News Archive, Month: July 2020

West Country sporting powerhouses Team Bath Netball and Hartpury join forces to support development of elite netball players

31 July 2020

Team Bath Netball and Hartpury have today announced that they are joining forces to support the development of elite netball players. Hartpury will host a Team Bath Netball Academy Development Centre (ADC) on its Gloucestershire campus for the next two years, joining the network of Team Bath Netball ADCs across the region. Hartpury Netball Manager Holly Duerden welcomed the move and said it marks the first step for ‘more young people to take their netball...

Team Bath Sports Training Village reopening for gym and swim sessions from week commencing Monday, August 3

31 July 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Team Bath Sports Training Village will begin the first phase of reopening on Monday, August 3, in line with new government guidelines. Among the facilities in operation in phase one will be the spacious Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre and the Olympic-sized London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool. Our doors are set to open at 8am on Monday for gym customers and on Wednesday, August 5 for anyone...

Celebrating the Class of 2020 as graduating student-athletes reflect on academic and sporting success at University of Bath

29 July 2020

An outstanding group of high-performing student-athletes have been reflecting on their years of combining their dual passions of sport and education at the University of Bath as they mark the conclusion of their undergraduate degree courses. The support of the Team Bath Dual Career programme and scholarship funding, courtesy of the University’s generous alumni and benefactors, has helped them juggle the twin demands of studying at one of the best universities in the country while...

Join us for another busy week of online activities for both body and mind taking place from July 27 to August 2

26 July 2020

The 18th and final full week of our online exercise timetable is here as we work towards reopening the Sports Training Village but there are no shortage of activities to help you keep busy both physically and mentally over the next seven days. Sam Holmes is back from a break with new Target Cycling, HIIT and burn classes, while fellow Team Bath trainer Danii Bachkirov continues his yoga workshops on Monday and Tuesday - as...

University of Bath-based sportspeople recharged and refocused with one year to go until rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games

23 July 2020

The Tokyo Olympic Games may still be a year away, rather than one day, but the focus and motivation remains strong for elite athletes based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village. The Coronavirus-prompted decision to postpone the Games – which had been due to start tomorrow (Friday) – until July 23, 2021, was initially a huge blow to the aspiring Olympians who train at the University of Bath facility in sports such as athletics,...

Group exercise classes return to Team Bath Sports Training Village with launch of new Beach Fitness outdoor workouts

22 July 2020

Team Bath is adapting to the current climate by launching a brand-new style of gym classes from next week - Beach Fitness! This outdoor series of classes will be held on the beach volleyball courts at the Team Bath Sports Training Village at 9am and 1.30pm on Tuesdays, combining fresh-air fun with the extra test of a sandy surface to increase the workout and maximise the results. The surface will also be easier on the joints...

Markerless motion capture technology adds to British Skeleton’s cutting-edge training approach at UK’s only push-start track in Bath

22 July 2020

Researchers at the University of Bath have been working with GB skeleton athletes based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village to develop a new type of motion capture technology that can accurately track the performance of the athlete during the push-start phase of performance. Skeleton is a winter sport where athletes rapidly accelerate on ice whilst pushing a sled before launching forwards on to it and navigating the corners of the track at speeds...

Help us enhance Bath student experience through sport – applications being taken for Professional Student Development role

21 July 2020

Applications are now being taken for a new Professional Student Development role at Team Bath, helping to enhance the University of Bath student experience by providing access to sports-related qualifications, experiences and skill development. The Department of Sports Development & Recreation, which manages and organises a range of activities under the University’s Team Bath sports brand, is passionate about the role sport can play in professional development and this is an exciting opportunity for an...

Doubles delight for Team Bath Tennis duo Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls at Progress Tour Women’s Championships

20 July 2020

Team Bath Tennis players Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls capped a fine week of competition in the Progress Tour Women’s Championships by winning the doubles title. It was a fitting conclusion for the duo, who were both part of the team that organised the behind-closed-doors event at the LTA’s National Tennis Centre in Roehampton. Barnett and Nicholls, who are coached by Ian MacDonald, won all three of their group matches and then received a bye...

Burn on the beach and speed cycling workout among new activities on our online fitness timetable for July 20-26

19 July 2020

A burn exercise class from the Team Bath Sports Training Village beach and a Target Cycling speed workout are among the new online fitness activities on our Exercise at Home timetable for July 20-26.  There are also new yoga workshops looking at the warrior pose and exercises that can help alleviate wrist pain, as well as the regular live home workouts from our partners at Matrix Fitness UK - suppliers to the Team Bath Gym...

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