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Van-der Kellen Loureiro

Nickname: 'Drill Sergeant'

Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town based Fitness Prof.

Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Johannesburg South Africa

2012 Tacfit Field Instructor Certification through RMAX International,
2011 OutBox Professional Boxing Ed. BBBC UK by Fitpro,
2011 Certified Natural Trainer (CNT) MBG USA
MBG Eischens Yoga Restoration: To rid the body of injuries and pains
MBG Skills Training: To develop highly skilled and strong individuals.
MBG Plant Based Nutrition.
2011 Kettlebell Instruction, Virgin Active
2010 Premier Training Int. Full Certification in Resistance Training ,
2010 Resisted Movement Training, Premier Training International
2009 Female Training, Flexibility, Muscular System, American Council on Exercise
2009 Client relations and Business Management, American Council on Exercise
2009 Foam Roller/ Myosfascial Release, OD on Movement (Ian O'Dwyer) 1988 ICS Fitness & Nutrition,
2003 Certified Swedish Massage
2001 Certified Spinn Instr.,
1999 ETA SSISA Personal Trainer,
1991 WITS Fitness Intructor,
1988 ICS Fitness & Nutrition

Just for Fun
Helderberg Mountain Challenge 1st place in 10,75km 2011 and 2nd Place 1h59m31s 2010 Veteran Male 15.5km Trail Run, 1h47 in my first attempt at a Half Marathon in the Constantia Grape valley Half Marathon, 2h41 Burger Sanlam, 2h40 Knysna and 2h51 Cape Argus Cycle De-Tour (over silvermine not Chapmans peak), School Soccer, Rugby, X-country Running, Shukokai Karate, Kobujitsu, Tai Chi, plus over 25 years of resistance training experience. I speak English, Portuguese and Afrikaans.

Contact details

M: +27 82 531 8331

Web presence

Business Address

Fresnaye, Cape Town, South Africa

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Tacfit Field Instructor | TACFIT
Cape Town, South Africa | 2012 - present

Sport and Recreation

I Certified as a Tacfit Field Instructor, under Scott Sonnon and Alberto Gallazzi

Student | Monkey Bar Gym
Chicago, United States of America | 2011 - present

Sport and Recreation

MBG Eischens Yoga Restoration: To rid the body of injuries and pains
MBG Skills Training: To develop highly skilled and strong individuals.
MBG Plant Based Nutrition: To feel light and Energized.

Personal Trainer and Group Trainer | Kellen Loureiro Fitness Training
Cape Town, South Africa | 2011 - present

Sport and Recreation

Fitness at your Home, Office, Hotel room, The Great Outdoors and at the Kyokushin dojo in the Green Point common

Trail Running | Kellenfitness trail running
Cape Town, South Africa | 2005 - present

Sport and Recreation

Trail Running / Hiking with company

Previous Position(s)

Certified Natural Trainer | Monkey Bar Gym
Chicago, United States of America | 2011 - 2011

Sport and Recreation

Understand the process of teaching a MBG class and the proper progressions of exercise.
Gain knowledge to quickly access weakened areas of the body and fix any issues.
Gain knowledge on relieving the discomforts of lower back pain and other common areas of misalignments.
Become proficient with the fitness "tools" used by MBG to gain speed, strength and stamina.
Design programs for one on one pt sessions and set realistic goals.
Understanding the foundations of plant based diet (to feel light and energised), and the health risks associated with a animal based diet.
MBG Eischens Yoga restoration to rid the body of injuries and pains.

Fitness Professional/Personal Trainer | Kellen Loureiro Premier Fitness, operating from Virgin Active Green Point,
Cape Town, South Africa | 2005 - 2011

Sport and Recreation

Core Conditioning, Functional Fitness, Toning, Body fat loss, Healthy weight loss or gain, Sports Specific Strength Training, Hardcore Fitness, Natural Female Bodybuilding, Static and Dynamic Postural Stability, Martial Arts Strength Training, Cycling Beginner to Elite/ In/Outdoor, Trail Running.

Personal Fitness Trainer | Kellen Loureiro Virgin Active
Cape Town, South Africa | 2005 - 2011

Sport and Recreation

My client list includes General Practioner Doctor, Cariovascular Surgeon, Pharmacologist, Clinical Psychologist, Sports Promotions, Chairman, Ceo, Students, Models, Entrepeneurs, NGO's, Mothers, Fathers, Athletes, Weekend Warriors, etc.

student | ptonthenet
Denver City, United States of America | 2005 - 2011

Sport and Recreation

Member and student from the seminars and online podcasts and courses.

Personal Trainer | Holmes Place
London, United Kingdom | 2004 - 2005

Sport and Recreation

Ealing Broadway Holmes Place, I passed the Holmes Place Personal trainer exam with a destinction the course included a very large component of practical work , that was done at the state of the art facilities of Holmes Barbican . The level of education was very high and I highly recommend Holmes Place Education for anyone seeking to enter into the Industry or wanting to improve their knowledge and understanding of all the components of the health and fitness industry and the knowledge necessary to make a good Personal Trainer. Also check out Premier International for relevant qualifications.

Instructor | Cycle Training UK
London, United Kingdom | 2000 - 2001

Transportation and Logistics

Promote cycling as a form of transport. road safety training. To increase skills and confidence. Teach persons of all ages, from groups of school kids, to mature adults how to cycle safely through the London roads network.

Educational history


Rmax International

2012 - 2012

Tacfit Field Instructor - Tactical Fitness

OutBox UK

2011 - 2011

British Boxing Board Council Accredited - Boxing


2011 - 2011

Natural Trainer certification - Natural Certified Trainer

Premier Personal Training Solutions

2006 - 2008

Resisted Movement Training Full Certfication - Kinetic Chain & Assessment,Movement based Anatomy, Corrective Exercise,Programme design

Cycle Training UK

2004 - 2004

Cycling Instructor programme - Cycling Instructor Training Programme

`Allenby Campus

2003 - 2003

Swedish Massage,Camelot International Certificate - Therapeutic Massage

Cycle Lab Institute

2001 - 2001

Spinn Instructor - Performance Cycling Indoors


1999 - 1999

Diploma - Personal Fitness Trainer

University of the Witwatersrand, JHB

1991 - 1993

Fitness Instruction,Gymnasium specialisation - Physlgy,FnctnlAntmy,Bmchncs,NtrtnErggncAdRsistncTrnngStrngthCondtonngKnslgyCrssTrnng,SprtSpcfc,Injrs


1988 - 1998

Diploma - Fitness & Nutrition

Study Well College

1983 - 1984

Matric - Academic

Johannesburg Athlone Boys High School

1980 - 1983

School of Hard Knocks - BS


Van-der Kellen Loureiro PT

"Look under "Recommendations"" - 2000

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