Yosvani Ortega Faure began his sports career in Cuba aged just 13 when he was chosen by government sport scouts for a full scholarship at the prestigious Cuban National Sports Academy (EIDE Martires de Barbados, Cotorro, La Habana) to train on their martial arts programme. He obtained a black belt in shoto-kan karate and competed on the national team, winning various bronze, silver and gold medals.
As a sergeant major in the Cuban Army (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias), Yosvani participated in military athletics competitions and coordinated fitness programmes at all levels.
Yosvani also holds an advanced diploma in social work from Loyola University of Chicago. His caring nature is expressed through his motivating smile and his individual attention to all his clients needs.