Sep 11

Technical Advisory Council Recruitment

Discipline Councilsnew!

SG is establishing Discipline Technical Advisory Councils for each of the following disciplines:

• Gymnastics for All (GfA)
• Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (MAG)
• Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG)
• Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG)
• Trampoline Gymnastics (TRA)

The main purposes of the Council are:

  • Maintain the integrity of the sport and utilise each Council’s technical expertise to ensure the discipline is a
    high profile sport in Singapore,
  • Improve performance and participation in safe quality programs,
  • Provide advice and assistance on all technical matters of their discipline in support of SG
    achieving its strategic and operational outcomes.

For more information on the Council, please click here: http://www.singaporegymnastics.org.sg/sg/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Discipline-Technical-Advisory-Council_Final_August-2017.pdf 

 

Term & Application

The term for all council members will be: 1 October 2017 to 31 December 2020

If you have the relevant skill sets & are deeply passionate about the development of Gymnastics, we invite you to apply via the portal below. Application deadline: 7 September 2017

 

Apply Here!

Nov 21

Circus 360° – Trampoline Singapore

Last month, Trampoline Singapore was invited to participate in the Circus 360° event at Our Tampines Hub. Circus 360° is a community initiated event geared towards developing a nurturing circus ecosystem where everyone has an opportunity to participate in circus arts at any level of skill or interest. 
During the event, over 100 people had the opportunity to bounce on the Olympic size trampolines. The trampoline gymnasts had a great time displaying their routines and coaching the community on the basics of trampoline.
We would like to extend our appreciation to Trampoline Singapore for their participation and promoting trampoline to the
community. 
Trampoline Singapore is a Full Member of Singapore Gymnastics. Since its establishment in 2013, they have provided members with opportunities to participate in and enjoy the sport of trampoline, to develop their talent to full potential so as to participate in and to achieve success at National & International competitions. 
Trampoline is a fun form of exercise with the following benefits:
  • Lower-Impact Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Improved Lymphatic Function
  • Improved Balance and Coordination

If you are interested in picking up trampoline as your sport, feel free to contact our office or Amped Sports, Bounce Singapore, GymKraft, Trampoline Singapore or Zoom High performance, which are our affiliated club members.

Nov 17

Mark Your Calendar – Singapore Gymnastics Annual Awards Night!

Singapore Gymnastics will be organising its first Annual Awards Night. Come join us for a night of fun to appreciate and recognise our clubs, coaches, officials and gymnasts’ achievement over the year!

Date: 27 January 2018

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: NUSS Guild House, Kent Ridge

More details around registration will be out soon. Meanwhile, save the date!

Keep an eye out for the call for award nominations which will be released in the next few weeks, and if you would like to know more about the Awards that will be presented on the night please click here: SG Awards.

 

Nov 10

Tell Us What You Think

Singapore Gymnastics is currently developing a Strategic Plan and as part of the process would like to involve as much of the community in providing feedback about the current status of the organisation via a SWOT analysis.

We would really appreciate if you could you please complete the SWOT survey by the 19 November. The link to the survey is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SingaporeGymnasticsSWOT

Nov 06

MAG Melbourne World Cup 2018 Selection Trials

Singapore Gymnastics will be holding a selection trial for eligible MAG gymnasts for the upcoming FIG Melbourne World Cup 2018. The selection trial will be held on 25th November 2017, at Bishan Sports Hall. For more information on the selection trial, please refer to our selection policy.

Selection Policy for Melbourne World Cup 2018 – MAG – Final

Nov 01

Internship Opportunity – Sport Administration & Management

Singapore Gymnastics is looking for a Sport Administration & Management Intern.

 

Administration

  • Provide administrative support to National Training Centre& International Competitions registration and budgeting

Membership

  • Manage and administrate the daily operations surrounding SG membership
  • Using SG’s online Membership portal to process new and renewing memberships
  • Maintaining and updating of all membership forms

Event Management

  • Assist in the planning of national events
  • Assist in coordination of logistics surrounding the delivery of the event
  • Provide administrative support to event registration and procurement
  • Provide support in identifying sponsorship leads
  • Monitor events content on the website and social media sites to ensure they are updated
  • Assist in execution of event

Assist with any other general duties within the SG office as directed by the GM/Supervisor.

 

Job Period: Minimum 3 months

Allowance: $600 per month

 

Click here for a detailed job description. To apply, send your resume to sgoffice@singaporegymnastics.org.sg by 20th November 2017.

Oct 24

Career Opportunity – MAG

Singapore Gymnastics (SG) is offering an exciting opportunity for a coach to join the High Performance Coaching Team and groom our future stars. SG is looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable and resourceful National MAG Coach to help establish our Pre-Junior athletes and prepare them for the world stage.

For more information and how to apply, please refer to the following LINK

Oct 16

RG NTC Selection Trial – Registration Open

Singapore Gymnastics (SG) is conducting a new gymnast recruitment PHASE 1 selection trial for our National Training Centre (NTC) Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG) program. We hope to identify and induct talented individuals who have the potential to represent Singapore at major games (South East Asian Games, Asian Games, Olympic Games etc.) and international championships.

Members of the public/ gymnasts will be put through a series of testing stations conducted and assessed by our RG Recruitment Committee. The stations will only be revealed on the day of the trial.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Singaporean Citizen
  • Aged 7-14 years in 2017 (i.e. born in 2003 – 2010)
  • Female
  • Not necessary to have background in RG

 

New Gymnast Recruitment Timeline (MUST READ)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zNXyv7OxMQqWbbwdMIWKpueB9mcsdlBc2bYGckbfG3I/edit?usp=sharing

 

PHASE 1 Selection Dates, Times and Venues

1) Date: 16 November 2017, Thursday

Venue: Bishan Sports Hall

Time: 3-5 pm

 

2) Date: 18 November 2017, Saturday

Venue: Heartbeat @ Bedok Silat Hall (Level 4)

Time: 2pm – TBA depending on number of sign ups

 

Please arrive 30 minutes before the stipulated start time for registration.

 

Registration and Contact Details

Oct 16

GymFest 2017 Update

Thank you for your keen interest in and continuous support for GymFest.

GymFest 2017, originally scheduled for 5 Nov 2017, will be cancelled. We wish to thank all who signed up for your enthusiasm and preparation thus far.

SG is committed to expanding GfA events, and will be building on previous GymFests to incorporate new events implemented by the FIG, such as Gym for Life & Parkour. In 2018, GymFest will be even bigger with the inclusion of Gym Challenge, which incorporates SG’s Proficiency Awards, as well as being an important event for teams seeking endorsement for participation in the 2019 World Gymnaestrada in Austria. World Gymnaestrada is an international event held every 4 years, the last edition in 2015 in Helsinki saw over 20,000 participants from 55 nations put up stunning mass displays in the world’s biggest gymnastics festival.

All GymFest 2017 registration fees will be refunded to paid parties. All purchased tickets will also be refunded. All parties who have made payment for these items should request a refund by filling up the following form, and returning it to sgoffice@singaporegymnastics.org.sg by 12 November 2017.

Refund Form (GymFest 2017)

Kindly look out for next year’s events, dates for which will be out by end-2017.

Oct 13

UWCSEA East is Hiring

UWCSEA East is hiring a Head of Gymnastics (Dover Campus) and Gymnastics Coach (Dover Campus).

 

1. Head of Gymnastics (Dover Campus)

The UWCSEA Dover Campus has a well-established and successful gymnastics programme.
Supported by a dedicated Olympic gymnastics centre, the programme serves a team of 90
competitive gymnasts and a gymnastics school programme of 400 students.
The Head of Gymnastics is responsible for the design, delivery and monitoring of the
gymnastics programme and resources; catering for a diverse range of abilities and agegroups,
from Junior School students through to competitive High School gymnasts. The Head
of Gymnastics overseas five full-time gymnastics coaches and is supported by the Activities
Coordinator and a full-time gymnastics administrator. The Head of Gymnastics works closely
with the Junior School, Middle School and High School Sports Coordinators and reports to the
Director of Activities and Sport.

The role entails
Leading the:
● planning of the annual and seasonal gymnastics school, recreational, and team training programmes
● coaching of all levels of the Gymnastics team
● development and mentoring of five assistant coaches and four part-time coaches
● smooth transition of gymnasts through from gym school to MAG and WAG higher level teams
● organisation of gym competitions, including local club invitational and regional SEASAC Championships
● development of the annual Gymnastics team calendar
● organisation of overseas trips and competitions
● implementation and monitoring of gymnastics health and safety policies and practice
● planning and provision of appropriate facilities and equipment to support the Gymnastics programme

Liaising with the:
● Sports and Activities office who will assist with facility preparation, administration and finance
● coordinators of each WAG and MAG team level to ensure there is an overview, progression and continuity across the gymnastics programme
● parents – sharing the structure and schedule of the programme and enlisting parental assistance to support the staffing and organisation of events
● Communications department to ensure Gymnastics websites, newsletters, surveys and general information follow College policies and are updated in a timely fashion
● Finance department to ensure that the Gymnastics programme remains financially sustainable
● Physical Education department scheduling the daily usage of the gymnastics facility and scheduling gymnastics coaches to assist with lessons

Competencies expectation:
● excellent communication skills
● an appropriate approach to age-group training focusing on technical competence, motivation, enjoyment, team-building and long-term success
● strong organisational skills, including a working knowledge of ‘Beyond the scores’ scoring system
● minimum qualifications: F.I.G. Level 2, British Gymnastics High Performance coach, WAG or MAG with experience coaching both WAG and MAG to a National Level
● a definite potential to inspire our gymnasts
● a commitment to a holistic education and to the mission of the school
● an ability to develop relationships based on mutual respect

Interested applicants to submit application via UWCSEA portal latest by Friday, 10 November

 

2. Gymnastics Coach (Dover Campus)

Responsibilities
● Coach Gymnastics Teams (competitive gymnastics) and Gymnastics School (recreational gymnastics) classes on weekdays, weekends and holiday camps.
● Develop coaching resources and carry out training for Gymnastics school coaches.
● Assist with Physical Education classes in Gymnastics.
● Assist with the development of the Gymnastics Team programme.
● Coach in line with the Gymnastics Team programme.
● Assist in maintaining the Gymnastics centre.
● Assist with the set up of Gymnastics Centre for exhibitions and competitions.
● Assist with the organisation and running of exhibitions and competitions.
● Communicate with parents, students and coaches.

Requirements
● Qualified Gymnastics coach with experience of coaching Women’s competitive Gymnastics. Experience of the Australian of the National Development Programme would be desirable but not essential.
● Good all-round knowledge of Gymnastics and development requirements pertaining to different age groups and levels.
● Experience working in a school environment.
● Enthusiastic and motivated.
● Strong organisation and planning skills.
● Strong information technology skills.
● Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills and able to relate to students, parents and teachers with quality service.
● Able to work both independently and as a team member.
● Able to work during weekends and evenings when needed.

Interested applicants to submit application via UWCSEA portal latest by Friday, 10 November 2017

Oct 12

NTC Selection Trials

Singapore Gymnastics (SG) is conducting a talent identification selection trial for our National Training Centre Men’s (MAG) and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) Programs, in hope of identifying talented children who have the potential to represent Singapore at major games (South East Asian Games, Asian Games, Olympic Games etc) and championships in the future.

 

Students will be put through a series of testing stations conducted by the National Coaches and/or SG staff for us to have an understanding of each child’s aptitude and current abilities in gymnastics. The stations will only be revealed on the day of the selection trials.

 

This selection trial is suitable for any boys and/or girls, 7 years old and up (WAG), 7 -9 years old (MAG). It is NOT necessary to have background in the sport to be eligible for this selections.

 

Selection Date & Time

 

  • Saturday, 18 November 2017
  • Girls – 8.30 to 10.30am
  • Boys – 9 to 11am

 

*Kindly arrive 15 minutes before the stipulated time for registration

 

Location

 

5 Bishan Street 14

Bishan Sports Hall

Singapore 579783

Gymnasium

 

Registration and Contact Details

 

 

> MAG program: mag-sdm@singaporegymnastics.org.sg

> WAG program: wag-sdm@singaporegymnastics.org.sg

 

Attire & Safety

 

  1. a) All

 

  • Accessories and jewelry such as belts, watches, necklaces, and bracelets should be removed before the start of the session
  • All toe and hand nails should be kept short
  • Unsupervised use of any gymnastics equipment is not permitted at all times
  • Parents are requested to avoid communication with their child while the selection trial is in session

 

  1. b) Boys

 

  • T-shirt and shorts. T-shirt should be neatly tucked in

 

  1. c) Girls 

 

  • A gymnastics leotard is preferred. Alternatively t-shirt and shorts / legging will suffice. T-shirt should be neatly tucked in
  • All long hair should be neatly tied away from the child’s face

 

*Please note that should any of our staff deem a child’s attire / behaviour to be inappropriate and is seen to pose any danger to him / her or her surroundings, SG reserves the right to remove the child from the arena

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