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

June 27, 2019

1. Hong Kong vs South Korea Asia Rugby Championships 

Date: June 29 (Sat) 

Time: 4.00pm-6.00pm 

Venue: Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley 

Admission: FREE

 

Hong Kong are riding high in the FWD Asia Rugby Championships (ARC) and will look to continue their winning ways on Saturday, as they welcome South Korea to the Hong Kong Football Club. 

 

Witness as famous faces in Hong Kong rugby duke it out with their regional rivals, with pride and the chance to retain the prestigious ARC Cup at stake!

 

2. Hybrid MMA & Fitness Mobility Workshop Part 2 

Date: June 29 (Sat) 

Time: 2.30pm-3.30pm    

Venue: Hybrid MMA & Fitness, Central 

Admission: FREE for members, $100 for non-members 

 

Struggling to squat and overhead press with proper form? 

 

Join us for Hybrid MMA & Fitness' second mobility workshop with Strength and Conditioning coach Gabriel Carroll, where some of the most comment errors within a squat and overhead press movement will be addressed.

 

This could be your path to lifting safely, effectively and heavier!  

This event is open to all, please register via email at info@hybridmmafit.com.

 

 

3. Master the Handstand with Victor Chau 

Date: June 30 (Sun)  

Time: 9.30am-5.00pm  

Venue: Flex Studio, Heung Yip Street, Wong Chuk Hang 

Admission: $953.91 – HK$1,801.83 (Contact 2813 2212 or info@flexhk.com)

 

See the world from a different perspective with Victor Chau's two-part course on mastering the handstand. 

 

Learn ways to safely perform this feat - first by harnessing the required core strength to initiate a handstand against a wall, graduating into the second stage where you will gain the confidence and skill to pull it off anywhere at anytime. 

 

Perhaps walking around on your hands could be the next new trend?   

 

 

4. Sheung Luk Stream Hike 

Date: June 30 (Sun) 

Time: 8.00am onwards    

Venue: McDonald's, Sai Kung (meetup point)

Admission: FREE 

 

Join local Filipina hiking group The Fearless Hikers on their Sunday trek up the picturesque Sheung Luk Stream!

 

If you're looking to explore Hong Kong's wild side and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, or walk off the Saturday night hangover, look no further than this moderately-difficult trail situated in Sai Kung. 

 

Also, the stream is notorious (or famous?) for being a popular cliff-diving spot, so watch out or partake at your own risk! 

 

5. HKRL Football Match 

Date: June 29 (Sat) 

Time: 7.30pm-9.00pm    

Venue: King's Park, Yau Ma Tei 

Admission: $50

 

The term 'fish out of water' comes to mind when watching athletes attempt other sports and look very much out of their depth. 

 

So imagine a bunch of burly Hong Kong Rugby League players trading in an oval ball for a round one and trying their hand (or feet, rather) a sport they traditionally ridicule (while not necessarily admitting to doing so). 

 

This is pretty much an open invitation, but any footballer thinking of showing off too much should remember this video:

 

 

 

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