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SYKETTÄ Sport courses

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
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.


Course: Basics of badminton 30.11.-1.12.

WHAT? Basics of badminton! Learn the basic techniques of badminton. The course includes everything from basics strokes and moving to defensing and attacking – and of course you get to play. The course is taught by Savon Sulka coaches.

WHERE? In Opistotie sport hall (Savonia-amk Opistotie campus), Opistotie 2)

WHEN? This intensive course is held from Saturday to Sunday, on 30.11.-1.12. The time is from 14 to 16 both days (=4 hours). 

FEE? 40 €/person, which you can pay using this payment information before the course starts:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Bank account number: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC code: OKOYFIHH)
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eference number: 9001
The amount: 40 euros
Due date: 29.11.2019

EQUIPMENT? Indoor sports shoes and clothes. You can take your own racket if you have one, but it is not mandatory.

ENROLLING? Via the sports calendar!  When you enroll for the first class, you enroll for the whole course. Please enroll at latest week before the course, also the cancellation ends at 23.11. (one week before the course). After that date the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.

GROUP SIZE? Max. 12 persons, minimum group size is 10 persons. We will announce one week before the course if it will be held. 


Get-to-know:Scuba diving

WHAT? Let Kuopion urheilusukeltajat teach you the basics of scuba diving and try exploring the underwater at the Niirala swimming pool!

WHERE? Niirala Swimming pool, Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 3

WHEN? Monday 11.11., 20.11. and 11.12.19.00-22.00 o’clock
The get-to-know class on 11.11. is for charity! All the course fees go to Nenäpäivä charity fund. There is a photographer with underwater camera who is taking pictures for you.

GROUP SIZE? 8 persons.

FEE? 25 euros, which is paid with cash or card at the pool or beforehand via bank transfer. Information for bank transfer:
Kuopion Urheilusukeltajat Ry, bank account FI06 3131 3001 2641 34. To the message field please write your name, code 3001 get-to-know class and date.

EQUIPMENT? Just swim suit, towel and a 50 cnt coin for the swimming pool’s lockers. You can stay and use sauna after the class.

ENROLLING? Only with SYKETTÄ sticker, via the sports calendar’s event. Enrolling begins two weeks before the class. Enroll at latest week before the event! You can cancel your enrollment at that date (one week before the event) at latest. After that the enrollment is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee!


Course: Basics of Olympic weightlifting (22.10. ->)

WHAT? Basics of Olympic weightlifting! This course is suitable for beginners, who want to learn weightlifting. The intensive course lasts 2,5 week and is 5 x 1 hours training.

WHERE? Sunset TL (situated in Väliköntie 4, martial arts center Liike)

WHEN? On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 19-20 o’clock. The dates are: 22.10., 24.10., 29.10., 31.10. and 5.11.

CONTENT? You’ll learn basics of these barbell exercises: front squat, back squat, clean, shoulder press, push press, jerk, snatch

ENROLLING? Via the sports calendar here. When you enroll for the first class on 22.10., you enroll for the whole course. The enrolling starts 24.9. Cancelling your enrollment is possible until 18.10. (4 days before the course), after that the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee!

FEE? 49 €, which will be paid to Sunset TL when the course starts.

GROUP? Min. 10 persons, max. 16 persons


SWIMMING TECHNIQUE COURSE I and II in November


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 4.11., please be at 20.15 in the Niirala swimming hall lobby. Take a 50 cent coin with you to use the lockers.

WHERE? Kuopio swimming hall at Niirala. Address: Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 3, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN? Five Mondays at 20.30-21.30. The dates are 4.11., 11.11., 18.11., 25.11. and2.12.
ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sport calender. Before 28th of October. After that date the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.
GROUP SIZE? Minimum 6 and max 12 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor

FEE? The workshop fee is 35 euros, which you can pay using this payment information:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Bank account number: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC code: OKOYFIHH)
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eference number: 9001
The amount: 35 euros
Due date: 4.11.2019

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 4.11., please be at 20.15 in the Niirala swimming hall lobby. Take a 50 cent coin with you to use the lockers.

WHERE? Kuopio swimming hall at Niirala. Address:  Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 3, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN? Five Mondays at 20.30-21.30. The dates are 4.11., 11.11., 18.11., 25.11. and 2.12.
ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sports calender .Enroll at latest 28th of October. After that date the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.
GROUP SIZE?
 Minimum 6 and max 12 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseura’s swimming instructor

FEE? The workshop fee is 35 euros, which you can pay using this payment information:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Bank account number: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC code: OKOYFIHH)
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eference number: 9001
The amount: 35 euros
Due date: 4.11.2019


Course: Beginner’s Tennis course Fri 15.11. and Sat 16.11. (4 hours)


WHAT? This course is beginner’s Tennis course. 
Including; ground stroke, volley and serve. At the end you play a few rounds of tennis. You can try different kind of balls (soft balls, orange with spots, green with spots and normal balls). These balls help you to learn how to play. Kuopio Tennis Club professional instructors advice you. The aim is that you can try and learn basics of Tennis and continue playing with your friends. 
WHEN? Friday 15.11. from 17.00 to 19.00 and Saturday 16.11. from 9.00 to 11.00
WHERE? Kuopio Tennisclub Hall (Pitkälahdentie 8, 70800 Kuopio)
FEE: 60 euro / participant (normally 80€)
EQUIPMENT: Indoor shoes, own bottle of water, and take your own racket with you if you have one. 
Rackets, balls are included in this course by Kuopio Tennis club.
Min 6 participants. 
ENROLLING? Via the sports calender. Enroll before 10.11.2019.


Past courses


Get-to-know: Campus orienteering 21.5.


WHAT? Come and try orienteering! If you want, you can have short theory of Orienteering, and after that you can try it yourself near Savilahti Campus. You can come by yourself or take your friend with you. Your friend doesn’t need to have the SYKETTÄ sticker.

WHEN? 21.5., Tha start is 17.00 – 17.30 from front of Studentia ( B-door)

You can try how nice and easy orienteering is! There are two tracks and you can choose if you want to try shorter (2,6 km) or longer track (4,4 km).
Training shoes are best for this campus orienteering.
Student Union of Eastern Finland Orienteering Club Puijon Suunta is organizing this with SYKETTÄ.

ENROLLING? Here.


Course: Basics of Olympic weightlifting (1.4. ->)


WHAT?
Basics of Olympic weightlifting! This course is suitable for beginners, who want to learn weightlifting. The intensive course lasts one week and is 3 x 1,5 h training. 
WHERE?
Sunset TL (stituated in Väliköntie 4, martial arts center Liike)
WHEN? 1.4., 3.4., 5.4.

CONTENT?
1.4., 19-20.30: range of motion, technique, warm up and activation exercises
3.4. 19-20.30: Technique of Snatch
5.4. 18-19.30: technique of Clean and jerk

ENROLLING? Via the sports calendar. When you enroll for the first class, you enroll for the whole course. Cancelling your enrollment is possible until 28.3. (4 days before the course), after that the enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee!
FEE? 35 €, which will be paid to Sunset TL when the course starts.
GROUP? Min. 5 persons, max. 16 persons


Get-to-know: Boxing for fitness 6.4.


WHAT? Get to know boxing! In this class you’ll learn basics of boxing and train like a boxer. This is boxing for fitness, so we do not punch our friends, just air and punch mitts. Boxing is great for your neck and shoulder area and it is also an overall effective training that gets your heart rate up! Just dress in sport clothes and wear indoor sport shoes. Boxing gear can be found in Opistotie. You can also attend this get-to-know class with the ball sports stIcker!
WHERE? Opistotie sport hall
WHEN? Saturday 6.4. at 13.15
ENROLLING? Via the sports calendar. You can also attend with ball sports sticker.
FEE? Free!


SWIMMING TECHNIQUE COURSE I and II at April and May (9.4. – 14.5.)


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) 

WHERE? Kuopio swimming hall at Niirala. Address: Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 3, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN? Five Tuesdays at 20.30-21.30. These Tuesdays are 9.4., 16.4., 23.4., 7.5. and 14.5.
ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sport calender. Before 1st of April. The enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.
GROUP SIZE? Minimum 6 and max 12 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseuran swimming instructor

FEE? The workshop fee is 30 euros, which you can pay using this payment information:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Bank account number: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC code: OKOYFIHH)
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eference number: 9001
The amount: 30 euros
Due date: 9.4.2019

WHAT? Swimming technique course II 
In this course we will practice floating, gliding, diving 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.

WHERE? Kuopio swimming hall at Niirala. Address:  Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 3, 70110 Kuopio
WHEN? Five Tuesdays at 20.30-21.30. These Tuesdays are 9.4., 16.4., 23.4., 7.5. and 14.5.
ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sports calender .Enroll at latest 1st of April. The enrolling is binding and you are obliged to pay the course fee.
GROUP SIZE?
 Minimum 6 and max 12 participants.
INSTRUCTOR? Kuopion uimaseuran swimming instructor

FEE? The workshop fee is 30 euros, which you can pay using this payment information:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Bank account number: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC code: OKOYFIHH)
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eference number: 9001
The amount: 30 euros
Due date: 9.4.2019


Course: Beginner’s Tennis course Fri 12.4. (3 hours)


WHAT? This course is beginner’s Tennis course. 
Including; ground stroke, volley and serve. At the end you play a few rounds of tennis. You can try different kind of balls (soft balls, orange with spots, green with spots and normal balls). These balls help you to learn how to play. Kuopio Tennis Club professional instructors advice you. The aim is that you can try and learn basics of Tennis and continue playing with your friends. 
WHEN? Friday 12.4.2019 from 17.00 to 20.00 (3 hours)
WHERE? Kuopio Tennisclub Hall (Pitkälahdentie 8, 70800 Kuopio)
FEE: 60 euro / participant
EQUIPMENT: Indoor shoes, own bottle of water, and take your own racket with you if you have one. 
Rackets, balls are included in this course by Kuopio Tennis club.
Min 6 participants. 
ENROLLING? Via the sports calender. Enroll before 9.4.2019.


Get-to-know: Hatha yoga flow ja äänimaljarentoutus


This class is held only in finnish!

MITÄ? Hatha Yoga Flow sisältää sekä dynaamisia että rauhallisia vinyasa- ja asanaharjoituksia. Harjoituksessa keskitytään läsnäoloon ja kehon kuunteluun. Sopiikaikille! Tunnin lopussa rentoudumme äänimaljarentoutuksen parissa. Ota rentoutusta varten mukaan lämmintä päälle ja villasukat, vilttejä löytyy paikan päältä. Tunnin ohjaa Lisa Soelberg.
MILLOIN? To 28.2. klo 15-15.55
MISSÄ? Snellmanian tatamilla
HINTA? Ilmainen!
ILMOITTAUTUMINEN? Liikuntakalenterista


Get-to-know:  Instructed Winter swimming Wednesday 20.2.


WHAT? Instructed Winter swiming
WHEN? Wednesday 20.2. at 15.30 – 17.00
Sauna is in use
WHERE? Tavirannantie 2, Sorsasalo 
Sorsasalo is situated about 8 kilometers to the north from the center. The address is Tavirannantie 2.
max 20 person and min 10 person
PRICE? 6€/person. Pay with the following information.
Equipment:
– Swimsuit and towel
– socks, gloves and stocking cap if you want

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Number of account: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC-code: OKOYFIHH)
Reference number: 9030
The amount: 6 €
Due date: 18.2.2019

More information about Winter swimming https://www.kuopiontalviuimarit.fi/information-in-english/


Get-to-know classes: Escrima concepts and Wing Tsung kung fu – the 1st Tuesday of every month


WHAT? Diverse martial arts and self-defence classes! No prior experience needed.

WHERE? Snellmania, UEF campus

WHEN? The 1st Tuesday of every month (8.1., 5.2., 5.3., 2.4., 7.5.)
18.00-19.30 Wing Tsung Kung Fu
19.30-21.00 Escrima Consepts

ENROLLING? Via the sports calendar, just like for other classes too! Scroll to they day you want to join the class.


Course: Pole dance, advanced (1.3. ->)


WHAT?
Advanced pole dancing course for those who already know basics of inverting and SYKETTÄ basic pole dancing classes feel easy.

WHERE?
Pole Center

WHEN? Starting 1.3., on Fridays at 18.15-19.15, four times

ENROLLING? Via the sports calendar. Cancelling your enrollment is possible until 24.2. (5 days before the course), after that the enrolling is binding!

FEE? 29 €, which will be paid to Pole Center when the course starts

GROUP? 13 persons max.