Fitness & Self-Defence

Kickboxing

Kickboxing is a total workout for the body and mind. With its roots dating back more than 2000 years, the sport combines elements of karate, Muay Thai, and western boxing. Kickboxing provides many benefits, such as increasing your fitness, strength, coordination and endurance. It’s also a great activity for reducing and relieving stress, as well as learning some basic self defence techniques.

Kickboxing trainer Lee Stephens is a former Australian ISKA super welter weight champion. With almost 20 years’ experience in the sport, Lee has a passion for kickboxing that he enjoys sharing with young athletes. His classes vary from week to week, with focuses on different skills, techniques, combinations and drills.

Suitable for: Grade 6 - Grade 12, Adults(including parents, teachers and staff)

Venue: SSIS Taekwondo Room

Maximum Class Size: 20

Class Types:

  • Grade 6-12: Fridays 3:45-4:45 pm (10 sessions: 1,100 RMB)
  • Adults: Thursdays 5:10-6:10 pm (10 sessions: 1,100 RMB)

First Session:

  • Grade 6-12 Class: Friday 24 February 2017
  • Adult Class: Thursday 23 February 2017
Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: Suitable work out clothes (NB shoes are not required), towel, water bottle. Protective gear (ie hand wraps, mouth guards) are recommended, and can be purchased online or through stores such as Decathlon. Approximate costs: hand wraps 30RMB, mouth guards 35RMB.

Instructor:

Transport & Supervision:

  • Grade 6-12 class: There is 5pm activity bus home
  • Adult class: No bus transport provided. Participants must make their own way to and from the activity at the designated times.

Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a martial art focused on harmony of body and mind. It promotes self-confidence and respect.

Training session includes flexibility, core strength, punching, front kick, side kick, round-house kick, back kick, spinning kick, combination drills, taekwondo forms according to respective level, and basic sparring principles (with protectors).

Master Sanchez is a 5th Degree Black certified by the Headquarter of the World Taekwondo Federation. He has more than twenty years of experience in teaching both children and adults. His class is fun but intense.

Suitable for: Age 5-17

Venue: SSIS Taekwondo Room

Maximum Class Size: 20

Class Types:

  • Age 5-11: Saturdays 1:00-2:00 pm (12 sessions: 1,150 RMB)
  • Age 12-17: Saturdays 2:00-3:00 pm (12 sessions: 1,150 RMB)

First Session: Saturday 18 February 2017

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: You must have a uniform (cost approx. 100 RMB) & protective gear (cost approx. 600 RMB). You may purchase these from the coach if you wish.

Instructor:

Transport & Supervision: This is a weekend activity. It is the responsibility of parents to deliver their child to and from the activity at the designated times. Parents are expected to remain onsite during the activity.

Dragon Fit

Dragon Fit is a circuit based exercise class that combines high intensity training, body weight exercises, cardio and boxing based training.

Leah King holds a Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science (N.Z), she has experience as a Personal Trainer working with the general population & special populations. She has taken exercise classes for the elderly and bootcamp fitness classes.She has an interest in a variety of different sports, including martial arts and soccer and believes that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind.

Exercise is all about developing a routine and incorporating it into your everyday life.

Suitable for: Adults (teachers, parents and staff)

Venue: Fitness Room (off Secondary Gym) & Running Track

Maximum Class Size: 10

Minimum Class Size: 4

Class Type: 22 sessions (Generally two sessions per week):

  • Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm & Friday 6:45-7:30 am (22 sessions: 2,000 RMB) - class full
First Session: Tuesday 21 February 2017

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: Clothing & footwear appropriate to exercise in e.g shorts/exercise tights & t shirt/singlet, sports shoes, workout towel.

Instructor:

Transport & Supervision: No bus transport provided. Participants must make their own way to and from the activity at the designated times.

Yoga

Instructor: Jennifer Arvay

Jennifer is offering 60 minute yoga classes based on strength, deep stretching, and meditation. Yoga classes are an opportunity for personal and physical growth as well as relaxation and centering. Yoga promotes an opportunity for teachers and parents to release stress and increase productivity and focus. The practice encourages a balanced lifestyle and wellbeing. When one is able to internally reflect we can be more open and flexible to the constantly changing educational environment.

Jen has previously worked as a group fitness instructor on a variety of levels and in different capacities. Some of which include Turbokick, weight lifting and sports conditioning. Jen has a holistic approach, which focuses on mental health & wellbeing; physical health & fitness; and diet & nutrition. Having the ability to manage and balance these aspects of one’s life with their work and play, can increase and promote one’s personal growth and self-awareness.

Suitable for: Adults – teachers and parents welcome

Venue: SSIS Dance Studio 3

Maximum Class Size: 15

Class Type: Adult class: Thursdays 5:15-6:15 pm (12 sessions: 800 RMB)

First Session: Thursday 23 February 2017

Download class schedule here

Other Cost & Things You Need: Athletic, comfortable, stretchy clothing. These can be found in any sports store. Yoga mats are provided.

Instructor:

Transport & Supervision: No bus transport provided. Participants must make their own way to and from the activity at the designated times.

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