1996: Completed Form Five studies 1996: Found a clerical job at a local company 1997: Joined Physical as a fitness trainee 2000: Became senior instructor at Physical 2001: Promoted to assistant supervisor at Physical Course: Bachelor of Education (Physical Education and Sports Science) School: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Duration: Four years Characteristics: Students receive sports training and learn about sports and recreation management. Courses include sports biomechanics, sports psychology, physical education curriculum, sports pedagogy, health and fitness and test and measurement. Those interested in research can look into topics of their choice. Enquiries: www.cuhk.edu.hk/spe/ How to get there Course: Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) Programme (Physical Education) School: The Hong Kong Institute of Education Duration: One year (full-time) Characteristics: Students learn about both theoretical and practical issues in sport and fitness. They should have a strong theoretical foundation in content knowledge and curriculum planning, as well as pedagogical knowledge of teaching physical education at secondary schools. Enquiries: www.ied.edu.hk/acadprog/u_main.htm The path Graduates can work in fitness training and recreational management. They can work as fitness coaches at government sports centres or as personal trainers at gyms. With experience, they can take managerial posts at sports and recreation centres. Those interested in education can teach physical education at secondary schools.