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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.


Upcoming courses Autumn 2020 and get-to-know classes

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. Enroll via this link:

https://www.ilmarix.fi/tietoverkko/isoilmari2.nsf/ilmoittautuminens?openform&s=n&id=2F8E1D5CA0F05AFAC22585EE003D72CA

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. Enroll via this link:

https://www.ilmarix.fi/tietoverkko/isoilmari2.nsf/ilmoittautuminens?openform&s=n&id=736E5F1A48672E0DC22585EE003E2916

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. 

Past courses


Get-to know Taido Tue 1.9. and 8.9.

Kuopio Taido Club is organising two open trial to students.
Time: Tuesday 1.9. and 8.9. klo 18.30 – 19.30
Place: In Suurmäentie civil defense shelters, address Suurmäentin 1

Take your own water bottle and clothes for indoor sports.
You don’t need shoes only barefoots at tatami. Take a little towel to wash your feet.
We avoid contact practise and use safe 1-2 metre distance.
Wash your hands carefully with soap before and after practise.. Hand sanitizer is available in the facilities.

Taido is a Japanese martial art that combines elements of Karate with dynamic body movement (i.e. gymnastic maneuvers). Taido is a challenging but rewarding and fun hobby. Taido develops not only overall fitness and condition, but also coordination, balance and agility. Taido can be practiced by all age groups and both genders, regardless of previous sports activities or a lack of those.

SWIMMING TECHNIQUE COURSE I and II in March

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 10.3., 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 Tuesdays at 20.30-21.30. The dates are 10.3., 17.3., 24.3., 31.3. and 7.4.
ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sport calendar, enrolling begins on 11.2. Enroll before 3.3. 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)
Reference number: 9001
The amount: 35 euros
Due date: 10.3.2020

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 10.3., 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 Tuesdays at 20.30-21.30. The dates are 10.3., 17.3., 24.3., 31.3. ja 7.4.
ENROLLING? Via SYKETTÄ sports calendar, enrolling begins on 11.2. Enroll at latest 3.3. 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)
Reference number: 9001
The amount: 35 euros
Due date: 10.3.2020


Course: Bellydancing – in English! Starts on 10.3.

WHAT?
Bellydance is a beautiful and sensual dance art where the body, mind, and soul synergize. It has Arabic origins and helps us become more confident and discover our most beautiful selves. It is mesmerizing to learn, watch and dance. Isolation of the body is part of Bellydancing and helps improve posture and reduce body pains.

This course is suitable for everyone with no experience necessary; any kind of clothing is good for the class but stretchy and comfortable clothes are recommended. You can dance with or without shoes. We will become more confident, love ourselves and learn how beautiful we truly are.

This course is taught only in english. Instructor is Marcela Cruz Haces. Marcela is a Neuroscience Researcher and a Dancer. She started dancing at 3 years of age and has been trained in Jazz, Ballet, Hip-hop, Tap, Flamenco, and Bellydance by highly recognized instructors all over the world. She is currently pursuing a Professional Degree as a Bellydance Teacher, Choreographer, and Dancer at the Professional Arabic School Raks Sharki Monterrey. In 2017, Marcela was awarded Miss Bellydance Mexico 2017. She has been a dance Instructor in Mexico, Germany, USA and now in Finland. Marcela is also Zumba certified and was nominated Instructor of the Year twice in USA. As an Instructor, she is highly encouraging and motivating, attentive to her student’s needs, wishes and dreams, loving and lots of fun.

WHERE? Studentia sports hall
WHEN? On Tuesdays, at 16.00. The dates are 10.3., 17.3., 24,3. and 31.3
ENROLLING? Enroll via the sports calendar! If you cannot make it, please cancel your enrollment at latest four days before the course, that is Friday 6th.
FEE? The course fee is 10 euros, which you can pay using this payment information:

Recipient: Savonia-ammattikorkeakoulun opiskelijakunta
Bank account number: FI31 5600 0520 1033 78 (BIC code: OKOYFIHH)
Reference number: 9001
The amount: 10 euros
Due date: 10.3.2020


Course: Beginner’s Tennis course Fri 27.3. and Sat 28.3. (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 27.3. from 17.00 to 19.00 and Saturday 28.3. 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 20.3.2020


Course: advanced aerial acrobatics – starts on 2.4.

SYKETTÄ Aerial acrobatics gets a sequel course! If you have participated actively aerial acrobatics classes and you want more challenges, this course is made for you. We will do little bit more challenging moves and combine some basic moves from previous aerial acrobatics classes. Take skin-tight clothes and drinking bottle with you but leave jewelry home.

WHEN? In April, four Thursdays at 17.40-18.40. Dates are: 2.4., 9.4., 16.4., 23.4.
FEE? The course fee is 28 euros, which is paid to Pole Center when the course starts.
ENROLLING? Through the sports calendar. When you enroll for the first class, you enroll for the whole course. Enrolling starts one month before the course. Please enroll at latest week before, that is 26.3.! Also cancelling your enrollment ends at that date. After that your enrollment is binding. The group size is minimum 5 persons and max 12 persons.


Get to know: Riding for beginners

Riding for beginners,
45 minutes riding and taking off the saddle about 20 min.
14.00 – 15.00, max.7 person
15.15 – 16.15, max. 7 person
Price: 20€/person

Price: 20euros/participants, max 7 participants/group.
Enroll and payment: Until 3.3.2020. The fee must be paid to the account number FI55 1078 3000 220219 (Savisaaren ratsastuskoulu)


Get to know waterpolo for everyone

WHAT? Kuopio Uimaseura organize Waterpolo for everyone
WHEN? On Saturdays  21.3. , 18.4. and 16.5. at17.30-18.30.
WHERE? Niirala Swimming Hall (Hannes Kolehmaisen katu 3 , 70110 KUOPIO)

On the open waterpolo practice shifts you will get the chance to rehearse the basic techniques of waterpolo and especially play! No previous experience is needed to join the games, the only requirement is that you are able to swim.
With SYKETTÄ sticker this is free. Normally the price is 3 euros / shift. Payment in cash (even money) or with card. A minimum of 4 participants is required for the shifts to be carried out.

Registration for the shifts is required and can be done via our website at
https://kuopionuimaseura.sporttisaitti.com/ilmoittautuminen/
For further information please contact tel. 044 982 8157. Best time to contact is 10-16. and WhatsApp message is ok or ida.antikainen(a)kuopionuimaseura.fi.