Keep your body fit and firm with some fun and exciting sporting activities this August. With everything from aerial hooping to adventure sailing, pole dancing and swimming to choose between, there’s simply no excuse to be a couch potato this month!
Adventure Sailing (August 4th, 10th, 18th, 25th, 31st)
If you’re looking for ways to beat the heat this August, head out on the high seas and enjoy a three-hour adventure sail every weekend from 1pm to 4pm. Climb aboard one of Hong Kong Yachting’s racing yachts for HKD$800 (drinks included) and receive a 10% discount if you book for more than four.
Little Kickers (August 5th-29th)
Get your kids shooting for glory throughout the month with holiday football sessions at the YWCA. For children under the age of five, Kinder Kicks is offering lessons in Pok Fu Lam, Happy Valley, Jordan, Sai Kung, Hang Hau and Tung Chung (among other locations). Register now for courses from August 5th to 29th.
Sports Expo 2013 (August 9th, 10th and 11th)
Get in the sporting spirit with Hong Kong’s three-day Sports Expo 2013! Boasting all kinds of fancy and fascinating activities, equipment, fashion and electronics, this event is sure to spur you into action. Pimp your skateboard, ogle at extreme sports, try your hand at airsoft shooting or join a master class with NBA fitness coach Ed Downs. Be sure to also check out T8 Fitness, who will be exhibiting props and products to help you get the best out of your workout. Entrance is free or HK$20 with a special goodie bag.
Serious Soccer (August 12th-16th)
For the older football fanatics, Asia Pacific Soccer Schools is teaming up with Nike Sports Camps to host intensive training from August 12th to 16th. For average to advanced players only, these serious sessions will see you playing like a pro at King’s Park in Jordan.
Casual Kickabout (Tuesdays and Fridays)
Get some football fun for all the family with Morsports Coaching, who offer lessons at The Peak for all ages and abilities every Tuesday and Friday afternoon. Show some love for your home team by donning your favourite footy kit as you enjoy a kickabout with the kids.
A Brazilian Times Better!
Teach your kids to play the Brazilian way and put them on the path to becoming the next Ronaldo or Ronaldinho at Brasil Top Skills Soccer School. Sign them up now to the new August – December Soccer Programme and see them join their friends at King’s Park in Jordan for some summer fun in the sun.
Be the Talk of Tennis (August 12th – 16th)
Meet your match and ace your game with tennis lessons at Peak Performance Tennis Academy from August 12th to 16th. Rise and shine early and take advantage of the cooler climes with lessons starting at 9am in Aberdeen. Alternately, Morsports Coaching offers private lessons, where professional instructors will come to the court of your choice. No excuses now!
Learn the Ropes
Master the art of graceful midair contortion with Aerial Silk classes at Natalia Dance Studio. Students will learn to perform intricate moves metres above the ground with beauty and elegance. Alternately, try your hand at Aerial Hoop classes and learn how to swing through the air like Cirque Du Soleil!
Step to It!
Do your kids need some help perfecting their River Dance? Whose don’t right? O’Connor Barton Irish Dance is providing private one-to-one tuition lessons for all children registered with the school. See your tiny dancers excel at their own pace under the guidance of a professional teacher. Echoes of Erin School of Irish Dancing is also offering Irish dance classes throughout August in Sai Kung and Hong Kong Island. Adults and kids can hot-step their way on a journey into Irish tradition with the help of world class award-winning dancers.
Be it your front crawl, breaststroke or butterfly that needs a boost, let Morsports Coaching put you through your paces in the pool this summer. Save on travel time by summoning an instructor to your own pool, and keep cool with the only no-sweat-required exercise in the city this summer.
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