Trainers

Paul Simmons
Jodie Jenner

Paul Simmons MSc, BSc (Hons), CSCS. MAAF, ACSM (cert)


Paul Simmons has worked in the sport, health and leisure industry since 1994. Paul has been a trainer, tutor, lecturer, therapist and scientist and worked in many different fields. From 1992 to 1999 he represented England and Gt.Britain at European and World Level in Karate for the English Karate Governing Body and British Karate Federation.

He was a supported by the World Class Performance Plan and won English, British and International Titles/Medals competing for his country. Paul has coached throughout his competitive career and to the present day. He has taken club athletes to English, British, European and World medals and titles with his athletes representing their country at European and World level for the English Karate Governing Body.


Paul aimed to back hands-on understanding of training and competing excellence with scientific support to maximize results through structured and methodical programmes. Paul obtained a Bachelor degree in Sport Science at the highly regarded University of Brighton in 1999 and presenting at the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science Student Conference in the area of Sport Psychology in the sport of Triathlon the same year.

He then went on to postgraduate study at Essex University to complete an MSc in Sport Science specializing in Sport Physiology and Sports Medicine. His research again was presented at BASES conference and the International Conference for Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics in 2003 in the area of Exercise Physiology and the abstract was published in the Journal of Sport Sciences.

His studies before and during this time were also added to through private based learning and studying in the areas of Sports therapy combining physical and electrotherapy training with institutes and foundations throughout England, Academy of Sports Therapy and the highly regarded Active Associates Foundation. He specializes in Physical Therapy and has been Chief Therapist at Hickstead International Showjumping Events in 2000 and worked on LWT Gladiators and Ice Warriors as a therapist in the late nineties.

Paul qualified with the American National Association of Strength and Conditioning as a highly regarded Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and was one of the first 60 to achieve this in 2000 to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach. He is also qualified with the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health and Fitness Specialist since 2000.

As well as holding qualifications since 1994 in Personal Training, Fitness Training, Testing, Nutrition, GP Referral, Rehabilitation with YMCA, Premier International, Trainer 2000, Former Exercise Association, Association of Personal Trainers and Fitness Professionals.

In 1996, Paul started FRONTIER. The consultancy incorporated both general fitness training and sport specific support for athletes. The consultancy is thriving and still supports general fitness novices that want to tone-up and lose weight effectively aswell as athletes. Paul has worked in a variety of sports including Amateur/Professional Boxing, Motor Cross, Field Athletics, Professional Kickboxing, Sport Karate, Professional and Academy Tennis, Triathlon, Professional Golf, Rugby, Football and Swimming.

The consultancy works at different levels to provide improves sporting performance through areas of physiology, psychology and applied physical training.

From 1999 to 2004 Paul lectured part-time for FE Sussex Downs College as a lecturer in Sport Science and Medicine and as a freelance Senior Tutor for Sports Coach UK in the same topic areas. Paul has been a guest lecturer over the last six years at Middlesex University and Buckingham University aswell as a freelance lecturer/tutor for Army School of Physical Training (Aldershot) for Physical Training Instructors, Premier International Training, London School of Sport Massage, Amateur Rowing Association and Alexander Palace Ice Skating Coaching in the areas of Nutrition, Injury Management and Prevention, Conditioning and Sports Testing.

Paul met up with Nino Severino in 2002 who was at the times creating Footsport Dynamics a World Class Training System for improving Intelligent Footwork, Functional Balance, Agility, Neuro-muscular training, Speed and Specific Quickness. He co-developed the system with Nino Severino and heads the Sport Science Department which develops the system and creates learning packages and workshops for the development of the system in areas of injury prevention, management, rehabilitation, footwork development and correction, and physical conditioning.

At current they have worked with Manchester United Football Team, England Amateur Boxing Team, England Karate Team, Norwich City Football Team aswell other individuals and Teams with Footsport Dynamics Training System.

From 2004 to the present day Paul works intensively and specifically in Tennis and presented at the Scottish National Tennis Coaching Conference, Edingburgh and the British Tennis Coaches Association National Coaching Conference, Bisham Abbey.

Paul works currently as an Applied Sport Scientist, Strength and Conditioning Coach and Therapist. Under the banner ‘Human Performance Consultant’ he has worked with
  • Slovakian Professional Tennis Player Daniella Hantuchova (Former Women’s World No 5, Grandslam Doubles Champion),
  • Natasha Khan -Professional Tour Player (Top 400 Singles) - LTA National Champion
  • Rachel Dillion - Prrofessional Tour Player (Top 500 Singles) - Irish Fed Cup Player
  • Ross Hutchins - Top 40 Doubles Player, Davis Cup Doubles Player

He is a Strength and Conditioning coach for Brighton HPC Esporta Tennis Academy, one of the top training 8 High Performance Centre’s in Britain for National Junior players. From 2004-2007 he was in charge of the Southern Regional English Karate Governing Body Squad (South East, South West and London) Sport Science Support between 2004-2007

Alongside this he also a co-founder of AMS a training service for elite athletes that need professional support for their training.

Media Credits
  • GQ Active Magazine
  • Later Lifestyle Magazine
  • Fighter's and Trad Karate Magazines (Columnist)
  • Evening Argus Columnist
  • Surf FM Radio contributer
  • Footsport Golf Conditioning DVD


Jodie Jenner

Jodie has been a Personal Trainer for over 11 years and originally trained with YMCA and qualified with their highly recognized YMCA Diploma in Exercise and Fitness.

Jodie has worked as a Trainer at David Lloyd and DC leisure and now as a freelance Personal Trainer.  Jodie also holds an FA Diploma in Sports Injury and Therapy and is a 1st Dan Black Belt in Karate.

Jodie works in many areas and has vast experience in training on a one to one level and currently runs Women Only One to One Personal Training Sessions at Frontier and Hometrainer.

Jodie also runs Cardiobuggy, the outdoor exercise experience for mum's with their babies.

She specialises in pregnancy and postnatal fitness, weight loss and training women to achieve highly exciting goals such as running Marathons and charity based sporting events.
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