Healthy lifestyle in Tuen Mun


Happy family portrait of TMDIST police team taken before their Dragon Boat Race at the Gold Coast

TUEN MUN officers have recently promoted a number of recreational activities that were a lot fun.

@Two dragon boat races were held at the Tuen Mun Gold Coast Yacht Clud and Tuen Mun Area 44; followed by an open basketball competition organized by Lingnan Colleague and the Home Affairs Department. After qualifying for the finals, Tuen Mun Police representatives went on to defeat the teachers 58 - 56.

Super Circuit Training

MARK SHARP, assistant manager POC, is offering his strength and conditioning services to all POC members who want motivating.

Starting on Tuesday 23 September, from 1 to 1:30pm on the rooftop tennis court at POC, Mark will take people through a special circuit training session. He guarantees results and to help all involved achieve their goals safely and progressively. The sessions will feature a variety of resistance and cardiovascular exercises that are done repetitively and designed to build a level of fitness difficult to achieve on one's own.

Mark is running the session for the sheer joy of it and says that it is essential that a group of people get involved from the outset so goals can be achieved collectively as well as personally. Now is the perfect opportunity to make a commitment to yourself (and the group) twice a week and to stick to it.

Mark will run four sessions a week. Tuesdays and Thursdays are recommended for those who have a good level of fitness and who already work out at least three times per week.

Wednesdays and Fridays are aimed at complete beginners and these sessions will help develop individuals to the standards of the Tuesday/Thursday sessions.

Mark says the sessions will help you lose fat, and that your levels of strength and muscular endurance will improve dramatically. The circuit includes dumb-bells, stretch cords, step aerobics, medicine balls and, of course Mark, who will be there to help you sweat it out.

Those interested in making a contract to become fighting fit, phone/fax Mark Sharp at: 2591-1930/2838-9665.

Table tennis results

A TOTAL of 34 table tennis players participated in the Shek Kip Mei Divisional Cup Competition held in the PSRC.

@The winner of the men's single was PC Kwan Ka-chun. Second and third places went to SIP Tam Kwok-kei and PC Lai Sai-cheong.

@Winner of the women's single was Police Interpreter Lee Kim-mei, while WPC Leung Lai-tan and WSgt Chau Shuk-ming took second and third places respectively.

@Apart from his trophy in the men's single, SIP Tam Kwok-kei also took second place in the men's double with his partner PC Mo Kit.

@Section champions were Sgt Chung Wai-kuen and PC Tam Shing-cheung, while third place was taken by SSgt Lai Wing-wai and SPC Fung Yau-chuen.

@District Commander, SSPo CSP Bonnie Smith and Deputy District Commander, SSPo SSP Tang Chiu-wing presented trophies to the winners.

SPORTING NOTES
TUEN MUN DISTRICT FISHING CLUB

@The newly-created Tuen Mun District Fishing Club is now signing up members. All officers, civilian staff and their families of the district are welcome to join the activities of the club. Says ADC, ADM, TM Superintendent Alan To, who is also the chairman of the club: "The long coastline of Tuen Mun makes it an ideal fishing area. The fresh air and picturesque scenery all come together to make it a wonderland for anglers. Anyone interested in joining the club call the DSRO, TM: 2456-5341.

POLICE FOOTBALL CLUB

@The 97/98 Inter-District Football Competition will start in September. A meeting for team managers will be held at the PSRC Conference Room at 2:30pm on 1 August (Friday). All team managers or their representatives are required to bring the entry fee of $350 in cash. Enquiries: SIP Li Wing-keung or Wong Kwok-on at 2804-1142.

POLICE SHOOTING CLUB

@With the kind approval of Commandant PTS, live firing practice has been arranged at PTS indoor range between 1pm and 6pm every Saturday afternoon. While all members are welcome, it is emphasized that parking facilities are restricted to the football pitch next to drill shed. Enquiries: 2319-0017 or 2779-2812.

ANNUAL FORCE SHOOTING COMPETITION

@Top guns of the Force are welcome to participate in this year's Annual Force Shooting Competition between 1 September and 31 October.
@Organised by the Weapons Training Division, this is a major Force sporting event open to all serving officers qualified to carry arms. Participants will compete for eight trophies. Four of them are team trophies, namely the Sir Robert Black Trophy, DCP OPS's Trophy, Thorpe Trophy and DPT's Trophy.
@The four individual trophies are: Commissioner's Cup, DCI's Cup, Lomas Cup and DMS's Cup.
@The preliminary rounds of this year's competition begin on 1 September for three days at May House Indoor Range and Kowloon East Operation Base Range. The semi-finals will take place at Arsenal House Range on 17 October. The finals will be held at PTU HQ on 31 October.
@The competition includes both team and individual events for officers of the Uniform Branch and crime stream as well as categories for specialist units.
@Each district or formation should form up a six-player team and each member of the team can compete for individual trophies.
@Full details of the various events including dates, times and courses of fire as well as entry forms, can be obtained from the District Staff Relation Officer.
@The closing date for entries is 4 August. Late submissions will not be considered. Enquiries to the Firearms Instructors Supervisor D T Stanfield: 2860-3425.

PTI SECTION AT PTS

@Applications are invited from suitably qualified male or female officers interested in becoming a Physical Training Instructor at PTS. Applicants should be fit, non-smokers who have attended PTU and also the PTI's course, as
well as possessing relevant first aid and life-saving qualifications. Applicants are required to attend a one-day selection exercise at PTS involving fitness, swimming, life-saving and other aptitude tests. Those interested should consult HQO 50/97 Part V, and submit applications to C PTS (Attn: SP CTS), copied to CP (Attn: SP JPO).

MEDICAL CHECK-UPS

@The Helen Lee Siu-foon Institute of Sports Medicine is again offering its services to Force members and their families. The clinic is in Sha Wan Drive, Sandy Bay. Those interested in any of the four tests (Osteoporosis Bone Density Test; the General Health Check; the Comprehensive Health Check; and the Complete Physical Health Test), can contact Assistant Force Welfare Officer, To Ming-yin, at Personnel Services Branch HQ: 2804-1109.

OUTDOOR QUEST

@Between 11-14 September, selected members of the Police Adventure Club (Expedition Section) have been formally invited to enter a Hong Kong team for the Mild Seven Outdoor Quest which is an international adventure race that will take place in Xichang, Sichuan Provence. This event in China involves various adventure sports including kayaking, mountaineering, biking and off-road running. TUEN Mun officers have recently promoted a number of recreational activities that were a lot of fun.
@Two dragon boat races were held at the Tuen Mun Gold Coast Yacht Club and Tuen Mun Area 44; followed by an open basketball competition organized by Lingnan Colleague and the Home Affairs Department. After qualifying for the finals, Tuen Mun Police representatives went on to defeat the teachers 58-56.









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