At Fast Twitch he loves working with people who have a goal and a work ethic to match.
Fraser loves the ball sports, AFL,SANFL, Soccer and Cricket and Gridiron. His aim at Fast Twitch is to develop mentally and physically prepared athletes.He is back ( for how long we dont know) from experiencing the USA College system in Minnesota State University and also has been coaching as an Assistant S&C coach for Basketball SA.Frasers qualifications include a BA of Applied Science in Human Movement (Sports Science Stream) Fitness Certificate Level 3 and 4 PT and SASMA Level 1 Sports Trainer,
Victor has worked with numerous athletes in the Sports of Martial arts ( Brazilian Jui-Jitsu), Field & Running , AFL and Racquet Sports, at a high level of Coaching, Program support and specific Performance expertise. He is thorough in doing the essential FT Assessments so to provide clients with accurate findings that will then be turned into active achievements.His own achievements include SA State BJJ Junior Champion, Dual Medallist in BJJ Aust Nationals.Victor has a particular interest in exercise and Rehabilitative science. His Qualifications include a BA of Applied Science in Human Movement (Sport Science Stream) and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Exercise Science. He is also a Certified EP.
Henry joined the Fast Twitch Team in November 2016. Watch this space for upcoming information of this quiet achiever.
Jake joined the Fast Twitch Team in September 2016.
1. Who am I?
# My sports were Baseball and Cycling growing up but now focus solely on strength training and competing as a Natural Bodybuilder. # The reason I chose to become a coach/ exercise scientist was driven by my love for fitness and inspired my drive to help others achieve the sense of satisfaction gained from reaching their performance/ fitness related goals.
# My driving passion is to be able to use my personal experience as a competitive bodybuilder/ strength athlete and theoretical knowledge in strength & conditioning and corrective exercise to help others achieve their sports related goals.
# I also enjoy testing the capacity of my stomach and being active outdoors with my friends and family.
2. What are my skills, ambitions and achievements? I specialise in helping athletes achieve greater power, speed and strength in their relevant sport. I have worked with tennis, basketball, football and soccer athletes to improve their movement fluidity, agility, explosive power and functional strength. At the same time I am able to identify impaired movement patterns and prescribe appropriate exercises to improve the athlete’s movement efficiency.
#My qualifications include: A Bachelor of Human Movement (Sports science stream) UniSA, ESSA Accredited Exercise Scientist, First Aid & CPR. #My main achievements include; 2016 INBA SA First timer & Junior Bodybuilding Champion, 2016 ANB SA Junior & U70kg Bodybuilding Champion.
#My future ambitions is to work as a Strength and Condition coach as well as working as a Full time Fire-fighter for the MFS.
3. Why you should work with me; # I enjoy working with athletes and clients with fitness related goals who are self-driven and are willing to be consistent with their training. Along with a structured training program these qualities will allow the client to achieve their short and long term goals. # I believe you should work with me because I am able to use my theoretical knowledge and personal experience to tailor training programs specific to the clients goals and ensure an enjoyable and positive experience.
In 4 seasons Callinan won 4 premierships with Central Districts FC
2007/08/09/10. Winner of the Jack Oatey Medal in 2010. In 2011 Callinan
was drafted to the Adelaide FC and played 32 seniors games and kicked 49
Working the entire 2010 season with Fast Twitch.
FT has worked with Jack when he was 15yo in 2011. With his obvious
success we developed a highly specialised program which has seen Jack be
taken to heavy weights Harvard College to continue developing his
career. Again keep a close eye on this kid.
After playing in 2 premierships for Central Districts FC Lee was drafted
#8 in the AFL Rookie Draft in 2012. Lee played in a the losing AFL
Grand Final in his
first AFL season.
Lee trained with Fast Twitch through out the 2010/11/12 seasons and
participated in a Pre-Draft/Combine training block
Starting at Adelaide City Force at 15yo Karlovic moved and played the
majority of his Career in Italy, receiving interest from Giant AC MILAN.
Returning to play in
Australia for Brisbane Roar in 09/10 Karlovic joined Persebaya and has
recently joined Malaysian Terngganu FA.
Each season Mario comes home to Adelaide and comes into Fast Twitch to
develop his speed, power and strength to remain competitive when playing
Mike has been training at Fast Twitch for the past year. The SABJJ team
is closely affiliated with FT and we prep, condition and Mike for
At only the age of 18 Trent was one of the best players in Norwood FC
2013 premiership team and was drafter pick 30 in the AFL draft in 2013.
Trent joined Fast Twitch as a 15yo Development Athlete and worked on
improving his strength, speed and power to develop himself into the
we see now. Keep an eye out for him the future.
Netball World championship Winner in 2007/11
ANZ Adelaide Thunderbirds Championship Winner 2010/2013 Recipient of the Australian Diamond in 2010.
Fast Twitch began Training the Adelaide Thunderbirds in 2010 and worked closely with Natalie until she retired in 2013.
Lustica signed a with Croatian giant Hajduk Split in 2011 before returning to play for Adelaide United on loan. After playing half the season Brisbane Roar signed Lustica and he played in the 2013/14 Grand Final winning squad
Lustica worked with Fast Twitch while in Adelaide for the 18 weeks 2x pw before moving back to Brisbane
Playing his junior football for Port Adelaide Broomhead was drafted #20 in 2012.
Tim is another athlete development success story. Tim came to FT when he was 15 to prepare himself for state screening, Tim quickly impressed AFL talent scouts and continued to work closely with FT until he was drafted in 2012.
Started with the Adelaide Raiders and secured a contact with Melbourne
Heart in the A-League. Craig is now playing with the Newcastle Jets.
Nominated for the NAB young Footballer of the year in 2013 and also
joined EPL side Reading FC on loan.
Working closely with Craig in 2010 before signing with Melbourne and currently working with Craig when he comes home.
Renae won the 2013 Australian Diamond Award along with a 2014
Commonwealth Gold Medal.
Damo, Andrew and Alan,
In what has been an incredible year for me I wanted to thank the three of you for the time, effort and care that you put into me both on and off the court over the past 2 years.
Fast Twitch and the three of you are absolutely the reason that we got the Thunderbirds premiership, and how I was able to get through the international tours. So pleased that you are all getting the rewards for your hardwork. Thank-you so much.
Jarrod is a Fast Twitch Academy Sponsored Athlete who has been
training with FT since 2010. After a celebrated career Jarrod has had
numerous Australian and International titles to his name. The Current
Australian (2014) Australian Ranked #1 Decathlete, Jarrod embodies what
power, speed and athleticism really is.
Jarrod is a Fast Twitch Academy Sponsored Athlete who has been training with FT since 2010. After a celebrated career Jarrod has had numerous Australian and International titles to his name. The Current Australian (2014) Australian Ranked #1 Decathlete, Jarrod embodies what power, speed and athleticism really is.
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