Coach Education Programme Session on Talent Identification

Time: 21 October 2015 (Wednesday), 9.30am – 10.30am

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“Coach Education Programme (CEP) Session on Talent Identification” by Singapore Sports School (SSP)

(For All Coaches)


This workshop aims to provide a holistic background of talent identification (TID) in sports, along with practical suggestions on how TID might be carried out. Topics to be presented include:

  • Systematic approach to TID
  • International TID systems
  • Position of TID in a socio-cultural context
  • The three basic factors for TID
  • Right time to identify, select and test for motor potential
  • Methods of identification

The presenter will be Mr Hans Peter Thumm, an experienced Track & Field consultant and senior International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) lecturer. Mr Thumm previously served as Technical Advisor for National Sports Councils of Malaysia, Nigeria and Tanzania, as well as consultant to the Ministries of Education in both Namibia and Indonesia. 

Date and Time

21 October 2015 (Wednesday), 9.30am – 10.30am


AVA Theatre, Singapore Sports School

1 Champions Way, Singapore 737913



CCE Hours

1 hour


  1. To register, please e-mail Matthew Wylde at with your name and contact number. Registration closes on 16 October 2015 (Friday) or when maximum capacity is reached.
  2. Maximum capacity of 70 pax.


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 organizers delivering the publicized courses/workshops/seminars.

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