Our Programmes:

THE ATHLETE FACTORY is a programme-driven training facility with programmes to cater for the diverse needs of children, youth, high performance athletes and general population.

Speed School

Focused on developing functional movement patterns through a blend of games and  structured training to cater to all kids. We have sessions available for 3-4, 5-8 and 9-10 year olds
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AF Academy

Our Long-term Athlete Development programme. Designed for athletes aged 11–18 years, AF Academy helps develop kids in to well rounded athletes
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AF Team

AF Team Training is an individualised Strength and Conditioning programme to meet ypour goals, completed in a team environment. There is something for everyone in this programme.
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Foundation Athlete is our signature programme at THE ATHLETE FACTORY and is a High Performance Programme designed for aspirational athletes wanting to take their chosen sport to the next level.
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Inside Running Academy

NZ’s leading private international rugby academy and based at THE ATHLETE FACTORY where Short-term (5 day) Camps and Long-term Player Development camps (4–40 weeks) are run.
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AF Athlete Testing

A multitude of tests designed to provide athletes with a snapshot of where they are at from an athletic and movement perspective. Find out how you compare to world-class athletes and how you can improve.
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AF Kids

AF SPEED SCHOOL is focused on developing physical literacy and physical fitness using a variety of fun and engaging games and activities/developmentally appropriate activities.


AF Speed School is a 60 minute class with sessions focused on:


    • Locomotion (run, jump), Manipulation (throw, kick), Stabilisation (climb, hang, roll)
    • Fitness components(Speed, Strength, Power, Endurance, Agility, Balance & Co-ordination)
    • Children having FUN!!
    • There are three different options based on your child’s age and rate of growth and maturity


Junior Speed School (3 and 4 years)
50% taught through free play, 45% taught through physical literacy games, 5% taught through structured activities


Speed School (5-8years)
80% taught through physical literacy games, 20% taught through structured activities


Advanced Speed School (9-10 years)
60% taught through physical literacy games, 40% taught through structured activities

For more details, email [email protected]


Monday – Friday 4.00pm – 5.00pm 


$19.90 per week for unlimited classes per week.

AF ACADEMY AF ACADEMY is our Long-term Athlete Development programme.

Designed for kids aged from ~10-16 years of age, AF Academy builds resilience and athleticism that will complement your sport-specific training, or if you don’t play sports help make you a confident and efficient mover.

4pm Class:

For kids aged from 10-13, AF Academy is aimed at introducing youth into resistance training and organised training in a fun and safe environment. This is done through training that focuses on bodyweight training, learning movement technique, sprinting technique, and landing mechanics with a huge focus on learning via games and physical and non-physical challenges. AF Academy us a great way to supplement your son or daughter’s sports training or the perfect extracurricular activity to add in to ensure they are staying active. We aim to encourage kids to explore different forms of movement and make sure they associate physical activity with fun and engagement so that they stay active for life!

6.30am & 5pm Class:

For 13-16 year olds, these sessions are the perfect progression from our 4pm class or as an entry-level programme into Strength and Conditioning for youth athletes that will help supplement sports training and aid in enhancing athletic performance, or just get you feeling stronger and moving better in a fun and engaging environment. The basis of this class is long-term athlete development via the use and progression of fundamental movements to create an adequate challenge based on athlete level (technical efficiency and maturation)


Monday:6.30am – 7.30am
4.00pm – 5.00pm
5.00pm – 6.00pm
Wednesday:6.30am – 7.30am
4.00pm – 5.00pm
5.00pm – 6.00pm
Friday:6.30am – 7.30am
4.00pm – 5.00pm


$19.90 p/w for unlimited sessions

Foundation Athlete:

Foundation Athlete focuses on the long-term development of high-performance or aspiring high-performance athletes. It is targeted towards motivated athletes that require support in their training but are capable of being in control of their own development.


  • Fully individualised training programme. Every athlete has a training programme that is unique to their sport, training age and training goals, and strengths and weaknesses as an athlete.
  • The programmes are designed to be athlete-centred, with an interdisciplinary approach including regular communication with coaches, parents, and other people in the athlete’s support network.
  • Programmes will also take into account other variables such as time of year (sports season), and other sports training loads.
  • World-class support. As part of Foundation Athlete you will be supported with:
    • Free sports Physiotherapy from our on-site physios at Foundation Clinic
    • Discounted Massage Therapy, Sports Nutritionist and Mental Skills Coaching.


Monday, Wednesday & Friday6.00am – 8.00am


$50 per week


For more information about scholarship options please contact: Mike Rogers, General Manager, THE ATHLETE FACTORY, ph: 021784839, [email protected].

AF Team:

AF Team is an individual specific strength and conditioning training programme for adults, performed in a group environment. This group environment allows AF Team members to train not only under the watchful eye of their world-class AF Team strength and conditioning coaches but also with their fellow AF Team “athletes”.

Each AF Team member has a specific strength and conditioning programme that is tailored to their competency level, goals and sport/upcoming events. This allows AF Team to cover all of your strength and conditioning needs; from rehab to fitness, mobility to strength and sport-specific training – we have you covered with AF Team!


  • Fully individualised training programme. Each member has a training programme that is unique to their needs, competency level, and goals.
  • World-class support from the team at Foundation Clinic which includes
    • Free initial consultation with one of their awesome physios (either on-site or one of their other locations)
    • Physio on the gym floor during AF Team morning sessions to answer any questions you may have, offer advice or to book an appointment


Monday, Wednesday & Friday


Wednesday and Friday

5.30am – 7.00am

6.00pm – 7.00pm

9.00am – 10.00am


$35 per week

Our Open Gym Memberships are just $10 per week and allow you the ability to train in the gym anytime between 5.30am-7pm

Operating since 2010, INSIDE RUNNING ACADEMY is New Zealand’s leading full time rugby academy and offers a range of Camps and Services that are entirely focused on player’s present and future development.

We will teach you how to become the best player that you can be through comprehensive training schedules, expert coaching and support staff, state-of-the-art methodology and world-class training facilities.

Additionally, you’ll experience a taste of quintessential New Zealand rugby culture — while based at one of New Zealand’s top beach resort locations.

Visit our website for more information: www.rugbyacademy.global.

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