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...

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
Mar
29

Next date: Hypertrophy Workshop

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

2017
Mar
03

Hypertrophy Workshop: How To Build Muscle

It’s been a while in development, but we are very excited to announce the details of our first hypertrophy workshop, to be held here at The SCI. This full day seminar is exclusively available to current SCI members, and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Hypertrophy...

2016
Nov
01

Coach Craig steps up

We are proud to be a small but mighty team at The SCI. Our recent shortlisting for Gym Team of the Year from the National Fitness Awards demonstrates our joint vision and individual skills, and the feedback from our members confirms this. We have been working with SCI Coach Craig for 3 years, and he...

2016
Sep
22

Oscar is fit for the forces!

A local Royal Navy recruit has stepped up his preparation for joining the armed forces, by enrolling on one of our tailored 8 Week Transformations. 23-year-old Oscar planned his preparation for the Royal Marine Commando entry tests carefully, and knew that being in top physical condition would give...

2016
May
30

Training for summer: Skill development

Our latest SCI blogs see our Coaches lifting the lid on their training programmes and goals. At this time of year there are events and competitions galore, and many of us - members and Coaches alike - are ramping up training frequency and intensity. Coaches Craig and Kirsty have buddied up to take o...

2016
Apr
30

Training for summer: Coaches Craig & Kirsty

Our latest SCI blogs see our Coaches lifting the lid on their training programmes and goals. At this time of year there are events and competitions galore, and many of us - members and Coaches alike - are ramping up training frequency and intensity. Coaches Craig and Kirsty are currently doing Jim W...

2016
Mar
16

Focus on Functional Training: Battle Ropes

"There is so much you can do with the ropes, and they definitely don't do the work for you - it's all you! With a thick set and a thinner set you can choose the ones that are best for you, and if you start with the thinner, lighter ones you can work up towards the heavier pair."

2015
Nov
30

Coach Craig’s November Quiz

We’re definitely in winter now, so it’s a perfect time to quiz our Coaches on how they train during this season, what gets them properly warmed up for a workout, and their essential items for winter survival! Coach Craig faces our November quiz: What’s your big fitness goal for thi...

2015
Oct
26

Coach Craig’s Autumn Survival Tips

We’re into the last week of October, and Autumn has definitely taken hold! The days are noticeably chillier, and now the clocks have gone back, we’re getting those dark evenings, too. Our Coaches have put together their top tips for staying motivated to train in a season where the sofa c...

2015
Oct
05

The SCI gets hands on at half marathon

The SCI was a hands-on sponsor of yesterday’s Tonbridge Half Marathon. The professional coaching team provided a free stretching and mobility facility for runners to use both before and after the race, which proved incredibly popular and even saw queues forming as athletes gathered in the sun to loo...

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"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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