Tim graduated with a BKin co-operative degree from the University of Waterloo. He is a British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) practicing member, certified American Councils on Exercise personal trainer, and SportMedBC certified Athletic Taping provider. His primary academic focus areas are biomechanics methods of injury prevention and musculoskeletal injuries in work and sports.
Tim has experience in exercise program design and exercise instructions for a variety of populations. He started work as a physiotherapist assistant instructing rehabilitation patients to perform isometric exercises, and then as a personal trainer in Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Tim also worked with the strength and conditioning coach team at the University of Waterloo, specializing in creating year-round training programs for varsity athletes.
Tim is passionate about helping people adapt to a healthy and active lifestyle. He believes that evidence-based program and proper exercise technique is most effective and essential to treat and prevent injury and disease, as well as to improve movement and daily tasks performance. Tim integrates a variety of exercise modes to fit into your daily schedule and activity level, allowing you to independently perform the program for faster recovery and achieve the best outcome.
Tim is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English. He enjoys workouts at the gym, playing basketball, motorcycling in the summer, and snowboarding in the winter.