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Discover Balaclava Fitness

We pride ourselves on not only providing world class fitness training, but also in creating a supportive and motivating environment. The moment you arrive at your first class you will find a community of like-minded people of all ages and body types, committed to working hard and achieving lasting fitness results.

What we provide at Balaclava Fitness you will not be able to find anywhere else. We have an amazing unique culture of like minded people who want to get the best out of themselves and a have great time doing it. Our professional coaches provide the knowledge and support to help our members become the fittest, strongest and best versions of themselves. Our community provides the enjoyment along the way !

Why You’ll Love Training With Us

Tailored Fitness Programs

Every workout we offer is programmed and tailored specifically to your ability and fitness goals.

Specialised Coaching Every Session

Our professionally trained and expert coaches actively coach each class that you attend.

Multidisciplinary Functional Training

Our program uses functional movements that your body is naturally designed to do.

Friendship & Accountability

Our community is our greatest strength. You’ll make lifelong friends to help inspire, challenge and motivate you.

Free Online Workout Journal

Log your workouts, record your personal achievements and engage with other members through our smartphone app.

Learn New Skills

You will be coached to learn new skills and movements.

Quality Capped Class Sizes

We want you to get the attention you deserve every session and that’s why all our classes are limited to 20 members at a time.

Pro Shop

Grab your swag at our in-house Pro Shop! Stock up on supplies to support your workout before, during and after.

Regular seminars and events

Whether its Nutrition Seminars, Guest Speakers, BBQs, beers and catch ups, you will have the option of attending talks and having fun and connecting with like minded people.

Meet The Balaclava Fitness Team

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Ezra Poyas

Owner / Head Coach

Ezra has a deep passion for health and fitness and he has dedicated his whole life to this pursuit. Having captained both the under-16 and under-18 Victorian State AFL teams, he was drafted to Richmond in 1999 and played professional football at the highest level for 4 years.

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Ashlee Stones

Coach

Before finding CrossFit, Ashlee was an elite gymnast.
She started CrossFit back in 2012 when it was recommended by a friend who thought it would suit her, given her background in gymnastics.

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Clayton Carey

Coach

Clayton is from the 1989 model range, just snuck in as an 80’s baby. He was born in Canberra while his dad was an NRL player, but left at the age of 4 to grow up in his home town of Newcastle.

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Danijela Hodges

Coach

Danijela is a competitive CrossFit Masters athlete and she has also won a championship in fitness as well as being on two seasons of Australian Ninja Warrior.

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Matthew McGrath

Coach

Matthew, from Dublin Ireland, began his sporting career playing Gaelic football and rugby. Having progressed in rugby to train at the provincial level with Leinster Rugby on the under-18 team, injuries sustained in the sport ended his pursuit of rugby. Having a passion for strength and conditioning work, exploring the fitness world he found the sport of CrossFit.

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