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“We train for the sport of life,” says Geelong Boxing and Obstacle Training’s Jase Lydom.
Now operating out of South Geelong’s The Funhouse, owner and head coach Jase established the business nine years ago but has been operating at its current venue for 12 months.
Jase has set up an obstacle training venue like no other in Victoria. Ten of the season one Australian Ninja Warrior competitors trained at The Funhouse in the lead up to filming.
Jase has competed in over 60 obstacle-course races in Australia, the US and the UK over the past five years. He enjoys endurance events such as the 24-hour World’s Toughest Mudder, in which he has competed four times.
He recently placed second in a 200km obstacle race in Brisbane and also participanted in season one of Australian Ninja Warrior.
He believes in setting a good example for his clients.
Jase says obstacle training provides a great full-body workout.
“The specific obstacle skills really take you back to our primal movements of climbing, crawling, carrying, pushing and pulling.”
Jase has clients from “all walks of life” at Geelong Boxing and Obstacle, including children, university students, tradies, professionals, parents and members in their sixties.
“We train clients for specific events like Tough Mudder, Spartan Race amd Miss Muddy and we’re excited about our Mini Ninja classes starting in term four.
“We cater for all fitness levels and our timetable offers a fantastic variety for everyone.”
Jase and the team at GBOT, focus on the fundamentals, with clients.
“Being aware of what your body can do, load management and sticking to a healthy, balanced lifestyle are important,” he advises.
Among the instructors at The Funhouse, are an exercise physiologist, an Australian Spartan Team representative, an exercise and sports science student and a dedicated yoga instructor.
Offering weekly membership with unlimited access to all classes, Geelong Boxing and Obstacle Training is at 32-34 Raptor Place, South Geelong. Phone 0432 296 926, check them out on social media or visit their website geelongboxing.com.au

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