If the Olympics on TV isn’t motivation enough to get off the couch and do some sports this summer, what is? There’s something for everyone at the inaugural Arnold Classic Asia Multi-Sport Festival at the AsiaWorld-Expo, 20-21 August 2016. There will even be large screens broadcasting the Olympics to ensure sport lovers catch all key moments. What’s better? It’s indoors allowing Hong Kongers to beat the heat, and families can have a day out, encouraging kids to try new sports, from aerial sports to krav maga, covering a mix of cardio, strongman and mind sports.
Tickets, inclusive of all activities, are now on sale at www.arnoldclassicasia.com from HKD150 per adult, HKD80 for under 18 years and full-time students, and free entry for children under 12 years.
Arnold Classic Asia Multi-Sport Festival will see global and local sports stars come together over one weekend. The debut festival will feature unique, non-stop sports competitions and interactive workshops from over 20 sports. From mind sports such as chess and Rubik’s Cube, to table tennis, skip rope, rugby, arm-wrestling, weight lifting, cycling, yoga, rowing, martial arts such as judo, krav maga, kung fu and more. Attendees will also be able discover the latest in health and wellness trends, with the chance to engage with over 300 participating brands.
Five ways to get active and try new sports at Arnold Classic Asia Multi-Sport Festival this summer:
Join a pop up spin class by XYZ.
Haven’t had a chance to visit the spinning studio yet? Well it’s time to “awaken your senses” at the XYZ pop up classes running over the weekend. Remember to recharge before trying out the next sport.
Learn how to Crossfit with Reebok Crossfit Asphodel
Work hard, train hard is their motto. Learn a few new skills to bring into the daily grind. Who knows, first timers might just fall in love and find their Crossfit calling at the Arnold Classic Asia Multi-Sport Festival this summer.
Take a yoga class with EPIC Yoga
Yoga lovers rejoice as there will be large scale classes open for the whole family to try in the mornings. EPIC Yoga’s lead yoga instructor Victor Chau and master Hari Sreenuvasan will teach participants all about balance, flexibility and endurance.
Learn how to defend yourself with krav maga
Ever wanted to take a self-defense class? Join the latest trend with krav maga, an Israeli form of martial arts. Over the weekend, take part in workshops and demonstrations with Hong Kong’s highest level krav maga instructor, Derek Poon, Director of International Krav Maga Federation, Hong Kong.
See how you can work out anywhere, anytime with Street Workout.
A spectacle like no other, check out the most exciting new sport gaining popularity globally –Street Workout. It aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and make exercise easily accessible through working out at the park with bodyweight. Don’t miss exciting demonstrations and workshops at the Festival throughout the weekend with The World Street Workout and Calisthenics Federation.