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A POUND ICON is a master trainer, as well as an ambassador of our brand, our beliefs, and our mission. They travel the world as an extension of POUND to elevate our united beat, one POUND Pro at a time. They are the educators, the rebels, the humble and electric. With different life and career experiences, personalities and uniqueness, they are the true representation of our BRAND. Let them inspire you, let them MOVE you.

Michael Chow

Michael Chou is a Taiwan-based ICON living in Taichung City. After taking a POUND Master Class in November of 2016, he instantly fell in love – with the strikes of the Ripstix, the music, and the easy-to-follow movements of this full-body workout. He flew to Singapore to attend POUND Pro Training in March of 2017 where the concepts of ‘mind before body’ and ‘POUND is for every body’ really resonated with him and made him fall in love with POUND even more. 

With enthusiasm and passion, Michael’s goal is to bring confidence to his participants through POUND, helping them believe that they are amazing inside and out and are unique, just like him. Michael will lead you to find who you really are, to accept the real you, and to love yourself through power of POUND. 

If you could have dinner with anyone from history, who would it be? 
Michael Jackson, his passion for music and love has inspired me in my life.

What’s the first thing you do when you get home from a trip? 
Give a big hug to my wife and my daughter, of course after I wash my hands first!

What is the best piece of advice you’ve received? 
“Strong people don’t push others down, they lift them up” -Michael P. Watson.

What’s something you never leave home without? 
Music, it is a part of my life.

What’s the best thing that ever happened to you?
I met my wife, and my daughter came into my life.

How do you show your love for others? 
By being a good listener and supporting them.

What’s one thing you’d tell your 13-year-old self? 
Love yourself and accept who you are, as you are!