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Ben Thompson

Director / Owner

B.ExSc, B.BuS, ART™, PICP L2

Ben Thompson is the Founder of Movement Enhanced. After first starting in the industry back in 2011, he has many years of experience in strength and conditioning. Ben is uniquely qualified as a soft tissue therapist and exercise scientist. He has traveled around the world to learn from the best in the industry and continues to develop his craft and skillset.

Ben is passionate about leading by example and lives by the philosophy "practice what you preach". He has a no nonsense approach to training and only uses methods that have shown excellent results. Ben places a large focus on technical proficiency and ensuring clients move correctly and demonstrate excellent form.

Formal Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Exercise & Movement Science (B.EXSC )
  • Bachelor of Business - Major in Marketing (B.BUS)
  • Poliquin International Certificate Program (PICP) –Level 2
  • Australian Strength & Conditioning Association(ASCA) - Level 1
  • Active Release Techniques © - Upper Extremity
  • Active Release Techniques © - Lower Extremity
  • Poliquin BioSignature Practitioner - Poliquin Group
  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Certification -Level 1

Professional Development

  • 20 Protocols for Body Composition with Tom Hibbert - London July 2017
  • YPSI Semi Private Internship (Module 1-3) with Wolfgang Unsold - Stuttgart, Germany July 2017
  • ASCA Weightlifting Workshop with Lyn Jones - AIS Gold Coast, September 2016
  • Derek Woodskes 2 Day Performance Clinic - 2016, Sydney
  • Christian Woodfords Athletic Development 101 - 2016, Brisbane
  • Muscle Nerds 2 Day Fat Loss Work Shop - Luke Leeman - 2016
  • Chad Wesley Smith - Powerlifting Clinic-Brisbane - 2015
  • Active Release Techniques Lower Extremity (Sydney) - 2015
  • Strength System - Australian Strength Coach (Brisbane) - 2015
  • Real Movement Level 1 - Coach Keegan as Guest Presenter (Brisbane) - 2015
  • Active Release Techniques Upper Extremity (Gold Coast) - 2015
  • Tony Gentilcore's 2-Day Australian Workshop - 2015
  • Integrative Strength Certification - 4 Day Private Internship (Keegan Smith) - 2014
  • Poliquin International Certification Program Level 2 - 2014