Roy L. Brooks Jr.
Roy retired as a Lieutenant, after (18) eighteen years with the Arkansas State Police. He was also a Certified Instructor and Fitness Instructor at the Arkansas State Police Academy for over (12) twelve years. He taught self defense, pressure point control tactics (PPCT), instructed group exercises and strength training on a daily bases. He has also taught at the University Arkansas Medical Science (UAMS) as a personal trainer, group exercise and Kickboxing fitness instructor.
Roy has competed in tournament competition in Judo and the Martial arts, while growing up at the (YMCA) and while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. He has a great family, his wife Brenda and (3) three children who have served actively in the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force, here and abroad. God and Family inspire him to give his best. Diligence and integrity are a great part of his life. He likes to help others to achieve a healthy and prosperous life. He believes that through a challenging, but fun workout , that exercise becomes a part of living, and by focusing, patience and faith, that we all have a choice over our circumstances. Choose to enjoy life everyday, so that you and yours may live life to its fullest.
- Adventure Fitness Trainer- (NESTA) National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association
- Physical Fitness Specialist- (Law Enforcement)- Cooper Institute of Aerobic Research
- Kickboxing Fitness Instructor- Cooper Institute of Aerobic Research
- Police Instructor Development- Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy
- CPR, AED and First Aid- American Red Cross
Dr. John Spencer Ellis
Each week, over one million people around the world enjoy a fitness program created by John Spencer Ellis. His fitness programs are implemented in the top resorts, spas and health clubs. John is the President of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) and the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching. These two professional associations have 45,000 members in 30 countries. John is on the Advisory Boards of the National Health, Wellness and Prevention Congress, Exercise TV, Conference for Healthy Living, Irvine Valley College, Get America Fit Foundation, and is a Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. He is the author of"How Badly Do You Want It? - Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness," and a contributor to "Power of Champions." He created Adventure Boot Camp, the largest fitness boot camp program in the world. His signature series of outdoor fitness equipment is used in communities worldwide. John has been featured or quoted in every major fitness publication, and held the post of Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine. John has been featured on NBC, CBS, PBS, SPIKE, ESPN & Bravo. He serves as an on-air expert for Life & Leisure Television and Health Journal Television with General Norman Schwarzkopf. He is the producer and host of The OC Body on The Healthy Living Channel. John is a Nautilus sponsored athlete and stars in the workout DVDs Playground Boot Camp™ & Kung-Fu Fitness™. John created the fitness program used by the U.S. Secret Service and he consults the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships).
John has been continuing his professional education since 1987, and holds bachelors degrees in business and health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He is currently completing a second doctorate in naturopathy. He has fifteen certifications including massage therapy, plyometrics, self-defense, fitness kick boxing, fitness boxing, water fitness, exercise rehabilitation, golf conditioning, Pilates, personal training, clinical hypnotherapy, sports hypnosis, PACE circuit training and yoga. He holds a 2nd degree black belt in kung-fu, has completed the Ironman triathlon, and finished 5th at the U.S. National Biathlon Championships. His medical training includes a license in radiological technology, a medical assisting certification, and training in McKenzie rehabilitation. John was nominated for the California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.