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Name: Tony Ben
State: NSW
Judging Experience: 48 Years
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My name is TONY Ben. The name is certainly not strange, especially in the health & fitness industry.

I am a health & fitness professional successfully retired, fitness clubs Director, owner/operator, constantly & relentlessly pursuing, advocating and teaching healthy clean living and enhancement /drug free sport since 1961.

From the age of 16, I pursued all appropriate continuous studies in search of knowledge, experience and involvement in anatomy, physiology, body mechanics, sports and general Nutrition and physical rehabilitation; All of which I am qualified and practiced in my 53 years in this industry, earning me enormous recognition as a fitness professional, specializing in personal lifestyle training, nutrition, sports specific training and physical rehabilitation for various insurance companies workers compensation. Also specializing in all categories Pre contest refinement, choreography and stage presentation, which earned me recognition early in my career in 1966 as a worthy National Judge.

I have served constantly since with pride and pleasure for every association known to me Nationally and Internationally at all levels and ranking including contest calling, and M.C.,Elite Judge, Head Judge, Judges coordinator and Trainer, World Judge, Olympia Judge, Australia representative in various Countries.

I served a few years for one Federation as Asia Pacific Head Judge, World Judge and Vice President. I estimate to have judged approximately 300 competitions in 48 years of constant judging, I have personally staged around 100 gym related competitions some years ago, provided physical education training for the Education department in the Manly Warringah area and Newcastle and worked for the Newcastle YMCA as Manager and Coordinator of physical fitness.

I must confess; my loyalty and respect above all other associations has always been with INBA since inception in 1991 and the man with the spirit, foresight and energy to make it happen, Mr. Wayne McDonald, World INBA Vice President. It was a much needed and appreciated NATURAL ASSOCIATION that set a precedent and changed the reputation of a suffering industry that we all enjoy.