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Kenneth Yip

  • Kenneth Yip Chun Kit (Head Coach) Swim/Bike/Run/Triathlon

     

     
    Kenneth Yip is the co-founder and head coach of Team Sonic. He has an extensive background in coaching swimmers and triathletes of all age and abilities. In addition to coaching Masters, he has coached collegiate teams, and worked with individual age grouper.

    Kenneth raced as a professional triathlete and had been invited to join Hong Kong Triathlon National Squad and received scholarship offered by The Hong Kong Sports Institute from 1998 - 2003. During the time in National Squad, Kenneth had been representing Hong Kong racing overseas and had been participant in oversea training camp in New Zealand, Malaysia, France, German, Australia, Spain and Japan.

    He continues to compete in triathlons and running events. In triathlons, he races from sprint to half-ironman distance. He consistently wins his age group and often finishes as one of the top overall amateurs.

    In recent year, Kenneth is part of the High Performance Coaching team of National Team of Hong Kong Triathlon in Hong Kong Sport Institutes.

    Kenneth Yip's strengths and specialties as a coach include:

  • Educating coaches and athletes on the latest technique and training methods
  • Motivating athletes of all abilities to perform to their potential.
  • Teaching inexperienced athletes comfort in the water and efficiency.
  • Teaching pacing, strategy and racing tactics.
  • Teaching triathlon race preparation.

        Sports Achievement:

        1999 - 2003 representing Hong Kong for Asian Triathlon Championships

        1999             representing Hong Kong for World Triathlon Championships

Education:

  • Certificated in Sports Management
  • Certificated in International Athletic Level 1 Coach
  • Certificated in Asia Triathlon Level 1 Coach
  • Completed 2007 Asian Continental Development Camp and Competitive Coaches Course at Subic Bay, Philippines. July 7th-16th
  • Certificated in Hong Kong Triathlon Association Level 2 Coach
  • Certificated in Hong Kong Triathlon Association Level 1 Coach
  • Certificated in Hong Kong Swimming Coach's Level 1 by HKASA
  • Certificated in The Hong Kong Life Saving Society Bronze Medallion and First-Aid
  • Level 1 Sports-General Theory (HKCC)
  • Level 2 Sports-General Theory (HKCC)
  • Certificated in Canoe Three-Star Award by Hong Kong Canoe Union
Outstanding Race Results:
Date Event Category Position Time
2005-07-03 OSIM Singapore Asian Triathlon Championship Age-Group 25-29 3rd 2:18:13
2005-05-22 Hong Kong Sprint Triathlon Age-Group 20-24 1st 1:12:04
2004-10-10 ITU Hong Kong International Triathlon Age-Group 20-24 1st 2:12:26
2004-05-09 Hong Kong Sprint Triathlon Age-Group 20-24 1st 1:07:44
2003-11-09 Hainan Discovery Triathlon Male Pro 10th 3:15:26
2003-11-02 Asian Triathlon Championship India Male Elite Under 23 4th 1:07:00
2003-09-21 Hong Kong ITU International Triathlon Male Elite Under 23 2nd  
2003-08-31 Asia Cup Series Macau Male Elite Under 23 6th 1:09:45
2003-06-01 Festival of Sports - Sprint Triathlon Male Elite Under 23 1st 1:09:08
2003-03-22 Asian Cup Series Taiwan Male Elite Under 23 11th 1:12:88
2002-10-06 Hong Kong International Triathlon Male Elite Under 23 4th 1:09:30
2002-09-08 Asia Triathlon Championship Xuzhou, China Male Elite Under 23 12th 2:06:39
2002-08-25 Asian Cup Series Macau Male Elite Under 23 4th 2:10:31
2002-06-02 Asian Cup Series Philippines Male Elite Under 23 6th 2:07:40
2001-07-08 Asian Cup Series Sokcho, Korea Male Elite 14th 2:01:40
2001-06-10 Asian Cup Series Xuzhou, China Male Elite 10th 2:06:01
2001-06-03 Subic Bay Internation Triathlon - Subic Bay Freeport, Philippines Male Elite Open 14th 2:07:09
2001-05-20 Asian Triathlon Championship, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Male Elite 25th 2:16:43
2000-09-17 Desaru Sprint Men 18-39 2nd 00:45:56
2000-09-03 Asian Triathlon Series Macau Male Elite Junior 1st 2:08:33
2000-07-17 ITU International & Asian Cup Series Male Junior 1st 2:03:09
2000-07-16 Asian Cup Series Sokcho Korea Male Elite Junior 1st 2:03:07
2000-06-18 Asian Cup Series Xuzhou China Male Elite Junior 2nd 2:09:47
2000-05-28 Asian Cup Series Subic Bay, Philippines Male Elite Junior 1st 2:09:26
2000-04-23 ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships Gamagori Japan Male Elite 24th 2:06:20
2000-03-26 President International Triathlon Hau Lien Male Elite 6th 2:06:20
1999-12-05 SamSung Action Asia Challenge Open Men's Team 16th 4:23:04
1999-10-24 Hong Kong International Triathlon Male Junior 3rd 2:16:16
1999-09-12 World Triathlon Championship Montreal Canada Male Junior 50th 1:59:24
1999-07-11 Asian Triathlon Championship Sokcho City Korea Male Junior 6th 2:07:14
1999-06-06 Asian Triathlon Series subic Bay, Philippines Male Junior 1st 2:14:34
1999-05-23 Asian Triathlon Series Sabah Malaysia Male Junior 1st 2:11:46
1998 Hong Kong International Triathlon Male Junior 4th 2:14:53
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