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AGD is a strength and conditioning facility based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and founded by Chris Sturge. With special emphasis on technical instruction AND maximizing joint health, AGD provides tailored training options for athletes, those recovering from injury, and everyone in between. 

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Chris Sturge

Chris graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (with Distinction) in 2014. He has worked extensively with a diverse client base as a CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist, ranging from rehabilitative populations to high performance athletes. Chris is a Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist and has a particular interest in the development and maintenance of joint health.

Chris has been actively involved in martial arts for over 20 years, having both competed and coached at national and international levels. Though now retired from competition, he still teaches martial arts and enjoys weightlifting and snowboarding as hobbies.


Education and Certifications

University of Saskatchewan
B. Sc. Kin. (with Distinction) 2014

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology
Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP CEP)

Functional Range Systems
Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms)

Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan
Strength and Conditioning Consultant

Canadian Red Cross
CPR and First Aid


Tadyakamao Filipino Martial Arts
4th degree black belt, 2015

5th World Martial Arts Games, Las Vegas, Nevada
2x gold medallist, 2010

Head Coach, Ferrer Martial Arts Competition Team
Led team to over 400 medal finishes from 2007-2011

Dhamma Java Meditation Center, Indonesia
10-Day Silent Vipassana Meditation Course, 2016