Calisthenics are exercises consisting of a variety of gross motor movements. They are, in essence, body-weight training. They are intended to increase body strength, body fitness, and flexibility , through movements such as pulling or pushing oneself up, bending, jumping, or swinging, using only one’s body weight for resistance. When performed vigorously and with variety, calisthenics can provide the benefits of muscular and aerobic conditioning, in addition to improving psychomotor skills such as balance, agility and coordination. Train to be able to perform advanced calisthenics skills such as muscle ups, bar spins and both front and back levers.

Technique is out main focus in all calisthenic classes. You will be shown and taught the correct and safe way to do all exercises to ensure that you are getting the best and safest workout possible.

Classes include:


Is a Strength and Conditioning class using your own body weight and focusing on correct technique this class is designed to help you reach your strength or weight loss goals. It is a great way to increase your performance in your chosen sport and everyday life. Every class will be different keeping your workouts exciting and challenging.


Join Johno – founding director of Brisbane Barstuds for a workout that will get the whole body burning (in a good way). In this class you will focus on exercises such as push ups, squats, chin ups, leg raising, bar hanging and much more.

Advanced Barstuds

In this class Johno will focus on one trick e.g. back levers, muscle ups, front levers, planches… You will work a number of exercises to build the required muscles to achieve these tricks.

Muscle-Ups Challenge

The muscle-up is an advanced strength training exercise, within the domain of calisthenics. It is not only impressive but it is one of the most coveted exercises. The muscle-up is a combination of a pull-up followed by a dip. The muscle-up demands respect, to do a true form muscle up it takes a lot of strength and practice. Technique is very important to ensure that your muscles and joints are safe when you are performing your muscle-ups.

Hanger 66’s barstud king – Johno, runs a 4 week Muscle Up Challenge. The course will take you through a number of strength and technique exercises to get you well and truly on your way to achieving a muscle up. If you can already muscle-up then this course is also for you. Your technique will be checked and then you will learn variations to your muscle up such as mixed grip.

To attend the course all you need is a solid chin up.

Turbo courses are $100 for the 4 sessions. Book Here


Come along and train like a ninja. Swing between the rings and rope, fly across the monkey bars, don’t touch the lava floor as you run across the obstacles. Train like a big kid while having fun and a great work out.


Boxing is a great all body work out, getting the heart racing and the arms burning. Work your technique and learn knock out combos. Class will also include leg and core exercises to ensure you are getting an all body work out.


Tabata is a work out where you are working short and fast intervals. In our tabata classes you will work a range of cardio and strength exercises to give you an incredible workout that will make you feel alive.





Casual Classes
$22 per class
$90 – 5 class pass
$220 – 13 class pass

Included in membership

H66 Training
$10 per hour
Included in membership

Hanger Calisthenics
The Hanger Calisthenics studio has a monkey bar, dip bar and chin up rig (called Frank), climbing rope, rings, parralettes, boxes and batting ropes for you to train on.