Motion Specialist // Certified Personal Trainer // EW Motion Therapy Homewood
Matt Wright’s passion is helping clients discover and build healthy movement patterns that keep them injury free, healthy, and independent. “Matt’s background in multiple sports gives him a unique perspective when working with clients,” says Jesse Douglas, Director of EW FIT. “He sees an opportunity for everyone to train and improve, regardless of fitness level, and brings energy and passion to every session.” Matt trains clients in private and semiprivate sessions and small groups. Having a Level 1 StrongFirst Girya certification, he expertly and safely incorporates kettlebell principles into his private and group training. Matt designs programs for clients with histories of neck and back pain that prevent re-injury and promote independence. His areas of interest include the prevention of back and neck pain through exercise, sport-specific training, and strength and conditioning. In addition to playing high school football and baseball, Matt trained under professional wakeboarding coaches in Orlando, Florida. Matt stays active with Brazilian jiujitsu, snowboarding, and wakeboarding. A native of Monroeville, Alabama, Matt has lived in Birmingham since 2011. Education: StrongFirst Girevik, Kettle Bell Instructor – Level 1 (2018); Stick Mobility (2018); American College of Sports Medicine, Certified Personal Trainer (2008-2016); Auburn University, Bachelor’s Degree in Health Promotion with a concentration in Body Composition and Fitness Assessments (2007); Health Plus, Frappier Acceleration Program (2006).