Folkestone's longest established independently owned traditional weight training gym Est. 1984
69 Wearbay Crescent Folkestone Kent CT19 6BA
      Tel: 01303 245119 Email:

About the Gym: Bodybuilding, Powerlifting or Strongman.
No matter which Powerlifting Federation you lift in we have both Monolift and IPF Combo equipment as well as every type of bar used in competition


Entry Form

Linda Broom Hirep Bash / BPU 13th December 2014

WPC T Shirts available at the WPC/BPU/AWPC Grand Prix Ł15 Suplied by REFORM FITNESS (Some T Shirts still available)

WPC/BPU Grand Prix Qualifier for WPC Worlds 2014 Florida USA

RESULTS (Day 1/1 ) (Day 1 /2)  (Day 2/1) (Day 2/2)

Michaela Schneiderova, Jan"Honza"Jisa, Dan Dvorak, Alan Collins, Kamil Grim (WPC Grand Prix 2013)

Polish Olympic & World weightlifting champion Agata Wróbel with Alan Collins

Ano Turtiainen & Alan Collins  British Powerlifting Championships 2008


Alan Collins breaking the WPC World Record Bench Press at 67.5kg  British Championships 2008)

British Championships 2008 1st Place M4 75kg Div

Global Powerlifting Committee World Championships 2008 1st Place at 67.5kg Alan Collins

Alan Collins breaking the B Masters 4 Cat 75kg bwt Div Bench Press record at the UK Open 2008

Alan Collins breaking the  Masters 4 Cat 75kg bwt Div Bench Press record at the NEC Dorian Yates Expo 2009

Andy Bolton & Alan Collins at  Hawkinge Powerlifting Bash 2009

Alan Collins World Powerlifting Congress World Masters 4 Bench Press Record @ 67.5kg bwt 2009

World Powerlifting Congress World Championships 2009 UK

Ed Coan and Alan Collins World Powerlifting Congress World Championships 2009

Alan Collins and Dan Dvořák WPC Worlds 2009

Yuriy Chepets WPC Worlds 2009


 South East & Home Counties & Novice Bench Press (BritishQualifier)

Hawkinge Community Center
Heron Forstal Avenue Hawkinge , Kent CT18 7FP

Alan Collins 70.3 bwt Masters 4 Bench Press 140kg Br*

Official DVD now available from MVS Video

NEC / BIRMINGHAM 22/23 MAY 2010 British Bench Press Championships & Push/Pull

Andy Bolton World Record RAW Deadlift 432.5kg

Alan Collins Masters 4   British Bench Press Record 142.5kg

British finals  GPC combined championships 2010


Alan Collins M4 67.5kg bwt 1st Place British Cup (Light Weight) British Record* (Unofficial World Powerlifting Congress World Record)

 UK OPEN 2010

Dave"Bulldog"Beatie presenting 1st Place trophy to Alan Collins  UK Open 2010

Hirep Bash IV 28th November 2010


Canadians Frances Manias & Thie Convery

Alan Collins with Ruslan Ovechko preparing for unofficial World Record  Bench Press

  Dan Dvorák with Alan Collins

 Venue Harvey Grammar School Sports Hall Folkestone Kent UK

1st & 2nd September Harvey Grammar School Sports Hall , Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5JY
Open to all Powerlifters of any nationality, RAW & EQUIPPED
WPC sanctioned as an international event

Ruslan Ovechko (Ukraine / Czech Republic) 110kg winner of WPC Czech Republic Nationals and best guest lifter at  SE will be competing at the  UK Open 2012

Didier Michelon representing WPC France will be attempting  a new world bench press record at the UK Open !  Dan Dvorak representing the WPC Czech Republic (standing behind Didier) will also be after a bench press record !



Alan Collins WPC Masters 5, Two World Records at Powerlifting & Bench Press only.


South East Championship 2013 (Qualifier for NEC Bodypower , RAW & Equipped British Championships)

World Powerlifting Congress UK International Open Grand Prix 2013 31st August / 1st September  Kent UK

WPC Grand Prix British Equipped Day 1 Results , WPC Grand Prix and British RAW Day 2 Results



Bash Beanie Hats Ł10.00 Rollup or Cable Knit Roll Down Type Black only


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