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Discussion in 'China / Hong Kong' started by steven tan, Mar 15, 2004.
I will be down to Hk end of this month wonder where to play?
Hoping to play too in HK
Hi there! I am just wondereing if you would like to play badminton in HK. My family will be in HK on the 28th to the 31st of Oct. However, I am still looking for a good badminton club. Heard there are courts around Kowloon Park.
Try to contact Cheung Tung of Insksport by email or 'phone 97879118 and join him in his frequent badminton sessions, which are held in the Kowloon area, including the Kowloon Park courts and the nearby Kwun Chung courts. He has taken many badminton forum members to such badminton sessions. The costs come to about HK$50-HK$60 per person for a 3-4 hours session. If you have a lot of time to spare, you can join me in a more out-of-the-way location that requires a good two hours of commute. My sessions are dirt cheap, at less than HK$15 for 2 hours in air-conditioned comfort.
Hey there! Nice of you to reply on my inquiry. We are going to stay at Holiday Inn. What is your relation with Cheung Tung? Will you also be there when we plan to play? I'll try to contact him/her(?) when we're already there. We are looking forward to playing in your country. I heard that there are a lot of good players in your place. We are just average Class C players. How about you? Sorry but we will only be staying there for 4 days. What time do you usually play? By the way, we are planning to buy badminton rackets and shoes when we get there. Where do you think will be the best place to buy them? What is your email address?
I live in the New Territories, which is not near the Golden Mile Holiday Inn. Unfortunately, I won't be there if you decide to play with him in the Kowloon Park area. It is just too far out of the way for me. Cheung Tung plays badminton with me periodically. His standard of play is about C. If you want to play with grade A or B players or even ex Hong Kong champions, he can arrange that too. He owns Inskysport and is an OEM supplier of badminton equipment and supplies. If you want to buy racquets and shoes, then he is about the best source.
I suggest you email Cheung Tung at email@example.com re arrangement for a session or two of badminton around Oct. 28-30. I have spoken to Cheung Tung and he is expecting to hear from you.
I will pm you my email address separately.
just emailed Inskysport
Hi! I just emailed Cheung Tung. Thanks a lot for helping. I will wait for his reply.
Can I join your session?
Yes, I would think so. I suggest you contact Cheung Tung by 'phone or email for details of any arrangement he may be making for PrinceTT.
Cheung Tung did not get your email. Can you send again to firstname.lastname@example.org?
Just sent email again
Ok. I'll try to email him again. How about your email? Can you send it to me?
Please join us
Sure! We would enjoy having you with us when we play there. How long have you been playing badminton? Do you live there?
I live in HK and have been playing badminton for more than 12 yrs. Hope to see you there.
Please check your private message box for my email.
wow! 12 years?! You must be a grade A palyer by now. We've been playing for only a year now. It is just now that Badminton became popular in our place. How often do you play? Maybe you could teach us some of your techniques. Where do you usually play? Hope to see you soon. Thanks!
PrinceTT, Cheung Tung has made arrangements for a badminton night on Friday night, 8-10pm, Oct. 29. Other details in a separate pm to you.
For Machiko, you are welcome to join them. Suggest you call Cheung Tung at 97879118 just to confirm, as Cheung is aware of your interest in joining in the fun.
There will be about 15 players, including 4 from PrinceTT, Machiko and 10 players from Cheung Tung's side, who are grades B and C, possibly including Mr Ng of Luxis sports (grade B).
i'm a british born chinese. i play at a high level, division 1 standard (been playing for 16 years). ill b on holiday in hong kong from 6/11 to 19/11. any chance of a session? ill be staying in 'sow gei wan'. i dont know hk too well..is there somewhere nearby or in kowloon i could go for an evening session?
I am also british born chinese and a friend of wai. Am going to be in HK from 9th to 18th. I would love to pop along to a session. I live quite in the sticks and am in Sha Tau Kok!!.
Where did u say we can get sessions?
You and your friend Waiwai8 can contact Cheung Tung by email and ask to join his weekly sessions. You are right about where you live, near the China/HK border, which is a bit too far out of the way to play in Kowloon, the place where Cheung Tung's sessions are held. However, Wai should not find it too inconvenient.
Anybody can PM the detail of the session mentioned above? Where and how much? Thanks!
I think this session has about reached the maximum no. of players. Maybe, you can wait for the proposed November trip by Wai and his friend.