Author, 5th Dan taekwondo instructor and Logie nominated television personality - Tiffiny has many titles tucked under her black belt.
Tiffiny is best known for her role as a trainer on The Biggest Loser, winning her first series and earning a Logie nomination for Most Popular New Female Talent, however she first hit our screens in Gladiators as athlete Gladiator Angel, then continued to present a weekly health/lifestyle segment on The Circle. She has appeared on Kids WB, Fox8, Today Tonight, Sunrise, Mornings, The Project, ABC, Love to Share, Nickelodeon, Slide Show and Celebrity Come Dine With Me.
Tiffiny has a Bachelor of Arts/Media and Communications majoring in creative writing and print journalism and a Diploma of Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Certificate III & IV in Fitness and a Diploma of Sport Coaching with a specialisation in martial arts. She commenced her writing career as a print journalist and had a column with the Herald Sun and OK! Magazine. Tiffiny is also a health and wellness contributor to Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Dolly, Marie Claire, Women's Health and Fitness to name a few. Her first health book, 'How to create the Ultimate Body' was published in 2008 followed by 'Weightloss Warrior, Fatloss for Good - the secret weapon' and 'Lighten Up' cookbook. Her next health and well-being book 'You Beauty' is due for release in July, 2015
Tiffiny won the John Marsden award for creative writing in 1996 and has continued writing fiction ever since. She released her debut novel White Ninja, the first book in the Roxy Ran series in 2012 with HarperCollins Publishers. White Ninja was followed by Red Samurai and Black Warrior. White Ninja was selected for the prestigious list of '50 books you can't put down' for 2012. Tiffiny's next book for children Maxi and the Magical Money Tree will be released in June 2015.
Appearing everywhere in her whites, Tiffiny is one of Australia's most famous ninjas. Tiffiny loves to take her martial arts out of the dojo not only through television and her fiction but also into schools. As well as writing and TV, Tiffiny is a popular school speaker empowering kids through anti-bullying programs, health talks, writing workshops and self-defence. She combines her entertaining talks with strong messages of confidence, resilience and self-esteem. Not forgetting the big kids, Tiffiny is also loves to inspire and motivate corporate groups.