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Physical Fitness and Well-being

This domain develops students’ healthy lifestyle, physical well-being and recreational leadership. It encourages students to recognize the need for regular physical activity and develop lifelong interests in sports activities. Furthermore, physical well-being content will cover health science knowledge, including medical self-care and illness prevention. Programmes include ball games, water sports, physical fitness, martial arts, first aid and leadership training.

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Ball Games  球類課程

Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the rules and how to play badminton;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing badminton (e.g. grip, footwork and serving); and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating the badminton game.

Description:

Badminton is a fairly easy game to learn and fun to play casually and competitively. Basic badminton skills include learning how you hold the racket, serve the shuttle and move your feet. You can practice drills to improve your game. Rules and scoring are established for singles and doubles games.

Instructor:
Mr. LEUNG Wai-Lee
(Head coach of Lingnan Badminton team)
Fee: $50
Remark:

Racket will be provided. However, highly recommended to bring your own racket for the sake of good hygiene.

Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the rules of playing football;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing football (e.g. trapping, passing, shooting, and defensive moves); and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating the football game.

Description:

Football is one of the most popular and influential competitive sports in the world. It helps people training their body coordination and footwork. In addition, it has a very high demand for fitness and team work.

Instructor:
Mr. YAU Wo-Kan
(Head coach of Lingnan Soccer team)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the rules and how to score in the tennis singles and doubles;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing tennis (e.g. how to strike the with forehands or backhands); and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating the tennis game.

Description:

Tennis originated in the 14th century French "court game". The tennis tournament has a large audience, and the four Grand Slam tournaments have received particular attention, which is now one of the Olympic events.

Instructor:
Mr. PANG Wai-Chung
(Experienced Tennis instructor)
Fee: $50
Remark:

Racket will be provided. However, highly recommended to bring your own racket for the sake of good hygiene.

Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the safety guidelines and rules of squash matches;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing squash (e.g. how to serve and make forehand or backhand stroke); and
3. Develop interest in participating the squash game.

Description:

Squash originated in England in the mid-19th century, and it is named after the state in which soft balls were beaten and deformed. As the narrow range of activities is surrounded by four walls, there are specific requirements in terms of equipment, rules, and swings to ensure the safety of oneself and the opponent.

Instructor:
Mr. Eric WONG
(Head coach of Lingnan Squash team)
Fee: $50
Remark:

Racket will be provided. However, highly recommended to bring your own racket for the sake of good hygiene.

Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the rules and learn how to enjoy the volleyball game with high quality;
2. Practise the standard moves of playing volleyball (e.g. how to dig, pass, serve, block and smash); and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating the volleyball game.

Description:

Volleyball originated in the United States in 1895. The game is played by two team of six players, with up to six substitutes allowed in a squad. During this course, students learn the elements of serving, passing, spiking, and blocking volleyball.

Instructor:
Ms. Echo CHENG
(Assistant Manager (PE) I,
Office of Student Affairs,
Lingnan University)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the rules and how to play Lacrosse;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing Lacrosse; and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating the Lacrosse game.

Description:

Lacrosse is a team sport played between two teams. Each player has a long handled stick with a net called a lacrosse stick or a crosse. Players use this stick to pass, catch and cradle a small rubber ball and the objective of the game is to outscore your opponent by shooting the ball into the opponent's goal.

Instructor:
Licensed Instructor of HK Lacrosse Association
Fee: $50
Remark:

Equipment will be provided.

Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the safety guidelines and rules of woodball matches;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing woodball; and
3. Develop the interest in participating the woodball game.

Description:

Woodball is an outdoor sport that allows the wooden ball to flip upwards through the goal with a club and originated in Taiwan. The woodball game combines the swing of golf club and putter of gateball club principle. This exercise can train the physical coordination and eyesight.

Instructor:
Ms. CHENG Ka Man
(Head coach of Lingnan Woodball team)
Fee: $50
Remark:

Equipment will be provided.

Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the rules and how to score in the basketball matches;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing basketball (e.g. passing, dribbling, layup and defensive moves); and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating the basketball game.

Description:

Basketball originated in 1891 at Springfield College in the United States. During the cold winter, it started with people shooting the football into the basket of peaches as an indoor games, and named the game as Basketball. Apart from training and strengthen the body, playing basketball can also cultivate team spirit.

Instructor:
Mr. LEE Tat-Shing
(Head coach of Lingnan Basketball team)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the rules and how to score in the table-tennis singles and doubles;
2. Practice the standard moves of playing table-tennis (e.g. how to block, strike and serve); and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating the table-tennis game.

Description:

Table tennis originated in England at the end of the 19th century and evolved from the move of tennis to the dining table. Table tennis is a skill-based and less physical-required sport, which makes it suitable for being a life-long choice of doing exercise.

Instructor:
Mr. YAM Tak Yiu
(Head coach of Lingnan Table Tennis team)
Fee: $50
Remark:

Racket will be provided. However, highly recommended to bring your own racket for the sake of good hygiene.

Well-being (Physical)

Fitness  健體課程

Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Choose and learn their most favourable aerobic dance moves;
2. Follow the rhythm of the music and practice dancing; and
3. Establish regular exercise habit.

Description:

Through joining this course, students may follow the rhythm of the music and do cardio exercise during thirty minutes. By doing workouts, students can strengthen their cardiopulmonary function and stay fit.

Instructor:
Ms. Candy LIU
(Experienced Fitness Instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. point out the safety guidelines and training theories of lifting;
2. practice the most suitable sets of training and lifting equipment; and
3. Establish regular exercise habit.

Description:

Bodybuilding is special and personal. This course is designed to teach students to understand the methods of training the body muscles and theories of controlling weight. The tutor will lead the students to practice different training procedures in response to the individual needs and abilities of the students. After completing this course, students are qualified to use the university’s fitness room.

Instructors:
Mr. CHAN Chiu-Wai
(Experience Fitness Instructor)
Ms. CHAN Sze-Man Bobo
(Experience Fitness Instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the safety guidelines and training theories of using gym equipment;
2. Practice the most suitable sets of workout; and
3. Establish regular exercise habit.

Description:

Through practices, students may experience physical changes in doing exercise, reinforce their self-awareness, and establish a correct view of health. After completing this course, students are qualified to use the university’s fitness room.

Instructors:
Mr. CHAN Chiu-Wai
(Experience Fitness Instructor)
Ms. CHAN Sze-Man Bobo
(Experience Fitness Instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the safety guidelines of doing yoga;
2. Practice Asana with the correct breathing method to balance the mind and body; and
3. Establish regular exercise habit.

Description:

When practicing yoga, a high concentration is required to get the students to put aside the annoying trifles and put themselves into it to ease the stress of life. This class is suitable for students who have never been exposed to yoga.

Instructor:
Ms. Michelle LI
(Experienced Yoga instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the safety guidelines of doing yoga;
2. Practice Asana with the correct breathing method to balance the mind and body; and
3. Establish regular exercise habit.

Description:

Yoga is never-ending. If you’ve mastered the basics of yoga, you’re going to move to a higher level. This course is suitable for students who already has a yoga foundation.

Instructor:
Ms. Michelle LI
(Experienced Yoga instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)

Martial Arts  武術課程

Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the characteristics of Ving Tsun;
2. Practice basic movements (including horse stance, arm, leg, foot and Chi Sao); and
3. Establish habit of exercising regularly.

Description:

Ving Tsun originated in China, well known for its quick arm and strong leg movements, also the performance of techniques in a relaxed manner. Through systematic training, students are able to grasp the core value of Ving Tsun in a short period of time, maintain the physical fitness and learn self-defense.

Instructor:
Mr. Kenny LEUNG
(Experienced Ving Tsun instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe boxing and its footwork;
2. Practice basic boxing movements and body strengthening movements; and
3. Establish regular exercise habit.

Description:

This course aims at teaching formal Olympic boxing, through learning boxing technique, it enables students to have their muscle fully used, hence increase their cardio and muscular endurance.

Instructor:
Mr. CHAN Kwok-Hung
(Experienced Boxing Instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe Muay-Thai boxing and footwork;
2. Practice basic Muay-Thai boxing movements and body strengthening movements; and
3. Establish regular exercise habit.

Description:

Muay-Thai boxing is a sport differentiate from boxing, it is integrated Asians characteristics as well as the strong point of boxing, thus makes it popular among Asia countries.

Instructor:
Mr. CHAN Kwok-Hung
(Experienced Boxing Instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe fencing etiquette and safety items;
2. Practice basic foil movements (including footwork, attack and defence); and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating fencing.

Description:

There are three weapons in modern fencing: foil, épée, and sabre. This course mainly focus on foil, with introducing differences on rules, scoring system, weapons used in practice and game of other two weapons.

Instructor:
Mr. WAN Hiu-Fai
(Experienced Fencing Instructor)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe basic Taekwondo technique and etiquette;
2. Practice basic Taekwondo movements and body strengthening movement; and
3. Establish habit of exercising regularly.

Description:

Taekwondo is a set of self-defence techniques developed by ancient Koreans. This course designed to teach basic forms and footwork, and through systematic training to learn different skills and self-defence techniques, while enhance cardio endurance and improve the agility and accuracy of thinking.

Instructor:
Mr. TANG Kin-Hang
(Registered Taekwondo Coach)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe basic Judo techniques and etiquette;
2. Practice basic Judo movements and body strengthening movement; and
3. Establish habit of exercising regularly.

Description:

Judo is a Japanese martial art developed in 1882 by Jigoro Kano. As long as grasping the core skills of softness and using of strengths, even the girls or the small students can bring this into play.

Instructor:
Mr. CHAN Hung Wai
(Head coach of Lingnan Judo team)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe basic Karate techniques and etiquette;
2. Practice basic Karate movements and body strengthening movement; and
3. Establish habit of exercising regularly

Description:

Karate is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom, after annexation with Japan in 1879, it made known to public. This course designed to teach the two core skills of Karate, Kumite (Free Flight) and Kata (Pattern), thus to learn about the skill of using strength and strategies.

Instructors:
Mr. NG Shing-Cheong and
Ms. TUNG Yee-Yin
(Head coach of Lingnan Karate team)
Fee: $50
Well-being (Physical)

Well-being  健康系列

Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Understand the meaning of blood donation;
2. Understand the importance of blood donation; and
3. Share the idea of life respect with family members and friends. 

Description:

There is no substitute for blood. In order to provide fresh blood products for treatments of patients with chronic diseases or in need of surgery because of illness or accident, people entirely count on the generosity of the blood donors to donate on a continuous basis. However, you may have concerns to stop you from donating blood. This seminar will provide answers to the frequently asked questions, such as donation procedure and health concerns.

Speaker:
Invited Speaker from Red Cross
Remark:

Walk-ins are welcome.

Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand the basic concept of stretching for relaxation;
2. Know how to stretch in a correct posture; and
3. Share the idea with family members and friends.

Description:

Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you enjoy a better quality of life. The speaker from Physical Fitness Association of Hong Kong, China will introduce the theory and show you the proper posture. So, you can relax when you feel stress.

Instructor:
Invited Instructor from HKPFA
Deposit: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Share the idea and importance of mental well-being;
2. Introduce why Thai-boxing which is an alternative to improve mental well-being; and
3. Motivate yourself to find right ways to relieve stress and negative feelings.

Description:

This event aims to raise their awareness of mental health and discover their mind-body connection through kickboxing experience and a mental health sharing. Come and join us!

Instructor:
Invited Instructor from Elite Thai Boxing and Fitness
Deposit: $50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand the rules and regulations of Kin-Ball match;
2. Practice and perform basic skills of Kin-Ball; and
3. Enjoy playing Kin-Ball.

Description:

Kin-Ball is a recently invented game that comes from Quebec, Canada. The rules of Kin-Ball is simple: to score more points than the two other opponents and win the match. Because of the nature of Kin-Ball, a great deal of teamwork is needed, as is a good level of fitness due to the fast paced nature of the match.

Instructor:
Mr. Jack WONG

(Senior Student Affairs Officer (Physical Education),
Office of Student Affairs,
Lingnan University)

Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand the proper way to perform a breast self-exam;
2. Practice the breast self-exam; and
3. Master and share the knowledge with others.

Description:

Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find a breast cancer early, when it’s more likely to be treated successfully. Medical nurse from the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society will teach you how to perform the examination properly, and also teach you the tips to prevent breast cancer. Topics include breast cancer introduction, breast self-examination skills with practice guided by nurse using breast model. For female students only.

Instructor:
Nurse from HK Anti-Cancer Society
Remark:
For female students ONLY.
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Understand the basic content of Acupressure points used in traditional Chinese medicine;
2. Name and locate the Acupressure points; and
3. Share the idea with family members and friends. 

Description:

Acupressure has been developed in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for more than 2000 years, and the fact that it is still in use today because of its effectiveness in the treatment of illness and pain. This seminar will be provided by a registered TCM practitioner. The content will cover the basic theory of the Acupressure points used in TCM, and their name of location. Furthermore, you will have a chance to practice on yourself or classmates.

Speaker:
Invited Speaker from Hong Kong Health Association
Remark:

Walk-ins are welcome.

Well-being (Physical)

Leadership Training or Certificate Course
領袖訓練或證書課程

Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Understand the rationale of Recreational Leadership;
2. List out the consideration of recreational activity; and
3. Organize a session of recreational activity. 

Description:

This course will focus on providing students with an understanding of the role leadership plays in developing and delivering adventure activities. Students will also gain an understanding of different leadership styles and the importance of using different leadership strategies and techniques in different situations. Organization planning, psychological support and presentation skill will also be a focus.

Three parts:
1. Introduction of Sports Management in Hong Kong,
2. Stress Management of being a leader, and
3. Practical skills of recreational leadership.

Instructors:
Instructors from Ocean Drive Sports Association
Fee: $50
Deposit: $200
Leadership Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. List out the cause and example of domestic injury;
2. Perform the basic procedure and theory of First-Aid assistance; and
3. Able to help the people in need. 

Description:

The lecture aims at heightening the alertness in domestic injuries and household accidents prevention as well as enabling them in providing proper first aid treatment and emergency handling. Wish that you will be able to help people in need.

Speaker:
Hong Kong St. John Ambulance
Remark:

Attendance certificate will be awarded.

Leadership Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. List out the cause and example of domestic injury;
2. Perform the basic procedure and theory of First-Aid assistance; and
3. Able to help the people in need. 

Description:

The lecture aims at heightening the alertness in domestic injuries and household accidents prevention as well as enabling them in providing proper first aid treatment and emergency handling. Wish that you will be able to help people in need.

Speaker:
Hong Kong St. John Ambulance
Remark:

Attendance certificate will be awarded.

Leadership Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Understand the theory of First Aid;
2. Practice bandaging and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation(CPR); and
3. Cultivate confidence while facing crisis.

Description:

This course is divided into three parts: first aid theory, bandaging and cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Upon completion of the course, students with an attendance rate of 80% or above will be allowed to take the exams arranged by the Hong Kong St. John Ambulance. Students who pass the examination will be awarded a certificate. Having first aid knowledge can save yourself and also save people in need, it is a skill worthy to learn.

Instructor:
Hong Kong St. John Ambulance
Fee: $50
Deposit: $200
Remark:

Registration procedure will be announced in Nov 2021.
Students have to purchase the St. John First Aid Course Manual ($80) and Bandages Pack ($38) through OSA or by themselves.

Leadership Well-being (Physical)

Equal Opportunity Awareness Campaign  平等機會活動

Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. Understand the development of sports activities for persons with intellectual disability in Hong Kong;
2. Reveal the importance of Equal Opportunity in sports; and
3. Share the information with others.

Description:

A brief introduction on persons with intellectual disability and their sport talent/development. Persons with intellectual disability (ID) learn slowly but their sports performance would definitely surprise you! The talk will provide you with general information about persons with ID and the sports they do locally and internationally.

Speaker:
Dr. Allison WONG

(National Director of Special Olympics Hong Kong)

Well-being (Physical)

Other Activities  其他課程

Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe different types of Latin dance and the etiquette;
2. Practice basic Cha Cha Cha movement and advanced technique; and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating Latin dance.

Description:

Cha Cha Cha is one of the Latin dances originated in Cuba, with its 4/4 rhythm. Teacher will in response to students’ interest and ability, to adjust the syllabus. Students may also propose their idea and decide the teaching schedule.

Instructor:
Ms. Linda LAM

(Licensed Instructor of the National Association of Teachers of Dancing)

Fee: 50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Describe different types of standard dance and the etiquette;
2. Practice basic tango movement and advanced technique; and
3. Develop interest in admiring and participating standard dance.

Description:

Tango is a kind of standard dance originated in Argentina. It is a special for its 2/4 rhythm, to act like shortie while having a gentleman manner.

Instructor:
Ms. Linda LAM

(Licensed Instructor of the National Association of Teachers of Dancing)

Fee: 50
Well-being (Physical)
Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. Learn the success story of the elite athletes;
2. Understand the sweat and tears during training and competitions; and
3. Able to enhance the positive thinking and active sports participation.

Description:

Martial Arts Athlete Ms. Yuen Ka-ying started her sports career in the Hong Kong team since 12 years old. She won the world championship for three times, and finished with the bronze medal in the women’s Nanquan and Nandao combined in Asian Games 2018. She will share with you her road to success and the spirit of being an elite athlete! This programme is supported by the Olympism Education Programme, Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong (SF&OC).

Speaker:
Ms. YUEN Ka-Ying

(2019 World Wushu champion,
2018 Asian Games Bronze medal,
Hong Kong Wushu Team)

Remark:

Walk-ins are welcomed.

Well-being (Physical) Career Development