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Gavin Payne – Head coach & OwnerHome-profile

Gavin is a former Royal Marines Commando with over 20 years of experience in fitness, while working in Iraq he was introduced to “CrossFit” by American service personal, and knew from that moment that this was the future of functional fitness.


  • Level 2 CrossFit Certified
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • BWL ( British Weightlifting ) Level 1
  • Olympic Weightlifting Instructor
  • First Aid trained

My first passions is for the great outdoors, Climbing ,Mountaineering & adventure racing, I find CrossFit gives me the best all round fitness for this, without having to spend hours in the gym or pounding the pavement” getting the miles in “.

I am also a Practitioner of Krav Maga (Israeli unarmed Combat) and find it gives me the explosive fitness and endurance for the martial arts, and CrossFit is rapidly becoming the choice for MMA fighter for there “Strength & Conditional program.