Location: Baguio City, Philippines.
Val is a Physical Therapist Registered in the Philippines, A Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach (CSCS) by the NSCA, and a Certified Kettlebell Teacher Level 1 (CKT1) by the IKFF.
He is a Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Hong Kong Sports Institute & he works with karate athletes, fencers, and a few badminton players and runners. The athletes are of varied ages and levels. They come to train with him to improve their fitness components in preparation for competition, to re-train after an injury/surgery, and for many other training goals.
He previously worked as a Strength & Conditioning coach for the Philippine Center of Sports Medicine (PCSM) of the Philippine Sports Commission from 1999 – 2004. When he was with the PCSM, he handled the Strength Training of various athletes in Karate-do, Penchak Silat, Judo, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Swimming, Fencing, & a few other athletes & sports for national & international competitions. He also worked with other Physical Therapists for the return to sport of injured athletes.
If situations require, he refers athletes to other professionals like Physicians, Nutritionists, Physical Therapists, Psychologists, & Sports Scientists. And if needed he also consults other Strength & Conditioning Coaches.