We can all agree that kids have an immense amount of potential energy. What better way to make use of all that energy after school than letting them hash it all out in sports? Not only it’s good for their health, but sports also give kids confidence, build teamwork, promote self-discipline, and not to mention boost their strength, balance, and flexibility. Here Little Steps has gathered the best sports classes Jakarta has to offer, from popular ones like swimming and tennis lessons to unique ones like ice skating and horse riding.
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With young kids getting savvier with technology at a younger age, e-sport is gaining more and more popularity in Indonesia. Though there are many debates about whether e-sport is a real sport or not, why not try it out for yourself and find out? E-Sport Academy Indonesia is the first E-Sport school and they have various classes taught by pro players from famous e-sport teams. The academy is membership-based, where members can have special access to classes and facilities.
E-Sport Academy Indonesia, Instagram
Figure skating is a sport that requires lots of patience, diligence, and discipline. Not only does it help train most of your muscles as well as improve your balance, but it's also very fun, and more tiring than other sports. BX Rink at Bintaro Jaya Xchange mall provides an exciting and rich experience for children who are interested in ice skating. Classes range from IDR 230K 1000K depending on the coach and the type of class you choose. BX Rink's Skating Academy uses the ISI (Ice Sports Industry) Handbook, and the coaches have years of experience teaching, some even having been national athletes! If you don't fancy dancing on ice, they also have ice hockey and speed skating. More information can be found on their official website.
BX Rink, Bintaro Jaya Xchange Mall, Jl. Boulevard Bintaro Jaya, Kota Tangerang Selatan, Banten 15227, +622129864888, bxrink.com
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Calling all horse lovers! If you or your little one is interested in equestrian activities, Branchsto is the place to go. They’ve got a huge variety of horses, varying in size, strength, personality, and skills! They make sure to teach safety, balancing on the horse's back, holding the reins properly, and other important basics if it’s your first time. The coaches and instructors are also very skilled and know how to handle horses. If you’re still unsure about whether you want to commit to horse riding, that’s alright too! Just buy a couple of lessons to try it out, and use the provided gear before buying your own.
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Archery is a rather unique yet very fun sport for both you and your kids to try! At Jakarta Archery Club or JAC, they teach you how to properly use a bow and arrow. From the pure basics like how to hold a bow to more advanced techniques, they’ve prepared special courses and packages for all! Regardless of whether you’re already familiar with archery or just a beginner, this is the place to go. They also provide all the equipment you will need!
Jakarta Archery Club, Senayan Archery Field, Senayan Sports Complex, Jakarta, +628568771313 (Coach Danang), Instagram
Want to try inline skating? Or maybe skateboarding? Green Skate Lesson is a great place to go! They’ve been teaching since 2009, and have plenty of experience when it comes to wheels. Green Skate has a large area to practice in, with various obstacles and parks to try new tricks and learn new skills on different terrains. You can ask them for a free trial class for your child if you are still unsure. Visit them in their location inside Sector 1 Xtreme Park in Bintaro, South Jakarta, or check out the other locations at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, BSD Xtreme Park, and Scientia Square Park
Green Skate Lesson, Jl. Taman Bintaro Barat No.Kav 10, Jakarta, +6285774500335, Instagram
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