News Archive, Month: January 2015

British Tour wins for Davis and Walker of Team Bath Tennis

30 January 2015

Team Bath’s James Davis and Alex Walker won the British Tour Men's and Women's events held at the University of Bath recently. Davis, 16, originally from Kent had home court advantage to defeat Piers Farhang from Southampton 3-6 6-3 6-2 in the final. Earlier he beat fellow Academy player Will Bissett 6-2 6-0 in the semi final. Big serving Davis, a student at Monkton Combe School moved to the TeamBath Academy just over a year...

World Cup gold for Fletcher

22 January 2015

Great Britain international Ben Fletcher struck gold during a successful weekend for Team Bath Judo Club at the African Open in Tunis, Tunisia. Fletcher, who had to withdraw from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after suffering a knee injury in training, showed he is back to full fitness by beating Russia’s Khaybula Magomedov in the -100kg final. Older sister Megan Fletcher - a gold-medalist at Glasgow 2014 - took bronze in the women’s -70kg weight...

Tribe tots drop in session cancelled tonight

21 January 2015

We are sorry to inform you that the Tribe tots drop in session that is usually scheduled from 4-5pm is cancelled tonight (Wednesday 21st January). For further information please contact our tribe office: 01225 386915

Take me out for Zambia!

20 January 2015

A Take Me Out evening featuring sportspeople from the University of Bath is one of several events taking place to raise funds for a coaching trip to Zambia. A host of sporting tournaments are also being organised by the four University of Bath students taking part in the UK Sport IDEALS programme this summer. Second-year students Alice Evans, George Lavender (both sports performance) and Jade Traynor (sports science) will be joined by first-year sport and...

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Yarnold wins second gold and Parsons so close!

20 January 2015

Lizzy Yarnold claimed her second FIBT World Cup gold medal of the season and fellow Sochi 2014 Olympian Dominic Parsons finished just outside the medals on another impressive weekend for British Skeleton. Yarnold became the first slider to win two World Cup races this season as she completed her two runs at Königssee in an overall time of 1min 44.24secs, putting her a comfortable 0.71 ahead of Germany’s Anja Huber Selbach. Russia’s Maria Orlova took...

Calling all students!

16 January 2015

Did you know about the fantastic Team Bath student offers in 2015? If you want to get fit this New Year but need some help and inspiration, why not try our specialist Team Bath Personal Trainers? Offers to students include only £25 for one quick start session or only £15 per person for groups of two or three. For more information visit:   Team Bath Training and Development is offering health and fitness vocational...

Exclusive offer to staff throughout January and February 2015

14 January 2015

University of Bath staff and their family and friends will receive 15% off Physiotherapy, Sports Massage and V02 Max Testing at the Team Bath Physio and Sport Science Centre throughout January and February 2015. Don’t miss out as it’s first come first serve, so make sure you book your appointment now. Call 01225 383636 or email: Offer ends on the 28th February 2015. For more information Uni of Bath staff offer 2015 (pdf)

Top tennis coaching at Wellsway School, courtesy of the Team Bath Tennis programme

14 January 2015

New for January 2015, Wellsway School (linked with Saltford Tennis Club) are providing after school tennis sessions on Fridays with LTA qualified coaches from Team Bath. This is the second Team Bath Tennis hub to be launched after a successful coaching programme at Saltford Tennis Club in the Autumn. The Wellsway tennis programme offers 10 weeks of coaching for young players on Friday afternoons at the Wellsway Sports Centre.   The programme runs from the...

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Yarnold adds silver and young bobbers gain experience

13 January 2015

Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold now has a gold and silver medal to her name in the 2014/15 FIBT Skeleton World Cup series after finishing runner-up in Altenberg, Germany, on Friday. Yarnold - who trains with British Skeleton whose national base is at the University of Bath - was just four-hundredths of a second slower than Russian rival Maria Orlova after two runs down the German track. It means the 26-year-old has finished on the podium...

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Team Bath’s Francis helps England to success

12 January 2015

Team Bath Netball star Stacey Francis helped England level their international series in Jamaica with an incident-packed 55-47 win in the second test on Sunday. Francis was restored to WD, having made an impact off the bench during Saturday's 56-47 defeat in the opening test in Kingston, and played a key role as England battled their way to victory in a bruising encounter. The game finished 75 seconds early after a power failure plunged the...

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