Nelson Chong


Founder of Functional Training Institute

Master Rehabilitation & Functional Training Specialist

Master Coach for Freemotion Rip60 & Rapitfit

Presenter of Rehab Express

Presenter & Creator of Swiss Ball Metabolic Training & Dual Zone Myofascial Release

Inventor of FTI Therapy Balls

Creator of Functional Fitness Feat (F3)

Creator of Functional Training Modules

Creator of Secrets of X-Factor Trainer

Creator of Dumbbell Functional Fusion



Personal Training Since







Sports Performance, Sport Injury, Pre & Post-Surgery Rehabilitation, Pre & Post Natal Training, Children, Youth and Senior



Professional Opinion


Functional Training is the movement solution for any bodily dysfunction.



Year 2018


  • The Body Aquarium : Lympathic Mojo - Dr. Perry Nickelston

  • Precision Nutrition - Dr. Krista Scott - Dixon

  • NeuroKinetic Therapy® : The Missing Link Level 1 

  • ScoliMethod – Jackie Wu (Founder of Strength Therapy)

  • Mastering Shoulder Physical Therapy - Wayne Rodgers (Sports Physiotherapist)

  • Primal Movement Chains - Dr. Perry

  • Nike Super Workshop 2018 Shanghai

  • Body Reading Master Class  - Thomas Myers (Anatomy Trains)

  • Resilience: Taking The Strain & Coming Back Stronger  - Thomas Myers (Anatomy Trains)


Year 2017


  • Level 1, Myofascial Dry Needling and Cupping – Dr. Jon Marshall (Manual Medicine Australasia)

  • Level 2 Myofascial Dry Needling and Electrotherapy - Dr Jon Marshall (Manual Medicine Australia)

  • Barefoot Training Specialist Level 1, 2 & 3 – (Dr Emily Sphichal)


Year 2016


  • M.A.T Method - Functional Assessment & Treatment+Training (Dr. Stephen King)

  • Freemotion Master Coach Summit, Utah


Year 2015


  • Lower Back Pain (Professor Stuart Mcgill)

  • Total Gym Gravity Foundation & Pilates (Matilde Demarchi)

  • Kettlebells Level One + Powerbags Certification (Australian Institute of Kettlebells)

  • Barefoot Training Specialist, Barefoot Rehab, Foot Strike & Functional Movement (Dr. Emily Splichal)


Year 2014


  • Fundamental Gymnastic Strength (Gymnastic Bodies - Coach Christopher Sommer)

  • R.E.H.A.B Fx (Ulrik Larsen)


Year 2013


  • Loopz Fitness Functional Performance Certification (Wong Lilin)

  • Ido Portal Movement Camp

  • Rehab Practitioner Singapore by Sports Physio Wayne Roger

  • Ido Portal Weekend Movement X

  • Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) – Joint Mobilisation of the SpineLow Back and Pelvis


Year 2012


  • Parkour Level One Assistant Coach

  • Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) - Neck

  • Asia Fitness Convention PattayaFunctional Trainer (Wayne Rogers)

  • EIMS Clinical Fitness Professional Course (Changi General Hospital)

  • Certified ViPR Instructor


Year 2011


  • Asia Fitness Convention Bangkok

  • Trigger Point Performance Therapy - The Ultimate 6 Plus (Cassidy Phillips)

  • Coretex Master Trainer (United Lifestyle - Anthony Carey)

  • Crosscore War Machine Master Trainer (United Lifestyle - Brendan)

  • Airfit Master Trainer (Purmotion - Jorge)

  • R.E.H.A.B Trainer Master Class (Ulrik Larsen)


Year 2010


  • R.E.H.A.B Trainer Essentials (Ulrik Larsen)


Year 2009


  • Functional Training Course (Human Principles)


Year 2008


  • Medicine Ball Training and Application (AASFP)

  • Flash Fat-Burning Manual (AASFP)

  • Hip, Knee and Ankle Pain Prevention (AASFP)

  • Ladies Shaping & Toning Skills Workshop (AASFP)


Year 2004


  • Advance Personal Trainer Certified (AASFP)


Year 2002


  • Certified Trainer of Special Populations (AFPA)

  • Yoga Teachers' Training Course Beginners Level (Master Kamal)

  • 24 Hour Fitness Trainer Fit Pro (24 Hour Fitness)

  • Sport Climbing Course Level One


Year 2001


  • Reebok Core Training (Reebok University)


Year 2000


  • Personal Trainer Certification (AFPA)

  • CFC School of Excellence Trainer Certification

  • Apex Certified Trainer (Apex Fitness)



Year 2007


  • District Fitness Manager (California Fitness Singapore)


Year 1998


  • President of Ngee Ann Polytechnic Lifeguard Alumni


Year 1994


  • Selected and passed Special Operation Force (Commando)


Year 1992


  • Best physical trainee in commando basic military training

  • Distinction award in life saving


Year 1991


  • Best poser & silver for inter-polytechnic bodybuilding contest


Year 1990


  • President and Entertainment Officer of Ngee Ann Lifeguard Corps


Year 1987


  • Best Unit Cadet for outstanding performance in NPCC



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Betty Bernard

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Dr Shyamala Thilagaratnam
Beatrice Oliverio
Joanne Pizel
Carol Fusek
Charmaine Lim
Jacky Tan
Vivien Lee
Jen Goh

Nicole Wong

April Hu

Janet and Lay Yong

Julia Wong

Dr Ubbo

Graham Tyler

Sunny Sim

Maryann Louis

Serene Chia

Vincent & family

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