Get Active Short Courses

Check out the Short Courses we have on offer: below you will find details regarding pricing and timelines for a number of courses, from Dancing to Self Defence!


Dancing through the Ages

Explore 500 years of dance, experience the romance of a themed ball and meet new whilst staying active! No experience is required as you will receive expert and friendly instruction through John and Aylwen’s Dance Academy, Earthly Delights. 

Learn dances from the Renaissance and Baroque eras through to the time of Jane Austen, Dickens and beyond—everything from galliards to galops, pavanes to polkas, minuets to mazurkas, country dances to waltzes.

Tutor Dr John Gardiner-Garden is the director of the Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy with over 30 years’ experience. Aylwen Gardiner-Garden has over 16 years’ experience with Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy as a dress historian, milliner, historical dancer and events manager.

Who: all participants welcome, regardless of age, gender, or experience!

Where: ANU Sport Fitness Centre, Studio 1

Cost: ANU Student $120, ANU Staff & Alumni and ANU Sport Club Members $140, General $160.

When:

  Semester 1, 2019
  Saturdays, 3:00 - 5:30pm
Week 1 02/03/19
Week 2 09/03/19
Week 3 16/03/19
Week 4 23/03/19
Week 5 30/03/19
Week 6 06/04/19
Break (no classes) 13/04/19 - 20/04/10
Week 7 27/04/19
Week 8 04/05/19
Week 9 11/05/19
Week 10  
   

Sign-up: sign-ups will open on Eventbrite closer to the beginning of the term.

More information: Contact John or Aylwen on (02) 62811098, or visit https://www.facebook.com/EDHDA or john@earthlydelights.com.au.


Women's Self Defence

Jasiri Australia's self defence programs are built for the modern-day woman. We teach techniques which centre on de-escalation that allow you to leverage the power of both your body and voice so you can own your presence and feel safe. Being the only empowerment self defence program in Australia, we're unlike other self-defence and martial arts courses as we provide psychological awareness and verbal skills alongside physical training.

Who: Female-identifying participants of any age or experience level.

Where: ANU Sport Dojo (*Week 9 will be held in the North Oval Pavillion)

Cost: ANU Student: $260, General Public: $300, Mother & Daughter (aged 16-18): $450.

When:

  Semester 1, 2019
  Saturdays, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Free "Safety Day" (3x 20 minute classes) 21/02/19
Week 1 02/03/19
Week 2* 09/03/19*
Week 3 16/03/19
Week 4 23/03/19
Week 5 30/03/19
Week 6 06/04/19
Week 7 13/04/19
Break (no class) 20/04/10
Week 8 27/04/19
Week 9 04/05/19
Week 10 11/05/19
   

Sign-up: sign-ups will open on Eventbrite closer to the beginning of the term.

More information: Selma.Richter@anu-sport.com.au


Women's Intro to the Gym

Why do we train? How do we do it? How do we stick with it? Whatever your current skill level, the course is perfect for women looking to learn basic form and technique required for all movements, how and when to use pin loaded machines and free weights, operating cardio equipment and choosing the best machine to assist you to achieve your goals, body-weight exercises, compound movements like squats, dead-lifts, and bench presses, tactical classes, and more! Our female trainers will guide you through a structure program to learn the above techniques and exercises, in a supportive and progressive environment. 

Who: Female-identifying participants of any age or experience level.

Where: ANU Sport Fitness Centre, Level 3

Cost: ANU Student or Fitness Centre member: $50, General Public: $100

When:

  Semester 1, 2019
  Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:15pm
Come and Try Day  26/02/19
Week 1 05/03/19
Week 2 12/03/19
Week 3 19/03/19
Week 4 26/03/19
Week 5 02/04/19
   

Sign-up: sign-ups will open on Eventbrite closer to the beginning of the term.

More information: Selma.Richter@anu-sport.com.au


General Intro the to Gym

Learn your way around the gym, including how to use cardio and strength equipment, basic body-weight and tactical exercises, and more! Our trainers will guide you through a structured program to assist you in achieving your goals, what ever they are!

Who: Anyone!

Where: ANU Sport Fitness Centre, Level 3

Cost: ANU Student or Fitness Centre member: $50, General Public: $100

When:

  Semester 1, 2019
  Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:15pm
Come and Try Day  28/02/19
Week 1 07/03/19
Week 2 14/03/19
Week 3 21/03/19
Week 4 28/03/19
Week 5 04/04/19
   

Sign-up: sign-ups will open on Eventbrite closer to the beginning of the term.

More information: Selma.Richter@anu-sport.com.au


Introduction to Judo

Information coming soon!


Introduction to Taekwon-do

Information coming soon!


Introduction to Fencing 

Information coming soon!