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SYKETTÄ – sport services offers you inexpensive sport courses, workshops and get to know -classes all year round. The courses are carried out in our own sport halls or with our partners and local sport associations. You can find information about the courses from our website and Facebook-page.

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Enrolling for the courses:

1 – You can enroll via the sport calendar on the frontpage of SYKETTÄ-site, unless stated otherwise.
2 – When you enroll for the first meeting of the course, you enroll for the whole course
3 – The enrollment can be canceled by the date given in the course info. After that the enrollment is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.


Courses

Padel for beginners

Thu 6th of October at 16.30-18.00
Place: Bellanpuisto outdoor courts 
Address: Siikaranta 8, 70620 Kuopio
Enroll here. Max 8 participants
Put outdoor sport clothes and jogging shoes. 
Rackets and balls are included in the course.

Coming get-to-know classes:

You can participate on get-to-know classes with a valid SYKETTÄ sticker. For more information about the classes can be found on our webpage.


Welcome to get-to-know Escrima Concepts

The classes are held on Tuesdays 6.9., 4.10., and 1.11. at 18-18.55 pm at Snellmania mirror hall which is located on the 2nd floor at Snellmania building on University of Eastern Finland campus area.

Escrima is originally a Filipino martial art. The difference to many other martial arts is that weapons (rattan stick) are used during training on Escrima. The use of weapons alongside unarmed combat quickly develops agility, coordination, and reflex skills.
Escrima Concepts is a straightforward, effective and fast-paced martial art. It is built around the same concepts, both armed and unarmed. Escrima Concepts is suitable for all men and women over the age of 16. For classes, you will need indoor sportswear and shoes.

More information: http://escrimaconcepts.fi/


Welcome to get-to-know Wing Tsung Kung Fu

The classes are held on Tuesdays 6.9., 4.10., and 1.11. at 19-19.55 pm at Snellmania mirror hall which is located on the 2nd floor at Snellmania building on University of Eastern Finland campus area.

This class is beginner friendly and the exercises will improve physical performance, wellbeing and self defence skills.
You need t-shirt, shorts/sweat pants and indoor shoes.
If you come before 18:00 use the Snellmania main door or if you come after 18:00 knock the door C.
More information: http://www.wingtsungkuopio.fi


Welcome to get-to-know Taekwon-Do

Classes are held on Tuesdays 27.9. and 4.10 and on Thursdays 29.9. and 6.10 at 17-18.55 pm Studentia on section 3. No earlier experience needed. You need t-shirt, elastic trousers and your own water bottle.


Past courses:


Basic of Golf 10.9.2022 – Tarinagolf

Tarinagolfintie 19, Siilinjärvi

Golf at beautiful scene at Tarina!
10-13 pitch, chip, put and range training
13-14 little break and you can buy lunch form Tarinagolf Club restaurant
14-17 playing Golf and diplomas

min 3 participants
Price 99€/person
On-site payment at the Tarinagolf customer service desk.
No need to bring own equipments.
More info will be sent to participants.


Running school 27.4.-18.5.

Running school includes 4 x 90 min trainings which aim to develop your technique and aerobic condition. Running school is both for beginners and more experienced runners – the training is modified to suit your level. You need only suitable running shoes and exercise clothes to join!

Times, places and themes – you will receive more detailed information before the beginning of the course

Enroll: Via the sports calendar
Cancellations: Have to be made one week before the course starts (20.4.) After that the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the sports fee.
Price: 30 €/person. It is paid to student union SAVOTTA’s band account. Payment details via e-mail before the course starts.
Group size: Min. 6 and max. 15 persons


Introduction to circus -weekend course #1 and #2 in March

Kuopion Sirkus and the Sirke project are offering two free courses for SYKETTÄ users ages 15 to 26.

Circus is a versatile hobby in which everyone can find something suitable for them and get to know their own strengths. In the courses you will get to experience what circus is like as a hobby, and learn about the various different disciplines in circus. The courses are suitable for beginners as well as for people who have experience in different forms of sport/exercise; everyone gets to participate at their own level. Come with an open mind and the will to learn something new and you will have a great time! You can also participate in the course if you have previous experience in circus. 

The content of the courses is different, so you can either participate in one or the other, or both! 

Course 1 is 19.-20.3. 
Enroll here.
Content: Acrobatics, Handstand, Juggling and Hula hoops 
Time: Saturday 11am – 1.30pm and Sunday 4pm – 6.30pm 

Course 2 is 26.-27.3. 
Enroll here.
Content: Aerial acrobatics and Balancing
Time: Saturday 1pm – 3.30pm and Sunday 4pm – 6.30pm 

The teacher is Minna Pulsa who has been working as a circus teacher since 2014 and as a performing circus artist since 2018. 

WHERE: Kuopion Sirkus training hall, Pyöräkatu 15 
LENGTH: 2 x 2,5h 
PRICE: free for SYKETTÄ users of ages 15 to 26 
GROUP SIZE: 4-20 people
TEACHING LANGUAGES: finnish/english 

If you have any questions about the course contact Minna via email minna@kuopionsirkus.com 

For more information about Sirke


Olympic weightlifting 26.-27.2./CANCELLED

Course includes:
Basics of Olympic weightlifting! This course is suitable for beginners and those who want to rehearse safe lifting techniques. The intensive course lasts one weekend.
On Saturday focus is in Jerk and on Sunday Snatch technique.

Place: Sunset TL (situated in Väliköntie 4, martial arts center Liike)

Time: Saturday-Sunday 26.-27.2. On Saturday at 13.30-15.00 and on Sunday at 11-13.

Enrolling: Via the sports calendar.

Cancelling your enrollment is possible until 19.2. (one week before the course), after that the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee!

Price: 49 €, which will be paid to Sunset TL when the course starts.

Group size: Min. 10 persons, max. 16 persons


Swimming technique II, 21.2.-28.3.

WHAT? Swimming technique course 2

In this course we will practice floating, gliding, diving, breathing techniques and basics of freestyle and backstroke swimming.
Notice! You must have basic swimming skill (swimming 200 meters and 50 meters backstroke, you are not afraid of water) to participate the technique course 2.

When the course starts, let’s meet in the swimming pool lobby 15 minutes before class.

WHERE? Kuntolaakso swimming hall in Niirala. Address: Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 4, 70110 Kuopio

WHEN? Five Mondays at 19.30-20.30, 21.2.-28.3. (Notice that Monday 7.3. is during winter vacation week, so there is no class.)

ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sport calendar. Enroll or cancel your enrollment at latest 18.1. After that date the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.

GROUP SIZE? Minimum 6 and max 16 participants.

INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor

FEE? The course fee is 45 euros. You will receive invoice from Uimaseura via e-mail.


Swimming technique 1, 17.1.-14.2.

WHAT? Swimming technique course 1

This course is for you if you can swim breaststroke but you are not used to swim with your head under water. In this course we will practise breathing techniques in the water, floating, gliding and basics of freestyle and backstroke swimming. Notice! You must have basic swimming skill (swimming 50-100 meters).

When the course starts, let’s meet in the swimming pool lobby 15 minutes before class.

WHERE? Kuntolaakso swimming hall in Niirala. Address: Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 4, 70110 Kuopio

WHEN? Five Mondays at 19.30-20.30, 17.1.-14.2. (5 x 60 min)

ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sport calendar. Enroll or cancel your enrollment at latest 14.1. After that date the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.

GROUP SIZE? Minimum 6 and max 16 participants.

INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor

FEE? The course fee is 45 euros. You will receive invoice from Uimaseura via e-mail.

Swimming technique 2 coming in February! 🙂


Introduction course to ashtanga yoga 6.-7.11.2021 / CANCELLED

This course has been cancelled due to lack of enrollments

Are you looking for peace of mind and a flexible body? This is an introduction course to ashtanga yoga. You will learn the yoga breathing technique and the fundamental postures (asanas) of ashtanga yoga. Former experience in yoga is not required, and the course is suitable for everyone regardless of age or physical condition. After this course you will be ready to start practicing in our weekly classes.

Location: Kuopion astangajoogasali, Tulliportinkatu 19 (entrance from Kuninkaankatu, staircase B), second floor.

Schedule: Sat 6.11. 10am-12am and Sun 7.11. 10am-12am
Group size: Minimum 4 and max 12 participants
Enrollment via this link. Remember that enrollment is binding.
Last cancellation date is 29th of October.
Equipment: Bring flexible clothes and a yoga mat with you. You can also purchase a mat from us if needed.
Instructor: Katja Tanninen
Price: 40 euros (Payment details: look next lines)

You can pay by cash on arrival, bank transfer or vouchers (Smartum, ePassi, Eazybreak, Edenred). Details for bank transfer: Kuopion astangajooga ry, FI92 5600 0520 2398 26, reference number 4886. Please show the receipt to the instructor if you payed by bank transfer.

The course has been implemented in cooperation with Kuopio astangajooga. 
More info about ashtanga yoga and our classes can be found via the following link: www.kuopionastangajooga.fi.


Olympic weightlifting 20.-21.11./ CANCELLED

This course has been cancelled due to lack of enrollments

Course includes:
Basics of Olympic weightlifting! This course is suitable for beginners and those who want to rehearse safe lifting techniques. The intensive course lasts one weekend.
On Saturday focus is in Jerk and on Sunday Snatch technique.

Place: Sunset TL (situated in Väliköntie 4, martial arts center Liike)

Time: Saturday-Sunday 20.-21.11.21. On Saturday at 14.30-16.00 and on Sunday at 10-11.30.

Enrolling: Via the sports calendar.

Cancelling your enrollment is possible until 13.11. (one week before the course), after that the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee!

Price: 49 €, which will be paid to Sunset TL when the course starts.

Group size: Min. 10 persons, max. 16 persons


SWIMMING TECHNIQUE COURSE I and II, starting 20.10.

WHAT? Swimming technique course 1
This course is for you if you can swim breaststroke but you are not used to swim your head under water. In this course we will practise breathing techniques in the water floating, gliding and basics of freestyle and backstroke swimming.
Notice! You must have basic swimming skill (swimming 50-100 meters)

When the course starts on 20.10., please be at 20.15 in the Kuntolaakso swimming hall lobby.

WHERE? Kuntolaakso swimming pool in Niirala. Address: Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 4, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN? Five Tuesdays at 20.30-21.30. The dates are 20.10., 27.10., 3.11., 10.11. and 17.11.
ENROLLING? Via Uimaseura’s own portal. Notice that you can cancel your enrollment until 19.10, after that there is 15 euros cancellation fee.

GROUP SIZE? Minimum 6 and max 12 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor
FEE? The workshop fee is 40 euros, Uimaseura will send you a bill.

Only with SYKETTÄ sticker! You must show your valid sticker when you go to the first class.


WHAT? Swimming technique course II
In this course we will practice floating, gliding, diving, breathing techniques and basics of freestyle and backstroke swimming.
Notice! You must have basic swimming skill (swimming 200 meters and 50 meters backstroke, you are not afraid of water) to participate the technique course 2.

When the course starts on 20.10., please be at 20.15 in the Kuntolaakso swimming hall lobby.

WHERE? Kuntolaakso swimming pool at Niirala. Address:  Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 4, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN?
Five Tuesdays at 20.30-21.30. The dates are 20.10., 27.10., 3.11., 10.11. and 17.11.
ENROLLING? 
Via Uimaseura’s own portal. Notice that you can cancel your enrollment until 19.10, after that there is 15 euros cancellation fee.

GROUP SIZE? Minimum 6 and max 12 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? 
Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor

FEE? The workshop fee is 40 euros, Kuopion uimaseura will send you a bill.

Only with SYKETTÄ sticker! You must show your valid sticker when you go to the first class.


Springboard and platform diving course, starts 21.10.

WHAT? Springboard and platform diving is an aesthetic skill sport in which you will perform a movement that is defined by the rules and regulations and you will enter the pool “cleanly” with as little water splash as possible. In this 5-lesson course you will be introduced to the principles of the sport and some of the basic techniques of springboard and platform diving. During the course we will practise various basic jumps that will land on your feet with a take off to forwards or backward directions. We will also practise legs first landing twist jump, tuck jumps, pikes and basic head first jumps. During the lessons we will use poolside, 1 m springboard and 1 m platform. You will need for the lesson a towel (to keep warm and dry yourself) and a swimsuit. Due to the safety reasons you are NOT allowed to use swimming goggles or nose clips. The minimum swimming sklii requirement for the lesson is 25 m. 

When the course starts on 21.10., please be at 20.15 in the Kuntolaakso swimming hall lobby.

WHERE? Kuntolaakso swimming pool at Niirala. Address:  Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 4, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN?
Five Wednesdays at 19.30-20.30. The dates are 21.10., 28.10., 4.11., 11.11. and 18.11.
ENROLLING? 
Via Uimaseura’s own portal. Notice that you can cancel your enrollment until 19.10, after that there is 15 euros cancellation fee. Enroll via this link:

https://www.ilmarix.fi/tietoverkko/isoilmari2.nsf/ilmoittautuminens?openform&s=n&id=76DCC101403E15FEC22585F3002E0493

GROUP SIZE? Minimum 6 and max 12 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? 
Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor

FEE? The workshop fee is 40 euros, Kuopion uimaseura will send you a bill.

Only with SYKETTÄ sticker! You must show your valid sticker when you go to the first class.


Sport fencing course starts 26.9.

Kuopion Miekkailijat is organizing course for beginners. You have to be over 14 years old and the course starts 26.9.
Enroll and more information: kurssit@kuopionmiekkailijat.net
Price: SYKETTÄ-sticker give a discount of 5 euros
Students: 85€ normal price
Adults: 100€ normal price
https://www.facebook.com/717637441653734/posts/3236605949756858/


Taekwon-Do course, enroll before 20.9.

Basic course: Come to Taekwon-Do workout and enroll to the instructor for the course. Binding enrollment before 20.9.2020.
More information
https://sites.google.com/site/ukutkd/peruskurssi


Get-to know classes – Wing Tsung, Escrima Concepts, Self defence applications and Line dance available once a month

Get to know: PickleBall Sat 23.10.
Place: Studentia
13.30-14.55 max 10 persons


Pickleball is a fun and easy paddleball sport that is suitable for everyone. It combines elements of tennis, table tennis and badminton. Two or four players plays it over a net using paddles. Rules of the game are a mixture of different paddleball sports.
Get to know the rules of Pickleball:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RoheCHp6IDw


Get to know Kangoo Jumps 17.9. and 25.9.
This class is held in Studentia, section 3.
Notice! When you enroll for this event by the sports calender date 17.9. and 25.9., at the same time you reserve a pair of Kangoo Jumps boots for yourself. Check that you are reserving the right size!
Jumping with Kangoo Jumps boots increase your aerobic condition, muscle tone, coordination and balance. It is gentle for the joints. Kangoo Jumps boots have springs so you can jump through a series and easy and fun exercises.
Come and try Kangoo Jumps! Please dress in long trouser or long socks so that the boot noes not chafe your shins.


Come and try what is Wing Tsung.
Wing Tsung has open trial for SYKETTÄ sport users once a month.
Tuesdays (1.9., 6.10., 3.11. ja 1.12) from 18.00 to 19.30
You need t-shirt, shorts/sweat pants and indoor shoes.
Place: Snellmania building, mirror hall, 2.floor
If you come before 18:00 use the Snellmania main door or if you come after 18:00 knock the door C.
More information: http://www.wingtsungkuopio.fi

Wing Tsung course starts 15.9.2020
Price: 80,00€ SYKETTÄ-sticker give a discount of 20 euros (norm.100€)
More information and enroll here.

Come and try new trial Escrima Concepts
Once a month every Tuesday (1.9., 6.10., 3.11. ja 1.12) from 19.30 to 21.00
Place: Snellmania building, mirror hall, 2.floor
If you come before 18:00 use the Snellmania main door or if you come after 18:00 knock the door C.
More information: http://escrimaconcepts.fi/

Come and try Self defence applications
Once a month every Wednesday ( 2.9. , 7.10., 4.11. ja 2.12.) from 17.15-19.15
You are welcome to learn martial arts with us. No prior experience necessary. We practice unarmed and armed (knife and stick) techniques and self defense. Our techniques are a blend of several arts including a contemporary form of Jeet Kune Do, Filipino Martial Arts, Taekwon-Do, etc. Bring suitable sportswear, we will practice barefoot on tatami mat.

Come and try Line dance
Once a month Saturdays 10.00-13.00 ( 26.9., 24.10., 14.11. ja 5.12.)
A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Unlike circle dancing, line dancers are not in physical contact with each other. We dance different kind of dance like waltz, country and latin. You need shoes which are good for dancing, water bottle and happy feeling.