A former Royal Marine who was injured during service is now enjoying a successful career as a personal trainer after taking one of our courses.
Peter Greene, from Liverpool, was serving his tenth year in the Marines and had experienced two tours of Afghanistan when he suffered a serious knee injury that ended his career.
Left devastated and battling depression, the father-of-one decided to fight back and take a personal training course offered through our Help for Heroes programme.
Peter now works as a PT at Liverpool Personal Training Studios and is excited about what the future holds for him:
“I served almost 10 years in the Marines and was determined to complete the full 22 years, so I was devastated when I found out I was going to be medically discharged.
“I never anticipated that my time in the forces would be brought to an end so soon and didn't think I would be able to find another job that I loved so much. I came close to sinking into depression."
“Luckily, it was then that I was referred to The Training Room course. Personal training is something that I have always been interested in and having the opportunity to complete the course for free really gave me the push I needed. I’m now working under the guidance of an excellent mentor and am looking to open my own personal training business in the future.”