Timothy Rochford, Medical Exercise Specialist, Personal Trainer

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Timothy Rochford

Waukegan, IL US 60085
(331) 725-9535

About Timothy Rochford: Tim Rochford, holds a BS in Sport Management ad an MS in Exercise Science. He is an A.C.E. certified MES and CPT and an NASM CPT. He has been a martial artist since 1978 and in fitness since 1984. Tim has been ACE certified since 1989 (when ACE was IDEA Foundation) as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. He has earned several other personal trainer certifications including the Master of Physical Fitness certification from The Cooper Institute. He holds a 7th degree Black Belt (Kajukenbo Karate), is a sport karate competitor & was an amateur kickboxer in the 1980s and early 1990s. He is the founder of Empower Training Systems (a self defense/ kickboxing fitness instructor training company), has authored numerous instructor training programs and manuals, including (co‐author) the ACE Kickboxing Fitness Specialty Training manual, (author) Martial Fitness Kickboxing Instructor Training, FitStrike Kickboxing/MMA Fitness Instructor Training and the Proactive Personal Security Self Defense Instructor Training Program. He is an ACE, NASM and ISSA continuing education specialist. He is also the inventor of the patented P2 Force Body Weight and Elastic Resistance training equipment and system.

ACE Certifications: Medical Exercise Specialist, Personal Trainer

Years Certified with ACE: 26 years

Programs & Rates: Contact me

Years in the Industry: 21+ years

Specialties: Group Fitness
Boot Camp
Cardiorespiratory Program Design
Core Training
Functional Training
Group Strength
Kickboxing and Boxing
Martial Arts and MMA
Movement-based Training
Walking Programs
Personal and Small Group Training
Balance Training
Bodyweight Training
Core Training
Endurance Sports
Flexibility Training
Functional Training
Movement-based Training
Sports Performance
Personal Training Program Design
Cardiorespiratory Training
Functional Movement and Resistance Training
Special Populations and Conditions
Older Adult
Overweight and Obesity
Wheelchair Fitness


Personal Trainer Specific Information

Years of Experience: 21+ years

Preferred Client Type: Athletes, Older Adult, Special Populations, Healthy Adult, Overweight, Underweight, Post Rehab, Youth

Client Training Locations: Club and Home

Average Clients Weekly: 0-5

Medical Exercise Specialist Specific Information

Years of Experience: 21+ years

Preferred Client Type: AIDS, Arthritis, Cancer, Cardio Vascular Disease, Fibromyalgia, Gait, Intellectual Disability, Diabetes, Older Adult, Osteoporosis, Overweight, Underweight, Post Rehab, Pulmonary Disability

Client Training Locations: Home, Club

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