Yuji KitanoPersonal Trainer/ Physiotherapist

Yuji Kitano (Physiotherapist/Personal Trainer)

Originally from Aizu-wakamatsu in Fukushima. Yuji moved to New Zealand at the age of 16 to follow his passion, Rugby. His passion for sports lead him to study for a Bachelor of Sports and Recreation, majoring in Exercise Science and then a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy, both at AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand. Yuji works with variety of clients including professional athletes to wheelchair athletes.  Yuji has spent the 16 years in New Zealand and travelling the world. He enjoys outdoor activities such as white water kayaking, surfing and snowboarding. Yuji is a Japanese speaker with native-level English and is able to consult in both languages.


  • B. Health Science (Physiotherapy), AUT University, Auckland
  • B. Sport and Recreation, AUT University, Auckland
  • Dip. FITNESS Training, AUT University, Auckland
  • Certificate in Rugby coaching, track and field coaching
  • New Zealand Rafting Association Grade4-5 guide
  • Wildness & Workplace First Aid Certificates,
  • Fuhsin Ryu karate 1st dan