The new EFC Performance Institute will stage an open day in Johannesburg on Saturday, allowing athletes and the public at large a chance to see what it has to offer.
From 08h00, numerous fitness and combat sports-related classes and demonstrations will take place at the training centre, which is kitted out by Technogym and includes a hexagon.
The EFC PI has also been designed to host grappling tournaments, press conferences and other events, with a grandstand and upstairs refreshment bar providing a clear view of the entire facility in Paulshof.
EFC president Cairo Howarth hailed the launch of the centre as a seminal moment in African MMA history.
Date: Saturday 02 February 2019
Venue: EFC Performance Institute
Address: EFC Performance Institute, Cambridge Commercial Park, 22
Witkoppen Road, Paulshof, JHB
Time: 08h00 – 12h00
EFC PI features:
A full-size EFC hexagon.
An OUTRACE Frame, one of the first in Africa, standing at 9m x 7m in the main functional training area.
The SKILLATHLETIC studio, which includes free-running SKILLMILL, SKILLROW and SKILLBIKE.
A Boxfit area, kitted out with 6ft boxing bags and other fitness equipment for daily use.
Over 100m² of Zebra mats for wrestling or Brazilian Jiu-jitsu needs. Added to the area are several boxing bags, offering users the ability to mix up their grappling with some striking.
An Olympic lifting, free-weights and cardio area. Fitted with SIDEA free weights, assisted lifting machines, barbells, dumbbells and kettlebells, plus Technogym JOG Treadmills, Groupcycle spinning bikes and VARIO elliptical machines.
An equipment and merchandise store.