How Did A Squad Called Savage Score Overall?
The full client experience at A Squad Called Savage was good, achieving our Recommended rating.
The class was the highlight of our visit and has won our 4-Star Class Experience Award.
How was this club rated and evaluated? Find out more about our process here.
We loved the attention to detail that their coach displayed during the class, as it gave us lots of confidence to try new exercises.
Another highlight was how the coach made an effort to get to know us personally and welcome us into the club’s community by introducing us to other members.
What Our Evaluator Had To Say
“Our coach led the class with a lot of positive energy.”
“He was constantly checking in on class participants and asking them how they were doing during the class, offering discrete adjustments to our form when needed.”
“On arrival, we were offered a tour of the club, with the team making an effort to get to know me.”
What to Expect From An A Squad Called Savage Session
A Squad Called Savage’s concept is based on highly personalized service and coaching via small group classes. Strength work is integral to every class at Savage, with sessions like Build Pull and Build Push being dedicated purely to strength.
Cardio is often combined with weight training at Savage, such as Hybrid and Athletic. Savage also offers a range of boxing classes which are designed to be suitable for all levels.
During the classes, expect to record your weights and reps to help track your week-by-week progression. Classes at Savage are typically 45 minutes long.
Our pre-visit call to the branch was handled well, with the operator showing interest in our training. At the end of the call, we felt excited and ready for a great session.
On arrival, our evaluator was immediately greeted and given an unprompted tour of the studio. They were told all about the sessions and what to expect in the upcoming class, as well as where all the essential facilities were. The staff member was friendly and made an effort to get to know them.
After the class, our evaluator was asked to visit the website when asking about membership options.
The Class Experience
A Squad Called Savage received The Fit Guide 4-Star Class Experience Award, making it one of Sydney’s stand-out offerings.
Our front desk staff was also in charge of the class, and he brought his outgoing and friendly personality from the check-in process into the class.
After a very high-paced warm up, our coach did a solid job of constantly checking in on class participants and asking them how they were doing during the class, as well as offering discrete adjustments to their form.
He made an effort to introduce the first-timers to one another, which added to the sense of community at the club.
The Equipment And Studio
The equipment was in decent working order and was high quality, although a little worn in places.
The training area clearly enhanced the sense of brand by having logos, signs and neon lighting around the room.
The Facilities And Public Areas
Workout and shower towels were provided free of charge. Lockers were provided with locks. Free water refill stations were available. The public areas provided the basics, but showed some wear and tear.
Digital And Technology
Packages could be purchased on the club’s website, although the booking process required some patience to navigate. More information on the club would have improved the online booking experience.
A Squad Called Savage offers an introductory deal for first-time clients of three sessions for free.
If you’re looking for a longer-term commitment, weekly passes are available from $45 for four classes per week up to $65 for eight classes per week.
Drop-in sessions are available at $25 per class, with smaller commitment packages are also available, starting at a 10-pack for $210.
All prices are in Australian Dollars.