Calisthenics Retreat

13th - 16th September 2021


Personalised calisthenics screening and individualised programme design

Tim and Jacko from The School of Calisthenics join us at Avalon Wellbeing for an indepth calisthenics retreat. They offer individualised movement screenings and assessments, and design personalised training programmes for you face-to-face. The retreats are an intimate affair with more one-on-one coaching than our workshops hence why we limit the retreat to only 8 places.

Using thier experience of screening and developing strength and conditioning programmes for elite athletes, the team will create a comprehensive programme and training plan for you and then explain the specifics of the thought process behind it whilst coaching you through each of the exercises.

We don’t offer this opportunity at any other time in the year, so don’t miss out!

“The continued enthusiasm that both of you provide, although we aren’t or ever will be professional athletes for a small time we feel like we we’re getting such good advice and attention to our training it really lifts the times when we are on our own training to achieve a goal which seems a long way off.”

What’s included

4 day / 3 night retreat

Individual assessment + programming

Individual coaching sessions with School of Calisthenics coaches

Small group training and coaching sessions

Mobility, yoga and stretching sessions

Educational workshops and lectures on training science and principles of the School of Calisthenics Framework

Group training sessions

Expert coaching

Optional massage

Full board with three meals per day, coffee, unlimited water and shakes – dietary requirements catered for

All meals made with locally sourced, seasonal, fresh ingredients by our professional chef

Spa facilities and swimming pool use (set times over the retreat)

Tim’s average and Jacko’s fantastic banter is also included free of charge!


Tim is a Co-Founder of the School of Calisthenics and has been a professional strength and conditioning coach working in elite sport since 2008.

He was part of the ParalympicsGB team at the Rio 2016 games and throughout his career, he has supported athletes to win major medals at European, Commonwealth, World and Paralympic championships.

He is a UK Strength and Conditioning Association Accredited coach and has a Masters of Research in Exercise Physiology. In addition being a Director at the School of Calisthenics, he is also the Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach and Physical Preparation consultant for British Para-Swimming, lectures in Sports Science at Nottingham Trent University and is a qualified sports massage therapist.


David ‘Jacko’ Jackson was a professional rugby player for 14 years until his career was cut short due to a head injury.

Jacko is now a UKSCA Accredited Strength and Conditioning coach supporting Paralympic athletes and also works with them using his performance lifestyle experience, sports nutrition and psychology qualifications.

He is a certified Performance Enhancement and Corrective Exercise Specialist and has trained athletes to win major medals on the world stage. If he didn’t already have enough qualifications he also has a Masters in engineering and a PGCE in teaching.

Calisthenics is a form of physical training focused on teaching you to master your own bodyweight using minimal equipment.

More information and booking

£500.00 – £1,900.00


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