At an early age, Arttu developed a strong passion for sports and competition that continues to play an integral part of his everyday life today. At 5 years old, Arttu began karate classes with his father in his hometown of Finland before moving to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with his family two years later. He spent ten years there, participating in his school’s competitive rugby, volleyball and kickboxing clubs while traveling around Asia to compete. He also acquired an interest in boxing and kickboxing, which soon became his number one passion.
Arttu continued through his University years in Australia under Arslan Magomedov, 4x World Muay Thai Champion while pursuing a degree in Sports Management and Athletic Coaching. He began his coaching career working with amateur and professional kickboxers, and continued to study through several different sporting organizations to become a certified strength & conditioning coach, personal trainer and CrossFit coach.
Arttu furthered his education in the field of nutrition for performance and longevity and takes a holistic approach in teaching people human movement, proper nutrition, management of outside stress factors and living a well-balanced life. He writes several individualized training programs for competitors and for anyone who wants to take their fitness to the next level - whether you’re looking to improve your athletic performance as an Elite Athlete or simply move better, live a pain free life Arttu has is skilled at developing specific programs for optimum success.
Human Performance Centre – Certified Personal Trainer
Human Performance Centre – Sports Performance Nutritionist
Human Performance Centre – Certified in Sports Supplementation
Precision Nutrition – Certified Exercise Nutritionist
Poliquin Group – Biosignature Practioner
International Sports & Science Association – Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach Crossfit Level 1 & 2 Certified
CrossFit Mobility & Recovery
Crossfit Olympic Lifting Level 2 Certified
CrossFit Powerlifting Certified Coach
Crossfit Regionals Competitor