An unequaled new Fitness Academy is part of the inventive Phuket International Academy Sports and Leisure Club (PIASLC) that is planning to become Asia’s greatest competition, training and event facility when it begins full operations this November. Combining a superb location with unsurpassed facilities, it is already gaining consideration from respected worldwide sporting institutions and international corporations.
The complex is situated on 54 acres of property in the north part of Phuket, Thailand. It possesses a wide-ranging selection of high-class sports facilities that include an International Rugby Board-standard rugby pitch, FIFA-approved football field, competitive fifty-meter eight lane outdoor swimming pool (suitable for water polo and competitive swimming), a fully shaded 25 metre, eight lane swimming pool, toddler’s and children’s pools and play area, 6 tennis courts, a 500 metre athletics running track and a fitness enthusiast gymnasium, along with a performing arts centre and a Thai Herbal Garden Spa. Phuket International Academy Sports and Leisure Club Sports, Leisure and Events Centre.
Accommodations are available in the form of two boutique hotels, with 115 very nice rooms and suites for visitors, athletes, teams and corporate groups. The club has quickly gained recognition through prestiguous connections with international sporting organizations such as Brazilian Soccer Schools (BSS), NZRugbyResources (NZRR), and IronKids Triathlon. Announcement of tennis and swimming relationships are anticipated soon.
The PIASLC is committed to being the premier sports and corporate event center in Asia. Not only offering Asia’s pre-eminent facilities for sports but also outstanding facilities and accommodations for conferences, incentives, retreats and teambuilding.
PIASLC announced “Being in Phuket is a big advantage. It is not only an exotic location but the most exciting component of what we are doing is that every element of the club has been planned down to the finest detail from using cutting edge materials and equipment to employing the most qualified staff to manage and coach at the club.”
NZRugbyResources Director, David Adamson, said the PIASLC facilities were “second to none” and perfect for conducting elite and amateur training camps and competitions.
The top-rated youth soccer training programme is also based at the greatest sports and recreation PIASLC facility. Famous BSS uses Futebol de Salao (FDS). The training and game is known for a 5-a-side version of football originally from Brazil. FDS is played with a smaller (size 2), and a little heavier (465gm) ball that has very little bounce to it.
The PIASLC has also announced an relationship with the US-based IronKids programme. This connection will support four junior Triathlon events every year as well as training camps for kids aged between 6 and 15.
There is little debate that to become an outstanding sports destination requires really good facilities and attractive location. But it needs really good personnel too. The Phuket International Academy Sports and Leisure Club (PIASLC) is showing it has all these elements as it works to be established as a contender as the world’s top international sports destination.
The PIASLC will be offering a variety of world-class sports, arts, wellness and recreational facilities and programmes for the enjoyment of visitors, students, their families, the local Phuket community as well as for visiting professional and amateur individual athletes and teams from around the globe. PIASLC will set a benchmark as a regional hub for sports, arts and wellness in Thailand and Asia, and quite possibly the world. PIA is an integrated facility hosting Phuket’s newest International School, a versatile Sports and Leisure Club for elite athletes, amateur enthusiasts, artists and wellness seekers – all within the Mind Centre sanctuary that provides training in the cultivation of mental and emotional balance. Phuket International Academy is a convenient drive near Phuket International Airport and includes two 38-room comfortable hotels and facilities that are great for Meetings, Conventions and Events of all kinds.
As part of a uniquely integrated complex, the Sports and Leisure Club works in synergy with both the Phuket International Academy Day School and PIAMC. The PIADS is aspiring to achieve a three programme International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The PIA Day School has first-rate facilities, teachers, trainers, staff and administration. Click this link for additional information on the Phuket International Academy Day School International School Thailand.
As part of a total commitment to sports excellence the PIAMC has started to offer training in the cultivation of cognitive and emotional balance. The Phuket International Academy Mind Centre will deliver a combination of modern psychology and neuroscience in association with traditional Asian contemplative practices. Featuring openess, the PIAMC conducts retreats and seminars. It teaches the practice of “mindfulness of breathing”, which is an effective way for relaxing the body and calming the mind. A second method taught is both a shamatha practice and vipashyana, “insight meditation” also referred to as “settling the mind in its natural state”. Phuket International Academy Mind Centre Meditation, Mind Studies, and Retreats.