Marat Khakimov / Coach

As an athlete Marat started his training in artistic gymnastics at 6 years of age and transitioned to trampoline later in his career. He was a Ukrainian national team member and a prizewinner of international cups and competitions representing his country on the world stage in trampoline. He has won the title of Ukrainian champion in trampoline multiple times. In 2003 Marat graduated from Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education majoring in Olympic and professional sports and is a qualified teacher of physical education and gymnastics. 

In 2003 Marat joined the Moscow Circus in the flying trapeze act. In 2004 Marat joined Cirque Du Soleil’s Corteo where he was performing in the flying trapeze / trampoline act. Marat traveled with Cirque Du Soleil for 5 years and performed in over 2000 shows in more than 20 cities.

Marat has over 15 years of experience training children and adults of various ages and levels. He works with provincial and national level athletes in acrobatics and power tumbling. He is a certified level 3 trampoline coach and a level 2 women’s artistic gymnastics coach through the NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program). Marat really enjoys passing on his expertise to the next generation and seeing them grow and develop themselves.



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