The Z-Health Master Practitioner Program

The Z-Health Master Practitioner Program educates and certifies Z-Health practitioners beyond the standard Z-Health curriculum. First envisioned over a decade ago, this rigorous development program has grown into a world-class learning experience that produces graduates with a level of skill and professionalism that firmly places them in the upper echelons of the health and fitness industry and the top 1% of the Z-Health community.

Z-Health Master Practitioners

Russell Deane

Position: Z-Health Master Practitioner
Phone: 352-262-7374

Ever since Russell’s childhood, he has loved all sports, especially tennis. He sought to excel in them through his passion for fitness and sports biomechanics. But when he was introduced to Z-Health’s education of applied neurology, he saw the incredible power of integrating one’s visual, vestibular, and proprioceptive system for elite performance. Since 2010, he has owned Xceed Sports Performance in Gainesville, Florida, where he specializes in athletic performance enhancement. He utilizes the principles of modern strength and conditioning, advanced sports science, and functional neurology to help his clients achieve their performance goals. Clients include world class professional athletes, Olympians, aspiring collegiate and high school athletes, individuals struggling with some form of pain, and those seeking optimum health and fitness. He received his B.S. degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Florida, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and his Masters in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University.

You can reach Russell at:
Xceed Sports Perfomance

Ulla Lienhard (Schmid-Fetzer)

Position: Z-Health Master Practitioner

Ulla is the author of the worldwide first book on Neuro Athletic Training Neuroathletiktraining. This success was quickly followed by the bestseller Neuronale Heilung, a practical guide for health optimization through improving interoceptive awareness.

As a former dancer, Ulla specializes in movement and performance optimization through Neuro Athletic Training and takes care of a wide variety of athletes of all ages—from young talents to world champions. In addition, she supports athletes in rehabilitation and has recently devoted herself to neurocentric health optimization and children’s motor development.

Neuro Athletic Training

[email protected]

Sophie Tabak

Position: Z-Health Master Practitioner

Sophie Tabak is a Z-Health Master Practitioner, licensed massage therapist, certified Pilates instructor, and lifelong learner. Her training places her in a unique position to help a wide variety of clients with their goals. She feels strongly that taking an active role in your health is crucial to getting out of pain and improving performance. Sophie integrates Z-Health principles into her movement and bodywork sessions with clients to reach each individual’s goal while working to expand their movement competency. Being close to someone who has a physical disability is what drives Sophie to go above and beyond with her clients every day.

Sophie can be reached at [email protected]

Ulf Sobek

Position: Z-Health Master Practitioner

Prof. Dr. Ulf Sobek is a sports scientist who works at a private university and as a personal athletic coach for professional players.
0172 5938174
[email protected]

Yassin Jebrini

Position: Z-Health Master Practitioner


Beginning in athletics at age 4, Yassin competed and still plays as a multi-sport athlete for nearly 30 years. From soccer to rowing, surfing, and strength sports, Yassin loves competing and now teaching coaches and athletes to be the very best.

Yassin obtained his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Sports Science from the German Sports University Cologne, one of the most prestigious schools for Athletics Training worldwide.

His advanced education in sports and training, business ownership and private training with clients round out the foundation that Yassin has built and shares with others. He also holds advanced education and certifications in Kettlebells, Functional Training, Programming, Advanced Nutrition, and Neuroscience.

Today, Yassin has combined his education, athletic experience and expertise to build a 6 month mentorship education program for other health and fitness coaches in Germany and other countries.

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Luise Walther

Position: Z-Health Master Practitioner
Email: [email protected]

Luise Walther is the expert in Germany in the field of neurocentric training at the interface of medicine and fitness. Through keynotes, lectures, articles and interviews, she is one of the pioneers in the field of neuroeducation and pain management.

As a certified personal trainer, she focuses on functional neurology and neural movement training. National and international trainings and congresses allow her deep insights and constructive exchange in the field of Digital Health + Therapeutics as well as Fittech. She is currently working on the implementation of digital solutions for pain management.

Through her collaboration with a practice for orthopaedics and trauma surgery in Berlin, she has a profound expertise in rehabilitation, injury prevention and performance enhancement.

Neurozentriertes Personal Training
0174 2113509
[email protected]


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