News Archive, Month: April 2020

Vitality Netball Superleague suspension extended until May 31, 2020

27 April 2020

England Netball have today confirmed that all Vitality Netball Superleague activity will remain suspended until at least May 31, 2020. This means that Team Bath Netball’s home match against Strathclyde Sirens, scheduled for May 15, is postponed. As with our postponed matches in March and April, should it eventually be rescheduled then already-purchased tickets will be valid. If the newly-chosen dates are inconvenient, then customers will be able to transfer to another match. A further...

A week of celebrating student sport – join the SU Bath for the virtual Blues Awards 2020

27 April 2020

The Blues Awards, the annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath, may not be able to go ahead as planned this year but instead of the usual one-night ceremony there will be a week-long virtual prize-giving. Follow The SU Bath Sport on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see which students have received ribbons, colours, honorary colours, half-Blues and full Blues for their dedication, commitment and performances across dozens of sports. Winners of...

HIIT for beginners and home workouts with shopping bags among free Stay In, Work Out fitness activities available this week

26 April 2020

A second set of chair exercises, a HIIT class for beginners and a home workout using shopping bags are among the free online fitness activities we have lined up this week to help you Stay In, Work Out. There will also be our regular live exercise classes with Team Bath trainer Sam Holmes, the first of which is at 7am on Monday morning to help get your week off to a flying start. Thank you...

Triathlon coach Blair Cartmell raises more than £1,000 for NHS charities after taking on Around The World In One Day cycling challenge

24 April 2020

University of Bath triathlon coach Blair Cartmell has raised more than £1,000 for NHS charities after cycling 240 miles in his living room as part of Around The World in One Day challenge. Blair had been hoping to raise £1 per mile when he took on the challenge on Thursday but far exceeded that, with his current total – once Gift Aid has been included – now standing at nearly £1,100. He was among 80...

Triathlon coach Blair Cartmell taking on Around The World In One Day cycling challenge to raise money for NHS charities

22 April 2020

Blair Cartmell, assistant coach with the British Triathlon National Performance Centre at the University of Bath, is gearing up for a fundraising challenge that will see him and fellow cyclists bike the equivalent of an 18,000-mile round-the-world trip – all in one day. The Around The World In One Day challenge has been set up by Scottish endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont and will see 80 participants, including Blair, cycle 240 miles apiece on a turbo...

World medallist Freya Anderson among five new faces joining British Swimming National Centre at University of Bath

21 April 2020

World, European and Commonwealth medallist Freya Anderson is among five Olympic hopefuls joining the British Swimming National Centre based at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Nineteen-year-old freestyler Anderson will be coached full-time by David McNulty after spending time in Bath over the past 12 months as part of a phased transition from her current club, Ellesmere College. “I’m really excited to get going in Bath and it’s a really good environment down there...

Thriving student programme and school partnerships help Team Bath Tennis secure LTA Education Excellence award for South West

20 April 2020

Team Bath Tennis has been shortlisted for a national award having been named this week by the Lawn Tennis Association as its South West regional winner for Education Excellence. All five regional winners go forward to the national judging panel with results expected soon. Team Bath Tennis, part of the University of Bath, operates alongside a number of local education partners, including Prior Park College and Ralph Allen School, and Director of Tennis Barry Scollo...

Wake up to live Team Bath exercise classes and train like a pentathlete during this week’s ‘Stay In, Work Out’ activities

19 April 2020

Live morning exercise classes from Team Bath trainer Sam Holmes and a home workout using a kitchen chair are among the new fitness activities on offer in this week's 'Stay In, Work Out' timetable (April 20-26). Sam will now be providing his popular live YouTube body-conditioning and burn sessions at 7am on Mondays and Wednesdays respectively but don't worry if you are not an early riser - they will be available in full during the...

Luca Petrozzi diving over for the University of Bath’s second try against Leeds Beckett, September 2017

Former Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby scrum-half Luca Petrozzi joins Italian Pro14 club Benetton Rugby

16 April 2020

Former University of Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Luca Petrozzi has joined professional Italian club Benetton Rugby for the 2020-21 Pro14 season. The talented scrum-half, who studied Modern Languages & History, has represented Venice-based Rugby San Dona in the Top12 league since 2016 but has been training on a weekly basis with Benetton for the past year as part of a talent development programme. He has made five appearances for the Green & Whites in...

Kettlebell home workout and a gentle mobility routine among another packed week of ‘Stay In, Work Out’ fitness activities

12 April 2020

Our ‘Stay In, Work Out’ fitness timetable is back for a third week, providing you with several great opportunities to get active for the next seven days. Join Team Bath trainer Sam Holmes for live exercise classes, from his home to yours, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and check out our new home workout videos including a full kettlebell class and a gentle mobility and warm-up routine to start your day. Matt Gleed, master trainer for Team...

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