OUR HISTORY

Our History

Our Story

2010
12/03/2010

December 2010

Jacob Schepis began his personal training career working out of Recreation Health Club in Essendon.
2011
07/09/2011

July 2011

JPS saw its first addition, Tom Davenport, join the Coaching team
10/09/2011

October 2011

Jacob Schepis established JPS Health & Fitness – Personal Training and officially started operating the business we now know today.
2012
02/02/2012

Feb 2012

The first items of merchandise bearing the original JPS logo were released.
07/12/2012

July 2012

After frustrations working out of a commercial facility, Jacob made plans to establish a private facility to operate JPS out of.
10/09/2012

October 2012

Samuel Schepis joined the Coaching team and to assist Jacob in the operations of the business.
10/14/2012

October 2012

Jacob hosted the first ever JPS seminar out of Recreation Health Club, presenting on Bodybuilding and Contest Preparation and Nutrition.
2013
01/09/2013

January 2013

The first JPS Health & Fitness facility was well under way, with a property secured at 485A Keilor Rd in Niddrie, the boys worked tirelessly to set up their new home.
03/09/2013

March 2013

JPS Health & Fitness officially opened its doors on March 23rd 2013.
06/22/2013

June 2013

After 3 months of operating the business was beginning to build, with 4 Head Coaches on the team.
09/09/2013

September 2013

The Schepis brothers stepped on the Bodybuilding stage together.
2014
01/20/2014

Jan 2014

By early 2014, the Coaching team had grown further now with 6 Head Coaches.
10/25/2014

October 2014

Saw JPS’ first introduction to the Powerlifting World, with Samuel Schepis hitting the platform for the first time.
2015
02/25/2015

Feb 2015

After only a few successful years, we had outgrown our little home in Niddrie and it was time to find something bigger and better.
04/19/2015

April 2015

A new home was found at 77C Matthews Avenue in Airport West, only 1km away from the original facility. It was now time to set up the facility for the transition from old to new!
08/03/2015

August 2015

In only a few short months JPS Health & Fitness had relocated into a brand new facility, one which we still call home. This move saw truckloads of equipment and several days of setup to get the new space ready for operation.
09/02/2015

September 2015

The first 12 Week Mentorship program was founded and began in the new facility.
12/06/2015

December 2015

By the end of 2015 the Coaching team had grown to more than 10.
2016
03/19/2016

March 2016

Plans to branch out and set up a second facility were under way, with sights set on Port Melbourne.
2017
01/08/2017

January 2017

After months of delays, hard work and preparation JPS saw its second facility open at 223 Rouse Street in Port Melbourne.
04/12/2017

April 2017

Early 2017 saw JPS grow within the Powerlifting Australia community and host their first ever powerlifting competition with over 45 competitors taking to the platform.
06/07/2017

June 2017

After months of hard training three JPS Athletes ventured to Belarus to represent Australia, and their club, at the IPF World Championships.
06/19/2017

June 2017

JPS hosted their first large scale event, bringing the team of 3DMJ down to Australia for an epic weekend conference.
09/03/2017

September 2017

After years of Coaching physique athletes, Jacob and athlete Gab achieved the first of JPS’ Pro Cards in the ICN federation.
2018
01/16/2018

January 2018

The JPS Staff and Coaching family continued to grow, with over 15 members now.
06/03/2018

June 2018

In typical style the team at JPS set their sights on bigger and better, this time hosting the inaugural UEBC which saw 8 industry leaders venture out to Australia to present to over 125 attendees over 3 huge days.
07/12/2018

July 2018

Announces release of First ever Book! ‘Fundamentals of Nutrition’ written by head coaches Martin & Jacob.
08/02/2018

August 2018

Another opportunity to raise the standard presents itself, seeing JPS team up with IFA to facilitate the Certificate 3 & 4, in an effort to improve the quality of education for up and coming Coaches.
09/06/2018

September 2018

The brains of JPS, Jacob and Lyndon, have been working tirelessly to establish the Online Mentorship program to be launched in February 2019.
10/09/2018

October 2018

Plans for the second UEBC hosted in 2019 are underway, this time to bring out 10 huge presenters!
10/09/2018

October 2018

JPS takes home 6x national records & 2x national titles form Powerlifting Australia 2018 Open Nationals, with two 1st Places and winning Best Male Team.
12/01/2018

December 2018

After months of deliberation the JPS team decide to conclude coaching out of Port Melbourne, allowing them the opportunity to consolidate operations and to unite their staff under one roof to continue to raise the standard online and face-to-face.
DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE 1 DAY GYM PASS
close slider