Loïc Gambardella – Be Athletik Co-founder
Loïc’s impressive experience and qualifications exemplifies his passion for sport; demonstrating a deep understanding and expertise in a multitude of sports performance areas. He is a recognized expert in athletic performance evaluation, specifically; functional movement optimization and analysis. In the past ten years some typical clients he has worked with include, the Gymnastics French National Team, Premier Football League Arsenal FC and Ladies European Tour players (Golf). His research in biomechanics conducted on Alain Bernard was used in the preparation of the 2008 Olympic Games.
As Founder of Physio Consult, he established a first class center; dedicated to sport trauma and physical therapy since 2009. At the same time, Loïc began working with TPI due to his interests in the impact of movement’s efficiency on performance in sport. Looking to combine all of his competencies, he founded in 2013, Be Athletik which will focus primarily on preparation and performance, lessening risks of post sport trauma. It will also incorporate a larger inclusion of cutting edge technology to the mix, further establishing his niche qualifications and knowledge.
He uses only the latest equipment including; Keiser and 4D Motion. Techniques he uses consist of many techniques such as Functional Movement System (FMS), Athlete’s performance (AP), dry needling, cupping, posturology, TPI, SFMA …, he has succeeded a certified Level 3-Medical pro, Level 2-Golf pro and golf biomechanics. Moreover, he is actively involved in R&D The Stadium Concept, contributing to the development of new innovative products which have an impact on youth sports and education. He is very keen on sharing his passion and knowledge and is getting more and more involved as a professional trainer, in association with sports’ leaders such as Manuela Carneiro, a renowned Pole Dancer choregraph and teacher.
He has received his MA in Physical Therapy, as well; he acquired one diploma specializing in Osteopathy and Manual therapy of neuro-integrated systems. He is an avid athlete who enjoys all physical activity and sport. As a young adult he participated at the competition level, swimming, gymnastics, skiing and golf. His passion gleans from his personal and professional experience.