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Congratulations graduates.

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Previous courses:
2014 Sep batch
2013
2012
2011

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IAAF-CECS-Level-I-Youth-Coach-Course-2014

Application is now closed.


Updates


SIGN-UP ONLINE NOW FOR THIS COURSE – CLICK HERE


Course Date: 21-23 Nov, 27-30 Nov, 5-7 Dec

Venue: Kallang Practice Track

Course Fee: $500

Course Duration: 10 days. Compulsory to attend the full 10-day course as per the IAAF requirements

Application Closing Date: 6pm on Monday, 20 October 2014.

Payment Closing Date: 6pm on Monday, 20 October 2014

Announcement of Final list of Participants: 31 October 2014

Maximum participants allowed: 24

Objectives of CECS Level 1 Course:

    To develop the skills to organize Kids Athletics: Preparation and Competition; orientation to athletics for 13-15 year-olds.

Selection guidelines

All applicants must meet the basic entry requirements to be considered for the course. If you do not meet the basic entry requirements, you may not be shortlisted for the course.

Basic Entry Requirements:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum of a completed Primary school education
  • Have an interest in athletics
  • Must be physically fit and able to learn to demonstrate all athletic events.
  • Must be willing to actively involve himself or herself as a qualified coach and to assist the IAAF Member Federation in the development of athletics
  • Be able to speak and read the course language sufficiently well to sit a written and practical examination
  • Compulsory to attend all classes punctually and throughout the duration of the course (Compulsory to attend the full 10-day course as per the IAAF requirements)
  • Must have completed Basic Sports Science (BSS) or been granted BSS waiver.

Note: BSS is a pre-requisite to all Theory and Integrated courses of Singapore Coach Excellence Programme (SG-Coach). CECS Level 1 is regarded as an integrated course in the SG-Coach Programme.

Those without BSS certification are encouraged to attend the course for future IAAF CECS Level 1 courses. More details on BSS course found here – http://www.sportsingapore.gov.sg…

Online Application

Shortlisted criteria

Where there are more than 24 applicants who meet the above basic entry requirements, the selection panels will shortlist applicants based on the following selection guidelines:

1. Occupation

    a) Group A – Current Track & Field coaches and PE teachers etc.
    b) Group B – Non Track & Field coaches, public etc.

    Group

    Allocated Percentage

    A

    70%-80%

    B

    20%-30%

    Group A *

    School PE Teachers
    School Track and Field CCA Teachers
    Track and Field coaches
    Kids Athletic Certified Coaches

    Group B *

    School Sports Administrators
    Strength and Conditioning Coach
    Coaches coaching other sports
    Interest Group
    National Athletes / Former National Athletes
    Parents

    * Relevant documents (certificates, referral letters etc.) must be accompanied together with your application form and cheque.

2. Payment received

    All applications are given consideration according to the date the completed application & payment are received by the SAA. Applications without payment will not be considered complete until payment is received. Please note: Your cheque is not banked in until after selection.

3. Payment Information

    We accept payment by cheque or cash.
    Singapore Athletic Association
    3 Champion Way
    Singapore Sports School
    Blk 1 #01-10
    Singapore 737912

    Fax: (65) 6386-7773
    Tel: (65) 6386-2721

    Cheque should be made payable to Singapore Athletic Association

Refund Policy

The refund of Course Fees will be based on the Refund Policy Table below:

% of the aggregate amount of the fees paid

If applicant’s written notice of withdrawal is received

80%

More than 7 days before the Course Commencement Date

50%

Less than 7 Days before the Course Commencement Date

0%

After Course Commencement Date

* Refunds will be made within 30 working-days upon receipt of written notice

Any enquiries please contact sdp@singaporeathletics.org.sg


SIGN-UP ONLINE NOW FOR THIS COURSE – CLICK HERE


Previous courses:
2014 Sep batch
2013
2012
2011

Posted by Sha
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2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
Image courtesy of New Balance

Jennifer Simpson, is an American middle distance runner and steeplechaser who represented USA at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics

She also won a gold medal in the women 1500 meters event the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.

The 28-year-old will be in Singapore next month and would like to meet you!

Register your interest online below now!

Follow Jennifer on Twitter.


Meet & Greet Session with Jennifer Simpson

    Date: 1 Oct 2014, Wednesday

    Time: 4-6pm

    Venue: SSI Athlete Services / Kallang Practice Track


Programme

    4-5pm: Chat session with Jenny Simpson where she will share her experiences as an athlete etc.

    5-6pm: Hands-on session at the Kallang Practice Track.


Register your interest online here

Deadline for sign up 30 Sept (Tue).

Registration is now closed.

26th Sep 2014
Posted by Sha

The Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award (GCTYPA) and Special Achievement Award (SAA) Ceremony which will be held on 18 October 2014.

Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs will be officiating the ceremony.

    Date : 18 Oct 2014 (Sat)

    Time : 2pm – 5pm

    Venue : Singapore Botanic Gardens (Function Hall, Botany Centre)

SAA would like to congratulate the following athletes for achieving the following awards.

Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award

    1. Muhammad Naqib Bin Asmin

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Special Achievement Award for Excellence (Non-Academic)

    1. Addeen Idzni Binte Imran

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    2. Ierhan Bin Muhammad Raushan

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    3. Muhd Syazani Bin Abdul Wahid

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    4. Nur Izlyn Binte Zaini

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    5. Shohib Bin Abdul Wahab Marican

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Bookmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7ctfCOP5RA. There will be Asian Games T&F LIVE streaming on Thursday, 2 October, 2014, 05:30:00 PM to 09:30:00 PM

Asian Games Live streams of all sports can be found at here

Asian Games daily highlights and pre/post event interviews for the Asian Games at here

Related links:
SAA page on 17th Asian Games 2014

Posted by Sha

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Updates


APPLY ONLINE HERE


COURSE CONTENT : IAAF Technical Rules of Track and Field Events

COURSE DATES : November 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30

TIME : 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

VENUE : Kallang Practice Track

CLOSING DATE : Monday, 20 October 5.00 pm (Both payment, online application and relevant certificates must be submitted by 20 October 5.00 pm)

COURSE FEE PER PERSON : S$180

LECTURER : Mr Wong Tien Choy (TOECS Level I Lecturer)

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION : English

CERTIFICATION : The IAAF TOECS Level 1 Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

ATTENDANCE : 100% Attendance


OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE

  • Provide participants with the theoretical and practical training to make technical officials competent to officiate at local, regional, national and exceptionally, at international competitions held within their country.
  • Identify and develop competence in basic officiating skills
  • Provide an understanding of the role and develop the qualities and competence of a Technical Official
  • Provide an introduction to an understanding of the IAAF Competition Rules
  • Encourage, improve and verify appropriate interpretation and application of the IAAF Competition Rules by Technical Officials
  • Provide an introduction to the basics of competition management
  • Help Identify Candidates for TOECS Level II
  • Foster the ethical and moral development of Technical Officials.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must fulfill the following criteria before being accepted on a TOECS Level 1 Course

  • Candidates must be at least 16 years old and have an interest in athletics
  • They must be able to read, write and converse in the language in which the course is to be conducted.
  • Candidates must be physically fit for their assigned role. This does not exclude individuals with disabilities from participating from the courses.
  • Compulsory to attend all classes punctually and throughout the duration of the course (100% attendance).
  • Candidates must have basic officiating knowledge or experience.

SHORTLISTED CRITERIA

The maximum number of participants on a TOECS Level 1 Course is 24. Where there are more than 24 applicants who meet the above basic entry requirements, the selection panels will shortlist applicants based on the following selection guidelines:

  • Candidates must have the SAA Officiating Certificate
  • Candidates must be active in the last two years (2013 & 2014) with minimum attendance of 15 sessions each year.

TOECS LEVEL 1 ASSESSMENT & RECOGNITION

Assessment

TOECS Level I course participants are assessed in two main areas:

    1. KNOWLEDGE

    – Knowledge and understanding of the IAAF Competition Rules
    – Understanding of the role and qualities of a competent Technical Official

    to be evaluated by an open-book (IAAF Competition Rules and Local Language Dictionary only) written examination of 120 minutes duration with the maximum number of achievable points 80.

    2. APPLICATION

    – Knowledge of officiating practice

    – Demonstrate an appropriate interpretation and practical application of the IAAF Competition Rules

    to be evaluated by:

    (a) an Oral Examination of 10 minutes duration and four questions – one on each event group: track, field, combined events and marathon/cross country, with a maximum number of achievable points 10 (2.5 marks for correctly answering each question) AND

    (b) a Lecturer’s Assessment based on practical skills demonstrated during the course, with a maximum number of achievable points 10 [Lecturer to assess each candidate’s practical application skills throughout the course on the basis of a scale of 0 for not competent through to 5 for adequate and up to 10 for excellent].

To pass the course, participants must achieve a minimum of 70 percent overall and also within each element of the assessment achieve a minimum of:

    (a) 75 percent (a minimum of 60 points) in the written examination;

    (b) 50 percent (by answering 2 of the 4 questions correctly) in the oral assessment; and

    (c) 50 percent (a minimum of 5 points) in the practical assessment by the Lecturer

Each course participant will be informed individually on his course performance and examination results within the debriefing session at the conclusion of the course.

Recognition

Participants who complete the course and satisfy the evaluation criteria will receive an IAAF TOECS Level I Certificate.


Payment Info

We accept payment by cheque or cash

Payment Deadline: Monday, 20 October (5pm) to:

    Singapore Athletic Association
    3 Champion Way
    Singapore Sports School
    Blk 1 #01-10
    Singapore 737912

    Fax: (65) 6386-7773
    Tel: (65) 6386-2721

    Cheque should be made payable to Singapore Athletic Association

Refund Policy

The refund of Course Fees will be based on the Refund Policy Table below:

% of the aggregate amount of the fees paid

If applicant’s written notice of withdrawal is received

80%

More than 7 days before the Course Commencement Date

50%

Less than 7 Days before the Course Commencement Date

0%

After Course Commencement Date

* Refunds will be made within 30 working-days upon receipt of written notice

Related links:
2012 course
2011 course
2010 course

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It is confirmed that Singapore will host the 19th Asia Masters Athletics Champs in 2016 (18-22 May 2016) at the Singapore Sports Hub & Kallang Practice Track

This was the presentation done in Kitakami, Japan by SAA General Manager Yazeen Buhari during this year’s edition of Asia Masters Athletics Champs.

Related links:
Singapore to host 2016 Asia Masters Athletics Championships

Team Singapore athletics team for the Asian Games, Korea bound. Safe journey!

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You can download the Asian Games Commemorative Book (Athletics) here in PDF.

Related links:
SAA page on 17th Asian Games 2014

23rd Sep 2014
Posted by Sha
Filed under Announcements

Participants who signed-up at this page should received a confirmation email by SAA which was sent this morning.

Any enquiries, please email sdp@singaporeathletics.org.sg

22nd Sep 2014
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