HPA Athletic Camp
Daniel Mar Chong, performance training and injury prevention specialist, will lead the Mar Athletic Performance Enhancement Camp for students 14 years and older June 13-15 at Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Nakamaru Fitness Center.
Students can choose from one of two camp times: 1 to 2:30 p.m. or 2:30 to 4 p.m. The camp fee is $100 and space is limited to the first 20 athletes.
The camp will cover the fundamentals of a progressive strength training technique. Mar Chong is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), and graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a master’s in kinesiology and athletic administration. He breaks away from traditional strength training and introduces new performance enhancement training techniques. At the conclusion of every workout there will be a 10-15 minute presentation on hydration, nutrition, and supplements by Scott Oshiro, Certified Athletic Trainer for Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Small group instruction ensures each student receives the best instruction possible. Athletes must be ready to be challenged physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Mar Chong’s former clients include Hawaii state players of the year in football, baseball, and volleyball; Hawaii All-State players in baseball, football, softball, swimming, track & field, and volleyball; NCAA Division I athletes in baseball, football, golf, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Mar Chong holds certifications with: National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and American Heart Association—Basic Life Support (BLS).
To register, or for more information, contact Lisa Sakurai at 881-4019 or email@example.com.
The Warrior Aquatics Swim School’s summer swim program will start June 4 with the first of 10 sessions. The summer program is open to youth and adult swimmers, at $25 for the 10 sessions at the Kamehameha Schools pool.
The classes include: Youth Learn to Swim, Adult Learn to Swim, Introduction to Water Polo, USS Age Group Swimming, and Lifeguard training.
Registration is currently open on a first-come, first-serve basis. To sign up or for more information, email Carla Spidell at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-6491.
Special Olympics East Hawaii’s golf season will begin June 1, with practices every Friday through August 24 and golf tournament scheduled for the end of the season.
All Special Olympic athletes may sign up online at email@example.com.
Registration is also available at Golf Treasures, 37c Lono St. in Hilo.
For more information, call coach George Lewitzki at 961-4653.
UHH Baseball Camp
The 25th Annual Vulcans-Hawaii Baseball School for students ages 5-12 years will be held Tuesday through Friday, May 29 – June 1 on the University of Hawaii at Hilo baseball and softball fields from 1 - 4 p.m. Tuition for this five-day camp is $90 and includes a camp hat and T-shirt and evaluation report card.
The camp, under the direction of Vulcans head coach Joey Estrella, will provide instruction in the basic fundamentals of hitting, throwing, and fielding with opportunities for game experience in controlled scrimmages.
Team coaches will include several Vulcan players. Camp applications are available at the UH Hilo Athletic Office or at Sportsline. Deadline for applications is Friday.
For more information, call the UHH baseball office at 974-7700.
Vulcan hoops camp
The 37th Annual Vulcans-Hawaii Basketball School, a popular fundamentals camp, will be held June 20-23 at the UHH Gym.
There will be two sessions: Ages 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and ages 13-18 from 2 to 7 p.m.
The camp offers four days of skills training, team games and individual competition.
Cost is $110 and includes instruction, a daily bento and drink, camp T-shirt and a basketball.
Application forms are available online at Hiloathletics.com or by calling the UHH Basketball Office at 974-7701.