Tim Rochford

Lakemoor, IL 60051-3277

Based in Lakemoor, Illinois, Tim Rochford holds a Master of Exercise Science degree and a Bachelor in Sport Management- Fitness & Wellness degree. He is the Fitness & Healthy Lifestyles Manager for the Lake Bluff Park District (Lake Bluff, IL). He is also the president of Empower Training Systems, Inc. and creator of the Martial Fitness Kickboxing Instructor Training course and the Empower Self Defense Instructor Training program, both of which are CEC accredited. Rochford is a 7th degree black belt in Kajukenbo karate and has been active in the fitness industry since 1982 and martial arts since 1977. Rochford has also created CEC-accredited instructor training programs for Self Defense. His latest contribution to the fitness industry is the P2 Force (patented in 2011) - the most versatile piece of elastic resistance training equipment on the market. For more information, go to www.empower-usa.com or call 331-725-9535.

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About Me


  • AS, Fitness Leadership, Waubonsee Community College
  • Bachelor's Degree, Sport Management - Fitness & Wellness, California University of Pennsylvania
  • Master's Degree, Exercise Science, California University of Pennsylvania

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Medical Exercise Specialist
Expires: Feb 28, 2022
ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Expires: Aug 31, 2021
CI - Master Fitness Specialist Certificate Program
TRX - TRX® Suspension Training® Course
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Expires: Dec 07, 2017
IYCA - Certified Trainer
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Jan 20, 2021
American Red Cross
Expires: Jan 03, 2019

AED Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Jan 20, 2021
American Red Cross
Expires: Jan 03, 2019

Liability Insurance

  • Lockton

Additional Information


$50.00 / hr, Depending on service provided.

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Personal Checks

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