Chris Dunn
Chris DunnHead Boxing Coach
Qualifications & Experience:
As owner and operator of Beat Boxing, Chris Dunn is the Head Boxing and Fitness Coach, runs many of the training sessions at the gym and works closely with the competitive fighters. Chris has well over 15 years of extensive experience within the boxing and the fitness industry, has had over 20 amateur fights, holds a Cert 3 & 4 in Group Fitness & Personal Training, Holds his Level 1 Queensland Boxing Licence and is also a certified Australian Boxing Council Coach.

Passion & Expertise:
He is driven by his passion for boxing and mixed martial arts, as well as his commitment to helping clients reach their fullest potential and become the fittest and strongest version of themselves possible. He understands the sweet science behind his practice and finds so much value in helping fighters develop their confidence, skills and ability while assisting them in reaching their goals.

What Does Chris Do?
Chris leads dynamic and exciting group fitness boxing classes and runs the majority of the technique and fighters training sessions. He is also available for personal sessions – please contact us today for bookings and availability.

Christie Dunn
Christie DunnBoxing Fitness Coach
Qualifications & Experience
As owner and operator of Beat Boxing, Christie Dunn manages the everyday running of the gym. Christie’s background and qualifications (before opening the gym with her husband Chris 5 years ago) are in the field of mental health/counselling and natural therapies. Christie is currently completing her Certificate 3 & 4 in Group Fitness and Personal Training and is excited to be running some of the Ladies Boxing and group fitness classes in the near future.

Passion & Expertise:
She is motivated by her passion to help people understand the connection between the mind & the body and assist clients in reaching their goals as quickly as possible. Christie also has a particular passion for boxing and has been training alongside her husband for the past 5 years.

What Does Christie Do?
Once she has completed her qualifications she will soon lead the majority of the ladies fitness sessions, work closely with a nutritionist to offer personalised meal and fitness programs and will also be introducing 8-12 week challenge in the near future!

Emmanuel Otti
Emmanuel OttiBoxing Technique and Fighters Coach
Qualifications & Experience:
As a former Queensland and Australian Champion Boxing Champion, Emmanuel brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his training methods and works closely with Beat Boxing Fighters. Not only has Emmanuel found success nationally, but he is also a former World Champion Contender and now works as a Project Manager for the Australian Sports Commission.

Passion & Expertise:
He is driven by developing the skills of fighters, from cultivating amateurs just starting out to refining and perfecting the form and ability of professionals – Emmanuel lives and breathes all-things boxing!

What Does Emmanuel Do?
A qualified Personal Trainer and Certified Boxing Training Coach, Emmanuel’s teaching ability and wealth of knowledge makes his training techniques ideal for beginners through to experienced fighters. Contact us for availability and to arrange a personal Session with Emmanuel today.

Nathan Watson
Nathan Watson Boxing Coach & Personal Trainer
Qualifications & Experience:
Nathan is an Irish Elite International Boxer with over 50 fights under his belt. Experienced boxing trainer, Nathan Watson, has been in the business for over 8 years and has an extensive background in boxing which has enabled him to travel throughout Europe and America obtaining Gold Medals in numerous boxing tournaments. With this progression, Nathan has then gone on to make the selection panel for the commonwealth games in 2018.
Nathan is a qualified Personal Trainer and holds an: Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training. He also has his Boxing Coaching licence and not to mention, has served for 3 years in the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Cadet Service.

Passion & Expertise:
Throughout his career, Nathan has always maintained a personal passion for the Health & Fitness Industry and understands the importance of good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.
His expertise in personal training, alongside his boxing experience, has provided Nathan with an exceptional skill set, enabling him to personalise his training on a per-case basis. Nathan has a great understanding and respect for training others and his approach with his clients is second-to-none. Nathans expertise lies in boxing technical skills, weight loss & strength/conditioning, providing those he trains with the necessary knowledge, equipment and steps to develop their strength and confidence in and outside of the boxing ring.

What Does Nathan Do?
Nathan works closely with the Beat Boxing fighters, leads powerful and energetic group fitness classes and is also available for Personal Training sessions.
As a PT and a group exercise trainer he offers his clients a combination of the principles of both Boxing training and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), providing his clients with a comprehensive understanding of how these skills can be utilised together to provide serious results!
Check out our current timetable to catch one of his training sessions today, or better yet – contact us today to book in a personal training with Nathan.

Melanie Russel
Melanie RusselBoxing Fitness Coach
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Shane Bretag
Shane BretagMuay Thai Personal Trainer
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Demi Jenkins
Demi JenkinsGym Admin
About Demi:
Chris and Christies’ niece Demi is the go to person and all rounder in terms of administration support including all membership, account and general enquires for our clients and the Beat Boxing Staff.
You may already know her from some of the morning sessions but as of July 2019 you will be seeing her a lot more at the counter, covering the evening sessions also.
Dem is a professional dancer and has travelled and lived abroad following her passion for professional dancing. Recently she landed a role in the hugely successful production of Wicked on the Gold Coast and has been busy performing and teaching dance in and around Brisbane. We are thrilled to have Demi in our awesome, ever growing Beat Boxing Team!
Sharnee Tones
Sharnee TonesBoxing Fitness Coach
About Sharnee:
Sharnee has been a Beat Boxing member for many years now and it was only natural that she progressed to become an official member of the team.
Having recently completed her Level 1 Boxing Coaching Course will be coaching a few of the Fitness sessions in 2020. Sharnee loves a good sweat session and building on her boxing skillset through tough and consistent training, she is also very knowledgeable in the gym administration side of things and loves helping out all of our awesome members!
Sharnee’s day job is a pharmacy assistant but her true passion and amazing talent is in building her acting career. Welcome to the team Sharnee!