Rob Orr

Dr Rob Orr  PhD, ADFPTI, BFET, MPhys, TSAC-F

Dr Rob Orr served for over 20 years in the Australian Regular Army as an infantry soldier, Physical Training Instructor, physiotherapist and human performance officer across a variety of units from training institutions to operational units and special operations command. In his spare time Rob also worked as a Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach, and course education provider. Still serving in the Army Reserve, Rob took up an appointment at Bond University in 2012. The majority of his teaching is on maximising human potential while his research and consultancy focus on the tactical strength and conditioning of military personnel, police officers and firefighter / first responders, from initial trainees to elite specialists. Serving as co-lead of the Tactical Research Unit at Bond University, Rob is the current editor of the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Tactical Strength and Conditioning Report and Co-Chair of Tactical Strength and Conditioning – Australia. Well published, Rob is regularly invited to present his research on tactical populations both nationally and internationally.