The Matthias Sport Center – About us

Thank you for 20 years of MSC

MSC History

April 2013 TRX in MSC II and MSC III
November 2012 20th anniversary party with 1.300 guests
November 2012 TRX in Women´s Fitness
August 2012 Renovation of lounge area of MSC II
July 2011 Acquisition of TRX frame for MSC I
October 2010 Renovation of the reception at MSC I, design by “klm Architekten”
June 2010 Renovation at MSC III with integration of a training circuit
October 2009 Renovation at MSC II with integration of a Milon fitness circuit
March 2008 Opening of a lounge area at MSC Lady, name change to Frauen Fitness by MSC (Women´s Fitness)
October 2007 Renovation at MSC I with integration of FACTUM circuit training
September 2006 Enlargement of the cardio area at MSC I and new equipment
July 2006 Redesign of the sauna at MSC III
2005 Redesign of the sauna at MSC I
Summer 2005 Enlargement of the spa area at MSC I
September 2003 Enlargement and redesign of the locker room at MSC Lady
Summer 2001 Enlargement of MSC I involving a second class room and enlargement of the cardio area
October 1997 Opening of the fourth Matthias Sport Center as a women´s club in Heinrichstraße 11
September 1997 MSC I moved to Scherstraße 1
February 1996 Opening of MSC III in Lützner Straße 195
November 1994 Opening of MSC II in Demmeringstraße 49
April 1992 Opening of MSC I Heinrichstraße 11
October 1991 Establishment of the Kellerbauer & Wolf GmbH
August 1991 Conclusion of a rental agreement and credit agreements for the first Matthias Sport Center with subsequent extension of a warehouse of a former shoe factory in Heinrichstraße
1990/1991 Multiple meetings in Munich and Leipzig, almost two years of search for appropriate buildings and negotiations with local authorities of the city of Leipzig
March 1990 First personal meeting of the CEOs Stefan Kellerbauer and Matthias Wolf with the decision to start a partnership
Autumn 1989 After the breakdown of the GDR Matthias Wolf decided to establish a private and commercial fitness centre in Leipzig, contact building with different gyms of the former FRG with the aim to found a Joint Venture

VIP guests at MSC

Die Deutsche Fußball-Nationalmannschaft im MSC

German national football team

Three review teams, consisting of the support team of the German Football Association (DFB), the team attaché as well as German and American fitness experts declared the Matthias Sport Center to be the fitness studio for the German national football team before the match against Mexico on 29 June in 2005 in Leipzig during the Confed Cup due to its high standard recognised in the scope of previous inspections.

René Adler im MSC

René Adler

The former goalkeeper of Bayer Leverkusen (currently Hamburger SV) worked out at MSC in July of 2007.

Die argentinische Fußball-Nationalmannschaft im MSC

Argentinean national football team

The superstars Javier Saviola (FC Sevilla), Gabriel Heinze (Manchester United), Pablo Aimar (FC Valencia) and four other football players visited the Matthias Sport Center I to complete the ultimate fitness training in preparation for the round of sixteen match against Mexico during the World Championships of 2006.

Die Chippendales im MSC


The Chippendales worked out on 22 and 23 November 2009 at MSC to get fit for their show.

Kai Pflaume im MSC

Kai Pflaume

The German TV presenter Kai Pflaume hosted a charity event in Arena Leipzig and took the time to exercise at MSC II.

Die Prinzen im MSC

Die Prinzen

Die Prinzen got fit at the Matthias Sport Center.

WCW Wrestling Stars im MSC

WCW Wrestling Stars

Even the WCW Wrestling Stars were exercising at MSC.