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Training Course at Stanley Ho Sports Centre

Training course with professional coach is available for HKU Marathon Team members.

Date: Dec 3, 10; Jan 7, 14; Feb 4, 11.
Plus Feb 25 to get prepared for the Marathon Race.
All are Sundays.
Time: Class A: 9:00am 10:30am
Class B: 10:30am 12:00nn
Venue:  HKU Stanley Ho Sports Centre

Vacancies are very limited and on first-come-first-serve basis. You MUST register and you should try your best to complete the training without wasting the vacancies. The training is FREE for HKU Marathon Team 2007 (and only HKU Team can join).

Target:

For people who:
- never run before
- never run a race longer than 10K
- want to re-new their basic running skills and knowledge

Objective:

- To help those beginners within the HKU Marathon Team to get started with the running sport
- To suggest proper training to guide them in completing their first 10K race.

Course Outline:

- Warm up, exercises, cool down
- Basic running skills and knowledge
- Aerobic endurance training
- Speed endurance training
- Sports' nutrition for running

Instructors:

A coach team led by Amy Yu, HKAAA certified Athletic Coach from Southern District Long Distance Running Club who also obtained a number of health and fitness certificates from recognized institutions including ACSM and HKPFA. They are also experienced runners and actively participate in promoting long distance running in the community.

 

Registration:

- Limited places will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority given to 10Km beginning runners
- Special Entry Pass will be issued to successful registrants

Registration is required.


Training Seminar on November 23, 2006

Date:   Thursday, November 23, 2006
Time:   6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Room 1202, 12/F, United Centre, Admiralty, HKU SPACE

For BEGINNERS:
* The content of this session is the same as the content of the session on November 18.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Seminar conducted by Mr Kenneth Liang, HKU Institute of Human Performance :
  1. The core strength - mileage and basic running technique that carry runners in a long haul;
  2. The conditioning programme - to enjoy an injuries proof workout;
  3. The right gear.

Training Seminars on November 18, 2006

Date:   Saturday, November 18, 2006
Time:   3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Venue: Kwan Fong Lecture Theatre, Room 223, Knowles Building, HKU
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For BEGINNERS:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Seminar conducted by Mr Kenneth Liang, HKU Institute of Human Performance :

  1. The core strength - mileage and basic running technique that carry runners in a long haul;
  2. The conditioning programme - to enjoy an injuries proof workout;
  3. The right gear.
 
For INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED RUNNERS:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Seminar conducted by Mr Kenneth Liang, HKU Institute of Human Performance:

  1. The periodized training
  2. The "mix and match" programme to sharpen the weaknesses.
  3. The recovery

 

Kick-Off Ceremony

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Marathon Cheer

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