Ross is a personal trainer and choreographer with an extensive background in
fitness, dance, and martial arts (Shotokan Karate, Japanese Ju-Jitsu, Western
Boxing, and MMA). In the early 80s he was a Hip Hop dancer and then certified
as an aerobics instructor in 1988 during his last year in the South African Infantry (1987 – 1988).
He worked as a professional dancer and choreographer for many years in South Africa and the United States. He taught dance in Dallas for 5 years (Bollywood, Bhangra, Middle-Eastern and Hip Hop). He has taken dance workshops with top instructors from the US and the Middle East.
In 2006 he certified as a personal trainer with NASM and has gone on to
complete numerous certifications under the auspices of high-level strength and conditioning coaches from the US and Russia. He has worked as a personal trainer in South Africa (Durban) and the US (Dallas and Los Angeles) for over 13 years.
Other qualifications include an Advanced Diploma in Speech and Drama (ADK
Johannesburg), an Associate’s Degree in Music (Santa Monica College, Los
Angeles), and a certificate as an Emergency Medical Technician (Methodist Health System, Dallas TX).
Ross’ training style can be viewed on YouTube at:
Dumbbell Stacking: the home of the stack!