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Robert Walker

  • Personal Fitness Instructor at New Mills Leisure Centre and Specialist Instructor at BMF's Walkfit
  • Level 2 Fitness Academy

Robert joined Hopwood Hall’s Fitness Academy after his time as an infantryman with the British Military came to an end.

With no relevant qualifications on leaving the military, Robert joined the college with the aim of breaking into the professional health fitness industry. During his studies at the college, Robert was awarded the prestigious Emerson Award.

After passing his Level 2 qualification with the academy, Robert now runs personal fitness sessions at New Mills Leisure Centre whilst also working as a specialist instructor on one of the British Military Fitness’ Walkfit groups.

“Enrolling on the college’s Fitness Academy really helped me progress after leaving the military.

“As a mature student I was quite age-conscious, but the students were excellent and the guidance offered by staff was top.

“You’re never too old to learn, don’t let anybody tell you are.”