Bruno Ntep is a taekwondo instructor and fitness coach, teaching both kids and adults. From Paris in France, he has lived in Beijing for the past two years. Ntep has won many medals in his time, including French, European, and World Taekwondo championships.
What organization or company do you work for?
Human in Motion Fitness Studio and Beijing Accurate Sports Development (BASD) Ltd.
What do you coach?
Taekwondo and fitness coaching.
How long have you been coaching for?
What made you become interested in coaching?
So that I could share the knowledge of 21 years of practice and to meet interesting people from around the world.
What coaching qualifications do you have?
Associate and Bachelor Degree in Sports Management.
What were your favorite sports to play when you were a student?
Ping pong (table tennis) and basketball.
How would you describe your coaching style?
I teach the program that will fit the needs of my clients, through fun and hard work.
What do you find most rewarding about coaching?
Seeing the student/client succeed and achieve his or her goal. It’s a great reward when you’ve worked so hard on it.
And most challenging…?
Teaching the student to have the courage to do what’s right and to never give up.
Human in Motion
Cathay View Plaza, 2A Xiang Jiang Bei Lu, Chaoyang District (8470 3616, firstname.lastname@example.org) www.humaninmotion.com.cn
beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.
Photos: Courtesy of Bruno