YONIEL DE ARMAS

LEAD FITNESS COACH

Yoniel De Armas has dedicated his life to sports and fitness. His journey started as a young child. From the ages of 9-16 years old he attended a ‘Sports-Etudes’ school that combined education with sports training for high performance athletes. It is at that time where he discovered his passion for Judo.

Yoniel  has a second degree black belt in Judo and at the age of 16 was part of the National and International teams winning several Gold medals for his native Cuba. He also won Gold in the Pan American games in 2001 & 2002.

His commitment to sports led him to obtain his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science with a specialty in teaching and training for children.

Yoniel’s knowledge about training techniques  in addition to his passion, enthusiastic and energetic personality and his positive attitude are a winning combination and an invaluable addition to the Beyond Physical team. He believes that anyone can reach their goals with the right attitude and willingness to improve and wants to guide and inspire them every step of the way.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Instituto Superior de Deportes Manuel Fajardo in Cuba
  • Certificate in Arts & Entertainment
  • Gold medalist in National and International Judo teams in Cuba Gold medalist in the 2001&2002 Pan American Games