From the elite athlete to the out-of-shape amateur, there is something to suit everyone at Canberra’s Stockade Training Centre. This fully equipped, state-of-the-art fitness facility offers the highest standard of training in a range of different disciplines, from martial arts and boxing, to general fitness classes. Designed to cater for all ages and levels of fitness, the Stockade team prides itself on the quality of the gym’s equipment, and the expertise and extensive experience of trainers and coaches.
Classes at Stockade
Some of the classes you can expect to find at Stockade include a wide range of martial arts classes, as well as a number of general fitness classes:
- Muay Thai
- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
- Cross training
- Crazy Monkey Defence
- Women’s boxing
- Kids’ boxing
Whether you are looking to learn self-defence, try something new, or you just want to improve your fitness with strength and conditioning classes, you will find something to suit you and your needs at Stockade.
Combat and martial arts training can take you right through from beginner classes to competitions, and the regular sparring sessions give students valuable opportunities to practice skills, and gain feedback from coaches and more experienced students. Learning a combat sport can have many benefits, including increased fitness, improved self-confidence, and the opportunity to learn how to defend yourself.
If you are just looking for general fitness classes, cross training and MMAXFIT provide a full body interval-based workout, which is suitable for everyone. Boxing classes are a high impact workout, and are a great way to burn calories, release tension and have fun. If you are a woman and don’t feel like working out in a room full of sweaty men, Stockade has specialised women’s boxing and self-defence classes available, so you can enjoy your exercise in a supportive female-only environment.
Stockade’s facilities include:
- 18 and 24 foot boxing rings
- A pro wrestling ring
- Multitude of boxing bags
- Dedicated wrestling, grappling and BJJ training area
- Over 600 m2 of mat space and equipment
No matter what you decide to do at Stockade, you are assured of the optimum equipment and facilities to help you to achieve your potential.
Coaches and trainers
Stockade coaches and trainers are all qualified and highly experienced in their chosen discipline. Many of the coaches are highly successful sportspeople in their own right, and are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals, whatever level you are at.
Many of the coaches have trained Olympic and Commonwealth Games athletes, and Boxing Australia bases its elite program with The Stockade, in recognition of the superior facilities and quality of training.
Competitive athletes can benefit from this elite coaching. For beginners, and those who just want to improve their fitness and have fun, the trainers will encourage you to challenge yourself and work at a pace you feel comfortable with. Contact is optional for many of the combat sport classes, and even some of the sparring sessions, so there is no need to worry about getting bumps and bruises if you prefer not to.
There are a number of different membership options, including contract, flexible and pay as you go. Membership includes full access to facilities and classes. To find out more, contact The Stockade Training Centre (www.stockadetraining.com.au) and start your new fitness journey today.