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Fitness Academy is Hallmark of Thailand’s Premier Sport and Corporate Events Centre

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In the near future: A top-rated innovative Fitness Academy is part of the new   Phuket International Academy Sports and Leisure Club (PIASLC) is poised to become Asia’s pre-eminent competition, training and event facility when it opens this November.  Combining a exceptional location with unsurpassed facilities, it is already attracting interest among leading global sporting institutions and international corporations.

The complex is situated on 54 acres of land in the north part of Phuket, Thailand.  It possesses a widespread group of superior sporting facilities that include an International Rugby Board-standard rugby pitch, FIFA-approved Limonta “Soccer Pro’’ soccer field, Phuket’s only competition standard 50-metre 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, a six court tennis academy, runners track and a StarTrac equipped hi-tech gym, 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 Sports and Leisure Club has quickly gained recognition through high-profile association with global sporting organizations including Brazilian Soccer Schools (BSS), NZRugbyResources (NZRR), and IronKids Triathlon.    Announcement of tennis and swimming affiliations are anticipated in the near future.

The PIASLC  is being positioned as the premier sports and corporate event center in Asia.   Not only providing Asia’s pre-eminent facilities for sports but also superb 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 “Rugby is an extremely popular sport throughout Asia and growing in numbers every year and NZRugbyResources believes this is the finest training and playing facility in Asia. It is just amazing how much detail has gone into the planning.”

PIASLC] Brazilian Soccer Camp programme.   Successful BSS is based upon Futebol de Salao (FDS).  The training and game is known for a 5-a-side version of soccer with origins in South America.  It is played with a smaller (size 2), and a little heavier (465gm) ball that has virtually no bounce to it. 

The PIASLC has also confirmed an connection with the US-based IronKids programme. This  partnership will focus on bringing four junior Triathlon events each year as well as training camps for children aged between 6 and 15.

The PIASLCincludes almost a dozen specialized sports academies.   has brought in former Muay Thai champion “Thanootong’’ Prasert Intanoo to head the martial arts programme at the notable Phuket, Thailand sports centre.   Just as muay thai kickboxing stesses dedication and ability, the selection is just one more anecdote of the PIASLC recruiting leading specialists to work at the emerging world-class facility and help position it as the first choice sports and leisure destination in Asia.

The PIA Sports and Leisure Club, or, PIASLC is sited in an area of natural beauty amidst the foothills of a national park on the eastern part of Phuket, Thailand.    Phuket International Academy is an integrated facility boasting 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 sense of balance.  hosts two 38-room boutique hotels and a broad range of facilities ideal for corporate retreats, seminars, and teambuilding programmes and events.

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 develop into a three programme International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.   As a leading international school in Thailand, it will incorporate the uniqueness of Asian culture and the best from Western educational methods, to cultivate inquisitive, informed, and empathetic young people who know how to live with integrity, cultivate genuine happiness, and strive to create a more peaceful and sustainable planet.   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 blend of contemporary psychology and neuroscience alongside traditional Asian contemplative practices.  Delivered through residential retreats and weekend seminars PIAMC is open to all.     It teaches the practice of “mindfulness of breathing”, which is helpful way for soothing the body and calming the mind. A second method taught is both a shamatha practice and vipashyana, “insight meditation” called “settling the mind in its natural state”.  Phuket International Academy Mind Centre Meditation, Mind Studies, and Retreats.

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November 3rd, 2010 at 5:03 am

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