CrossFit 2600 trainers are all CrossFit certified, run successful personal training businesses, and are passionate CrossFitters themselves.
Our team of trainers are as varied as our training, with each trainer bringing their own unique coaching style and energy to our members.
Josh is a Level 1 CrossFit Instructor holding CrossFit Olympic Lifting, CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Coaches Prep Course and CrossFit Kids specialty certifications. Josh has current certifications with Australian Weightlifting Federation State Coach Level 1, Kettlebell training and has attended the crossFit Rugby Seminar. He has a bachelor of Sports Management degree with a minor in Exercise and Sports Science.
Josh played Rugby Union on scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport and represented Australia in the U19 and the U21 National Level playing in 2 World Cups, and played professionally with the A.C.T Brumbies in the Super 12 Competition. A large part of his strength and conditioning training at the A.I.S and the Brumbies was Olympic Lifting which has greatly assisted his transition to CrossFitting. Josh has been CrossFitting for over 3 years and in 2010 competed in the NSW/ACT Sectionals finishing 8th. In 2011 he finished 16th at the Australian Regionals.
After finishing his rugby career, he began working in the fitness industry transferring his knowledge in strength and conditioning to his clients. 12 years on his passion continues to grow for helping his clients achieve their goals and live healthier lives.
Pip has worked in the fitness industry for 22 years in Australia and the UK. She has a diverse training background heavily based in dance and has successfully competed at a national level in martial arts and sport aerobics. Pip has also worked as a National presenter in the fitness industry. Pip has a strong belief that fitness is achievable by absolutely everybody and takes great pleasure and pride in helping her clients achieve what they may at first believe is unattainable.
Pip is an avid CrossFitter, committed to constantly learning and improving her skills to better help her clients. She is CrossFit level 1 certified, has completed CrossFit Rugby and will have completed CrossFit Olympic Lifting and CrossFit Gymnastics by the end of 2010. Other qualifications include CertIII/Cert IV (Personal Training), Cert 4 in Training & Assessment, Australian Weightlifting Federation State Coach level 1, Kettlebell training and Thump Boxing.
Kai is a CrossFit level 1 coach and competitor. In 2011 he finished 6th at the Australian/NZ finals, placing 3rd and 4th in the final 2 events. In 2010 he placed 21st in the national finals and 1st at the Smash Clash (teams). Previously holding rugby union scholarships at ACTAS and AIS, with highlights playing against NZ A and Brumby tours to Europe and Japan, Kai knows what focus and dedication it takes to reach the highest level. Kai has certificates 3 & 4 in fitness, Punchfit trainer and CrossFit Olympic lifting. He is also a member of ACT weightlifting as an athlete. He uses his straight talking experience from his days in the construction (foreman) industry, combined with a team first attitude from his sporting endeavours to encourage and push his clients to be the best they can be.
Michael has had 8 years experience with the Australian Army completing two tours of duty to the Middle Eastern Area of Operation. He finished his final years as an Army Recruit instructor mentoring and coaching new recruits, teaching field craft, weapons and drill.
Michael is qualified as a Crossfit Level 1 Coach and has a high level of experience with the mentoring of physical elements towards and population, he believes that CrossFit methods work, and with his skill as a coach and determination, would work with anyone to achieve their goals to become better.
Michael recently finished competing in thed Australia & New Zealand Reebok Crossfit Games and has a goal of his own to train for that road to the fittest and compete in the world championships.