Online Coaching-Alex Derksen
Alex is a Physiotherapist, Rehab & Performance Coach, and Weightlifter currently based out of Victoria, BC, Canada. He is also founder of Physio Strong- an online platform that uses evidence-based principles to help weightlifters and Crossfitters overcome obstacles that are holding them back from reaching their health & weightlifting performance related goals.
Alex is a Clinical Athlete Provider Provider specializing in the management of athletes; designed to help athletes perform better and stay healthy longer. A skeptic of the status quo. A genuine believer in scientific principles, critical thinking, effective communication, and the coach-athlete relationship. Alex’s passion is to help athletes like yourself optimize their health, wellness, & performance to reach their potential not only in training, but in life itself.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Distinction (University of Victoria, 2016).
Master of Science in Physical Therapy (Queen's University, 2019)
Certifications and Continuing Education
Clinical Athlete Provider
Crossfit Level 1 Trainer
Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist
The Level Up Initiative- Mentee
The Honey Badger Project- Founding Member
Hip & Knee: Complex Understanding for Simple Solutions- Dr. Erik Meira
Barbell Medicine Pain & Rehab- Dr. Derek Miles & Dr. Michael Ray
'Sloptimal Loading'- Dr. Scot Morrision
Prehab 101- Dr. Jacob Harden & Dr. Teddy Willsey
Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science- Dr. Greg Lehman