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Training facilities

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English Institute of Sport Sheffield

The English Institute Of Sport is an official satellite campus for Sheffield Hallam University. As well as our students, it's home to Jessica Ennis and many of Team GB's other top athletes.

A number of Team Sheffield Hallam clubs train and play at the EIS Sheffield, including athletics, basketball, netball and volleyball. It's also used for teaching practical elements of our sport courses and regularly hosts the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) championships.

EIS Sheffield is a £20 million state of the art sports facility, providing sport-specific training facilities for athletics, netball, badminton, judo, boxing and basketball.

It also provides the region's top athletes with sports medical services, strength and conditioning, athlete career education and other services.

Sheffield as a city also offers fantastic sport facilities. Sheffield was the UK's first National City of Sport and regularly hosts major sporting events at venues such as Ponds Forge and Sheffield Arena.

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High Performance Hallam

Officially opened in January 2009 by Peter Elliot, former Commonwealth 1500m Champion and Olympic silver medallist, High Performance Hallam has a number of unique components which leave it unrivalled on a national level in both the public and private sectors, with the capacity for up to 35 athletes to be training at any one time.

Equipment includes: 

  • six Olympic platforms
  • eight power rack stations
  • dual action pulley resistance cable machine
  • multiple bench dumbbell area
  • Swiss balls
  • full range of free weights, kettle bells and medicine balls
  • cardiovascular equipment
  • an open movement area for warm up, agility, speed and plyometric work
  • agility equipment and multi height plyometric boxes
  • two Kistler force platforms
  • recording facilities with video feedback via plasma screen and laptops (Dartfish enabled)
Trainer and weights machine
Trainer with athlete lifting weights

Physio Suite

Our physio suite is ideally located in the University's sports complex allowing our team of experts access to CV equipment and weights for assessment and rehabilitation purposes.

The spacious clinic is equipped with a range of rehabilitation equipment including electrotherapy machines such therapeutic ultrasound, laser and TENS.

Our team of experts also have access to an isokinetic machine for advanced strength assessments, and force plates.

We also have a range of portable equipment enabling us to offer clients our physio services at different venues depending on the requirements of the client.

Athlete receiving physiotherapy

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