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TEAM

The Pretty Deadly core team brings a combined 40 years of martial arts and fitness skillsets and knowledge, along with a deep commitment and field experience to empowering women with confidence, mental wellness, fitness and freedom of mobility.

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SUSIE

MASTER TRAINER EU

                     BERLIN

  • Founder, Pretty Deadly

  • Violent crime survivor

  • Certified martial arts instructor

  • 20+ years Ninjutsu

  • 4 black belts

  • 1 marathon

  • 10 years Crossfit

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BILL

MASTER TRAINER UK

                      SURREY

  • Director, Honryu Studio Martial Arts

  • Certified Level 2 Martial Arts Coach Sport England

  • Safeguarding Mark in Martial Arts

  • Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

  • Unsui Reiki Master

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SKELLA

MASTER TRAINER US

                  ALPENA, MI

  • Owner & Operator of skellaFiT Personal Training Studio

  • 18+ years Roller Derby &

  • Founder of the Shipwreck Alley Rollers

  • Boxing and Barbells Certified Trainer

  • Group Fitness Instructor

  • TRX Certified Trainer

  • Adventure Makere

CERTIFIED TRAINERS
GERMANY
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SARAH

                       BERLIN

  • Coloratura Soprano (opera singer)

  • Years of theater, dance, and fight choreography experience

  • 3 years Opera Burlesque performer

  • Can run faster than her toddler

  • Teen & kid specialist

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NATHALIE

                       BERLIN

  • Sexual assault survivor

  • Certified personal trainer

  • Certified nutrition coach

  • Certified Vinyasa Yoga instructor

  • Studied ballet in Paris

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STANISLAV

                       HANNOVER

  • 8 years Zen Karate

  • 13 years Wu-Chi Dao

  • Founder, Pelmeni Express

  • Proprieter, Papa am See

PAKISTAN
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HUMAY

                  ISLAMABAD

  • 3 years Fitness Studio Owner

  • Certified Personal Trainer

  • Certified Nutrition Coach

  • Certified Yoga Teacher

  • 3 years Stand up Comedian

  • 6 months Podcaster

  • Business & Marketing Graduate

SUNDUS

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                     ISLAMABAD

  • ISSA certified personal trainer

  • Certified Reformer Pilates instructor

  • Certified Primal Flow and Kettlebell coach

  • 7 years fitness experience

  • Rockclimbing and hiking enthusiast

  • Cracks horrible jokes

UNITED KINGDOM
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BILL

                      SURREY

  • Director, Honryu Studio Martial Arts

  • Certified Level 2 Martial Arts Coach Sport England

  • Safeguarding Mark in Martial Arts

  • Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

  • Unsui Reiki Master

JENNIFER

                   HIGH WYCOMBE

  • Zumba fitness, Zumba Gold and RockFit instructor

  • 10+ years Shotokan Karate (1st Dan)

  • L2 Group exercise training

  • L2 Improving personal exercise, health and nutrition

  • Language and Humanities graduate

  • Salsa dancer and movie extra in the film 'Cuban Fury'

KARIS

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                          LONDON

  • Personal Trainer

  • Holistic Health & Fitness Coach Female Empowerment & Body Confidence Coach

  • Certified Lifecoach

  • Crossfit L1

  • Advanced Boxing CPD

KATHARINA

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                   GREENWICH

  • YMCA Cert Personal Trainer

  • Mat Pilates Instructor 

  • Back Pain Specialist 

  • N. I. A. Black Belt instructor 

  • Cert Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab

  • Diabetes and Weight Management 

  • Hydrotherapy and Aqua Areobics 

  • Meditation and Mindfulness Coach

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JYOTI

                       RUISLIP

  • Self Defense Trainer

  • 4 years fitness training

  • 1 year weightlifting

  • 1 Half marathon

  • Mother & wife to a martial arts family

UNITED STATES
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DAVID

NEW YORK, NY

  • Owner, David's Fitness Channel

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (specializing in lean muscle for models, actors, etc.)

  • Studied Muay Thai in Thailand

  • Licensed MMA Coach/Official under several sanctioning bodies

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SAPNA

BOSTON, MA

  • 3 years Pageantry - Ms Pakistan World 2021 & Ms Pakistan USA 2020 Runner up

  • 5 years Shotokan Karate

  • Practitioner Wing Chun Kung Fu

  • Social Impact entrepreneur building self defense and karate communities across Pakistan and East Africa

  • 10+ years Robotics Engineer and Higher Ed business manager

  • Educator & Mentor

  • Traveler and Blogger

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SKELLA

                  ALPENA, MI

  • Owner & Operator of skellaFiT Personal Training Studio

  • 18+ years Roller Derby &

  • Founder of the Shipwreck Alley Rollers

  • Boxing and Barbells Certified Trainer

  • Group Fitness Instructor

  • TRX Certified Trainer

  • Adventure Makere

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