university modern pentathlon academy

access to pentathlon gb coaches

access to our multi-million pound facilities

As a talented modern pentathlete you’ll have the chance to study at one of the UK’s most successful sport education providers. Hartpury has an outstanding track record of developing athletes, as one of Pentathlon GB’s leading modern pentathlon academies.

We’ll help you balance your studies and your sporting commitments. You’ll develop by training in a high performance environment, coached by Pentathlon GB Pathway Coach Robert Flack. Benefit from extensive facilities including an outdoor laser run range and world-class equestrian facilities with expert sport science support from, strength and conditioning, sport psychologists, physiotherapists and nutritional experts. We also have extensive links with the Pentathlon GB Pathway Programme.

We design your timetable with you in mind, meaning you'll get the best from your qualification and your training. As well as weekly sessions from dedicated coaches, you’ll have opportunities to compete at your level of university sport and be supported at national competitions.

Many of our students have won team and individual titles at the highest college and national junior levels. They have also gone onto the National Training Centre in Bath, where the Olympic Podium Programme athletes train.

5 students standing together with each student wearing kit for one of the five sports in modern pentathlon

Improve your performance with access to our specialist facilities on-site. A new sports hall, as well as our dedicated equine centre and a outdoor laser run range are the perfect place to hone your skills. Access to a swimming pool for training is at GL1 leisure centre in nearby Gloucester.

You’ll also benefit from access to our performance services. Strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, and nutritionists to lifestyle management and game analysis will keep you performing at your peak.

Our Sports Academy facilities give you access to treatment suites, as well as human performance and biomechanics labs.

Hartpury pushed me to be the best student and pentathlete I could be.

Bradley Sutton National Modern Pentathlon Champion

Fixtures and results

You'll find details of all Hartpury sporting and team fixtures and results as well as competition and event information via our platform below.

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Our students go on to change the lives of professional athletes, as well as the people involved in community and school sports. They also graduate with valuable skills to succeed in a range of different careers.

We're home to top-level coaches, sport and exercise scientists, nutritionists, conditioners, medics and athletes, across 10 Sports Academy programmes, as well as our student-led rugby team, Hartpury University RFC. Our Sports Academies have produced over 200 international sports stars over recent years.

Our outstanding sports facilities mean you can develop your skills as an industry specialist would.

You’ll benefit from some of the UK’s most advanced sports technology including an anti-gravity treadmill, altitude chamber, high-tech 3D tracking cameras and high-resolution digital mirrors.

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