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David Lloyd Leisure adding expanding volleybody and padel tennis

UK-based Fitness operator David Lloyd Leisure has announced investments in volleybody and padel tennis coaching.  

The 90-plus club chain was the first major UK club group to bring padel to the UK. It recently announced that Tom Murray, Britain's second-ranked padel player, has been appointed padel manager to oversee a newly expanded padel program.  

David Lloyd Leisure will also be the first club company to launch volleybody classes. Volleybody is an hour-long group exercise class inspired from core beach volleyball moves: defending, hitting and blocking a ball.  Volleybody was launched by the UK volleyball strength and conditioning coach, Kate Eddy, and UK 2012 Olympic team members Zara Dampney and Shauna Mullin.

Read on for more on volleybody and padel tennis.