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Ben Newbould, the man who took an idea and created Velocity PT Academy. Ben prides himself on always learning and improving to ensure his students have the best possible experience, as well as ensuring that Velocity is constantly growing. He’s clinical when ensuring everything is done to the best of his ability, especially the office Fantasy Football. He’s like a young Fergie.

What are your previous experiences & achievements

-Apprentice footballer at York City FC

-Experienced qualified Personal Trainer

-Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist

-Level 4 Sports Massage Therapist Read More


Velocity’s first ‘work experience boy’, the perfect title as he looks about 12. When Brandon’s not eating everything in sight or trying to wind up Graham – which he’s quite good at, he has a keen eye for visuals and marketing creativity with a focus on social media content.

What are your experiences and achievements?
• Currently studying for a BA Hons degree in Sports Business Management
• Previous work marketing at Leeds United FC

What is your specialist area?
My specialist area is marketing for Velocity, I love creating new ways to market and show off new aspects of Velocity, whether it be creating new campaigns or editing videos. Read More


Magic Mat Mallet, one of Ben’s first students – probably explaining why he is one of the finest educational fitness tutor’s around (or so Ben say’s that’s why). We Caught up with Mat to find out a bit more about him!

What are your previous experiences and achievements?

-Passing my qualifications as a personal trainer

-Gaining my teaching professional qualification

-Creating a successful business for the past 3 years which is forever growing. Read More

Meet the team – Graham Ratcliffe

‘The bricks and mortar of the company’ so Graham calls himself. A man with a keen eye for expansion, when he’s not looking for ways to develop Velocity he’s probably trying to earn a quick million on SkyBet, or create himself a catchphrase. Neither are going well.

Graham is responsible for the development of Velocity and he has a great eye about possible new avenues for expansion and ensuring Velocity is always going above and beyond. He is also a fully qualified tutor and assessor, quite the triple threat. Read More