We Do It, Because We Love It!

 
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NICK TETOROS  

OWNER/HEAD PERSONAL TRAINER/GROUP CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Nick Tetoros was a Professional Boxer and Kickboxer for 11 years in which he held several titles and belts, including World Kickboxing Champion 1998 and WBO World Boxing Organization ranked #8 in 2003.

He has lived in Australia, and New Zealand, where he had the chance to compete as an amateur and professional in boxing and kickboxing.  He represented Australia at the pre Olympic boxing trials in 1991.

Nick was a sparring partner of former world champion, Kostya Tszyu, in preparation for Kostya’s world title elimination fight.

Alongside boxing promoter Peter Maniatis, Nick co-founded the TVH KO Boxing Show on channel 31 and acted as a co-host. During that time he volunteered at the PCYC, helping train kids from all different backgrounds.

Nick retired from his pro fighting career in 2003 and went on training clients at various elite gyms in Melbourne.

Together with his wife Tonia, Nick opened up Fitness Ring in 2008.

Nick's specialty is boxing, kickboxing, and Muay Thai training.  With his extensive fighting background, Nick is passionate about teaching proper technique to everyone from beginners to fighters preparing for a bout. He will teach you everything you need to know about boxing. A fully qualified personal trainer, Nick has a great personality and offers a very fun, motivational and positive atmosphere whilst training clients.

Nick's qualifications include Certificate 3/4, First Aid, CPR, Boxing for PT's Level 2, TRX Group Suspension Training Level 1.

 

Q. What gets you out of bed in the morning?

The best way to start my morning is by waking up to teach my Boot Camp and private sessions. Starting off the day in a positive and active way.

Q. What genre of music describes your personality?

Soul/Funk music, especially James Brown!

Q. What would you order for your last meal?

A whole grilled snapper

 

For all bookings related to personal/semi private training, please contact Tonia.

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TONIA BOUZETOS

MANAGING DIRECTOR/GROUP CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Tonia has a background in the weight loss industry on both sides of the Pacific, where she worked on personal and corporate excellence at the highest levels of one of the world’s leading companies in the field. Plus she has Life Coaching certifications from Christopher Howard Training, qualifications in Group Fitness Training, Eriksonian Hypnosis, and Neurological Linguistic Programming (NLP).

Tonia is the manager of sales and marketing, accounts, and group training.  She also conducts weight loss coaching as an addition to personal training to ensure clients get the results they desire. Her role is to ensure that every person who trains at Fitness Ring receives personalized and friendly service at all times.

 

Q. What gets you out of bed in the morning?

My gorgeous son gets me out of bed in the morning. Mum duties first and foremost!

Q. What genre of music describes your personality?

I'm all about the 90's Grunge genre. NIN, Alice In Chains, Guns N Roses, Skid Row, to name a few... I also love the Prince, George Michael, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, and Madonna days.

Q. What would you order for your last meal?

My last meal would have to be at Squires Loft in South Yarra. 200g eye fillet steak, garden salad, and the best ever mushroom sauce on the planet!

 

Tonia is available for free information consultations in person, on the phone, or via Skype. Contact Tonia today to get you started!

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BLAKE NOLAN

PERSONAL TRAINER/GROUP CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Blake is a passionate and experienced personal trainer and coach, with a competitive and coaching background in boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, and Muay Thai. He has taught disciplines in both private and group sessions, instructing a variety of students from beginners learning new skills to experienced competitors honing their craft. Blake has competed in 2 boxing fights, 2 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu matches, 2 MMA fights and 1 kickboxing match.

"It has been my privilege to train with and learn from world class athletes and coaches in multiple disciplines. I trained with professional boxers from across Africa during my time working at The Armory Boxing Club in Cape Town, and also trained with and was coached by current lightweight EFC champion and professional Muay Thai and MMA fighter Don Madge. I have also spent several months training at professional Muay Thai camps in Thailand. I am always seeking to expand my skill set and acquire knowledge from the best in the industry, so the prospect of working with a World Kickboxing Champion at your studio is extremely appealing."

In addition to his experience with combat sports, he has been working as a coach and personal trainer for over 20 years, and has a background in competitive gymnastics and stunt acting. Blake enjoys working in both private and group sessions, and is proficient in strength and conditioning training, interval training, TRX and kettlebell training and boot camp style training, amongst other modalities.

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CAZ PRINGLE

YOGA TEACHER/GROUP CLASS INSTRUCTOR/PERSONAL TRAINER

With a background in dance training and teaching, Caz’s love of yoga began as a teenager. After suffering a debilitating back injury during a dance class, she found that yoga could help her injury in ways traditional methods could not. She has since practiced in various styles such as Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Purna Yoga and has recently completed her 200-hour yoga teaching certification with Byron Yoga School. Combining her love of yoga, boxing and kickboxing (a hangover from her high kicking dancing days). .
Caz’s classes have a focus on combining the alignment and breath work of yoga with the strength and focus required from Boxing to balance and extend both modalities. Caz has a keen interest in meditation, yogic philosophy, pre/post-natal yoga and yoga for trauma. Caz currently holds a certificate in CPR/First Aid, Certificates 3/4 and is a certified member of Yoga Alliance.

 

Q. What gets you out of bed in the morning?

Exercise is my favorite thing to do to start the day – usually boxing training next door with Nicko!

Q. What genre of music describes your personality?

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL baby!

Q. What would you order for your last meal?

Mum’s roast chicken and veggies, a giant Christmas ham and a large glass of Pinot Noir


For all bookings related to personal/semi private training, please contact Tonia.

 

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JULIE ZDRAVKOVSKA

YOGA/MEDITATION/WELLNESS GURU

As a highly practical and grounded individual Julie searched for a healthy balance between spiritualism and modern society. This is where her professional career commenced with jobs in office management, recruitment, executive search and finally in assisting CEO's for over 10 years.

She has been lucky enough to work and learn from like-minded professionals in the alternative therapies industry studying Accelerated Light Healing and Intuitive Counselling, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha and Restorative Yoga, Reiki for Animals and Relaxation Massage. Her academic studies were based predominantly in Environmental Engineering and Human Resources.

Julie is soon to study other yoga styles to add to her repertoire including Spinal Care and Yoga Nidra. Her experiences and desire have always been key in helping her to unlock her own natural abilities, striving to help bring out that state of creativity, inspiration and bliss that is within us all.

Julie will be conducting special workshops throughout the year to promote balance.

For all bookings related to workshops/personal/semi private training, please  contact Tonia.