The be Nimble academy was created to educate consumers and professionals on the importance of proper foot function. As we have evolved over time we have begun to lose touch with one of the keys to getting peak performance out of our bodies…our feet. At the be Nimble Academy we are here to help get your feet and entire body functioning at its peak. See below to learn more.
The expert behind the academy
Lee Saxby is a coach and expert of barefoot running and natural locomotion. Based in England, Lee has spent 20 years studying with the leading researchers across the fields of biomechanics, nutrition, athletic training, evolutionary biology and functional medicine. Lee is also a principle at Wildfitness and is an advisor to Joe Nimble, and author of the educational booklet, “Proprioception: Making sense of Barefoot Running.”
“The human footprint is more than an impression of the foot, it is an expression of the forces acting through the foot” – Lee Saxby
Lee had a BSc (honors) in Sport Science, with a major in biomechanics; and post –grad education gait analysis and sports rehabilitation. Lee has been published in Runner’s World (UK) and featured in articles for Harpers’s Bazaar, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Express, London Lite and NorthWest magazine. Lee has also worked with Chris McDougall of Born to Run and many others across the globe helping them get the most out of their bodies.
Functional Foot Map Consultation
We are proud to present our newly certified Foot Map practitioners Strong and Flex. Visit their studio in Stuttgart for your individual Foot Function assessment.
Are you a professional trainer, instructor, chiropractor, physical therapist and want to learn how to asses foot function to better advise your clients and patients on appropriate footwear choices and corrective exercises?
To quote Leonardo da Vinci “the human foot really is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art”. Download our free ebook “foot function, exercise related pain & the influence of footwear” which has been co-authored by Lee Saxby & Dr Mick Wilkinson.
Wondering whether your feet are functional or dysfunctional? Download the be Nimble Academy app to reveal the answer. Lee Saxby will explain the results of 3 quick and easy tests to determine your foot function. We’ll then guide you though the next steps to being nimble.
For a detailed assessment of your individual foot health, book a 1-1 consultation with a certified Foot Map practitioner. The FMP will analyze your footprint, provide movement counseling and prescribe exercises designed to restore healthy foot function. Find your nearest Foot Map practitioner.