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Kids Athletics Workshop for Teachers
by the Ministry of Education & Singapore Athletics

Thursday, 21 November 2019
Physical, Sports & Outdoor Education Branch Seminar Room
Ministry of Education

Conducted by:

  • Elangovan s/o Ganesan – former national athlete (middle & long distance) & currently a World Athletics Level 5 Academy ‘Chief Coach Youth’.
  • Jonathan Ng – PhD in motor competence & Senior Education Officer in the Physical Sports and Outdoor Education Branch, Ministry of Education
  • Khairina Mohd – former athlete (middle & long distance), & currently a Senior Manager with Singapore Athletics and an World Athletics Kids’ Athletics Lecturer.
  • Timothy Charles D Cruz – former athlete (sprints), & currently a Lead Teacher (PE) with the Ministry of Education.
  • Wong Swee Meng – is a former athlete (400m hurdles & middle distance) & currently Senior Specialist in the Physical Sports and Outdoor Education Branch, Ministry of Education.

This workshop is an effort by Singapore Athletics to create a joyful nursery for the discovery and appreciation of athletics. This workshop equips educators with key concepts and practices for how KA is customised & conducted in the context of Singapore’s athletics scene.

Kids’ Athletics (KA) is a concept in athletics initiated by the World Athletics. It aims to develop young athletes through systematic age- and development-appropriate training to help them realise their full potential in future.

A total of 23 teachers from various schools attended this workshop.

Six students demonstrated to the teachers the effective exercises & drills for young athletes.

There will be another workshop in May 2020 for the teachers. We will update in the website accordingly, or signup to our mailing list.

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Khairina Mohd
Senior Manager Kids’ Athletics Dept

22nd Nov 2019
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