Regular training comprises of six sessions per week in Shatin and Hong Kong Island area during school term. Additional sessions will be organised during school holidays at various locations. Exact training schedule will be communicated through email and TriHK website.
B. Additional Swim Sessions
Athletes achieving an 80% attendance, with good training attitude, will be recommended to attend a swim trial conducted by National Squad Coaches. Only athletes achieving a swim trial time of at least within 3% of the National Squad swim qualifying time will be invited to take part in the additional swim sessions as conducted by the National Squad Coaches. Athletes will have to fulfil further criterion as set by the National Squad Coaches to maintain their status at the additional swim sessions.
C. Leave Application
- If NDS members cannot attend NDS training session due to kinds of reasons, it is a must to apply for the leave by informing Hong Kong Triathlon Association with leave application form and related proof in advance. NDS members should inform NDS coach about the leave application in advance.
D. Training Attendance
NDS members are expected to attend training programmes organised by TriHK and achieve an attendance rate of 80%.Upon acceptance of invitation, NDS members who foresee difficulty to attain the attendance requirement must initiate and take responsibility to discuss their personal circumstances with the NDS coach and have approval sought.
E. Race Participation
All NDS members are required to compete in all races organized by TriHK, except those that are held in Bride's Pool Road The latter races may be entered provided that adequate cycling proficiency is affirmed by the NDS coach.
F. Benchmarking Participation
All NDS members are required to compete in September Benchmarking organized by TriHK. Other Benchmarking hold by TriHK is also encouraged to take part in.
NDS athletes must be in NDS uniform at all TriHK races once the uniform is distributed. All NDS members must keep the NDS uniform in good condition, so as to promote the squad image. No alternation is allowed to the uniform provided, including, but not limited to printing of logos.
H. Benchmarking Participation
All NDS members are required to compete in all Benchmarking organized by TriHK.
I. Squad Fee
The Squad fee is $400 per month. All NDS triathletes have to prepay 3 months of the Squad fees. Squad fees should be sent to Hong Kong Triathlon Association, either by cheque payable to “Hong Kong Triathlon Association Limited” or transfer directly to TriHK HSBC account at #502-118-375-838 and fax the receipt to TriHK Secretariat for confirmation.
Whenever undertaking triathlon-related activities, all athletes are required to behave in a courteous and sportsmanlike manner. Foul language or rude behaviour directed at race officials will not be tolerated and will be considered as a failure to comply with these obligations.
Athletes are not allowed to speak with the media regarding triathlon or TriHK without prior consent from the NDS coach or TriHK.
Athletes are forbidden from making derogatory remarks regarding TriHK or the Hong Kong Sports Institute in any media, including on-line forums, such as Facebook.
K. Registration Procedure
All NDS members have to be TriHK members. If you are not a member of TriHK, please fill in the attached membership form.
L. Resignation Notification
You are required to submit a resignation letter at least 2 weeks before leaving the squad. E.g. if you submit the resignation letter on 1st Oct, the effective date should be on 15th Oct as Squad fee is on a monthly basis, you are required to pay the October Squad fee as well on this basis.
All NDS Athletes must comply with the rules and regulations upon. TriHK reserves the right from the athletes against the obligations to the squad invitation and the NDS training.