Sporting Background Artists
All registered Virtus Group background artists are carefully selected to ensure that they have not only Sports experience and training but also the correct attitude to ensure the very best performances on set.
Our database of artists and advisors include specialisms in the following areas:
Head Coach for Pembroke Dock Harlequins and 14 Signal Regiment (EW) RFC, Brawdy Brumbies.
2010 - 2013 Royal Signals Rugby Union - Head Coach
Also Coached Royal Signals Women RFC and Defence Coach for the Army Rugby Union Womens
2002 – 2012 Re-formed Royal Signals Rugby League – Manager/Head Coach
As a junior position within the Army I re-formed Royal Signals Rugby League. I created a management staff, sourced and developed an assistant coaching staff and established and maintained a successful team through 11 years whilst controlling strict budgetary constraints and business plan. During this time I was also the primary coaching provider and development adviser for the Rugby league.
July 2003 - 2013Army Rugby League
May 2004 – August 2005 - Scotland A Rugby League
Rugby Union club Level 2 coach award
RFU 7’s CPD
First Aid at work
NPLQ (lifeguard Qualified)
ASA Swimming Instructor
CONTACT US: +44 (0)203 418 0345 or INFO@THEVIRTUSGROUP.CO.UK
With over thirty years as a Karate Instructor specialising in Self Defence and Close quarter Combat, combined with Military Service and many years of Film Production experience as an SA and Martial Arts Advisor, I can make your fight scenes look authentic and exciting.
Skilled Martial Arts, Military Close Quarter Hand to Hand Combat instruction, Basic Street fight arrangement with or without weapons.
I can appraise and train your SA's and Actors and advise on health and safety issues.
Also experienced Stand in, double, dialogue, improvisation, direction, TV and major production, instruction videos and adverts.
•Courses and boot camps available.
•Expert Close Quarter Hand to hand combat.
•Knife, baton, staff instruction.
•Street defence and personal security.
•Enhanced CRB Certificate.
•Public liability Insurance.
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