2018
Oct
30

SCI supports Olympic champion

Kent boxer Karol Itauma has won a gold medal at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. 17-year-old Karol, from Chatham, beat athletes from Puerto Rico and Egypt to claim a spot in the Olympic final. Karol took on Russian reigning two-time European and World Champion Ruslan Kolesnikov in the...

2018
Oct
01

SCI SCORES A DOUBLE HAT-TRICK

Award-winning Tonbridge gym The Strength & Conditioning Institute (The SCI) are celebrating securing six prestigious award nods in the space of just two weeks. The SCI has been named finalist in the Regional Gym of the Year (South), Functional Training Gym of the Year, and Rehab Facility of the...

2018
Apr
30

Taking membership to the next level!

We are already proud to offer a membership that’s bursting with benefits, and free from tie-ins and clauses. Now we’re taking membership at the UK’s top functional training gym to the next level, and adding in access to our cutting-edge online platform, the SCI Smart Coach! With a...

2018
Apr
23

NEW GROUP TRAINING: Saturday Session

Join the UK’s top functional training gym for a top functional training session 8.30-9.30am every Saturday morning!   We’ll be using our 800 sq ft conditioning area for 60 minutes of interval and resistance training. This will include a warm up and cool down, and will use some of the great kit...

2018
Mar
16

Easter Opening Hours

The SCI’s opening hours during the Easter period will be as follows: Friday 30th March 8am – 2pm Saturday 31st March 8am – 4pm Sunday 1st April CLOSED Monday 2nd April 8am – 2pm Tuesday 3rd April normal hours resume  We’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of our...

2018
Mar
01

WANTED: Superb Coaches

We’re proud to be No Ordinary Gym, and as our standing as the UK’s top Functional Training Gym confirms, so much of this is down to our extraordinary people. We have an opportunity for superb new coaches to join The SCI team. We are looking for Personal Trainers with upwards of 3 years’ experience i...

2017
Dec
11

The SCI scoop top trophy at National Fitness Awards

We are celebrating receiving a prestigious industry award which places The Strength & Conditioning Institute amongst the very best facilities in the whole of the country. The SCI has been named Functional Training Gym of the Year at the 2017 National Fitness Awards, which recognise excellence, i...

2017
Oct
04

The SCI is shortlisted for FIVE awards!

We've got some big news to share... The SCI is a finalist in the Regional Gym of the Year (South), Functional Training Gym of the Year, Customer Service Award, Member Achievement Award and Gym Based Personal Trainer of the Year categories in the 2017 National Fitness Awards, which recognise excellen...

2017
Sep
03

Next date: Hypertrophy Workshop

Following the success of the first educational seminars held at The SCI recently, we’re looking forward to inviting 12 more participants along to our next day-long Hypertrophy Workshop. With Award-Winning Head Coaches & SCI Directors Alex Shoebridge & Martin Shyvers, as well as Senior...

2017
May
01

THE SCI CONTINUES TO MOVE WITH THE TIMES

We are celebrating being shortlisted for a prestigious local business award! The SCI has been shortlisted in the Small Business of the Year category in the 2017 Times Business Awards, which recognises business excellence across West Kent. The awards are organised by the Times of Tunbridge Wells...

2017
Apr
12

Coach Pete: Kettlebells and Back Health

Kettlebells get a bit of a bad rep in some training circles, which is a shame as they can be a valuable strength training tool. Over the coming weeks I’ll offer some pros & cons, as well as training tips and program ideas. You can add them to your current training plan, or just knock out a...

2017
Apr
05

Easter Opening Hours

The Easter holidays are almost upon us, and with the kids off school and a few extra treats finding their way into the house (inevitably!) you’ll be keen to keep your training on track. The SCI’s opening hours this Easter are as follows: Thursday 13th April 6.30am – 9pm (Fitgirl cl...

SCI Opening Times
Mon – Thurs
6:30 AM - 9.00PM
Fri
6:30 AM - 8:00PM
Sat & Sun
8:00 AM - 4:00PM

"I’ve got a huge passion for training and learning. One is useless without the other. Martin and I both started fitness careers in our teens, and have learnt every single day. We’re proud to bring this together to create no ordinary gym."

Alex Shoebridge - Director & Head Coach

"I’ve been at the heart of the fitness industry for 15 years and am so excited to be able to offer the best of everything I’ve learned. Alex and I are dedicated to improving the health of every single person who walks into The SCI."

Martin Shyvers - Director & Head Coach

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