We are proud to be partnered with the following inspiring companies and associations.
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy are the leading training providers in the UK exercise and fitness industry. As a centre of excellence for exercise and fitness, they are validated by Central YMCA Qualifications, Active IQ and the Register of Exercise Professionals.
They provide a wide range of high-quality courses catering for all interests and learning needs. Whichever programme of study students choose, they receive the best teaching and learning experience, delivered by the industry’s leading national trainers and presenters.
Founded in 1998, Escape Fitness has built a reputation for product innovation, quality and design while growing and competing through great partnerships in multiple markets worldwide. Escape has helped improve the bottom lines of over 1000 fitness clubs and key distributors in 80 countries. Committed to functional training, Escape works with clubs to deliver the best possible exercise experiences; the company encourages both fitness professionals and their clients to ‘Escape Your Limits’ – a mentality that is the foundation of every Escape Fitness offering.
More recently, Escape Fitness launched the Escape Your Limits podcast, hosted by co-founder Matthew Januszek. These interviews enable subscribers to really get inside the minds of entrepreneurs, industry influencers and more, benefitting from their insight and experience.
Ukactive exists to improve the health of the nation by getting more people, more active, more often.
Ukactive provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, all of which support their vision and have a role to play in achieving that goal.
EMD UK, previously known as EMDP (The Exercise Movement & Dance Partnership), was constituted in 2006 to facilitate and support dance fitness organisations.
Since then, EMD UK has continued to grow and change to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding market.
In early 2016 they became the national governing body for group exercise, with a remit to support and grow the sector. They work in partnership with Sport England to deliver the government’s national physical activity agenda. To achieve this, they are finding ways to engage with the 11.5m people in the UK that currently do no form of physical activity and introduce them to group exercise opportunities.
Fitness Professionals Ltd are the largest professional fitness development company in the world. Today they have over 150,000 members in 84 countries, and each and members trusts them to deliver the high-quality programmes, publications, products and services they have come to expect since conception back in 1990.
Their members come from many different specialist areas – group fitness, resistance training, nutrition, management, personal training, seniors, sales and boot camps – so the community is rich and diverse.
AFS is a membership community that provides solutions, mentorship, trend data and education for studio, gym owners & fitness professionals.
The Association of Fitness Studios is the only trade association that provides business specific products services and benefits to studio owners and entrepreneurial fitness professionals, supporting their efforts and giving them the platform to affectively manage and grow their businesses.
For almost 30 years Jordan Fitness have been the leading authority in the design and supply of quality commercial functional fitness equipment in the UK and now internationally.
Always listening to customer feedback, they refine existing designs and produce innovative new concepts, keeping them at the forefront of the fitness industry.
UFit Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation
UFit aim to mainstream diversity in and through fitness and sport.
Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation (UFIT) originated as an UNESCO Chair initiative to address commitments to UNESCO to inclusivize fitness. Leveraging their partnership with IHRSA to reach influential industry leaders and leading club sites. The European commission provided seed funding up to 2015 to develop initial resources and research, while IHRSA and IT Tralee since inputted technical expertise, finance and personnel to continue the implementation and research. ACE inputted financial support for our master trainer programme. UFIT brings an industry partner to an inclusion agenda- typically only addressed by disability organisations.