Board Of Advisors

The following prominent international professionals and educators are the guiding forces behind the Trinidad and Tobago Fitness Academy. TTFA relies on their vision, gleaned from years of experience in their various fields of expertise, throughout our decision making process. Ultimately, their input helps to illuminate our pathway.

Julie See


An intellectual with a clinical eye for details and a gift for teaching, Julie See is the President and Director of Education for the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA).

Ruth Sova


Globally acclaimed “Mother of Hydrotherapy” and the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, including the State Assembly for Excellence in Entrepreneurial and Fitness Endeavours, Ruth Sova is the President and Founder of the Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute.

Thomas Trebotich


An elite athlete, sport visionary, and creator of the original Kick Boxing Program adopted by many International organizations, Thomas Trebotich is the CEO of Promise Enterprises and the founder and President of the International Sports Conditioning Association (ISCA).

Dr Tatiana Maximova


Dr. Maximova is an icon in the fitness industry. Her expertise in paediatrics places her in the prime position to adequately resolve issues related to children. Tatiana is the President and founder of the AFS School in Moscow and is the co-owner of WWI-Convention.

Jun Kunno


A gentle giant in many ways, Jun is an Olympic coach and the creator of the worldwide acclaimed AiChi program. He is the President and founder of the AD Institute in Japan and affiliate institutes globally

Dr. Ewa Piotrowska-Calka


An educator who leads by example with a unique approach to holistic development and internationally recognized in the fields of fitness and therapy, Ewa is a highly acclaimed professor at The Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw.

Eevaliisa Anttila


Referred to as the physiotherapist with the healing hands, Eevaliisa Anttila is the President and founder of the Finnish Institute of Aquatics and the founder and director of Little Swan Swimming School.

Adita Yizarry-Lang


Brings 30+ years as a multi-nationally recognized health educator, author, and speaker, specializing in fitness program development, restorative and corrective fitness, adult and child nutrition and mind body disciplines. Adita is an internationally qualified Holistic Nutritionist, a Lv3 Holistic Lifestyle Coach through the Chek Institute and has been accredited by several internationally respected organisations including the University of Miami.

Peter Lakatos


Peter Lakatos M.S. is from Hungary and he is the founder and general manager of GROUND FORCE METHOD, Ground Force Method was born as a result of Peter’s work with injured athletes and people who did not enjoy movements anymore, because of pain and discomfort. “When pain is present, many goals cannot be accomplished, and especially the fun and “playfulness” of movements goes out the door”. He is a Master StrongFirst® Instructor and a Krav-Maga Expert 3 instructor. He is a globally acclaimed strength and conditioning advisor for many successful athletes in Judo, MMA, and Brazilian jiu jitsu and travels the world teaching and educating professionals and enthusiast alike