W.I.T.S. would like to introduce Tony Turkett. We are excited to have such a tremendous Certified Personal Trainer & health educator work with the future fitness leaders of tomorrow. W.I.T.S. is the only certification in the industry with college credits and NCCA Accreditation for both written and practical skills exams.
Tony has been an athlete all his life. From high school to professional. He played 3 year for the Atlanta Falcons and still participates in the Senior Classic Olympic Games and masters track and field events. He holds 2 masters degrees (physical education and clinical counseling) and a doctorate degree. He holds multiple certifications including Sports Nutrition, Senior Fitness Instructor, and Physical Fitness Specialist.
He has taught adults in many different arenas. Tony was a transition specialist helping adults transition from school to the workforce or college. Tony has taught anatomy and physiology at Midlands Tech in Columbia, SC, as well as Health, First Aid, and Aerobic Dance at Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, NC, and psychology, medical law and ethics, medical terminology at Trident Tech in Charleston, SC. Tony currently teaches personal training certification through World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.) at Trident Tech in Charleston and Midlands Tech in Columbia, SC. As well as Augusta University in Augusta, Ga.
He enjoys teaching because he loves to see the excitement on clients face when they accomplish the things they set out to do. He loves the intrinsic gratification of seeing their effort rewarded through the success of his clients.
Tony has been in the fitness industry for over 40 years, running a club, having his own personal training studio, health and wellness education, and working in cardiac rehab.