Rachael Newsham and Dan Cohen are the Program Directors of BODYCOMBAT ™, that means they think the new choreography with every release of BODYCOMBAT ™.
Rachael was a former National Trainer for BODYCOMBAT ™, BODYJAM ™ and BODYATTACK ™ in England and also was part of the UK launch team for BODYJAM ™ in 2003.
Rachael is in possession of an “honors degree” in sports management and has teaching qualifications in the field of classical and contemporary dance and theater. She has also taken classes in a Wing Chun Kung Fu school and by her partner Dan taught in other martial arts.
PROGRAMS AS PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Rachael is currently at BODY COMBAT ™ a program director.
Rach stops after nearly a decade with Les Mills SH´BAM as program director. She starts soon with a new project related with Les Mills On Demand.
- Rach was also in 2007/2008 co-creator at LES MILLS COMBAT with partnership BeachBody. She did this with Dan.
- Rach stops after nearly a decade with Les Mills SH´BAM as program director. She starts soon with a new project related with Les Mills On Demand.
Dan is devoted to his profession.
He has a black belt in kickboxing and Lau Gar Chinese boxing and a junior black belt in Shotokan karate. In 1996 he was the winner of the British Masters kickboxing competition and the following year he finished second at the World Championships kickboxing.
He is also expert in the field of weapons, specializing in the use of the sword and num-chuks.
Dan is a member of the training team in 1998 BODY COMBAT ™ introduced in England and he is one of the driving forces behind the success of the program.
Then the program director of BODY COMBAT ™. Dan include also program director of CXWorx ™. Later the programme name of CXWorx will be changed. Soon more info about this.
Dan was also in 2007/2008 co-creator at LES MILLS COMBAT with partnership BeachBody. He did this with Rach.