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by rydy
Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Sports, Fitness & Athletics
Topic: All About Running/Jogging/Marathons/Triathlons
Replies: 104
Views: 33167

Re: looking for a running coach

Hi Karen, I started running in late 2010. In 2011, I did 10 races of 10km and one 21km. I went on to do more 21km races, etc, etc. Completed an ultra marathon in Dec 2012. Target to finish a 70.3 this year. It is definitely possible to do a full marathon within a year. If you have never ran before, ...
by rydy
Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Sports, Fitness & Athletics
Topic: All About Cycling
Replies: 68
Views: 17713

Re: buying a bicycle for an adult

It is a nice gesture of you thinking to buy a bike for DH. I hope I can give some input. First question. Do you think DH will like a road or mountain bike? Including accessories $1.5k will get you a basic Al frame bike. Tough to find one that will "fascinate" DH. There are many bike shops in Vertex....
by rydy
Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Sports, Fitness & Athletics
Topic: All About Running/Jogging/Marathons/Triathlons
Replies: 104
Views: 33167

Re: Kids running event

Thank you for sharing.

My family will be doing Safari Zoo run but still thinking about the Energizer night run.

:)
by rydy
Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Sports, Fitness & Athletics
Topic: All About Recreational Swimming
Replies: 836
Views: 153034

Re: Parents ! You should learn to swim well.

Hi UncleLim, Your post caught my attention. I have read Total Immersion and I must agree that there are indeed some good tips. Anyway there are many books regarding swimming in the library that really worth reading up. If you enjoy swimming and like to push a little bit without much time constraint ...
by rydy
Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Secondary Schools - Parents' Networking Groups
Topic: Chung Cheng High (Yishun)
Replies: 110
Views: 61996

Re: Chung Cheng High (Yishun)

Next, CCA: My son got into Festive Drums. How about your child? I will respect his choice and hopefully he is happy. Festive Drums is 2 times weekly. I think the time committed is quite balanced out with studying time which is the priority nonetheless. OK lor :) Trust your child get into the CCA he/...
by rydy
Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Parents' Networking Groups
Topic: Chung Cheng High (Yishun)
Replies: 110
Views: 61996

Re: Chung Cheng High (Yishun)

My son is in Sec 1. He brings his mobile phone to school everyday but set to silent during schooling hours. By the way it is the end of 2nd week now, any of you decided to sew the buttons onto the uniform yet? Or still removing them before every wash? I don't like the key chain ring like design...:(...
by rydy
Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Selection
Topic: School Banding determine how good the school is?
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

Re: School Banding determine how good the school is?

There are separate banding lists for Express and Normal that are based on last year performance. This is an indication of how the school fared in term of their previous N or O level results. It will be good if you can find out the banding TREND of your desired school. It could be improving, or vice ...
by rydy
Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Selection
Topic: Can go to NA if the student is recommended Express stream?
Replies: 15
Views: 4820

Re: Can go to NA if the student is recommended Express strea

I believe the banding of O level also say something about the school. Some "good" schools have low banding like 5 and some "average" schools have banding of 1. Please consider this point. Every child is special in their own way. Of course we parents like to ensure the "right" path in life for them, ...
by rydy
Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: Sports, Fitness & Athletics
Topic: All About Sports Watches
Replies: 28
Views: 14001

Re: All About Sports Watches

For running and you like to measure the distance.

Check out Garmin and Nike too, besides the 2 brands the other bros suggested liao.

Cheers.
by rydy
Wed May 11, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: Sports, Fitness & Athletics
Topic: All About Running/Jogging/Marathons/Triathlons
Replies: 104
Views: 33167

Re: Singapore Marathon (Anybody has joined 10K?)

I hope one day I can achieve what Teacher Jerry (TJ) has accomplished. :salute: Uncle liao, got heart, not enough power... :imdrowning: I have signed up for 5 coming races - all 10 km. Current weekly mileage is 25-30 km only @ 3 times/week. Will push more during next few weeks. Will try Newton 18 k...