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Accelerate your development with Iron Armour Academy in safe, healthy, positive, fun and encouraging environment. Our aim is to ensure our athletes achieve their goals and provide the support to the individual and their families. In turn, we also encourage our athletes to take what they have learned and use it to also be the positive influences within their own communities, building leaders of the future


Our programs have been developed and are delivered by our highly experienced and qualified team with a focus on developing our athletes for both on and off the field, through holistic and innovative training techniques. Including fitness, strength, speed, sport specific sessions and what we class as most important; mentoring sessions to develop the mindset for long term life skills and results. 

Age Groups

Our programs for youth as young as 5 and beyond elite level age. Each athlete begins in their age group and throughout the program our coaches are constantly seeking outstanding achievers to be given the opportunity to move up a level, this ensures our athletes are continuously being challenged and strengthened.

Find out about of HIGH PERFORMANCE UNIT pathway program


We offer two programs through out the year that support the athlete that are sure to fast track development


RECON SEASON - Multiple sessions each week from October to March.  Providing the athlete with their complete Off and Pre-season development. A combination of fitness, agility, hand-eye, game sense and mentoring to take the athlete to the next level.


ARMOUR UP - Multiple sessions each week from April to September. Created to support the athlete alongside their sports season, ensuring athlete to do not plateau, remain strong to limit injuries and increase game fitness, refine skills to continue excelling throughout the season. 

ACADEMY (Recon/Armour)


We offer a range of programs that run during the school holidays. These are rand from day based active programs, specialist sport programs and intensive athlete 3 day overnight camp. Programs are run by experienced coaches and special guest coaches.



Iron Armour Academy attracts participants from many sporting clubs and codes. We can provide specialised coaching sessions for juniors, seniors and coaches.


We have many options for clubs including; Mentoring, Leadership seminar, In house coaching, Specific performance programs, Coaches development, Sport Chaplaincy , Team Bonding Session (TBS) designed to strengthen teams and Mental Well-being programs. 

We come your home grounds visits, or visit us at our performance center.



Our Mini Giants Program caters for boys and girls between the ages of 5 to 7 years of age of any or no sporting background or level. 

Game based fitness, supports fundamental movement, decision making, socials skills, builds confidence and fitness to become ‘active ready’ for sports transition, school and healthy active life. 


Sessions are held at our various gym locations and local sports field zones.



Our Little Giants program caters for boys and girls between ages 8 to 10 years of any or no sporting background and level. 

An extension of the Mini Giants program, Little giants introduces higher intensity, refining and improving coordination. Goals setting through introduction to fitness testing. “Practice makes perfect” and “No I in Team” are key lessons of Little Giants season


Sessions are held at our various gym locations and local sports field zones. 



Our Rookies Program is catered for boys and girls between the ages of 11 to 14 years of any or no sporting background or level. 

Designed to introduce the athletes to a positive and professional environment from an early on that supports discipline, goals setting and mindset development.

Testing is increased with sessions focusing on fitness training, speed development, footwork, strength training (introduction), ball skills, agility, hand/eye coordination, evasion, decision making, game sense, teamwork and support. (Pathways begin from this age group).



Our Elite Program is catered for boys and girls from the age of 15-19+ of any or no sporting background or level. This program aims to improve the skills and fitness levels of the athlete in a professional and positive environment. The sessions focus on physical fitness and mental toughness, encouraging athlete development from the inside and out.   


Complete Athlete Development; Physically, Mentally and Spiritually. Testing is an integral part of this program. The sessions involve high intensity fitness, endurance training, strength training, muscle building, sport specific advice, nutritional advice, recovery programs and most importantly IAM mentoring from strong healthy mindset. Pathways and elite standards is focused throughout this program.



The High Performance Unit (HPU) is an invitational or trial based program offered to outstanding achiever in both their physical and emotional development and identified to have the attitude, leadership qualities and commitment in order to complete the program.


HPU members gain access to extra development sessions, events, tour programs and potential pathways. Rookies and Elite age groups.

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Fit 4 Purpose is our Personal Training and Group Training program catered for adults. F4P is aimed to improve health and fitness of all participants in a safe, encouraging and fun environment.

These sessions are designed to get you results during convenient times.

With F4P we also hold fundraising fitness days that support our programs and initiatives 



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