He has dedicated his life to sports training, research and teaching. Specializing in “Theory and Practice of Sports Training”, he holds a Chair at the Pablo de Olavide University (UPO) in Seville, where he has been Dean of the Faculty of Sports Sciences and has worked prolifically in teaching and research activities. He was the creator and director of the University’s official Master’s Degree in Physical and Sports Performance and the Doctorate Program in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences at the UPO, where he was the driving force behind the creation of the Physical and Sports Performance Research Centre (CIRFD).
He was the technical director and coach of the national team of the Spanish Weightlifting Federation for 20 years. He has been a member of the Technical Committees of the European Weightlifting Federation (4 years), the International Weightlifting Federation (8 years) (IWF) and the Scientific and Research Committee of the IWF. He has been the Head of Studies and a teacher on the Master’s Degree in High Performance Sports Training of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) since 1993.