Chris Sauser, Certified Personal Trainer
I have been teaching group classes since I attained my black belt in Hapkido many years ago. Until recently I was owner and chief instructor
at the Russian Martial Art Training Center and had the opportunity to study and teach self defense with Russian and American Special
I began studying kettlebells back in 2002 and was certified as an instructor in 2003 through RKC.
Philippe Ray, Owner and Founder of NPTI Colorado, LLC and Personal Best Fitness Center
- "Personal Best: Where the Only Competition is YOU!" the exclusive fitness center for the Denver West Office Park also
serving the surrounding Golden and Lakewood communities since 2003.
- The National Personal Training Institute of Colorado (NPTIC) an accredited, licensed, and internationally recognized
career technical school dedicated to personal fitness training education and certification for personal fitness trainers.
- Fitness Resources, LLC - Since 1988, Fitness Resources has been an industry recognized continuing education company
providing continuing education as required by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the National Strength
and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the American
Council on Exercise, (ACE), and more.
- Phil is an avid alpine skier and cyclist. In 2010, Phil went from being a "non-cyclist" to riding the 120 mile Triple
ByPass from Evergreen to Avon over three mountain passes (including the Continental Divide) in 9 hrs. 32 mins. In 2011, Phil rode
the Double Triple ByPass totaling 23,000 feet of climbing over 243 miles and 23 hours of cycling. Since the incurable cycling bug
took hold in 2010, Phil has ridden over 2,200 miles and climbed over 202,000 feet on his Specialized Tarmac road bike.
In a little over eight years, Phil took NPTI Colorado from being a local, Colorado vocational school to being a fully accredited career
technical school with VA education benefits, international students, and listed by the U.S. Department of Education as the only dedicated,
international, accredited personal fitness trainer school in the country approved for Federal Student Financial Aid and allied with
the major personal trainer certifying agencies.