Naat has been working as a Personal trainer and Strength & Conditioning specialist since 1995 during which time he completed his Human Movement Science degree, thereafter he proceeded with his post graduate CSCS® certification through the NSCA. He also obtained a Personal Trainers Diploma through ETA and in addition is a qualified Meta-coach and NS-NLP Practitioner also having completed a number of psychology courses at the University of Pretoria. He is also a Strongfirst Kettlebell instructor and certified VBT instructor. Over and above working with rugby and SA rowing he also worked with numerous elite level athletes in sports ranging from swimming to Muay Thai and has trained them to numerous records, World Championship, Commonwealth and Olympic medals. He was the Head Strength & Conditioning specialist, for the HPC at the University of Pretoria. Currently he is the Head Strength and Conditioning Specialist at the University of Pretoria, TuksSport.
Certificates: SFG Level 1 (Strongfirst Girya), Strongfirst Kettlebell instructors course that was lead by Pavel Tsatsouline, NS-NLP(Neurosemantics-Neuro linguistic programming) Practitioner, ACMC (Associate certified Meta-Coach), ISNS(International society of Neurosemantics) Group and Team Life coach, Psychology courses at University of Pretoria, Creative thinking; Life skill training; Negotiation; Stress management and Self image
Education: Human movement science, University of Pretoria, BA(HMS) Dept. Biokinetics & leisure science, Personal training Diploma: ETA (Exercise teacher academy), Dipl. PT, Post Graduate: CSCS(Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), NSCA, CSCS
Location: South Africa
Languages: Afrikaans, English