Nick Barklem


Nick has an extensive fitness background and boasts an outstanding track record as a conditioning coach.

He obtained the PT Superior certification from the Royal Marines UK, and has been a training co-ordinator for the SA Navy.

He has reached championship level as conditioning coach on several occasions and in different sporting codes. Some of these include:

Conditioning coach Roodepoort Rugby Club   (2 x club champs)

Consultant conditioning coach Springbok 1995 Squad   (World Champions)

Conditioning coach Lions Rugby   (Currie Cup Semi Finals)

Conditioning coach SA Rhino's National Rugby League squad   (World Cup)

Conditioning coach Kaiser Chiefs Soccer   (Winners Rothman's Cup)

                                                              (Iwisa Cup)

                                                              (2nd Place PSL League)

Nick has also held a number of lecturing positions at universities, colleges and commercial fitness training bodies and is central to designing and developing the range of strength and conditioning apparatus supporting Definitive Rugby’s programmes.