Dragon Boat Program
Established in 2001 by a group of sports professionals, Blue Sky Sports Club was inspired to provide our members with unique experiences in various sports activities.
Blue Sky Sports Club aims to help our members to learn different water sports related skills & techniques and our biggest goal is to let our members enjoy their time in the ocean.
We provide training & events on different forms of water sports such as swimming, kayaking, stand up paddling, surfing, dragon boating and wakeboarding.
Blue Sky Dragon Boat Team
In the past three years, the Blue Sky Dragon Boat Team has participated in more than 10 competitions every year. Most of the times our teams can compete in the top three places. Our team has been selected to representing Sai Kung District in “Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Regatta (Tsim Sha Tsiui)” in 2010 and 2011. And we had achieved Champion (2010) and Second Runner-up (2011) in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Our women team had won 3 years in a row Champion in Sai Kung Dragon Boat Festival in 2009-2011.
In the year 2012, Blue Sky Dragon Boat Team represented Hong Kong in the “5th IDBF Club Crew World Championships” in Tsim Sha Tsui on July 4 and 8
Beginner Training Program
The Beginner Dragon Boat Program is aims to create dragon boat teams to promote the benefits of dragon boat paddling, by creating interests and to develop skills and for participants up to the standard to take part in local dragon boating events.
The Program Details:
Team members will receive fitness and skills training which will help them to perform on the boat.
The number of team members required:
- Small Dragon Boat Team: min 10
- Standard Dragon Boat Team: min 20
- 10 sessions of 2 hours training
- Small Dragon Boat: $18,000
- Standard Dragon Boat: $28,000
- Monday-Friday: 09:00-21:00
- Saturday: 09:00-12:00
(pick 2 hours from the above time slot)
This program is designed for those who would like to exercise their body and mind thought dragon boating and meanwhile meeting friends.
The benefits of Dragon Boating (part of):
– It’s a whole body workout
– Great for strengthening your abs and core.
– Great for cardiovascular fitness.
– Good for coordination.
– A bridge to make friends, building a supportive relationship and building a spirited group.
– Boots boosts self-confidence, reduce stress levels, improved self-esteem and body image.
The number of team members required: min 8
Included: 4 sessions of 1.5 hours training per month
Time: Friday 07:30pm-09:00pm
Venue: Sai Kung – Sha Ha
With our elite team, we train year-round for a continue skills & fitness development with the sport of dragon boating. Our training season will start from February towards December. We are expecting members to train at least 3 times per week. We will have around 10 races for the coming year, and the major ones will be the Dragon Boat Festival Race & the World Club Crew Race.
(include instructor, dragon boat equipment rental and member t-shirt and vest)
Water Training Sessions:
Dragon Boat Team Building / Fun Day
Based on traditional Chinese culture, the course will help groups to understand the culture and skill of dragon-boat racing. It is a combination of entertainment and athletic sports, arousing students’ enthusiasm for independent exercise. Dragon boating is traditional, fun, competitive and easy to learn; unlike all other water sports, it requires strong teamwork.
Combined with the characteristics of dragon boat racing, this day camp will popularize the basic knowledge of water sports, learning different paddling techniques and race strategies. It cultivates you the interest in Dragon Boat, enables you to learn and master the basic skills of dragon boat racing, as well as practicing the methods primarily and apply them to the dragon boat race in the afternoon.