Our pick of 5 Hong Kong sporting events to play or watch!

1. Lunar New Year Cup 2019

Date: Feb 5 & 7 (Tue & Thur)  

Time: 4.00pm-7:45pm (both days)

Venue: Hong Kong Stadium

Admission: $250-$480 (purchase HERE)

 

Love football? Nothing to do this Chinese New Year? Then why not head over to Hong Kong Stadium to witness footballing legends like Fernando Torres battle it out to be the next Lunar New Year Cup champions!

 

Spread over two days, these 4 clubs - Sagan Tosu (JPN), Shandong Luneng Taishan FC (CHN), Auckland City FC (NZL) and HK CNY Selection Team, will be involved this year.

 

The tournament will truly be a magnificent spectacle that will no doubt please Hong Kong's footballing community. A cracker of an event that you definitely do not want to miss! 

 

2. Aunkai Bujutsu 

Date: Feb 3 (Sun)

Time: 6.00pm-8.30pm  

Venue: South China Athletic Association  

Admission: $100 (pay on entry) 

 

For those looking to take up a unique martial art most people wouldn't have heard of, Bujutsu may well be your new hobby. 

 

Roughly translating to "martial" or "war" techniques, the underlying philosophy behind Bujutsu is "kill or be killed". Generally speaking, what you will learn is highly functional and aimed to overcome your opponent as efficiently as possible- perhaps wholly antithetical to something like Capoeira. 

 

At a pretty economical rate of $100 per lesson, you can equip yourself with the technique and nous to defend yourself from anyone attempting to cause you bodily harm, as well as getting fitter with every passing session. A win-win if you ask me! 

 

3. Shred and Flow 

Date: Feb 3 (Sun) 

Time: 10.30am-11.15am  

Venue: Tamar Park

Admission: Contact Sunday Shred

 

High on cravings and low on motivation to sweat it out this winter?  

 

The guys at Sunday Shred have got you covered, offering you the chance to join a bunch of high-energy, like-minded and supportive folks on an intense 45-minute HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout, followed by a relaxing stretch to cool things down.

 

You'll be pleased to know that Shred Sundays are a weekly gig, with this particular sesh led by local yogi Jessica Lee. If this timing doesn't work out, keep an eye out for future ones on their Facebook page

 

4. Morning Outdoor Yoga at Tamar Park

Date: Feb 3 (Sun)

Time: 10.30am-11.30am 

Venue: Tamar Park

Admission: $200 (purchase HERE) 

 

Having trouble relieving all that stress from work? Well then, this might be the perfect event for you.

 

Run by ‘Yoga with Joey’, join her as you stretch your body and relax your mind, whilst taking in the beauty of Tamar Park and soaking in the sun’s rays.

 

The class is suitable for all abilities, just make sure to bring a bottle of water, a mat and a towel. In the case of bad weather, don’t worry - the session will be moved to an indoor studio in Ho Man Tin!

 

5. Outdoor Fitness Training 

Date: Feb 3 (Sun) 

Time: 8.00am-9.00am 

Venue: Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island

Admission: Contact 66299554

 

Rise and shine in the best way possible by taking part in Primal Fit's outdoor fitness training regimen, hosted every Sunday morning!

 

By taking part in a circuit training session comprised of kettlebells, battle ropes, resistance bands and other fitness equipment, say goodbye to hours cooped up in a stuffy gym, slaving away at the treadmill to work off those calories.

 

And you get to enjoy the great outdoors and rather pleasant conditions Hong Kong is currently experiencing! 

 

 

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