Ceo & Brain Health Trainer
YK Tong is s certified Brain Health Trainer, YK has a PhD (National University of Singapore) in Organizational Behavior, and was a research fellow, lecturer, and administrator at the University before joining SPARKD. He’s excited to explore the frontiers of cognitive training – most importantly, designing programs aimed at empowering clients to take charge of their brain health, mind-body conditioning, and ultimate physical fitness. Sports-wise, he has taken part in competitive dragon boating and bodybuilding.
YK is co-author of a book on bodybuilding, and several peer-reviewed academic articles, including a recent publication on the inverse relationship between physical fitness and deviant behaviors (Tai, Liu, Pitesa, Lim, Tong, & Arvey, 2022*).
Distance Masters Program in Sports Sciences (Institute of Sports Science & Technology – Pune, India; accredited by the International Sports Professionals Association, Chicago, USA)
MCoun (Monash University)
BSc in Quantitative Economics (University of Toronto)
FISAF Certified Personal Trainer
ISSA DNA-Based Fitness Coach