2016
Jul
11

We’re going global!

Our mission, from the very first day that we opened The SCI in 2012, has always been to improve the health of every single person who walks into our building. It quickly became apparent that there were far more people - from all around the world - who wanted and needed our expertise to transform the...

2016
Jun
01

A life-changing transformation: Nigel

We are beyond proud to share Nigel's story, which has seen him complete three transformation packages back-to-back at The SCI, equaling a truly incredible metamorphosis! Nigel came to us with a very specific goal, and transformation (so far!) is testament to his commitment to that goal. He proves th...

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
May
09

8 Week Transformation: Pippa

Pippa has demonstrated so much passion throughout her transformation. Not just in her commitment to the plan, but towards learning about nutrition, training and physiology. It has been a pleasure to watch Pippa's journey, and see her energy levels, strength and confidence grow. We are absolutely thr...

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
Apr
20

8 Week Transformation: Stef

We're so proud to share one of our latest 8 Week Transformations - Stef! Stef came to us with a great mindset ahead of his 8 Week Transformation; he was totally committed to getting the results he wanted...

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."

2016
Mar
16

8 Week Transformation: James

We're so proud to share one of our latest 8 Week Transformations - this time in video format! It was so rewarding to work with James. Helping a busy father get into shape hasn't just improved his knowledge of nutrition (in turn benefitting the wellbeing of the whole family), but has also ensured Jam...

2016
Feb
29

Focus on Functional Training: Farmer’s Walk

"My current favourite functional training exercise is the farmers walk. They are a great exercise for total body strength and they train the core way better than crunches ever will. I prefer to use the trap bar but they can be done with dumbbells or kettle bells as well. Safely deadlift the trap bar...

2016
Jan
08

NO. ORDINARY. GYM.

Conceived by National Level Strength Coaches Alex Shoebridge and Martin Shyvers, The SCI is a visionary, state-of-the-art training facility based in Tonbridge, Kent. Totally custom kit; 800sqft conditioning area; no contract gym membership; eight-week body transformations; nutritional programmes; pe...

2015
Oct
28

TWFC Take On The Prowler

It was great to host 14 members of TWFC with their manager Jason Bourne for a tough training session this week. That astro puts up some serious resistance against the prowler, so these guys were certainly putting their all into it. Watch the quick video snippet to see the players in action!

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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Award-winning gym offering world class strength and conditioning coaching, sports specific training, personal training and nutritional consultation

NO ORDINARY GYM