Michiel Badenhorst

MichielBadenhorst

Academic Staff Member

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What do you love about your job?

I love the fact that I learn more than I teach; I learn from my students, peers, and staff that have been in the industry longer than I have. This job stimulates thinking, encourages new research, and promotes both personal and intellectual growth.

What do you enjoy most about being a tutor? 

I really enjoy teaching and imparting knowledge. To see students grow and pursue a career through their studies is very satisfying. My teaching approach is inclusive and collaborative. Everyone has something to contribute, and we must all learn from each other. I chose to become a lecturer because it is an opportunity to give back and raise up the next generation of influencers in the industry.

What is your experience in the industry?

Clinical exercise physiology and strength and conditioning.

What are your qualifications and educational background?

  • B.A Human Movement Science (UOFS 2003)
  • B.A Honours Biokinetics (UOFS 2004)

What are your areas of expertise/research?

Not an expert in any area, I consider myself a lifelong learner.

What is your greatest achievement?

Finding my wife and having my two children.

What are some of your hobbies and interests?

  • Family time
  • Nature
  • Mountain biking
  • Exercise
  • Emergency response and care
  • Disaster management

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