Mr. Jonathan Hobbs has gained international recognition as an expert in needling therapies while lecturing and instructing courses throughout the United Kingdom (UK), Europe, the Middle East, and most recently the United States.
Mr. Hobbs graduated in 1999 from Keele University with a first class BSc in physiotherapy, after which he began his formal needling training in 2000. In 2003, Jon became an advanced member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) and in 2004 was awarded a post-graduate MSc in acupuncture from Coventry University.
Since that time, Mr. Hobbs has worked in a variety of professional roles within the National Health Service (NHS), the private sector, and professional sports. Jon is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an accredited AACP tutor, and the Chairman of the AACP. He delivers foundational coursework and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, low back pain, and mental health for both the private sector and the NHS.
Mr. Hobbs has lectured within higher education since 2002 and is currently the external examiner for Glyndŵr University (Complementary Therapies BSc and Acupuncture BSc) and a visiting lecturer to the Keele University School of Medicine. Jon has been named an award leader for the Clinical Biomechanics MSc at Staffordshire University, has lectured at the University of Derby (Holistic Therapy BSc), and developed the Sports Rehabilitation BSc at Newman University.
Mr. Hobbs also serves as a consultant to physiotherapists for Team Great Britain, the English Football Association, and Premiership Football Clubs.