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This course is over

Course Details


Singapore Athletic Association (SAA) Kids Athletics Instructors Course is designed for those aspiring to be kids athletics instructors. Applicants are required to sign a letter of undertaking to providing 30 hours of coaching services within a calendar year upon successful completion of the course and 15 hours from the second year onwards. Coaching assignments will be offered by the SAA for KA and PAL. Instructors will be paid $30.00 per hour for their coaching services. SAA will remove any instructor from its coaches list for breaching the 30 hours coaching obligation. Instructors will have to sign the SAA Coaches Contractual Terms prior to performing coaching assignments offered by SAA. A course fee of $200.00 will be charged for the four dates course from 19th November 2011 to 22nd November 2011. Applicants who do not have a valid Standard First Aid certificate will be required to attend a one day Standard First Aid Course on 23rd November 2011. An additional $100.00 fees is applicable for applicants who are required to attend a one day Standard Fist Aid Course. The course fees covers course materials and other course administrative costs incurred by SAA. Applicants are required to attend a pre-course interview to assess their suitability for the course. Please download application form and the Letter of Undertaking (LOA) and email to [email protected] or Fax to: 63867773.

To know more of the course outline, objective and Programme Requirement, please download the Course Details Powerpoint.

The closing date is on the 5th November 2011.

Registration Forms

To register for this course, please download the below form, complete it, and email/fax it to SAA:

  1. Letter of Undertaking Downloaded [download#549#hits] times
  2. Application Form Downloaded [download#550#hits] times

SAA email and fax details:

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 63867773

Please contact Khairina at this email, or call SAA office at 63862721 for any inquiries pertaining to this course.

22nd Sep 2011
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Posted by Sha
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A Singapore Athletic Association delegation is now in Taiwan for an exchange visit between the two association.

From left to right, Mr. Loh Chan Pew, Professor Wen-HO Su, Mr. James Wong, Minister of Sports Affairs Council of Taiwan Professor Hsia-Ling Tai, President Tang Weng Fei, and President of Kabadi Association Mr Chung-Zen Huang.

From left to right, Chief of International Affairs Dr. James Shih-Chung Cheng (TPE), Mr. James Wong, President Weng-Fei Tang, Mr. Loh Chan Pew, President Mr Jason Chen-Wei Tsai (TPEAA & Taiwan NOC), Professor Wen-Ho Su (TPE), General Secretary Ching-Cheng Wang (TPE), Chief of Training Mr. Yong-Shan Chiu (TPE).

22nd Sep 2011
Posted by Sha

Please note that all sea games athletes & the coaches are to attend this briefing.

Venue: Hotel Royal, 36 Newton Road Singapore 307964

Web Link (Direction): (http://www.hotelroyal.com.sg/location.html)

Room: Prince Room

Level: Lobby Level (You will see it before you go to the gents or ladies)

Date: 20th Sept 2011

Day: Tuesday

Time: 7pm

Those who are overseas, please notify SAA and send a representative. Parents are also welcome to listen

20th Sep 2011
Posted by Sha
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All are welcome. No RSVP required. Food and refreshment will be provided. Apart from recapping this 2011 season in review, the gathering will also focus on the upcoming SEA Games in December, and a special guest speaker by Mr. Christopher Jones on sports science.

Date: Saturday, 15th October 2011
Time: Commencing at 2pm (Sharp)
Location: Hotel Royal, Trishaw Coffee House, Lobby Level (Near to Newton & Novena MRT)


  • 1:45pm – Registration
  • 2:00pm – Mr Kunalan Opening
  • 2:30pm – Mr Christopher Jones ‘Managing and Prevention of Track and Field Injuries’

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All SEA GAMES TEAM (Athletes/Coaches) attendance is compulsory.

Any queries please contact SAA at [email protected] or call 63862721.

Profile of guest speaker Mr. Christopher Jones

Chris has written a book on how to manage track and field injuries. The format of the book is to first provide an understanding of common injuries. By explaining the injury and what causes it, he then outline the steps you can take to try to prevent them.

He will also talk about how to treat these injuries, how to modify your training including what you can do at training and what you can’t do, and finally he will touch on the best ways to rehabilitate these injuries.


  • Master of Osteopathy
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Sports Science (Exercise Science)


  • Australian Track and Field Team Medical Staff
  • Osteopath at Diamond League Athletics Meets 2007
  • National and International Track and Field Championships Placements
  • Treatment of numerous World and Olympic champions including Tyson Gay (USA, 100m and 200m World Champion), Jeremy Wariner (USA, 400m World and Olympic Champion), Cathy Freeman (AUS, 400m World and Olympic Champion).
  • Australian Institute of Sport BioMechanics Placement

Related Links:
SAA 1st gathering report
SAA 2nd gathering report
SAA 3rd gathering report

15th Sep 2011
Posted by Sha
Filed under Announcements

After much consideration, SAA has decided to cancel the upcoming Track and Field Series 6 which was slated to be held on October 8th. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

1st Sep 2011
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