jarrod testa

Jarrod Testa is an Osteopath that graduated from Victoria University in 2018. Prior to that, Jarrod completed a degree in Exercise and Sports Science (Australian Catholic University – 2013). Jarrod has been working as a personal trainer since 2012, and has countless hours of industry experience coaching movement.


Jarrod aims to bridge the gap between pain and performance, and aims to empower every individual that he comes into contact with to move often, and move well.

Jarrod has undertaken the following formal qualifications that have provided the framework for building his interest in osteopathy and strength and conditioning/exercise rehabilitation:

  • 2018 – Bachelor of Clinical science, Masters of health science (Osteopathy) – Victoria University
  • 2013 – Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science – Australian Catholic University
  • 2019 – JPS online mentorship for personal trainers – JPS Education
  • 2019 – Level 1 Strength and Conditioning – Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
  • 2012 – Certificate 3 and 4 in Fitness – Fitness Australia

Personally, Jarrod has been strength training for 10+ years, and in his spare time he enjoys training for powerlifting, and Brazilian JuJitSu

Jarrod has also lectured along side some world renowned coaches as part of the the JPS education mentorship for personal trainers, which you can find more about here, as well as having created an online short course aimed at improving exercise delivery in the allied health space, which you can find more about here.

Jarrod enjoys treating a wide range of people ranging from the office worker or trades person, to the recreational or elite athlete. Jarrod believes that everyone should have the right to access their bodies full potential.

For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

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    POST GRADUATE COURSES COMPLETED
    • 2013- Nutrition for Bodybuilders and Powerlifters – Australia Tour – Layne Norton

    • 2015 – Introduction To Bodyweight strength – Daniel Vadnal – FitnessFAQs

    • 2016 – Dont Fear The Disc Bulge Workshop – Andrew Lock

    • 2017 – The McGill Method – Working with the back pained client- Joel Proskewitz – BackFit Pro

    • 2017 – The McGill Method – High Performance Training Methods

    • 2018 – Exercise for chronic pain – Nick Efthimiou (osteopath)

    • 2018 – Office Ergonomic Risk Assessment For Allied health professionals (Corporate health Australia)

    • 2019 – Strength and Conditioning Applications For Upper Body / Lumbar Spine and Lower Body Musculoskeletal Complaints – 2 day workshop – Martyn Girvan (S&C), Daniel Di Pasqua (S&C Melbourne Storm), Heath Williams (osteopath / s&c)

    • 2019 – Reconciling biomechanics with pain science – Greg Lehman

    • 2019 – Dry Needling – Manual Medicine Australia – Jon Marshall

    • 2019 – Extracorporeal shockwave therapy – DJO Chattanooga – Cliff Eaton

    • 2019 – The Sporting Shoulder Course -Lyn Watson – Simon Balster

    • 2019 – Tendinopathies – Sports Doctor Karen Holzer – South Yarra Sports Medicine

    • 2019 – Exercise and Cancer – Absolute Health and Performance

    • 2019 – 5 Step Kinetic Chain Screen Workshop – Free 2 Move – Grant Burrows Osteopath

    • 2020 – Backfit Pro – Converging on a precise diagnosis – Stuart McGill

    • 2020 – Melbourne University – Peak Knee Osteoarthritis Course for physiotherapists

    • 2020 – JPS Education – Powerlifting Fundamentals Course

    • 2020 – Clinical Athlete – Jared Maynard – An Introduction to Pain Science

    • 2020 – Clinical Athlete – Jason Eure – Science based tendinopathy rehabilitation for athletes

    • 2020 – Clinical Athlete – Sam Spinelli – Knee valgus in the squat

    • 2020 – The Sports Map – Mastering lower limb injuries

    • 2020 – IMoveU – Virtual Event

    • 2020 – Collin Griffin – Rehabilitation of the achilles and calf complex

    • 2020 – Tom O’Halloran – Running biomechanics

    • 2020 – Antony Lo / Physiodetective – Stop hurting women with exercise

    • 2020 – Antony Lo / Physiodetective – “Bulletproof” Your body – Pelvic Floor and Core Course – Part 1

    • 2021 – Antony Lo / Physiodetective – “Bulletproof” Your body – Pelvic Floor and Core Course – Part 2

    • 2021 – Ben Cormack / Cor-Kinetic – Functional therapeutic movement

    • 2021 – Jared Powell (The shoulder physio) – The rotator cuff part 1

    • 2022 – Jared Powell (The shoulder physio) – The rotator cuff part 2

    • 2022 – Jared powell (The shoulder physio) – The stiff and unstable shoulder

    • 2022 – Dr Pat Davidson – Rethinking The Big Patterns

     

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