Ten-hut! Traditionally, bootcamps are intense and short training programmes designed to help you gain skills to assist you in your educational and career advancement. But now, you’ll find incredible bootcamps for almost anyone, coaching you in just about anything. Here are six non-traditional bootcamps in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya you’ll want to look into for you and even your little ones.
1. Original Bootcamp Malaysia, KLCC
The Original Bootcamp Malaysia or OBC is a physical fitness programme led by experienced coaches to help recruits on their fitness journey. Also having created the Viper Challenge, they focus on community-based fitness experiences by hosting fun and challenging outdoor bootcamps encouraging participants to build their endurance, strength, and fitness capacity. Whether you’re looking to get fit through healthy weight loss or to excel in sports, the OBC is a good place to start.
Address: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 012-668 2267
2. Next Academy Web Development Bootcamp, Petaling Jaya
Next Academy offers a variety of regular bootcamp trainings in coding and web development. The 10-week intensive course does not require you to have a programming background and is designed for beginners to learn full-stack development with both front-end and back-end web development skills.
Participants will have hands-on experience through a 400-hour immersive mentor-led programme and learn to think and solve problems as a programmer in addition to learning the new language and framework necessary for the course. The next enrolment begins early January 2023 (9 January to 23 March). Find out more here.
Address: 73A, Jalan SS20/11, Damansara Kim, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 011-3704 7061
3. Furious Bootcamp, Cheras
Aptly named, Furious Bootcamp is in fact a fitness centre with a high intensity approach to exercise and fitness. Classes are divided into three studios — The Bootcamp, Fitness Heist, and TronCycle.
They do not offer traditional bootcamp courses but instead provide class packages in Yoga, Pilates Zumba, HIIT Classes, Indoor Rhythmic Spinning, and more. But don’t be fooled, these sessions are just as intense and gratifying as any fitness bootcamp you would find elsewhere. To learn more of their classes and packages, click here.
Address: 191-2-04, 2nd Floor, WISMA CKE Jalan Lancang KL, 56100 Cheras
Contact: 018-275 1088
4. iTrainKids Holiday Coding & STEAM Bootcamp, 1 Utama
Living in the digital age means having to equip our children with the right tools they’ll need to excel in the future. iTrainKids’ Holiday Bootcamp runs several Coding & STEAM Bootcamps all year round providing a wide range of courses including Game, App, and Web Development and Digital Literacy.
Children are guided as they tackle new challenges and choose their level according to their capabilities, encouraging confidence and preparedness as they return to school. The fee includes lessons, course materials, and a certificate of completion. Learn more about the bootcamps here.
Address: 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Lot S328E & S328F, Second Floor, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-2733 0337
5. Musical 360º Concert Bootcamp, Kota Damansara
If you’re raising little ones between the ages of seven to 16 who are fond of the theatre and performing arts, know that Enfiniti Academy regularly runs their Musical 360º Concert Bootcamp throughout various points of the year.
The programme is designed to develop your child’s creativity, confidence, and communication skills, giving them the tools to express themselves. They’ll build their skills up by being mentored by Malaysia’s leading theatre performers. Eventually, they’ll need to sing, dance, act, and perform before an audience at the school’s Year End Concert. Enrolment details can found here, but do wait until the 2023 intake details are up.
Address: 28-1, Jalan PJU 5/20D The Encorp Strand, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-6142 8115
6. Flowrider Kids Camp, 1 Utama
Here’s a ‘bootcamp’ to consider for your water babies! If you’re looking for ways to keep the kids occupied during the numerous school holiday seasons, then keep your eyes peeled for The FlowRider Kids Camp that’s open to children aged 7 to 12. They host several fun and creative kid activities including surfing lessons, team building activities, games, and more. Find out more here.
Address: City Centre, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, LG601, Lower Ground Floor, 1 Utama E, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-7710 0833