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Functional Training Expedition 2018

30 March 2018 at 8:00 am1 April 2018 at 5:00 pm



Functional Training Expedition is a 3-day seminar with a combination of theoretical and practical courses, specifically designed for fitness professionals, trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, pilates instructors and physiotherapists with some of the top speakers in the fitness industry.




Introducing: Functional Training Coach Level 1. FTC Level 1 is a 1-day course that will allow you to master the fundamental Functional Training key elements. This course will provide you with advanced knowledge on how to effectively design a functional training program for different types of target groups like athletes, general population, corporate fitness and many more, as well as physical training for esthetics. You will also learn about different functional approaches like the joint by joint approach to identify weak links and asymmetries and how to correct them, how to set up functional training exercises into the best training program you have ever delivered as well as a hands-on experience on different kinds of exercises for different types of training sessions, providing you with the key to become an expert in our field.

Functional Training Coach Level 1consists of a theoretical and practical part on the following fundamental key elements:

  • Learn the session design of world’s elite coaches: Preparation, Activation, Strength and Conditioning.
  • Learn how to pro- and regress movement patterns for different types of fitness levels – from the beginner to the pro athlete.
  • Learn the basic warm-up strategy – from the beginner to the pro athlete.
  • Learn how to test and assess the basic movements of the human body.
  • Learn how to become a better coach with the “Golden Coaching Circle”.
  • Learn mini band exercises for correcting and activation drills.
  • Learn how to use different types of Functional Training tools like superbands, kettlebells, dumbbells, barbells and other basics tools for your new functional training toolbox.


FTE2018 and FTC Level 1 will take place at European University Cyprus on 30 March – 1 April 2018. Participants will get a certificate of attendance for FTE2018 and/or a certificate of attendance for FTC Level 1.





European University Cyprus



30 March – 1 April 2018




Fabien Mpouma from Bonn, Germany

Alexander Gelfius from Munich, Germany

Chris Gamperl from Munich, Germany

Jim Ferris from Philadelphia, USA

Amine Dib from Beirut, Lebanon


FTC Level 1:

Chris Gamperl from Munich, Germany

Jim Ferris from Philadelphia, USA



One course is available each period. Participants can register to FTC Level 1 (Friday) or FTE2018 (Saturday & Sunday) or both FTC Level 1 & FTE2018 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday). No other registration is possible.


Phone Support:

70088300 or +35799787394



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Fabien Mpouma – Germany

Fabien Mpouma is the training and education director at Aerobis, a personal trainer and owner of Die Kiste in Siegburg. He is considered to be an expert in the field of Functional Training, sports rehabilitation, a health movement specialist, an A-licence athletic trainer and an A-licence football athletic trainer. Fabien is also a lecturer in varius training institutes like Sportlerei Academy and Academy AHAB. He is also the International Head Trainer for the aeroSling Certification Course, the blackPack Certification Course, Blackthorn Battle Ropes and Heavy Jump Ropes Certification Course and the Revvll Endless Rope Certification Course. With over 10 years of experience as a trainer and a speaker, Fabien belongs to the people who were allowed to turn their passion into a profession and educates himself regularly to be at a peak level of performance.


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Alexander Gelfius – Germany

Alexander started off his coaching career as a handball and athletic coach. He is a key speaker to several type of sports performance conferences all around the world as well as worked for the certified athletic coach for Perform Better. He specializes in modern and innovative methods in coaching athletics as well as functional diagnostics. He also works as a personal trainer, as a consultant in healthcare management, as well as a performance coach at FT-Club in Munich. In Addition to that he coaches others to be better coaches at the Technical University of Munich. His teaching methods consist of a combination of theoretical approaches with practical experience that will take performance training to the next level.



Chris.Gamperl – Germany

Chris Gamperl is a German strength and conditioning coach and athletic trainer, specialized in sports performance development. As a teacher he works for Perform Better Europe, instructing the Functional Movement Screening (FMS) and the Certified Functional Trainer (CFT). After coaching professional athletes all over Europe (e.g. NLA Switzerland (professional hockey), HLA Austria (Austrian handball champion 2012/2013, 2011/2012) etc. he worked as a strength and conditioning coach for NCAA division I College Florida Atlantic in Miami, FL, USA for American Football, Baseball (Top 25), Basketball and Track and Field. As a docent he worked for the sports science department for the Technical University in Munich, Germany and taught a variety of sports performance related topics. Chris Gamperl is also the Head Performance Consultant at Dynamo Kiev and the athletic director for the adidas FT-Club, a sports performance and FT facility in munich with more than 10 affiliates all over europe.



Jim.Ferris – USA

Jim Ferris is a Philadelphia based trainer whose clientele includes professional athletes, local teams, everyday fitness enthusiasts, and maybe a celebrity or two. Jim is known for his work in the basketball community from training with the Philadelphia 76ers for many years and training several NBA players. Jim’s expertise in the training field, along with his dynamic and creative training style keeps players, coaches and clients coming back year after year. Jim has worked with the highest of levels in the NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLL, along with many NCAA athletes whether it is by team or individual. With well over a decade of experience and top of the line education, Jim Ferris will give you exactly what you need to take your game or fitness to the next level.


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Amine Dib – Lebanon

Amine Dib is a celebrity fitness professional and TV Anchor, whose clientele includes some of the most known actors and singers in Lebanon and other Arab countries. He has participated in numerous global fitness events and conventions in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Montreal, Paris and more. He is the co-owner of Tactical Fitness Lebanon, co-founder of Hannibal Race and the official Fitness Trainer for the Lebanese Navy seals. He was a TV Anchor for seven years at MTV Lebanon, with his famous daily fitness show, Get Fit, broadcasted to Lebanon and the Arab region. Amine also collaborated with A-class celebrities, among them the Arab Super Star Ragheb Alama, Nancy Ajram, and Elissa and the actress and T.V presenter Daniella Rahme. Amine instructs and inspires all, gratified in the knowledge that he is helping others in realizing their full potential.






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You will get a certificate of attendance for FTE2018 and/or FTC Level 1 according to your registration.


Note: We can only have a limited number of participants. Please register on time as this is our highest in demand seminar and we expect to run out of spots early.


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30 March 2018 at 8:00 am
1 April 2018 at 5:00 pm


PIS Fitness
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(Nicosia) European University Cyprus
Diogenis Street 6
Nicosia, 2404 Cyprus
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