About our Academy

Be a good role model for your clients


Leaders Fitness Academy, founded by Dr. Harshad A.K, is a part of Leaders Group including Leaders Fitness Club & Academy operating successfully in Dubai in partnership with AIKARO and recognized by Reps UAE and ICREPs. Following his dream to provide fitness education and to create awareness among the trainers on the importance of quality education, the idea of a fitness academy in his hometown, Kannur, was made into a reality. Leaders Fitness Academy is one of the Leading Academy to provide Diploma in Personal Training Certification recognised by REPS India, accredited by PD Approval and affiliated with SPEFL-SC. Leaders Fitness Academy in Kannur offers an exclusive opportunity for all who is passionate to have a career in Health and Fitness, achieve their goals and become an INTERNATIONAL Personal Trainer. Leaders Fitness Academy takes pride in having the state of the art gym equipped with training facility for both practical and theory classes for our students. Our courses are designed not only to provide students with up-to-date theoretical knowledge in the health and fitness industry, but also to give them a chance to practically apply all the tools and information that they have gathered from the theory sessions.



We are providing exceptional and innovative programs and services that result in measurable and transformational changes in the lives of those we serve and to provide a workout environment in which anyone and everyone can be comfortable.


Chairman & Managing Director
Leaders & Brillianz Group

Dr. Harshad A.K

As the founder and Managing Director of Leaders Fitness Academy, Dr. Harshad A.K, leads the company with his extensive experience and passion for the health & fitness industry. Born in Kannur, Kerala, he holds a PhD from Banasthali University. His Fitness experience in Power lifting gained him a Gold Medal from Bharathiar University & also two time Wrestling Champion title in the state of Kerala, India. With his continuous research and active involvement he was able to bring tremendous success to many ventures such as Brillianz Education Group, Leaders College, Leaders education, Leaders Documents and Services, Leaders IT Solutions, Tasty House Restaurant & City Makani Restaurant.

From The Director’s Desk

“Greetings and thank you for your interest in joining our team!

At Leaders Fitness Academy, we are constantly striving to provide excellent fitness education to our aspiring students.

We have collaborative international partners & ambassadors who ensure that the academics are well developed and impart to the students and create an environment which will help with the continuous learning and moulding process. Our student-centered supportive learning enables them to exceed their full potential and goals. We provide internationally recognized & approved qualifications to students at various levels.

Our ultimate aim is to globally expand our projects and services, enabling us to reach out to all fitness professionals and enthusiasts whilst creating awareness for quality education in the health and fitness sector.

I wish nothing but success to all who wish to learn, improve and excel in life as well as in career. I hope that you are able to share your knowledge and skills for the betterment of our community and keep exploring exciting new options as learning is definitely a life-long practice.”

Nathan Brown


Ambassador & International Trainer
Leaders Fitness Academy

He was a former bodyguard and personal trainer to the royal family in Abu Dhabi and pioneered Less Mills in the middle East in 1998.His final role before leaving the commercial business was as a Master Trainer and leadership manager for the largest commercial chain, Fitness First for 12 years.


Ambassador & International Trainer
Leaders Fitness Academy

Fiona Brown is the Ambassador & International Trainer for Leaders Fitness Academy. Fiona has a wide variety of coaching experience from teaching children in schools to facilitating adults vocational courses. She is a trained AIE (Adult in Education) facilitator and also A.I (Advanced Instructor) qualified Horse Riding Instructor and was a seasoned 2 day event and show jumping competitor.



Naser Al Tamimi


Catherine Hanson Farid

Director of Operations

Ben Gittus

Technical Director

Launch of Abu Dhabi H&FC 1998

Catherine, Naser and myself (Fitness Director) Reps is ‘mandatory’ for ALL fitness professionals which is authorized and approved by the Dubai Government and independent sports councils.