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Celise's Testimonial

I met Pat Skailes through an acquaintance in 2014 and have been working with him ever since. Pat had his work cut out for him with me, but never once did he give up. At that time, Pat believed in me more than I believed in myself and where I am today would not have been possible without him; he has helped me realize my full potential. I have been training in the gym for the past 5 years; however, it was not until summer 2016 that I was able to turn my life around and decided to start making better choices because I realized I wanted more.

Over the years, Pat set me up with nutritional plans and workout plans, but is also highly engaged when it comes to emotional support, which is incredibility important. He is very knowledgeable around the totality of the fitness industry and if he is uncertain about something he takes the time to get informed so he can offer legitimate advice and suggestions. He was able to provide me with the proper tools that made me want to soldier on and succeed in all facets of my life. Pat has an extraordinary work ethic and will not except anything less of his clients/athletes.

Pat asked me numerous times, if I was interested in competing and every time he asked I would say no. I had really low self-confidence at the time and feared that I was not capable as accomplishing something so huge! However, Pat helped me overcome my fears and I ended up competing in my first bodybuilding/physique show at the Leigh Brandt Muscle Classics 2017 in March. I ended up placing first in my class for women’s bodybuilding, won the overall in bodybuilding, and placed second in physique. None of this would have been possible without my coach, my training partner, and my friend—Patrick Skailes. He helped me prepare and train for my competition by pushing me thorough barriers I never thought possible. I cannot stress enough just how much Pat continually instills personal confidence and self-motivation. He made me eat and think like a champion and train like a warrior. Pat is my superhero.

My coach, IFBB Pro Patrick Skailes helped me become the person I am today and I will be eternally grateful. Pat will continue to play a huge role in my life as I have begun training with both Pat and Dolly (his partner and wife) working on upcoming goals—Provincials (bodybuilding) 2018. Pat changed my life by giving me the means to allow myself to believe that I deserve all of this and more. I could not have done any of this without Pat’s encouragement and would not hesitate to refer him to anyone as an outstanding coach and mentor. Because of him, I am officially a bodybuilder.

Training in general can be tough, but doesn’t hold a candle to the intensity of competing in a bodybuilding competition. If you have a good work ethic, discipline, and the will power to eat/train like a warrior, there is nobody that I would recommend more highly than Pat Skailes.