Sports Bulletin — Feb. 1, 2019

Fitness Challenge

This three-part event will test your strength like never before! All participants will be required to participate in all three events: bench press, dead lift, and rowing. Each contestant will be weighed and their body weight used to set the weight of the bar for the first two events with each rep that is made in good form being counted. The rowing event will be for eight minutes and the length achieved will be added to the score of the first two events. Awards will be given to highest male and female scores. First 40 participants will receive a shirt. Pre-registration will take place at the ROB Fitness Center Feb. 11 to 22 and on the day of the event, Feb. 23, starting at 8 a.m. with event beginning at 9 a.m. This is a free event. For more information or to register, contact ROB Fitness Center, ROB,Bldg. 229; 493-2088, 0631-3406-4156.

KMC soccer availabilities

Still looking for an opportunity to join a soccer club? The KMC District Soccer is still accepting registrations for this year’s season. KMC is the largest district in Southern Germany affiliated with the U.S. Youth Soccer Europe program. All teams, including adults, play in the Deutscher Fussball-Bund (German Football Association). For more information, contact or visit the club’s Facebook page at or website at

YogaFit Training at Sembach Fitness Center

Become a certified yoga instructor with YogaFit training through Sembach Fitness Center. Training is offered in two-day sessions covering a variety of specific areas of yoga practice. Price is per session. 1 Day Early Bird: $329. Regular: $360. 2 Day Early Bird: $450. Regular: $480. 4 Day Early Bird: $875. Regular $925. Cut off is one month prior to the scheduled training date. Sign up directly with YogaFit online. Dates: Monday to Tuesday: Chronic Pain, Mar. 9 to 10: Warriors, Mar. 23 to 24: Anatomy, Apr. 25 to 26: Level 5, Apr. 27: Pranayama, Apr. 28: Meditation, May 18 to 19: Warrior Kids, Jul. 13 to 14: Level 1, Aug. 9: Prenatal, Aug. 10 to 11: Level 2, Sep. 12 to 13: Mood Balancing, Sep. 14 to 15: Restoring Balance. For more information contact Steffanie Paoletti at

Youth Sports coaches needed

Are you interested in coaching? Youth Sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, please contact 486-8375; 06371-86-8375.

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Sports and Fitness Better Sports For Kids Quality Program Provider

USAG RP Youth Sports and Fitness has been awarded the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation by the National Alliance for Youth Sports. Earning the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program designation demonstrates that USAG RP Youth Sports and Fitness has taken steps to ensure a safe, quality playing environment for children. USAG RP Youth Sports and Fitness has proven it meets key requirements in five categories – Written Policies and Procedures, Volunteer Screening, Coach Training, Parent Education and Accountability. For more information or to register your child in Youth Sports, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


Kickboxing is a martial art and combat sport of attack and defense in which competitors wear boxing gloves and throw punches as in boxing and kick with their bare feet as in Karate and many other martial arts. Kickboxing is a combination of combat techniques; self-defense sport, exercise and philosophy. The art in general emphasizes kicks thrown from a mobile stance using the legs greater reach and power to disable the opponent from a distance. It is not only kicking and boxing, but a way of thinking and living. The main goal in kickboxing is to achieve total body physical fitness through proper training. Available for ages 6+. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.

Fitness professionals needed

Sports and Fitness is looking to expand and energize the fitness classes and services offered to the community. If you are highly motivated, enthusiastic, and have a passion to teach in a group setting or one-on-one, then Sports and Fitness wants you. There are positions available for all types of group exercise classes. This is an opportunity to start or continue your career. You can be your own boss and set your own schedule. These are contracted positions that require CPR/AED, nationally recognized certification, and liability insurance. If interested, please contact the Sports Office or Mountaineer Fitness Center, 531-2924 or 485-7418; 0611-143-531-2924 or 06783-6-7418.

Aikido martial arts classes

Sports & Fitness has added adult Aikido to the class schedule! Aikido is a Japanese martial art form designed and used for self-defense. The foundation of Aikido is the act of redirecting the attacker’s energy, rendering it harmless. These classes, taught by a Shodan Black Belt, are excellent for improving balance, flexibility and endurance. Classes are every Monday and Wednesday from 8 to 9 p.m. $55 per month, cannot be bought individually. Classes are in the upper Wetzel housing area, Bldg. 8876, which is the Child and Youth Services Multipurpose Room. Purchase tickets at Mountaineer Fitness Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8220, 485-7418; 06783-6-7418.