Dr. Nahit Baylan


Nahit Baylan received his Bachelor of Science in Body Education and Sports and Master’s Degree in Sports and Health Sciences from Marmara University, where he also completed research in Pilates. He also completed his Ph.D. on the effects of recovery techniques on muscle damage in the Movement and Training Sciences Department at Marmara University.

Nahit lectures on sports and fitness for various federations in Turkey. He also lectures in Fitness at Nisantasi University, Istanbul. Additionally, he was a tennis player in the Turkish Tennis league and worked as a strength and conditioning coach for the Turkish National Tennis Team. Since 2000, he has been working in the fitness sector as a trainer and manager and is the founder of Fitkon Personal Training & Pilates, education and Pilates equipment production company. He is also founder of Fitkonline which is the first online education system in Fitness in Turkey.


  • Pilates Method Alliance-Certified Pilates Teacher (PMA-CPT)
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Stott Pilates- Pilates Instructor (Full Certified)
  • Pilates Coach- Pilates Instructor
  • Professional Tennis Registry(PTR)- Tenis Antrenörü
  • United States Professional Tennis Association(USPTA)- Profesyonel Tenis Antrönörü
  • Turkish Tennis Federation (TTF) – Level 1 Tennis Coach
  • Turkish Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation- 1st Level Fitness Trainer
  • American Fitness and Aerobic Association(AFAA)- Group Exercise Instructor
  • World Sports Science and Dance Council (ISHPER SD)- Fitness Leader
  • TRX Group Suspension Trainer
  • BOSU Trainer


  • American Fitness and Aerobic Association (AFAA)
  • World Sports Sciences and Dance Council (ISHPER SD)
  • European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • United States Tennis Association (USTA)
  • Professional Tennis Registry (PTR)
  • United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA)

Academic Studies


  • Investigation of Muscle Damage, Recovery and Performance Parameters of Young Tennis Players During Singles Tennis Tournament


  • The Effect of Pilates Exercise on Basal Metabolism and Body Composition in Different Age Groups


  • The Effect of Strength Training on Eye Pressure
  • Pilates Certification
  • Intensive Reformer
  • Advanced Reformer
  • C. Matwork
  • Advanced matwork
  • Cadillac
  • Advanced Cadillac
  • Chair
  • Advanced Chair
  • Barrel (Arc, Ladder)
  • Advanced Barrel (Arc, Ladder)
  • Spine Corrector
  • Advanced Spine Corrector

Special Trainings

  • Prenatal-Postnatal Pilates
  • Injuries and Special Populations
  • Scoliosis Management
  • Knee Injuries and Exercise
  • Spinal Injuries and Exercise

Courses and Seminars

  • 2019 FİBO, GERMANY
  • 2016/ European College of Sport Sciences Congress (PRESENTER) Vienna, AUSTRIA
  • 2014/ CCB Instructor Training, Toronto, CANADA
  • 2013/ Stott Pilates IT Training,  Toronto, CANADA
  • 2012/ Stott Pilates, Prenatal, Postnatal Pilates, Toronto, CANADA
  • 2012/ Stott Pilates -Fluent Squences , New York, USA
  • 2010/ TRX Suspention Training, İstanbul
  • 2010/ Bosu Training, İstanbul
  • 2010/ Stott Pilates, injuries and Special Populations, DUBAI
  • 2009/ European College of Sport Science Congress (PRESENTER)- Oslo, NORWAY
  • 2008/ USPTA Professional Coach- New York -USA
  • 2008/ Stott Pilates- Matwork- Reformer- New York -USA-
  • 2008/ American Counsil on Exercise Personal Training Workhop, New York, USA
  • 2008/ USPTA Tennis Fall Conference- New York -USA
  • 2008/ Türkiye Tenis Fed. 1. Kademe Antrenörlük kursu- Ankara
  • 2007/ Türkiye Vücut Geliştirme ve Fitnes Fed. 1. Kademe Antrenörlük Kursu- İstanbul
  • 2007 / The Pilates Coach- Pilates Reformer 2
  • 2007 / The Pilates Coach- Pilates Reformer 1- Mat Work1, İstanbul
  • 2006 / ECA, Fitness Convention- New York- USA
  • 2006 / Fitness Türk, Fitness- Wellness Festival, İstanbul
  • 2006/ Professional Tennis Registry, Teaching Essentials Certification- USA
  • 2005 / ICHPER. SD WORLD CONGRESS, Fitness Leaders and Mngt Course, İstanbul
  • 2005 / American Fitness&Aerobik Asso.2005, Injury Prevention and Exer.
  • 2005 / Fitness festival Rimini, Fitness Festival, ITALY
  • 2005 / Fitness Türk 2005, Soul&Fitness Festival, İstanbul
  • 2004 / American Fitness& Aerobic Asso.2004, Certificate of Aerobik Instructor,
  • 2004 / Fitness Türk 2004, Strength & Conditioning Education For Team Sports, İST.
  • 2004 / Fıtness Türk 2004, Health,Fitness,Step&Aerobik Convention, İstanbul
  • 2003 / T.C. Cimnastic Fed., Dans ve Fitnes Semineri, İstanbul
  • 2002 / T.C. Cimnastic Fed., Dans ve Fitnes Semineri, İzmir
  • 2002 / Sport Science Assosation, Spor Bilimleri Kongresi, Antalya
  • 2002 / Sport Science Assosation, Sporda ilk yardım, Antalya
  • 2001 / Pamuk Spor, Seminar of Step-Aerobic, İstanbul
  • 2000 / Marmara univ. T.C. Cimnastic Fed., Seminar of Step-Aerobic, İstanbul
  • 2000 / Türkiye Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Derneği, Klasic ve Sport Masajı kursu