Director / Coach

Kurt’s coaching philosophy is deeply rooted in a science-based approach to training, reflecting his comprehensive background in competitive Taekwondo at a national level and his extensive experience with high-level training, significant injuries, and rigorous rehabilitation processes. This unique blend of experiences has endowed Kurt with a profound understanding of how to nurture athletes and individuals experiencing pain, guiding them toward achieving their peak physical and mental well-being.

Beyond his achievements in the competitive sports arena, Kurt is a skilled professional massage therapist. This expertise allows him to incorporate specialized manual therapy techniques into his coaching sessions—a practice not commonly found in the Australian fitness industry. This innovative approach enhances the traditional training regimen, offering clients a holistic path to wellness and physical fitness.

Kurt’s mastery of human body functional movement stands at the core of his coaching success. His unique method involves a detailed analysis of clients’ movements, enabling him to provide pinpoint corrections that not only boost performance but also play a crucial role in injury prevention. This commitment to precision and care in exercise correction has garnered high praise from clients, who often express that their experience with Kurt has provided them with unparalleled support in their fitness journeys.

The cornerstone of Kurt’s methodological innovation is the Movement, Strength & Recovery Model, developed exclusively at Adaptive Strength. This model emphasizes the integration of strength training with functional movement, following a systematic and safe approach to ensure that clients not only build strength but also enhance their mobility. The goal is a pain-free, injury-free progression toward optimal physical health.

Kurt’s approach is designed to meet clients where they are, providing a tailored experience that addresses individual needs and goals. Whether you’re an athlete seeking to optimize performance or someone looking to live pain-free, Kurt’s expertise in movement, strength, and recovery offers a comprehensive solution for a lifetime of health and vitality.

Current Qualifications:

  • Cert III & IV in Fitness
  • StrongFirst SFGI, SFG
  • Gray Institute – Certification in Applied Functional Science
  • Gray Institute – 3D MAPS, Movements Analysis and Performance System