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February Newsletter

February Newsletter

February was another busy month at Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis & Squash Club featuring the following events;
โ€ข Pancake day
โ€ข Holiday Camps. Our Easter Holiday Camps are now open for booking at; https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/everypoint/Coaching/Camps
โ€ข February Quiz with Baggers
โ€ข Staffordshire Tennis County Matchplay
โ€ข JDA (Julian Dukes Agencies) Racketball Club Championships
โ€ข WLTSC Member Survey
โ€ข touchtennis tournament hosted by Clayton Edge

Another superb month at WLTSC.
“Keep healthy, play sport, make friends”

Energize Kickstart

Energize Kickstart

Last week for sign up!

Kickstart the new year with your fitness journey!

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โœ” 14 classes in seven days
โœ”Body composition at start & finish
โœ”Meal Plan
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Contact Foggy or Bren for more info.

New Spin Bikes

Some of the major benefits of spin biking are:
  • improving metabolism
  • getting a full-body workout
  • releasing positive-feeling endorphins
  • improves muscle definition of legs and core
  • burns many calories
  • workout tracking
  • working many major muscles
  • improves cardiovascular fitness
  • energy boost
  • Push your limits!
Former Wolves Star Opens ‘The Pit’

Former Wolves Star Opens ‘The Pit’

Former Wolves and England Under-21 goalkeeper and lifelong fitness enthusiast Matt Murray has returned to one of his former haunts to open a new and improved gym facility.

Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis & Squash Club have added to their existing gym facility by expanding their functional fitness area to be known as The Pit.

Murray used to spend plenty of time at WLTSC when Wolvesโ€™ first team squad used the changing and catering facilities for several years whilst training at Compton Park and before the building of the Sir Jack Hayward training ground in 2005.

โ€œWe always used to enjoy coming here after training as we would always get a great welcome and we were well looked after,โ€ says Murray.

โ€œThere was also the opportunity for plenty of banter with players, coaches and the staff which was always good fun.

โ€œThe facilities are fantastic, and, given how everyone knows how much I love working out in the gym, this looks like it is going to keep the members really busy with their fitness sessions.

โ€œAnything that pushes people to keeping themselves fit and in good condition is always important, and I am sure The Pit will prove a valuable addition to such a great club with so many different sports on offer.โ€

The additional Strength & Conditioning area has been decked out with new equipment and will add even more variety to the sessions put on by the System Energize team of personal trainers at WLTSC.

โ€œThis new facility will allow us to prepare our elite athletes for competition using the latest techniques,โ€ said Paul Fothergill, Head of System Energize.

โ€œThis will add a positive knock-on effect not just to our aspiring athletes but all our regular gym users, as personal trainers will be able to deliver fitness programmes using up-to-date, functional equipment.

โ€œMembers will benefit from being able to follow the training techniques used by professional athletes and celebrities as they too aim to reach their goals.โ€

Marc Hughes, Operations Manager at WLTSC, added:ย  โ€œWe were delighted to welcome Matt to the club to officially open the new and additional Strength & Conditioning facility.

โ€œAs a club we are always keen to keep moving forward and making progress, whether it is in our tennis, squash and racketball programmes, but also with fitness and the social side of the club.

โ€œIt will be great to see members able to work out in The Pit as well as our existing top quality gym, and we are also holding discussions at the moment with a view to bring in even more exciting developments in the future.โ€


*Fancy giving ‘The Pit’ a go along with all our other excellent facilities for tennis, squash, racketball and social events? ย Pop in to the club or call (01902) 755265 to discuss membership options.ย 

The History Boys!

The History Boys!

A pair of fitness fanatics from Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis & Squash Club have chalked up a hugely impressive 80 years of combined circuit training โ€“ and have no intention of stopping just yet!

Chris Law, aged 64, from Codsall, and Paul Davies, 69, from Wheaton Aston, still put their bodies through the intense conditioning and endurance training several times a week at the club, based in Newbridge near Tettenhall.

Chris has now been taking part in weekly circuit training sessions for some 48 years, and Paul for 32, making it an impressive eight decades of fitness work between them!

โ€œI first started back in 1970, at Wulfrun College, and from the moment I got started, it became addictive,โ€ says Chris, who retired two years ago after a career spent with British Gas and in IT withTarmac.

โ€œDoing fitness training gives me an adrenaline rush, and, when you get into the routine of it, I also find it really enjoyable.

โ€œIt is great to have somebody like Paul to train with as he doesnโ€™t know how to take it easy!

โ€œWe have been at the same sessions for so many years that we both know what we can do, what speed we can work at, and when we need to push each other on.โ€

Paul, who worked as a Materials Manager in various manufacturing industries before running his own engineering business, also started with the sessions at Wulfrun College, back in 1986.

โ€œYou really canโ€™t beat keeping fit by doing these sessions, and if you miss one during the week you certainly feel it,โ€ he says.

โ€œWhen the gym started up here and the circuit sessions started in 1999, myself and Chris were both at the very first one.

โ€œWe know our limitations, but we never give up, and while we sometimes have to patch ourselves up with injuries the benefits far outweigh any problems!โ€

Both have also been involved in football in their younger days โ€“ Paul with Willenhall Town until he was 27 and Chris with Oxbarn in the Sunday League, as well as cycling.

Paul this year completed the Wolverhampton to Aberdovey ride for the first time while Chris focuses more on off-road cycling.

Chris, whose next motivation is to reach the 50-year landmark, has estimated he has been through approximately 3,500 circuit training sessions in his life so far.

โ€œDo you think you will ever get fit?โ€ quips Paul!

Paul Fothergill, Head of Fitness at WLTSC, is one of the Energize Personal Trainers who takes the sessions at which Chris and Paul are such loyal attendees alongside many others of a much younger age.

He says: โ€œThese guys are a true inspiration, fighting fit, never miss a class and will train with anyone.

โ€œIt just highlights what we aim to achieve here in that any age, any ability – our club is absolutely about fitness being for everyone.โ€

So what would the duo say to anyone else of a certain age who perhaps needs to get themselves a little bit fitter?

โ€œGive it a go,โ€ says Chris.

โ€œThe sessions here are very hard work but the trainers also make it fun and we have some great laughs.

โ€œEverybody is different in what they can achieve but once you find out what you can do it is not only good for you but also really enjoyable.โ€

PICTURE: Chris Law and Paul Davies, and Head of Fitness at WLTSC Paul Fothergill, face the camera with the Thursday night circuits squad!