• “The Health and Wellness Coach” – developer of the “Super Healthy” programs

  • 1990 Chiropractic graduate of the Phillip Institute of Technology (now RMIT University) – B.App.Sc.(Chiropractic)

  • 1990 recipient of the CAAPIT academic award for Chiropractic Science

  • Practised full-time as a Chiropractor in Ocean Grove for eighteen years (1989 to 2007)

  • Practiced in, directed and managed the longest established and largest natural health care practice on the Bellarine Peninsula 1989 to 2007

  • Currently in private practice in Geelong since 2008

  • Small Business Director continuously since 1989 and has employed, trained and lead numerous Chiropractic Assistants

  • Has mentored 6 chiropractic associates

  • President of the RMIT University Chiropractic Alumni Association (CARPP) from 1996 to 2005 (Responsible for organising numerous “Homecoming” and professional development events, assisting RMIT Alumni to connect with their past graduates directly and indirectly leading to large monetary donations to the University)

  • Recognised by the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (Vic) in 2002 for his outstanding contributions and service to the chiropractic profession

  • Recognised by RMIT University Alumni in 2003, 2004 and 2005 for his contributions and service to the past and present graduates of the University

  • CAA(Vic) VICTORIAN CHIROPRACTOR OF THE YEAR 2005

  • Responsible for introducing cutting-edge treatments such as Torque Release Technique, Auriculotherapy and Addictionology to the Australian Chiropractic profession

  • Responsible for organising professional development programs featuring some of the most famous chiropractic presenters: Tedd Koren, Patrick Gentempo, Lindsay Rowe, Chris Kent, Jay Holder, Dave Jackson, Stuart and Therese Warner and Richard Barwell

  • Speaker at numerous chiropractic seminars including Dynamic Growth Congresses and Workshops, CARPP seminars, and MC for numerous CARPP seminars and RMIT graduation and awards ceremonies

  • Has two published peer reviewed research papers – Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of ADHD and Functional Outcomes in Four Children Receiving Torque Release Chiropractic: A Case Series, and Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of ADHD, Migraines and Functional Outcomes While Receiving Subluxation Based Torque Release Chiropractic and Cranial Nerve Auriculotherapy: A Case Study. (http://www.torquerelease.com.au/AVSR-Hodgson-Vaden.pdf and http://www.torquerelease.com.au/AVSR-Hodgson-Fox.pdf

  • Author, speaker and developer of the “Super Healthy – The Wellness Coaching Manual”, “Super Posture – The Postural Correction Program” manual, “Super Behaviour – ADHD To Drug Or Not To Drug” DVD and Manual, “Super Fertility – Guidelines For Maximising Chances Of A Successful Conception And Pregnancy” manual, “Super Brain – The Ten Natural Steps To Maximising Brain Health And Mental Function” program, and “Super Recovery – Controlling Addiction Naturally” manual

  • Fellow of the Holder Research Institute (F.H.R.I.)

  • Australasian provider of Torque Release Technique training as accredited by the Holder Research Institute and has taught post-graduate chiropractic technique programs in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden and Hungary.

  • Has taught numerous Torque Release Technique training programs, one day Auriculotherapy, and ½ day “Super Posture” postural correction and analysis seminars

  • Author of the Australasian Torque Release Technique Training Manual

  • Australian distributor of Posture Pro Digital Postural assessment software as developed by Dr Joseph Ventura of Ventura Designs USA for more than twenty years

  • Has completed five of the ten modules of the Certified Addictionologist (CAd) program offered by the American College of Addictionology and Compulsive Disorders (ACACD)

  • Nick is proud to have inspired 6 practice members to commence undergraduate chiropractic training

  • Previously actively involved in leadership roles at the Ocean Grove Baptist Church; leading small study groups including Alpha and S.H.A.P.E., singing and leading in the worship team, and coordinating the church-wide “40 Days of Purpose” spiritual growth campaign

  • Nick was a top ten nationally ranked Triple Jumper in the 1980s competing at several Australian Championships, winning minor medals at open level in the Victorian Championships, an ACT Championships Gold Medal, was Australian Universities Champion and twice Australian Intercollegiate Champion. His PBs were 15.22m for TJ and 6.90m for LJ

  • Was privileged for many years to be part of the John Boas training squad training alongside elite athletes like Gary Honey, David Culbert and a young Andrew Murphy. Growing as an elite athlete and person in this environment still shapes a lot of his current training and life philosophies

  • Is now the number one ranked Masters 55-59 year old Triple Jumper in Australia and has been ranked in the top five in the world for the last six years and has won Gold Medals at Geelong, Victorian Country, Victorian, Australian, Pan Pacific and World Masters Games 45-50 years Men’s Triple Jump Champion, and Silver Medallist at the World Masters Championships.

  • He is the Victorian Triple Jump Record holder from 45 to 59 and Australian Indoor and Outdoor Record holder for 50-54. Nick is also former  Victorian Record holder in the Men’s 50-54 Long Jump. Nick was the first Australian 50-54 man to Triple Jump 13m and Victorian man to Long Jump 6m.

  • Nick is a Level 3 AA Horizontal Jumps Coach and Level 2 Advanced AA Sprints, Relays and Hurdles Coach and has coached numerous state champions and national medallists

  • Level 1 AA Long Jump and Triple Jump Official

  • Has been coaching on average 15 hours per week for the last seven athletics seasons which has included developing a highly successfully squad of talented young jumpers and also formerly for two years assisting Geelong College with their Athletic Training Program. Nick’s squad usually includes about 35 athletes each season and he coaches on average 11 months of the year.

  • 2012/13 season – His squad members jumped 32 PBs and won 25 Gold, 6 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals at Regional to National levels. 1 Victorian Gold Medal.

  • 2013/14 season – Squad jumped 112 PBs and won 36 Gold, 19 Silver and 6 Bronze Medals at Regional to National levels. 5 Victorian Gold Medals. 79% of squad did LJ PBs and 77% did TJ PBs. Squad member’s average LJ improvement = 34cm. Squad member’s average TJ improvement = 65cm

  • 2014/15 season – Squad jumped 176 PBs and won 57 Gold, 33 Silver and 30 Bronze Medals at Regional to National levels. 12 Victorian Gold Medals. 86% of squad did LJ PBs and 87% did TJ PBs. Squad member’s average LJ improvement = 41cm. Squad member’s average TJ improvement = 82cm

  • 2015/16 season – Squad jumped 85 PBs and won 37 Gold, 23 Silver and 14 Bronze Medals at Regional to National levels. 9 Victorian Gold Medals. 71% of squad did LJ PBs and 86% did TJ PBs. Squad member’s average LJ improvement = 24cm. Squad member’s average TJ improvement = 64cm

  • 2016/17 season – Squad jumped 116 PBs and won 15 Gold, 22 Silver and 26 Bronze Medals at Regional to National levels. 6 Victorian Gold Medals. 100% of squad did LJ PBs and 87% did TJ PBs. Squad member’s average LJ improvement = 35cm. Squad member’s average TJ improvement = 64cm

  • 2017/18 season – Squad jumped 85 PBs and won 26 Gold, 14 Silver and 11 Bronze Medals at Regional to National levels. 8 Victorian Gold Medals. 91% of squad did LJ PBs and 95% did TJ PBs. Squad member’s average LJ improvement = 25cm. Squad member’s average TJ improvement = 50cm

  • 2018/19 season – Squad jumped 136 PBs and won 31 Gold, 23 Silver and 18 Bronze Medals at Regional to National levels. 9 Victorian Gold Medals. 81% of squad did LJ PBs and 86% did TJ PBs. Squad member’s average LJ improvement = 27cm. Squad member’s average TJ improvement = 69cm

  • Was married to Gill for 25 years, with two children; Meg 23 and Noah 21. Now divorced.

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