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HKLA Level 1 Referee Course (Feb 23, 2016)
 
 
"No Nice Judge, No Nice Game"
We are aiming to improve the standard of Lacrosse officiating to support the growth of Lacrosse in Hong Kong. 
Level 1 Referee Course will give you an introduction on how to be Lacrosse official and you can get certified as Level 1 Referee!
 
Workshop:
Date: 23rd Feb 2016 (Tue)
Time: 7 - 9pm
Venue: Room UG 208, Union Building, HKU
Prerequisite: basic understanding of Men's field Lacrosse rules (Federation of International Lacrosse)
Please download the latest rule book from FIL website:
http://filacrosse.com/…/FIL_Men's_Field_Rule_Book_2016_A5_v…
 
Exam: To be confirmed
Date/Time/Venue: To be confirmed
Exam Fee: HKD150
(Exam will be on electronic format, laptops / tablets / smartphones with internet access will be required)
 
Registration and deadline:
Deadline:  21st Feb (Sun) 
 
Please send an email to chifung.cheng@gmail.com
Email subject "HKLA Level 1 Referee Course" with the following details:
Name: 
Email:
Contact No:
Team:
Shirt size:


2016 Hong Kong Under 19/21 Men’s National Team


 

Summary

The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) is excited to announce that they have begun to accept player applications for the 2016 Under 19 (U19) Men’s Field team that will be representing Hong Kong at the FIL Men’s U19 World Lacrosse Championship in Coquitlam, Canada, July 7-16, 2016.

 

Target

- Male lacrosse players born 31 August 1994 or younger.

- Note: as 1st time participants, the FIL has approved an overage team (U21)

- Must be at least 16 years of age prior to the day of the 2016 World Championship commencement

-Athletes need to meet or have the intention/capability to meet FIL player eligibility criteria to represent Hong Kong.

For more information on FIL Eligibility, please click below.

https://filacrosse.com/wp-content/themes/sportedge/downloads/FIL_Mens_Eligibility_Criteria_01-2013.pdf

 

National Team Participation

- Athletes selected are expected to participate in scheduled training, development and evaluation sessions.

- Athletes will be selected to participate in specific local and international competitions

- Athletes in the team will be required to participate in “community involvement” activities as organised by the team. ie. coaching youth clinics, volunteering at team events, etc.

 

Selection Process

- Applicants will be assessed on a combination of lacrosse ability, athletic ability, character, commitment and attitude.

- Applicants will participate in tryouts which will be composed of lacrosse training as well as physical fitness testing.

 

Costs

- Tryout Fee of 400 HKD

- If selected into the National team, an additional Team Participation Fee of 5,000 HKD will be required to cover travel, accommodations, training and equipment.

 

National Team Schedule

Tryout Camp March 25 - 28

Korea Tour April 8 - 10

Regular training in April

HK Open April 29-May 1

Regular training in June

World Championship Tour June 28 - July 17

 

Registrations due: February 26, 2016

Sign up to be completed online at: http://www.hklax.org/custom_php/signup_U19_2016.php

 

Contact

Jordan Wong

HKLA Development Officer

(852) 66284959

jswong@hklax.org

 


[Announcement] 
Hong Kong 2016 U19 Hong Kong Lacrosse Men's Team
Cheng Cheung Wai (Seven) appointed as Assistant Coach. Tryout Camp March 25 - 28. 
 
Hong Kong - The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association and Head Coach Scott Browning are pleased to announce Cheng Cheung Wai 's appointment as assistant coach with the HK U19 Team traveling to the 2016 World Championships in Coquitlam, Canada next July.  
 
Cheng Cheung Wai ( also known as Seven) has over 10 years of lacrosse playing experience, representing Hong Kong at both the 2010 and 2014 World Championships and other Regional and local events.  Seven has coached a number of the HK University Hall Teams and organized and delivered youth and in school lacrosse programs in HK.  
 
"I am excited to have Seven join our Coaching Staff for the U19 Team", said Coach Browning.  "Seven has an insatiable appetite and passion for lacrosse and is always looking to learn and improve his game.  He will bring his knowledge and enthusiasm to the teaching and coaching of the young Hong Kong lacrosse players as we prepare our Team"
 
"Being an athlete, this is everyone's dream to coach a team of his own country" said Seven.  "As a Hong Kong lacrosse player, I would like to thank HKLA and Coach Scott for offering me a chance giving back to the U19 Hong Kong National Team. I am very excited now and will do all my best to build up our U19 team. I am looking forward to stand with the team on the road to U19 men's lacrosse championship!"
 
"I am delighted to see Hong Kong lacrosse coaches evolves along with increase in number of younger players. This is a big step in growing the game." said Mich Watt, Acting Chairman of HKLA Executive Committee. "Seven is one of the most dedicated lacrosse player I have seen. He always looks for ways to improve and learn from every area in lacrosse. I believe his total commitment to lacrosse not just benefit the U19 Hong Kong Lacrosse Men's Team but future lacrosse development in Hong Kong."
 
This will be Hong Kong's first time attending the U19 World Championships, another step forward in growing the game. The HKLA has been operating a Youth Academy to help develop young players.
 
Tryouts for the U19 Hong Kong Men's Team commence with a 4-day camp on the weekend of March 25 - 28th, 2016. Further information and registration details will be released in January.   
 
[END of announcement]
 


HKLA “US Lacrosse Convention 2016” Sponsorship Program

 

Program: US Lacrosse Convention 2016

http://www.uslacrosse.org/events/convention-and-fan-fest.aspx#Landing_Row_04

Date: 22-24th Jan, 2016

Venue: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Quota: max. 2 candidates

 

Sponsorship amount: HKD 20,000. (Flight + Accommodation)

*HKLA will directly cover HKD 16,000 (80%) for the event. While the candidate has to pay up to HKD 4,000 (20%) for the rest of the event, this portion of amount will be fully reimbursed after the specified obligation terms listed below are fulfilled

 

Commitments and Obligations for successful candidates

 

Considered the importance of the commitments and obligations of the candidate(s) in returning his/her learning to our Hong Kong lacrosse community, the following requirements are expected.

  1. Conducting a formal sharing session in future local workshops to share their experience and learning.
  2. Undertaking roles in coaching HKLA programs.
  3. Supporting HKLA events and development initiatives when required.

*The duration of above obligations is subject to the amount sponsored. A general reference will be 1 month service per HKD 1,000 sponsorship; or whichever agreed between the candidate(s) and HKLA, which will be discuss and agreed on upon formal acceptance of the sponsorship

 

 

Selection Criteria / Process:

ALL HKLA members are eligible for application. Selection will be base on the applicant’s previous contribution, current role, and future commitment to develop lacrosse as a sport in Hong Kong.

To apply, please send to jswong@hklax.org the following:

  1. Basic resume of the applicants, including previous lacrosse experience / involvements
  2. Short essay on candidate’s view of HK lacrosse now and future, and how he/she will want to contribute to the development of the sport in HK, and why attending the event will be beneficial;

*Applications will be short listed by the selection panel (consisting of representatives from Coaching Sub-committee and Game Committee of HKLA)

The panel will interview short listed applicants and maximum of 2 candidates will be selected for the sponsorship this year.

Deadline for application: 10th Dec, 2015



Hong Kong Lacrosse Open 2016

The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) is pleased to announce it will host the Hong Kong Lacrosse Open 2016 from Friday April 29th to Sunday May 1st, 2016!  
 
We would like to invite teams from across the lacrosse world to join us and compete in the 3rd annual tournament. The tournament will take place over three days at the University of Hong Kong- Stanley Ho Sports Centre.  The format is expected to include 8 Men's teams, and 4 Women's teams. In addition to the tournament, we will organize social events for fun on and off the field.
 
The entry fee will be 15,000 HKD per team.  Expressions of interest and tournament enquiries should be sent to hkopen@hklax.org
 
Registrations for the Hong Kong Open 2016 will be live until 31 December, 2015.


Men's Lacrosse Level 1 Coaching Certification Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hong Kong Coach Development Programme Summary

Lacrosse is being promoted and growing in Hong Kong society rapidly - coaches are a key enabler and playing an important part in this journey. HKLA proudly presents the launch the Hong Kong Lacrosse Coach Development Programme (LCDP).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme Objective and Vision

The programme is designed to build excellence in lacrosse coaching, in order to:

- Support development of lacrosse as a sport in HK

- Elevate the performance level of HK lacrosse

- Develop future lacrosse leaders with high character and as a way to preserve HK lacrosse values and spirits

 

 

Men’s Level 1 – Foundation Coach

Level 1 is designed to introduce coaches to the responsibilities and fundamentals of coaching lacrosse. Coaches will be equipped with necessary lacrosse knowledge to promote and honor the sport.

The course provides tools to teach basic individual skills, team and game concepts to beginning players of all ages.

 

Target

No matter how experienced you are, there’s always something you can learn and improve.

Level 1 is baseline training relevant to all levels of lacrosse coaches who are dedicated to improve coaching skills and performance.

Priority will be given to existing coaches / captains / leaders of any local lacrosse programme, e.g. Interhall, League, Project Cradle, etc.

 

Format

Level 1 Workshop will cover the following modules for Foundation Coaches.

- Lacrosse as a SPORT

- Coach Philosophy and Development

- Player Skills Development

- Team System Development

As for accreditation as well as practical application, a number of designed practical sessions will be provided to participants after workshop completion.

 

Schedule

Men's Lacrosse Level 1 Coaching Certification Workshop

Sunday, 25 Oct 2015

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Room 901, Hong Kong Scout Centre, Scout Path, Austin Road, Kowloon

 

 

Costs

HKD 250 per participant. Privileged price for HKLA Member will be HKD 200 only!

Joining the programme for now we are planning to offer complimentary access to some shared online coaching academy and materials to our accredited coaches.

 

Registrations due: October 22, 2015

Seats are limited. Sign up to be completed online at http://www.hklax.org/custom_php/signup_coach2015.php

 

Contact

Jovi Yan

(852) 91534022

joviyan@hklax.org

 


Hong Kong Lacrosse Youth Academy (Male)

2015/2016

 

Academy Summary

The Hong Kong Lacrosse Youth Academy is directed towards developing youth lacrosse in Hong Kong. An important developmental goal, the initial group of development sessions are targeted towards youth athletes with aspirations of representing Hong Kong at the Under-19/21 international level.

This programme is designed so that participants receive top level instruction and support preparing them for the next step in their development and achievements.

 

Rationale and Intent

One of the main goals of the Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) is to improve the calibre of lacrosse and to enhance the popularity of the sport in Hong Kong. The HKLA is committed to achieving this goal, and the introduction and development of youth lacrosse programmes such as the Youth Academy is a key strategy to that end. The programme will serve as talent identification for the Hong Kong Lacrosse Under 19 National Team and development for the High Performance Programme (HPP).

 

Target (for 2015/2016)

MALE:

- born 31 August 1994 or younger.

- Must be at least 16 years of age prior to the day of the 2016 World Championship commencement on 7 July 2016.

 

Academy Objectives

- To provide athletes with the opportunity to enhance their skills and abilities and to prepare them for international competition at the National Team level.

- To provide athletes with lacrosse skill development opportunities through on field preparation and competition.

 

Academy Participation

- Athletes will be selected to participate in specific competitions

- Athletes in the programme may be required to participate in “community involvement” activities as organised by the programme. ie. coaching youth clinics, volunteering at team events, etc.

 

Costs

1 Year Academy Fee of 1,000 HKD will be required to cover basic training costs.

- Financial arrangements for tournaments will be communicated prior to the selection of the travelling squad.

 

Men’s Academy Schedule to March 2016

September: Programme Announcement and Registration

October & November: Training (1-2 sessions per week)

January: Greater China Cup (Jan 1st-3rd in Shanghai)

December & January: Winter Break

February & March: Training & Hong Kong Open (1-2 sessions per week), Completion of Youth Academy Year 1

 

Registrations due: October 1, 2015

Sign up to be completed online at http://www.hklax.org/custom_php/signup_ya2015.php

 

Contact

Jordan Wong

HKLA Development Officer

(852) 66284959

jswong@hklax.org

 


Announcement - resignation of Louis Hou

 

The Hong Kong lacrosse family regrets to share the following message from HKLA Board of Directors. 

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Hong Kong Lacrosse Association Limited (the "Association”) announces that Mr. Hou Chung Ming, Louis has resigned from the Board and the chairman role of the Executive Committee with effect from 4th August 2015 due to personal reasons and priorities. 
 
The Board would like to express its sincere gratitude and appreciation to Louis for his significant contributions to the Association in the past 20+ years and wishes him every success in his future endeavours. 
 
[ Sep 16, 2015 ] 
 

"Louis' dedication will always be respected by all lacrosse lovers in Hong Kong and his guidance will be missed by colleagues of the Association." Albert Lai noted.

"He has not only been an outstanding leader but also instrumental in moving our recent High Performance initiatives. He is a great man who has immense passion for lacrosse and volunteered a lot of his time laying an excellent foundation for us to grow the Sport. I am sure this has not changed and we will see him around." 
 

 



HKLA Level 1 Referee Course (Sep 22, 2015)

 

"No Nice Judge, No Nice Game"
We are aiming to improve the standard of Lacrosse officiating to support the growth of Lacrosse in Hong Kong. 
Level 1 Referee Course will give you an introduction on how to be Lacrosse official and you can get certified as Level 1 Referee!

 

Workshop:
Date: 22nd Sep 2015 (Tue)
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Room 602, Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong (3 Lockhart Road, Wanchai)

Prerequisite: basic understanding of Men's field Lacrosse rules (Federation of International Lacrosse)
Please download the latest rule book from FIL website:
http://filacrosse.com/…/FIL_Men's_Field_Rule_Book_2016_A5_v…


Exam: 
Date/Time/Venue: To be confirmed
Exam Fee: HKD150
(Exam will be on electronic format, laptops / tablets / smartphones with internet access will be required)


Registration and deadline:

Deadline:  21st Sep (Mon) 

 

Please send an email to fkwfung@hklax.org.

Email subject "HKLA Level 1 Referee Course" with the following details:

Name: 

Email:
Contact No:
Team:
Shirt size:

 

Seats are limited!

 


Hong Kong Lacrosse High Performance Programme

2015/2016 Year 2

 

Programme Summary

The Hong Kong Lacrosse High Performance Programme (HPP) is directed towards those athletes (male and female) with aspirations of representing Hong Kong at the international level. This ongoing programme is designed so that participants receive top level instruction and support preparing them for the next step in their development and achievements. Athletes will receive international level instruction, high level competition, fitness testing-training-monitoring, and sport psychology education.

 

Rationale and Intent

One of the main goals of the Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) is to continue to improve the calibre of lacrosse in Hong Kong, and to improve on the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) world rankings. The HKLA is committed to achieving this goal, and the HPP is a key strategy to that end. The programme will also support talent identification for the Hong Kong Lacrosse National Teams (Men’s, Women’s, Under 19).

 

Target

- Male and Female lacrosse players aged 16 and above with a commitment to developing themselves in the sport

- Athletes with aspirations to compete internationally including the World Championships/Cup tournaments

-Athletes need to meet or have the intention/capability to meet FIL player eligibility criteria.

 

Programme Objectives

- To provide athletes with the opportunity to enhance their skills and abilities and to prepare them for international competition at the National Team level.

- To provide athletes with lacrosse skill development opportunities through on field preparation and competition.

- To provide athletes with access to strength and conditioning coaching, training programs and assessments.

- To provide athletes with access to sport psychology training, nutritional education and injury recovery and prevention techniques.

 

Programme Participation

- All athletes selected to the HPP are expected to participate in all scheduled training, development and evaluation sessions.

- Athletes will be selected to participate in specific local and international competitions

- Athletes in the programme will be required to participate in “community involvement” activities as organised by the programme. ie. coaching youth clinics, volunteering at team events, etc.

 

Athlete Selection Process

- Applicants will be assessed on a combination of lacrosse ability, athletic ability, character, commitment and attitude.

- Applicants will participate in tryouts which will be composed of lacrosse training as well as physical fitness testing.

- Athletes selected to the HPP will be continuously monitored against the selection criteria, and if found to be deficient (particularly in the areas of character, commitment and attitude), this could lead to being removed from the programme.

- Similarly, as a result of ongoing talent identification efforts, applications to join the programme will be considered on a periodic basis.

 

Costs

- Tryout Fee of 100 HKD

- If selected into the HPP, an additional Programme Fee of 3,000 HKD (non-refundable, in two payment instalments) will be required to cover basic training costs. The 3,000 HKD will cover costs until the next Programme Year starts in September 2016.

- Financial arrangements for tournaments will be communicated prior to the selection of the travelling squad.

 

Men’s Programme Schedule

August: Programme Announcement and Registration for Year 2

October: Tryouts and Athlete Selection

October & November:Training & Super League (2 sessions per week)

December & January: Winter Break

February: Training (1-2 sessions per week)

March: Training & Hong Kong Open  (2 sessions per week)

April: Box Lacrosse (1 session per week)

May: Exam Break

June: Training & Berlin Open (2 sessions per week), Completion of Year 2

July & August: Summer Break

 

Men’s Local and International Competitions

October 18 - November 29: Men’s Super League (Sundays)

March 25-28: Hong Kong Open

June 17-19: Berlin Open


 

Women’s Programme Schedule

August: Programme Announcement and Registration for Year 2

October: Tryouts and Athlete Selection

October & November:Training & Super League (3 sessions per week)

December: Training (3 sessions per week)

January & February: Training (3 sessions per week)

March: Training & Hong Kong Open (3 sessions per week)

April:  Training & U18 Elite Tournament Perth (3 sessions per week)

May: Training (3 sessions per week)

June: Training & Berlin/Prague Tournament (3 sessions per week), Completion of Year 2

July & August: Summer Break

 

Women’s Local and International Competitions

October 25 - December 6: Women’s Super League (Sundays)

March 25-28: Hong Kong Open

April 25-28: U18 Elite Tournament Perth

June 17-19 or 24-26:Berlin or Prague Tournament

 

Men’s Tentative Tryout Dates

Orientation Session Friday October 2

Saturday Oct 3

Sunday Oct 4

 

Women’s Tentative Tryout Dates

Sunday Oct 11

Orientation Session Friday October 16

Saturday Oct 17

Sunday Oct 18

 

Registrations due: Sept 13, 2015

Sign up to be completed online at http://www.hklax.org/custom_php/signup_hpp2015.php

 

Contact

Jordan Wong

HKLA Development Officer

(852) 66284959

jswong@hklax.org

 


HKLL Men's 2015-16

 

Summary

This year there will be maximum 14 teams for mens to compete for the champion. 

They will be divided into two divisions of 6 teams. Division 1 is top 6 teams in HK, according to result of 2014-2015. The rest are in Division 2. 
Division games use single round robin system. After that, there will be position games.

Please make sure you have already registered as HKLA member and completed the payment through the membership page in HKLA website

Please download and read the league package of HKLL2016 (Mens) before you start the registration.

 

 

League Pack

league package of HKLL2016 (Mens)

 

 

Costs

- 8000 HKD / team

 

Registrations due: Sept 8, 2015

 

 

 



Hong Kong Lacrosse Men’s Under-19/21

Player Identification & Development Camps

 

Summary

The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) Men’s Under-19/21 (U19/21) Identification & Development Camps (ID Camps) are directed towards male lacrosse players with aspirations of representing Hong Kong at the 2016 U19 World Championships. Over 20 countries are expected to be participating in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada from 7-16 July, 2016. This will be the first time Hong Kong will be participating in the U19 World Championships, and as such is permitted players to be U21.  

The ID Camps will be led by HKLA Coaches which include Scott Browning, Jovi Yan and Jordan Wong. In addition, various Guests Coaches from around the world will help coach at the ID Camps.

 

Eligibility

- Male lacrosse players born 31 August 1994 or younger.

- Must be at least 16 years of age prior to the day of the 2016 World Championship commencement

-Athletes need to meet or have the intention/capability to meet FIL player eligibility criteria to represent Hong Kong.

For more information on FIL Eligibility, please click below.

https://filacrosse.com/wp-content/themes/sportedge/downloads/FIL_Mens_Eligibility_Criteria_01-2013.pdf

 

Camp Objectives

  • The ID Camps will serve as talent identification, preparation and development for the Hong Kong Lacrosse U19/21 potential players.

- To provide athletes with the opportunity to enhance their skills and abilities and to prepare them for international competition at the National Team level.

- To provide athletes with lacrosse skill development opportunities through on field preparation and competition.

 

2015 Tentative ID Camps Schedule

March ID Camp (Part I): ~ 4 sessions (March 21,22,28,29)

3-5 April: Selected players from the U19/21 ID Camp will participate in the HK Open

April ID Camp (Part II): ~ 4 sessions (April 11,12,18,19)

June ID Camp (Part III): ~ 2 sessions (June TBD)

 

Costs

- ID Camp Fee of 1,000 HKD to be collected at the first session.

(The ID Camp Fee includes participation in Parts I,II,III and participation in the HK Open, if selected)

 

Registrations due: March 8, 2015

Sign up to be completed online at http://www.hklax.org/channel.php?channel=event-u19_2015

 

Other Important Information

It is important to note that the ID Camps are not the official tryout or selection for the Hong Kong Lacrosse U19 National Team. Tryouts and selection will commence in Autumn of 2015.  

 

Contact

Jordan Wong

HKLA Development Officer

(852) 66284959

jswong@hklax.org

 


Hong Kong Lacrosse Open 2015

 
The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) is pleased to announce it will host the Hong Kong Lacrosse Open 2015 over Easter Weekend, April 3-5, 2015!

We would like to invite teams from across the lacrosse world to compete in the biggest l...acrosse tournament ever held in Hong Kong. The tournament will take place over three days at Hong Kong University- Stanley Ho Sports Centre.

Expressions of interest and tournament enquiries should be sent to hkopen@hklax.org
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


HKLA Level 2 Referee Workshop

 
We would like to organize HKLA Level 2 Referee Workshop to continuously improve the standard of Lacrosse officiating. Please find the details below:
 
Date: 13 May 2015 (Wed)
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Venue: Boys' & Girl's Clubs Association of Hong Kong, Wanchai
Room 602 at Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong
Prerequisite: HKLA Level 1 Referee with on-field experience
Level 2 Exam and on-field assessment will be arranged after the workshop
Course fee: HKD 300
 
Registration is required by sending email to fkwfung@hklax.org
 


Hong Kong Lacrosse High Performance Programme

January 2015

 

Programme Summary

The Hong Kong Lacrosse High Performance Programme (HPP) is directed towards those athletes (male and female) with aspirations of representing Hong Kong at the international level. This ongoing programme is designed so that participants receive top level instruction and support preparing them for the next step in their development and achievements. Athletes will receive international level instruction, high level competition, fitness testing-training-monitoring, and sport psychology education.

 

Rationale and Intent

One of the main goals of the Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) is to improve the calibre of lacrosse in Hong Kong, and to improve on the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) world rankings. The HKLA is committed to achieving this goal, and the HPP is a key strategy to that end. The programme will serve as talent identification and recruitment for the Hong Kong Lacrosse National Teams (Men’s, Women’s, Under 19).

 

Target

- Male and Female lacrosse players aged 16 and above with a commitment to developing themselves in the sport

- Athletes with aspirations to compete internationally including the World Championships/Cup tournaments

-Athletes need to meet or have the intention/capability to meet FIL player eligibility criteria.

 

Programme Objectives

- To provide athletes with the opportunity to enhance their skills and abilities and to prepare them for international competition at the National Team level.

- To provide athletes with lacrosse skill development opportunities through on field preparation and competition.

- To provide athletes with access to strength and conditioning coaching, training programs and assessments.

- To provide athletes with access to sport psychology training, nutritional education and injury recovery and prevention techniques.


Programme Participation

- All athletes selected to the HPP are expected to participate in all scheduled training, development and evaluation sessions.

- Athletes will be selected to participate in specific local and international competitions

- Athletes in the programme will be required to participate in “community involvement” activities as organised by the programme. ie. coaching youth clinics, volunteering at team events, etc.

 

Programme Schedule to Summer 2015

January: Tryouts for additional athlete selection to HPP

January - March: 1-2 Training sessions per week

April - July: 2-3 Training sessions per week

July - August: Summer Break following ASPAC

September: Assessment of athlete membership in HPP, consideration of additional applications and continuation of HPP

 

Local and International Competitions to Summer 2015

April 3-5: 2015 Hong Kong Open

June: Potential Berlin Open or Japanese Exhibition Tour

July 4-11: 2015 ASPAC Championships in Bangkok, Thailand

 

Athlete Selection Process

- Applicants will be assessed on a combination of lacrosse ability, athletic ability, character, commitment and attitude.

- Applicants will participate in tryouts which will be composed of lacrosse training as well as physical fitness testing.

- Athletes selected to the HPP will be continuously monitored against the selection criteria, and if found to be deficient (particularly in the areas of character, commitment and attitude), this could lead to being removed from the programme.

- Similarly, as a result of ongoing talent identification efforts, applications to join the programme will be considered on a periodic basis.

 

Costs

- Tryout Fee of 100 HKD

- If selected into the HPP, an additional Programme Fee of 800 HKD will be required to cover basic training costs. The 800 HKD will cover costs until the next Programme Year starts in September 2015.

- Financial arrangements for tournaments will be communicated prior to the selection of the travelling squad.

 

Registrations due: Dec 14, 2014

 

 

Womens Tryout Dates:

Sunday Jan 4- KGV REGISTRATION 5:15pm

Sunday Jan 4- Fitness Testing 6-9pm

Thursday Jan 8- KGV Practice 8-930pm

Sunday Jan 11- KGV Practice 6-9pm

 

Mens Tryout Dates:

Sunday Jan 4- KGV REGISTRATION 5:15pm

Sunday Jan 4- Fitness Testing 6-9pm

Tuesday Jan 6- YMCA Practice (GROUP 1) 730-830pm

Thursday Jan 8- YMCA Practice (GROUP 2) 730-830pm

Sunday Jan 11- KGV Practice 6-9pm

 

Contact

Jordan Wong

HKLA Development Officer

(852) 66284959

jswong@hklax.org

 


World Lacrosse Championship 2014 - Summary

In the 2014 FIL World Championship, Team Hong Kong placed 21st out of 38. It is a promising and satisfactory result after a 1.5 years hardwork.

It is not easy for Team Hong Kong to have 8 games in 8 day. Summary of all matches:

  • 11-July, Hong Kong 13 Austria 12 (OT)
  • 12-July, Hong Kong 11 Belgium 9
  • 13-July, Hong Kong 2 Germany 21
  • 14-July, Hong Kong 4 Poland 14
  • 15-July, Hong Kong 15 Bermuda 11
  • 16-July, Hong Kong 9 Latvia 19
  • 17-July, Hong Kong 14 Bermuda 13
  • 18-July, Hong Kong 10 Turkey 4


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