About Lize Kroon

Lize Kroon is a registered biokineticist with the HPCSA and qualified Pilates instructor. She began her career by completing her post graduate studies at the University of Pretoria, where she achieved remarkable, outstanding academic results. After completing a two year internship in mostly private practise, she established Kroon Biokinetics in Waterkloof Ridge. Her professional strengths lies in her enthusiasm about which she is doing and working with people. Her skills and competencies includes a thorough assessments or diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for various conditions and injuries as well as sport performance enhancement, pilates and a special interest in motoric stimulation and development during the early childhood years. She enjoys living an active and healthy lifestyle herself, which demonstrates “walking the talk”.

“Being a Biokineticists is for me the culmination of a lifelong focus on active-living and a keen interest in the physique of the human body. Growing up in a family of health care practitioners it was just natural that a love for helping people and caring about them was instilled in me. Combining that with an eye for aesthetics and you have a passion for helping people to feel, as well as look great. Because of my hobbies, I have developed a special interest in the enhancement of performance and rehabilitation of injuries in gholf, running and ballet”

Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Human Movement Science Honours in Biokinetics (UP)
  • Bachelor of Human Movement Science (Supra Cum Laude)(UP)
  • Pilates certification through Body Arts and Science International (BASI Pilates/1 year course)
  • Certified in Dartfish video solutions
  • Group Fitness Instructor (Aerobics) certification through Health and Fitness Professional Association (HFPA)
  • Strapping Course
  • Anthropometry training and testing through Ergonomics Technologies
  • Jumps Level 1 Coaching certification through Athletics South Africa (ASA)
  • Community Recreation Leader Award through Recreation South Africa
  • Rugby Level 1 Coaching certification through  International Rugby Board (IRB)
  • Hockey Level 1 Coaching certification through  South African Hockey Association (SAHA)
  • First Aid certification through LifeMed- Level 2

Summary of Achievements

  • Recipient of award for the Top 3d Year Human Movement Science student
  • Recipient of award for the Top 2nd Year Human Movement Science student
  • Academic Honorary Colours in Bachelor of Human Movement Science
  • Golden Key International Honours Society member
  • Chosen to present my Honours dissertation at the "Life Through Movement" Conference (27-29 September 2012)
  • Advanced Foundation RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) Ballet
  • Road/trial runner variety of medals on 10, 15 and 21km races