The IFBB Nordic Academy is proud to offer premier coaching and educational services to fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts, competitors, and coaches hailing from Estonia, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. We warmly welcome all individuals with a passion for fitness and bodybuilding coaching to partake in our enriching training courses. Our mission is to cultivate a robust training and coaching culture and elevate the prominence of fitness and bodybuilding in Nordic countries.

At the IFBB Nordic Academy, we empower new coaches and fitness experts with globally recognized, evidence-based training and coaching methodologies. Our educational program is fortified by the prestige, experience, and expertise of the International Fitness and Bodybuilding Federation (IFBB).

In today's world, the significance of a healthy lifestyle is more recognized than ever. However, sedentary lifestyles are on the rise, posing significant challenges to our society. We rise to this challenge by disseminating information and educating on health-enhancing physical activity habits, lifestyle habits such as the importance of adequate sleep, rest, and recovery, and the impact of a health-promoting diet on overall well-being. We also specialize in the most advanced coaching techniques for elite fitness and bodybuilding athletes.

The IFBB Nordic Academy is committed to educating Nordic fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts, competitors, and coaches. Our online training programs offer an engaging and meaningful learning experience about health promotion, body composition, fitness lifestyle, and most importantly, coaching fitness and bodybuilding athletes. All our educational courses are internationally recognized, and participants are awarded an international certificate upon completion.

Join us at the IFBB Nordic Academy and embark on a transformative journey towards fitness excellence.

IFBB Nordic Academy
Directed by Ville Isola

"Our mission at the IFBB Nordic Academy is to unify fitness and bodybuilding coaching methodologies across the Nordic countries, fostering a culture of doping-free, research-based coaching. We are uniquely positioned to achieve this, thanks to our access to some of the world's leading experts in the field."

At the helm of the IFBB Nordic Academy is Ville Isola, a Ph.D. researcher with dual Master's degrees. With over a decade of coaching experience across various sports, Ville brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our academy. He has successfully coached numerous Finnish and national championship medalists in fitness and other sports and has been instrumental in the nutritional coaching of several top athletes.

Ville holds a Master's degree in Exercise Science and has been conducting research on fitness athletes at the University of Jyväskylä since 2015. He is currently working on his Ph.D. thesis, focusing on the preparation and recovery of fitness athletes for competition. In addition to his academic achievements, Ville also holds a Master of Military Science degree and serves as a captain in the Finnish Defence Forces. He has dedicated over ten years to enhancing the physical fitness of soldiers.

Since 2015, Ville has been working with the Finnish Fitness Sports Association as a coaching and training manager and executive director, further solidifying his commitment to the advancement of fitness and bodybuilding coaching.

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