Sideline News Dec Jan 2016
Sideline news is a short write-up of some of the happenings in the sporting eco-system that SSI plays a part in.
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SSI at the 8th ASEAN Para Games
In the lead up to and during the APG, SSI, in tandem with SDSC and the various sports came together to support the Team Singapore Athlete in a variety of initiatives, including sports science, sports nutrition, strength and conditioning and sport psychology to name a few. Check out the pictures below which illustrate some of the ways in which SSI cooked/captured data/cool down/helped feed/celebrate with champions cafes and stand shoulder to shoulder with Team Singapore!
Sports Nutrition Workshop with the CP Football Team
Capturing Bio-mechanic video Info
Team SSI with Team Singapore Swimming
Capturing more video information for Bio-mechanics and Sport Science
Helping the athletes "cool down" via Sport Science
Celebrating the athletes at our Champions Café series
Visitors to the Singapore Sports Institute
Since the 8th APG, the SSI has had a range of visitors from different walks of life and other countries including artists from Cirque du Soleil, visits from various academic institutes/schools and social enterprises. Here is a quote from a visitor to the SSI: " The trip to Singapore Sport Institute was definitely an eye-opener one. The state-of-the-art facilities coupled with contemporary sports practices show how much the sport industry in Singapore has come a long way from where it first started." - Ervika Bte Kamarol Zaman (SIM - University of Stirling student)
Team Singapore meet an artist from Cirque Du Soleil production - "Totem"
SSI Biomechanists have a sport science session made possible with Japanese Company, Rakuten and international Beach Volleyball Players
During an international hockey sparring tournament, the Korean Womens Hockey Team took the time to use the SSI Gym
Future sportsmen from Woodlands Secondary toured the Singapore Sports institute
Industrial design students from 3 different Australian Universities came on a visit facilitated by social enterprise "ENABLED" to hear about the SSI and its efforts working with disabled athletes and to hear from the SDSC and Team Singapore athletes themselves.
The SSI had the pleasure to host the World Sailing Development Symposium on its premises.
In view of the achievements of the Team Singapore Athletes at the 8th ASEAN Para Games and the 14th Special Olympics, President Tony Tan hosted the Team at the Istana on Jan 30 2016. A great occasion of celebration and appreciation. Pics below.