Be a Sports Safety Champion


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Be a Sports Safety Champion

(For All NROC Coaches)

Description

Engaging in regular physical activity can reap numerous health benefits. Physical activity can enhance your emotional and psychological well-being by improving your self-esteem. Your body releases chemicals called endorphins when you exercise.

Endorphins are “feel-good” chemicals that uplift your mood and can even reduce feelings of stress, anxiety and depression. However, it is also important to exercise safely at all times to prevent injuries.

Learning Objectives

The learning mode for this course is interactive and experiential. It is designed with practicality and flexibility that the participants would be able to implement at their workplace environment.

The course delivery involves various strands of experiential learning methodology such as facilitated discussions, problem-based learning, practical/hands-on, peer supported activities and documented observations for presentations.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognise the common sport injuries and factors leading to it.
  2. Identify types of reactive and preventive measures.
  3. Ability to implement preventive measures and reduce the occurrence of injuries

Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 75% of the attendance requirement. 

About the Presenters

Ms Delphine Fong manages the Safety Management Division of Sport Singapore since the Division’s inception in 2005. She has been actively engaged in sports safety promotion and drowning prevention programs; conceptualized and developed the Sports Safety and Water Champs program, the ‘Buddy-Up’ and the ‘Be Seen, Swim Safely’ national seminar and campaigned the first Water Safety Networking Session in 2006. She has also produced more than 100 sports safety guides and collaterals, conducted more than 700 workshops and presentations both locally and overseas. In addition, she has investigated and reviewed more than 30 sports incidents in Singapore.  Her latest accomplishment is achieving the PST Exemplary Innovator Award 2019 with the implementation of the Computer Vision Drowning Detection System (CVDDS) in all public competition pools. Of the 79 nominations, 5 were selected as winners in which the CVDDS is one of the projects.

Raymond Cheong is currently the Work Learn Programme Chair for School of Sports, Health and Leisure in Republic Polytechnic (RP).  He has been with RP for 10 years and was promoted from being a Senior Lecturer to an Assistant Programme Chair managing the Diploma in Sports Management before his current appointment.  He has taught modules such as Sports Facilities Management, Sports Law and Sports Management.  He is also BizSafe Level 2, ACTA and 1st Aid Certified. He has extensive work experience in sport from being Assistant General Manager overseeing the Northern Cluster of Sports Facilities under Singapore Sports Council (SSC). He was also the General Manager for Singapore Motor Sports Association (MSS) involved in the F1 prior to joining RP.

Date and Time

Upcoming intakes (Wednesdays, 9am to 5pm):

  1. 13 April 2022
  2. 20 July 2022
  3. 19 October 2022

Venue

This course is conducted online to facilitate off-campus learning from home.

Cost

Per pax pricing – all pricing below includes GST:

  • Original price: S$128.40
  • SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR: S$14.52
  • Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR: S$38.52

Note:

  • Companies sending their employees for training enjoy 90% course fee funding

CCE Hours

5 hours

Registration

  • Please click here for registration
  • For enquiries, please e-mail ace@rp.edu.sg

Disclaimer

Please note that the provision of publicity and recognition of CCE hours for the above courses/workshops/seminar is purely informative and coaches are advised to select their choice of CCE courses/workshops/seminars best suited for their learning needs. Sport Singapore does not have direct regulatory powers over the organisers delivering the publicised courses/workshops/seminars.

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