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Business Related

Hourly Rate
Casual Learner £40.00

Computer Studies / I.T.

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GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00
University £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

Study Skills

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GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00
University £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

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Personal Description:

I am a computer science graduate and former software engineer that got out of the 'rat-race' in 2001 to develop my then hobby teaching martial arts into a professional coaching career. I now run a very successful Academy teaching martial arts, self protection, and personal development to students of all ages.

Having established my school I had the time to develop my photography hobby too, to the point when in 2011 I gained a distinction from the Royal Photographic Society. As a result, I now also spend some of my time as a professional photographer too, focussing mainly on teaching others, both individuals and group workshops.

Tutoring Experience:

General:
In my former career as a software developer I was also responsible for writing technical documentation and running training courses worldwide. I'm very comfortable with planning, organising and delivering courses up to a very high standard.

Photography:
As a photographer I have been teaching now for about 7 years, I run workshops for all levels, and also individual one-to-one training tailored to students from complete novices up to those approaching Royal Society standard.

Martial Arts:
I'm a high-ranking martial arts instructor (6th degree black belt with 30 years experience) and have been teaching now for well over 20 years, with students of all ages from 5 up to those in their 60's. Alongside my own school I teach courses and seminars to groups of all sizes. I've taught in schools, worked with police and youth groups etc. I often teach private lessons to individuals, both from my own school and those with no prior experience.

Life Coaching:
Having successfully escaped the rat-race to pursue my own goals it's fair to say I've learned a lot about personal development. I've also completed a number of courses and seminars with world-class coaches such as Anthony Robbins. I now share this experience with a number of private clients for personal development and life coaching to help them with motivation, goals and productivity in their own careers.

I have a current DBS (CRB) check and can provide references relating to all aspects of my coaching.

Tutoring Approach:

Friendly, informal and always tailored to the specific needs of the individual.

Happy to chat about your individual requirements prior to booking so please get in touch with any questions :-)

If you're looking for photography, business or personal development coaching I'm happy to chat on the phone, skype or obviously to meet in person (I do charge for travel time & expenses if you're not coming to me).

Qualifications:

  • Sports Coach UK / Others (2014) - First Aid, Safeguarding, DBS(CRB) Check, Liability Insurance (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • the Royal Photographic Society (2011) - LRPS, Distinction (Other) (✘ Not On File)
  • MASTARR (2010) - Coaching: Level 3 qualifications, both adults & children. (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • IBBA (1995) - 20+ years practical teaching experience (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: French
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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