Jul 28

Professional Standards & Guidelines (PSG) for PA Trainers

The following Clauses of the Professional Standards and Guidelines (PSGs) For PA Trainers (19 July 2017)  have been updated. The revised PSGs will take immediate effect.

Changes to PSG are highlighted in blue as follows:

 

Clause Current Revised
17 Classes for Young Children

g. Comply with any circulars, directives, standards or guidelines issued by the PA, Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), Ministry of Education (MOE) or any other government agencies on issues of health, hygiene and safety for children.

 

Classes for Young Children

g. Comply with any circulars, directives, standards or guidelines issued by the PA, Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), Ministry of Education (MOE) or and any other government agencies such as the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), Ministry of Health (MOH), etc on issues such as but not limited to of health, hygiene and safety for children.

 

19 Kindergarten Programmes

a. Operators / private schools and trainers are

not allowed to run kindergarten programmes at

CCs and RCs.  Kindergarten programmes at RCs

are not allowed because RCs are not custom

built / fitted with the proper facilities to meet

the Ministry of Education (MOE) licensing

requirements for kindergarten programmes.

RCs with their limited space serve the needs of residents of all ages and thus cannot be

custom-built / fitted to run kindergarten programmes alone.  For CCs, private operators are only allowed to run kindergarten programmes if they rent CC premises

on a leasehold basis, and meet MOE’s kindergarten licensing requirements.  Private operators are not allowed to jointly organise kindergarten programmes with grassroots organisations on a contractual / agreement

basis.

 

Kindergarten Programmes

a. Operators / private schools and trainers are not allowed to run kindergarten programmes at CCs and RCs.  Kindergarten programmes at RCs are not allowed because RCs are not custom built / fitted with the proper facilities to meet the Ministry of Education (MOE) ECDA licensing requirements for kindergarten programmes.  RCs with their limited space serve the needs of residents of all ages and thus cannot be custom-built / fitted to run kindergarten programmes alone.  For CCs, private operators are only allowed to run kindergarten programmes if they rent CC premises on a leasehold basis, and meet MOE ECDA’s kindergarten licensing requirements.  Private operators are not allowed to jointly organise kindergarten programmes with grassroots organisations on a contractual / agreement basis.

 

c. Private operators wishing to run kindergarten programmes at CCs should contact the CC directly on rental terms, and refer to MOE’s website on the kindergarten licensing requirements at http://www.moe.gov.sg/preschooleducation.

 

c. Private operators wishing to run kindergarten programmes at CCs should contact the CC directly on rental terms, and refer to MOE ECDA’s website on the kindergarten licensing requirements at http://www.moe.gov.sg/preschooleducation.

 

d. MOE will conduct on-site checks at CCs / RCs to follow-up on complaints from the public, and will take appropriate action against operators.

 

d. MOE ECDA will conduct on-site checks at CCs / RCs to follow-up on complaints from the public, and will take appropriate action against operators.

 

Jul 27

UWCSEA East are Hiring

UWC South East Asia are looking for a Women’s Artistic Gymnastics coach for their recreational and competitive WAG programs.

For more information, click the link to view: WAG Coach Recruitment Notice & Job Description

Email your resume and cover letter to ndu@uwcsea.edu.sg by 30 September 2017.

 

About UWCSEA

UWC South East Asia is a K-12 international school that provides a life-defining educational experience to more than 5,400 students spread over two campuses in Singapore.

Jul 25

ASG ’17 Results

The ASEAN Schools Games 2017 was held in Singapore from 15 – 19 July. Out of the 78 medals won by the country, Gymnastics contributed 20 medals in one of the best outings for our sport at this Games.

Total Gymnastics medal count: 9 gold, 5 silver, 6 bronze

 

Men’s Artistic

  • Team
    • Gold (Jibreel Abo Al-Thinin, John Sim, Lincoln Forest Liqht Man, Ryan Lee, Zac Liew)
  • Individual All-Around
    • Gold (Lincoln Forest Liqht Man)
    • Silver (Zac Liew Jun Yi)
  • Floor Exercise
    • Gold (Lincoln Forest Liqht Man)
  • Rings
    • Gold (Ryan Lee)
    • Bronze (Lincoln Forest Liqht Man)
  • Vault
    • Silver (Lincoln Forest Liqht Man)
  • Parallel Bars
    • Gold (Lincoln Forest Liqht Man)
  • High Bar
    • Bronze (Lincoln Forest Liqht Man)

 

Women’s Artistic

  • Team
    • Gold (Josephine Ng, Lim Sze, Mei Togawa, Nydia Heng, Shayne Tan)
  • Individual All-Around
    • Gold (Mei Togawa)
    • Silver (Josephine Ng)
  • Uneven Bars
    • Silver (Nydia Heng)
    • Bronze (Mei Togawa)
  • Balance Beam
    • Gold (Mei Togawa)
  • Floor Exercise
    • Gold (Josephine Ng)
    • Bronze (Mei Togawa)

 

Rhythmic

  • Team
    • Silver (Aiko Tan, Cheryl Lee, Jordan Prem, Leah Chew)
  • Individual All-Around
    • Bronze (Aiko Tan)
  • Ball
    • Bronze (Aiko Tan)

Jul 24

We are hiring!

Singapore Gymnastics (SG), the National Sports Association for Gymnastics in Singapore, is seeking a dedicated, knowledgeable and resourceful Rhythmic Group Coach to help establish our Junior and Senior Group as strong competitors on the world stage.

Click on the link to view the job description and application form: National RG Group Coach – Job Description

Send your complete application to dian@singaporegymnastics.org.sg consisting of:

  1. Completed application form, &
  2. Resume, including expected salary

 

Deadline for application: 4 August 2017

Jul 18

Big Leap Forward for Gymnastics Community

As Singapore Gymnastics welcomes our new General Manager, Karen Norden, we are excited to announce 2 major organisational changes to better serve the needs of the gymnastics community in Singapore.

Find out more by clicking on the following link and read about it in the media release:

http://www.singaporegymnastics.org.sg/sg/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/PRESS-RELEASE-SG-Organisational-Changes-and-Immediate-Priorities-Jul17.pdf

Jul 12

Catch Gymnasts Live at SEA Games 2017!

With SEA Games 2017 being almost a month away now, we bring some exciting news for friends & supporters of Team Singapore.

ActiveSG are offering the ActiveSG Experience Tour to Kuala Lumpur for all spectators to:

  • Get to know each other
  • Learn Team Singapore cheers
  • Cheer the Team on together at the venue during the Games
  • Enjoy themselves on pit-stops enroute e.g. Durian tasting, shopping, etc

 

Singapore Gymnastics will coordinate all supporters keen to cheer on our Men’s, Women’s & Rhythmic teams at the SEA Games 2017!

 

 

 

As a participant on this tour, you will be able to choose from 3-Day 2-Night or 2-Day 1-Night packages

SEA GAMES 2017               ASEAN PARA GAMES 2017
18 Aug (Fri) – 20 Aug (Sun) 16 Sep (Sat) – 18 Sep (Mon)
25 Aug (Fri) – 27 Aug (Sun) 21 Sep (Thu) – 23 Sep (Sat)

 

Tentative Tour Package Pricing – to be confirmed by ActiveSG

3-Day 2-Night 2-Day 1-Night
S$450 – S$550 S$250 – S$350
*Prices are based on twin-sharing

Participants will have to follow the itinerary strictly (no deviation allowed).

ActiveSG will confirm prices and finalised itinerary at a later date.

 

All interested supporters of gymnastics should express your interest to us now:

  1. Download and fill up this indication of interest, and
  2. Email your completed form to teresa@singaporegymnastics.org.sg by 14 July 2017 (Fri) 9am

We will be in touch with you to liaise further details.

 

Sign up now to be part of this unique experience!

 

Jul 11

ASEAN Schools Games 2017

ASEAN Schools Games will be hosted by Singapore once again this year. The current edition of the Games will see Men’s Artistic, Women’s Artistic as well as Rhythmic Gymnastics disciplines being competed amongst Southeast Asian school teams. Competitions run from 15th to 19th July at Bishan Sports Hall.

Supporters are greatly welcome. Admission is free.

Don’t forget to also catch the Opening Ceremony for the ASEAN Schools Games, held on 14th July at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Women’s Artistic gymnasts from local clubs and schools, as well as ex-Olympian Lim Heem Wei, have all come together to put up an inspiring performance.

For more information & competition schedule, visit https://www.moe.gov.sg/microsites/asg2017/desktop/Games/Gymnastics/index.html

 

Artistic competitors: Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
Rhythmic competitors: Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand

 

Representing Singapore

Men’s Artistic

  1. Jibreel Abo Al-Thinin
  2. John Sim
  3. Lincoln Forest Liqht Man
  4. Ryan Lee
  5. Zac Liew

Women’s Artistic

  1. Josephine Ng
  2. Lim Sze
  3. Mei Togawa
  4. Nydia Heng
  5. Shayne Tan

Rhythmic

  1. Aiko Tan
  2. Cheryl Lee
  3. Jordan Prem
  4. Leah Chew

 

 

Jun 30

Selection Results for 2017 International Junior Gymnastics Championships – WAG

The following gymnast have been selected to represent Singapore at the International Artistic Junior Championships to be held in Yokohama, Japan from 17th to 18th September 2017:
FIG Junior
1. LIM Sze

 

Selection Policies & Results

Jun 27

Asian Gymnastics Union (AGU) Common Coaching Camp (WAG)

Asian Gymnastics Union (AGU) Common Coaching Camp (WAG)

Provisional dates: 29 August to 2 September 2017

Place: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Expert Coach: Konstantin BRODETSKIY (KAZ)

Language: English

Pre-requisite / Eligibility: 

  • SG-Coach Level 1 (WAG)
  • Individual Member of SG

   AGU Coaching Course Application (WAG)

Application deadline: Sunday, 9 July, 5pm

Please submit the application form (see link above) to wag-sdm@singaporegymnastics.org.sg by the stipulated deadline to express interest. All applications are subjected to availability and approval by Singapore Gymnastics.

 

Jun 16

Selection Policy for International Junior – WAG

Timeline:

20 Jun 2017 – Deadline for Indication of Interest (Selection Trial at PESEB/PSOEB)
24 Jun 2017 – Selection Trial
15 – 20 Sep 2017 – 2017 International Junior Gymnastics Competition Yokohama, Japan

 

Eligibility:

1. Must be a Singapore Citizen
2. The gymnast must be a minimum of 13 – 15 years old in 2017 (born between 1.1.2002 – 31.12.2004)

3. Gymnast must have registered for the 14th Singapore Open Gymnastics Championships OR Selection Trials
4. Gymnast must have a valid FIG licence
5. Gymnast must not have any outstanding payment owing to SG at the point of participation in the trial.

 

Selection Objective:

1. Objective
To select the top 2 gymnasts for participation at the 2017 International Junior Gymnastics Competition. Gymnasts must perform on all 4 apparatus at the selection trial. Where there is a tie in the final all-around scores, the tie will be broken based on FIG rules.
2. Selection Trial:
Selection Trial at PESEB/PSOEB – 21 Evans Road, Singapore 259366 (24 June 2017)

OR

14th Singapore Open Gymnastics Championships at Bishan Sports Hall (3rd June 2017)

 

See here for more details.

 

Selection Policies & Results

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