Unique Fitness North East

North Tyneside’s only community gym to offer both group exercise classes and combat sport coaching under one roof
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Unique Fitness North East


Unique Fitness North East is North Tyneside’s only community gym to offer both group exercise classes and combat sport coaching under one roof. A community Gym based in Howden, North Tyneside, Unique Fitness North East caters to all levels of fitness and fighting skills, from complete beginners to highly competent participants.

Unique Fitness North East is run by Steve Sharp and Lee Graham. Steve is the Head Strength Coach and oversees all of the strength and conditioning training.

Lee Graham is the Head Boxing coach and oversees the Howdon Boxing Academy. Along with a team of expert coaches, Steve and Lee provide a full range of options in Fitness and Combat training.

Our Services


Unique Fitness North East offers a wide range of services in combat training, conditioning, seminars and community events in North Tyneside.

All of our services are open to people of all levels of fitness and expertise. We welcome everyone from complete novices to those at an expert level. Our expert coaches are able to tailor their coaching to suit your level.

We offer combat training in Boxing, and Muay Thai. We also offer a range of strength and conditioning services all aimed to improve your levels of fitness, conditioning and strength.

Combat Training

We offer expert coaching in Junior and Senior boxing, as well as Muay Thai. If you are unsure which discipline would suit you best, feel free to contact one of our coaches for more information. All of our coaches are highly qualified and will help you develop your combat skills at a pace suited to your skill, ability and fitness levels, in an encouraging and safe environment.


Unique Fitness North East offers a large number of services aimed at improving your conditioning and fitness. We are able to offer you everything from strength training to fitness workouts, yoga and bootcamps. Our coaches will help you find a training regime that is demanding, safe and suitable for your level of fitness. Contact us today and find out more.

Other Services

As well as our main combat and conditioning services, we take our role in the community very seriously. We regularly organise educational seminars, open days and community and social events, open to members and non-members alike. We also run regular competitions for members to help make your training fun, and celebrate the success of your achievements.



Taking out membership of Unique Fitness North East allows you to use the services we provide at a very affordable rate.

Membership allows you to use most of our services free of charge, at a time of your choice.

We offer a selection of membership plans to help you take advantage of our full range of fitness, conditioning and combat classes

  • Had the pleasure of meeting Steve recently and have to say he is one of the most professional, approachable and friendly people I’ve met so far in the fitness industry. The man knows his stuff and is beyond committed and I’m sure Unique-Fitness will go from strength to strength under his leadership.

    Matthew Pearce (Founder of Real Fitness)
  • Best Gym in the North East, we need more of this nationally.

    Adam Barnett
  • Fantastic facility, friendly, well equipped and reasonably priced. Great place to get fit, strong and learn to defend yourself.

    Rob Mills
  • Unique Fitness is simply a great place to train, fantastic facility with knowledgeable coaches, who are always on hand to help you achieve your goals in whichever sport you train/compete in.

    Craig Clarkson
  • Unique Fitness and its amazing coaches have helped me get the confidence to get me where I am today. I’ve never came across a more supportive and inspiring gym.

    Sarah Givens
  • As gyms go, it’s a great place to train and gain with like minded people.

    Paul Jepson
  • Awesome atmosphere, more than just a gym.

    Lucy Clark
  • Great grass roots gym. Lots of Martial arts options with fantastic coaches in Boxing especially.

    Aldo de Giorgi
  • A little bit of invaluable advice on both training and nutrition, has literally changed my life. Amazing Atmosphere and inspiring coaches, Thank you Unique Fitness.

    Sadie Chambers
  • My favourite place ever, can’t recommend the coaches there enough.

    Emma Moffat-Knox


We run classes in combat training and conditioning throughout the week.

View our timetable of classes and events to see when each activity is available, and use the online form to book a slot in the class of your choice. If you have any questions about the classes that we offer at Unique Fitness North East then please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

Meet The Coaches

Find out more about the coaches here at Unique Fitness North East. Read each coach’s biography to find out their areas of expertise, qualifications and experience that they bring to the role. Each one of our training coaches is highly qualified to help you get the most out of your training at the gym.


Unique Fitness North East Runs regular events for members and non-members alike. We run competitions for members to participate in, as well as regular seminars, open days and community events for the community of North Tyneside. Take a look at the events taking place and come along and join us.

Online Shop

We offer a variety of high quality and affordable items through our online store. Take a look at the items we have for purchase and take advantage of the simple and secure online ordering system. We regularly update the items that we have for sale, so visit the store regularly to check out our latest items.


Visit the blog section of our website for tips on keeping fit, nutrition, conditioning, combat training and general advice on how to maintain a healthy and productive lifestyle. We also keep you updated with all of the latest news from the gym and with news from the world of fitness, conditioning and combat training.

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