ESP Fitness opens a state-of-the-art Rugby Performance Gym at Richmond Rugby Club July 10, 2016 – Posted in: News

ESP Fitness transforms the gym at English Championship side, Richmond Rugby Club, into a  state-of-the-art Rugby Performance Gym.

ESP Fitness, in partnership with Richmond Rugby Club, are excited to announce the opening of a fully refurbished gym at Richmond Athletic Ground.  The state-of-the-art gym Rugby Performance Gym has been designed to meet the specific needs of the 1st XV players, competing in the Greene King IPA Championship this season. The refurbishment of the existing gym, with new training equipment supplied by ESP, is a crucial next step in the club’s preparation for the rigours of playing Championship rugby.

“This significant renovation, and new partnership with ESP, is an appropriate reflection of Richmond’s intention to embrace the test of playing Championship rugby with as professional an approach as possible,” said Richmond’s Director of Rugby, Steve Hill.

“Access to a performance gym stocked full with equipment matching the specific requirements of elite rugby players will unquestionably benefit the players as they take on this incredible challenge.  However, this is also an exciting development for the club as a whole, with players from all senior sections now having access to a top class gym, in which on-field sessions can be complimented by strength and conditioning training from qualified coaches in exceptional surroundings.”

ESP Fitness is the UK leader in the design and manufacture of Strength & Power training equipment and services, being the No 1 choice of world-class winning athletes and teams.  ESP was founded by top international athletes, Strength & Conditioning coaches, Sports Scientists and Sports Engineers, to create an exceptional brand of heavy duty, innovative and state-of-the-art Strength and Power training products. Every ESP product is designed with the fundamental requirements of elite athletic performance and user experience in mind and with the goal of providing all users with the best equipment in order to train as a winner.

Dr Vern Neville, CEO, Elite Sport Performance, commented, “ESP is extremely proud to partner with Richmond Rugby Club and London Scottish Rugby Club in supplying a state-of-the-art Rugby Performance Gym. We hope that this flagship rugby-specific facility will inspire everyone at the clubs, no matter what their level or ability, to achieve their goals and aspirations.”

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