MEET TOMMI THE TRAINER - THE FOUNDER OF DISCOVER MOVEMENT

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Tommi 'the Trainer' Paavola is the owner of Discover Movement LLC. His journey into the God-given miracle of human movement is the driving force behind his desire to coach and to train athletes.  

Tommi's Training & Coaching blog and Spiritual Conditioning blog

 

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

1. To Lead Training and Conditioning operations for an athlete/team/facility.

2. To Learn and to teach the miracle of human movement  

3. To Develop a customized training system for the needs of a specific sport.  

EXPERIENCE

Developer, Movement Map Testing and Training mat 2015-

President, Master Educator, Coach, Discover Movement LLC. 2006-

Movement Skills Master Trainer, Finnish Coaching Association 2007-

Fitness and Performance Coordinator, Immaculate Heart Academy 2011-

Strength & Conditioning Coach (swimming), Ramapo College, 2011-   

Director of Junior Conditioning Programs, Elite Athletic Performance Institute 2004-2006

In-House education & Personal Training, The Gym 2002-2004

EDUCATION

Fellow of Applied Functional Science, FAFS, Gray Insitute

Master of Sport Sciences, Jyvaskyla University, Finland.

Exercise Physiology, Leeds University, UK.

Outdoor Sports Education, Telemark College, Norway

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist CSCS, NSCA.

Certification in Applied Functional Sciences. CAFS, Gray Institute.

Certified High School Strength and Conditioning Coach, IYCA.

Youth Conditioning Specialist, IYCA.

Movement Skill Coach, Discover Movement.

EXPERTISE

Functional Athletic Development: Flexibility, Speed, Strength and Power 

Youth Conditioning & Movement Skill Training for ages 7-18

Conditioning and Injury Prevention of the Female Athlete

Performance Optimization through Dynamic Activation Warm-ups 

Sport Movement Analysis & Training System Development