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A first-hand account of how University of Bath can provide student-athletes with vocational and coaching skills

07 September 2017

The University of Bath has a proud history of helping student-athletes achieve their potential in both the competition and academic arenas. But did you know we also offer the chance to learn practical skills like coaching, sports massage, personal training and first aid through Team Bath Training & Development? The vocational courses, delivered by a team of elite practitioners and educators in the University’s world-leading training environment, are ideal for those who combine study with...

University of Bath student Jake Samuel (second from left) and his colleagues who took part in the Zambia 5050 charity challenge in August 2017

Zambia 5050 blog – reflecting on a wonderful week and an unforgettable summer of sport

20 August 2017

University of Bath student Jake Samuel is part of the organising team for the Zambia 5050 charity challenge, a fundraising campaign led by Olympian Mel Marshal and Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty to create sporting opportunities for some of Africa’s poorest children. Marshal and Peaty, along with their team, are undertaking ten hours of sport with children each day for five days at five different locations in the capital city of Lusaka and its surrounding communities...

Zambia 5050 blog – football, friendship and the chance to pick an Olympic champion’s brain

19 August 2017

University of Bath student Jake Samuel is part of the organising team for the Zambia 5050 charity challenge, a fundraising campaign led by Olympian Mel Marshal and Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty to create sporting opportunities for some of Africa’s poorest children. Marshal and Peaty, along with their team, are undertaking ten hours of sport with children each day for five days at five different locations in the capital city of Lusaka and its surrounding communities...

Zambia 5050 blog – Zamtime delays can’t stop a great day of netball and networking

17 August 2017

University of Bath student Jake Samuel is part of the organising team for the Zambia 5050 charity challenge, a fundraising campaign led by Olympian Mel Marshal and Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty to create sporting opportunities for some of Africa’s poorest children. Marshal and Peaty, along with their team, are undertaking ten hours of sport with children each day for five days at five different locations in the capital city of Lusaka and its surrounding communities...

Zambia 5050 blog – how I helped Adam Peaty swap swimming for basketball

16 August 2017

University of Bath student Jake Samuel is part of the organising team for the Zambia 5050 charity challenge, a fundraising campaign led by Olympian Mel Marshal and Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty to create sporting opportunities for some of Africa’s poorest children. Marshal and Peaty, along with their team, are undertaking ten hours of sport with children each day for five days at five different locations in the capital city of Lusaka and its surrounding communities...

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Applications now closed for these exciting posts

20 July 2017

We've been looking for people to join the Blue and Gold family in a variety of posts recently. The Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold will soon have news on just who has been recruited to the posts of  Netball Manager, Academy Head Coach and an Assistant Netball Coach. Team Bath delivers one of the finest netball programmes in the country ranging from beginners through club and student activity to our National Premier League team. In addition Team...

Book fitness classes and outdoor tennis courts online with Connect

23 May 2017

Team Bath users can now access the Sports Training Village's facilities more easily and quicker than ever before with our online bookings system. By clicking here to use Connect*, users of STV facilities can view the availability of fitness classes and outdoor tennis courts up to seven days in advance, and then book with just a few clicks. The system accounts for membership, staff and student discounts, allowing ease of access and booking. Fitness classes Team...

From 12th in the country to number one – How a University of Bath student juggled studies and training to reach peak of UK fencing

19 April 2017

University of Bath sport scholar Tom Edwards became British champion in 2015, has since won multiple Welsh titles and in January rose to number one in the UK's epee fencing rankings - all while studying a full-time degree. His rise from 12th in the country to top spot may be attributed to a number of different factors, including a specialised training programme which has seen the 23-year old train with Olympic athletes from Pentathlon GB, whose...

Meet the multiple national champion hoping to make Team Bath a leading centre for synchronised swimming

06 April 2017

Italian-born Ilaria Brandimarte was just nine years old when she first became a synchronised swimming national champion. Since then, she has gone on to win an outstanding haul of senior national championships medals, including seven at the 2015 ASA National Championships, and is in the process of gaining a British passport in order to be involved with GB Synchro. But for now, her attention is turned to establishing Team Bath Synchro Club - the first...

Team Bath Shop items on sale for as little as £5 when ordered online

06 April 2017

For April only the Team Bath Shop, which offers students, fans and members of the public a range of Team Bath merchandise and clothing, is offering products for as little as £5 when ordered online. Items such as SU Sports Rainjackets are available for 66% off - reduced from £30 to £10! What's more, spend over £30 when ordering online and receive a free shaker worth £5.50.       Items on sale include:  Product Sale...

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