Hong Kong Rowing Youth Academy
The “Hong Kong Rowing Youth Academy” (HKRYA) organized by the Hong Kong, China Rowing Association (HKCRA) is one of the continuous development and training programs under the subvention from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Any youngsters recruited and pass the test via the HKRYA’s selection day will be recommended to join the HKRYA.
The HKRYA aims to further improve the rowing skills and physical fitness level of youngsters through systematic training to reach the level of the Hong Kong Junior Rowing Team, and then promote to Hong Kong Sports Institute to become a scholarship athlete.
Youth Rowing Age Group Time Trials 2023
A total of 6 stages of time trial will be held throughout the year. Among the 6 stages of the time trials, 3 are run on indoor rowing while the others are run on the water.
For competition information and registration details, please visit the following documents
3.Google Application Form https://forms.gle/raqzinxatyVUL2zG9
4. 2023/7/29(Saturday), Stage 4 – Indoor Rowing Race 1000m
5. Race Schedule & Start List
The Second phase of HKRYA’s Selection Day 2023 is as follows:
If you want to join the HKRYA for continuous training, you can attend the selection day with details given as below.
The basic criteria for selection are based on your potential for sporting activities. Even you do not have any experience in rowing, as long as the you can meet the following conditions, you are welcome to participate this FREE of Charge selection day!
- Age: 9 to 20 years old
- Good physical fitness level and love sports
- Have goal and strong spirit
Selection Day Content：
- brief introduction for rowing knowledge
- Indoor rowing machine test
- Specific physical fitness test
- On water rowing
Except the test on Selection Day, Self-Assessment is required to be completed before Selection Day. For the detail information, please click this link https://youtu.be/al9r5-POb50 and follow the instructions to do simple body measurement, crunch and squat jump. Those two physical fitness tests takes about 7 minutes. After completion, please submit the results and relevant personal information in this registration form. The content of self-Assessment:
- Height (cm)
- Weight (kg)
- Arm stretched length (cm)
- Left arm standing height (cm)
- Right arm standing height (cm)
- One-minute crunch test (number of times)
- One-minute squat and standing jump test (number of times)
Date: 16 September 2023 (Sat)
Time: 09:00-12:00 (1st session)/ 14:00-17:00 (2nd session) *choose either one only
Venue: Jockey Club Sha Tin Rowing Centre/Jockey Club Shek Mun Rowing Centre
No. of spot: Only limited quota is available
*The selection day period and time may be adjusted according to school holidays. Latest news and any changes will be announced on the HKRYA Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/HongKongRowingYouthAcademy
Please submit your application and result of Self-Assessment through below method by deadline 30/8/2023(Wed).
Via Google Link (https://forms.gle/V4ivq9TnF4G8BScC9)
Mr Kelvin KWOK, Development Manager
Tel: (852) 3841 7351
(852) 2696 2337
WhatsApp: 5623 1872