Bram Swinnen earned a master degree in kinesiology, a master degree in physical therapy and highly values continuing education. His wealth of knowledge and fifteen years of experience training professional athletes and teams make him a leading expert in sports performance training and rehabilitation.
Bram trained eight Olympic medallists and various World champions. He travelled the world to work with athletes and teams in the United States, Russia, Spain, Greece, Belgium and Poland. He was the head strength & conditioning coach and athletic trainer for the Euroleague basketball teams Estudiantes Madrid, Khimki Moscow and Asseco Prokom Gdynia.
Bram also worked in the football team FC Anzhi, which is known for its numerous high-profile signings. In his period with Anzhi Bram trained elite players such as Samuel Eto’o, Willian, Lassana Diarra, Yuri Zhirkov and formed part of a staff that was led by Guus Hiddink and René Meulensteen.
During his five-year period in Moscow he extensively studied the Soviet exercise and sport science, reviewing the work of Yuri Verkhoshansky, Aleksander Prilepin, Alexey Medvedev, Anatoliy Bondarchuk, Dvorkin, etc. During this period he also worked together with professor Vladimir Preobrazhenskiy, who is responsible for the biomechanical testing of the Russian weightlifting team.
Bram is currently a high performance specialist at the Move to cure rehabilitation centre of Lieven Maesschalck, where multiple athletes and top soccer players work their way back from injury.
Just read 3 articles from @f_r_training ...Bram Swinnen is hands down the best PT in Europe and that I've worked with
— keith langford (@keith_langford) March 8, 2013