John Allison

Thu 21st SEPT, 6pm

Meet: City Centre Gardens, Cambridge Street B1 2NP

Duration: 1h

Price: £5

After a warmup, you'll head off on a one hour circuit around Birmingham’s canal network, squares and streets. John will teach you how to make best use of urban terrain, with lots of fun along the way. It’s about giving you skills for life that you can use anywhere and at anytime; the streets never close. You don’t need to be superhuman, if you can run a run a mile or two you’ll be fine and we stop frequently to workout on items of street furniture or architectural features. It’s a whole body functional workout, so expect to be crawling, running, jumping, climbing, pushing and pulling.

We’ll give you a PAR-Q form to complete prior to the session and you’ll receive a full safety brief too.

About John Allison

'Having spent 24 years in the British Army I’ve often found myself in situations where I had to improvise or make do with what was around me. In addition I spent countless hours swinging, crawling and jumping around military Assault Courses as part of Military Readiness Training (MRT). I was initially trained as a Combat Engineer which was all about creating and defeating obstacles for mobility/counter-mobility. StreetGym® was born out of a desire to inspire people to make do with what they’ve already got. It’s about teamwork and empowering, not enslaving people too.' - John Allison

John Allison

Extra information:

  • Age 16 +
  • Bring footwear suitable for running
  • We'll provide changing facilities and bag security
  • You will need to fill out a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire in advance (provided)