Category: Roadshows

Introduction to Weightlifting Workshops for November 2013

SWF will be organising two Introduction to Weightlifting Workshops on 16th Nov 2013 and 23rd Nov 2013 at 9.30am. The workshops will be approximately 2hrs long and will be at our training centre.

In conjunction with Sports & Fitness Asia 2013, we are offering registrations at a special rate of S$25 (regular rate: S$30.00) per pax. This rate is valid from now till the end of 12th Oct 2013 (midnight) only! The regular rate will apply thereafter.

Registration and payment can be made at our booth (cash payment only) during Sports and Fitness Asia 2013 or via our online store – 16th Nov 2013 registration OR 23rd Nov 2013 registration.

Registrations close on 5th November 2013 and each workshop requires a minimum of 10 participants to commence. Maximum intake is 20 participants.

All successful registrants will be contacted prior to the Workshop. Participants under the age of 18 will be required to complete a consent form by his/her parent or guardian.

 

Topics
  • What is Olympic Weightlifting
  • Benefits of weightlifting for sports development
  • Sports safety
  • Suitability for Youth and the risks.
  • Injury Prevention and training progression
  • Executing the Snatch
  • Executing the Clean & Jerk

 

 

 

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SWF Weightlifting Coach Level 1 (NCAP Technical Level 1) Certfication

SWF will be conducting its Weightlifting Coach Level 1 Certification course over 1.5 days, consisting of a theory and practical sessions:

1st December 2013, Sunday : Full Day from 9.30am to 5.00pm
8th December 2013, Sunday : Half Day from 9.30am to 12.00pm

~ Attendance on both days is necessary to complete the certification ~

Highlights:
– Safety Principles
– Warm-Up
– Basic Lifts
– Power Clean
– Power Snatch

In conjunction with Sports & Fitness Asia 2013, we offering registrations at a special rate of S$250 (regular rate: S$290.00). This rate is valid from now till the end of 12th Oct 2013 (midnight) only! The regular rate will apply thereafter.

Registrations close on 20th November 2013 and each workshop requires a minimum of 8 participants to commence. Maximum intake is 15 participants.

Registration and payment can be made at our booth (cash payment only) during Sports and Fitness Asia 2013 or via our online store – http://swf.org.sg/store/product_info.php?cPath=23&products_id=48

 

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Kicking off the New Year!

A few interesting things coming up in the next few months.

1. Courses/Workshops

We will be conducting a Olympic Weightlifting National Technical Official’s Workshop in February. It aims to be a refresher for our current Officials as well as serve as an opportunity for those new to the sport and would like to be involved, to get certified as one.

Also, on the cards is a SWF Coaching Level 1 certification course scheduled for March.

Not leaving out the enthusiast and athlete in you, we will be organising another Introduction to Weightlifting workshop in February.

If you are interested in any of the 3 courses/workshops, please contact us at swf@swf.org.sg and indicate which activity you are keen on.

 

 

2. Events/Competitions

We are finalising our plans for a powerlifting competition series from March to May that will culminate in Singapore’s best powerlifters entering a Grand Finals as part of our 2012 Singapore Weightlifting and Powerlifting Open. Final details will be rolled out early February.The competition is open to both genders. Those under 18 yrs of age would be required to obtain parental/guardian consent.

Competitors can start to indicate their interest with us (which will aid planning) at swf@swf.org.sg. Do assist us by providing us details such as your full name, gender, bodyweight and PB for the Squat, Deadlift and Bench Press.

 

 

3. Programmes

Starting 3rd February, Friday, we will be offering battling ropes classes. A great way to develop your fitness conditioning, agility and co-ordination. Classes will be held once a week on Fridays. We will be accepting 4 to 8 participants for each class. Register your interest with us now! Email us at swf@swf.org.sg.

 

 

4. Facilities

Over the next few weeks, we are expecting delivery and installation of new training tools at our training centre. Some of the items include gymnastic rings, pro kettlebellsa and truck tyres.

Weightlifting @ Jurong West Library

In support of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010, the National Library Building and its network of Public Libraries are showcasing the various sports that will feature in the Games, providing the general public an opportunity to learn more about the respective sports.

SWF is proud to have Jurong West Library showcasing our sport.

Jurong West Public Library

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SCS EMIT! Project Launch – 29th Aug 09

SWF is proud to have supported and participated in the EMIT!Project Launch, organised by Student Care Services (SCS), which marked the beginning of the year-long EMIT! Project to celebrate the upcoming Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. The project includes various YOG-themed events and activities from August 2009 to August 2010.

The event was conceived with the aim of introducing the EMIT! project and the YOG to the SCS youths and families, the schools served by SCS, and the public. We hope to promote interest in sports, especially sports featured in the YOG, and in the nation-wide YOG festivities. The event is endorsed and promoted by the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee as a CAN! Event (youth-initiative outreach projects).

Launch of National Orange Ribbon Celebrations (NORC) 2009

Launched last Saturday on 18th Jul 09, the National Orange Ribbon Celebrations (NORC) 2009 symbolising racial harmony and friendship was organised at Bishan Active. The movement aims to encourage the public from all walks of life to appreciate and celebrate our cultural diversity.

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The event was graced by Guest Of Honour, Minister Mentor Lee. With the Singapore Youth Olympic Games (SYOG) just but a year away, sports formed the team of the celebrations –   cultural diversity through sports. This was to also enourage youths to actively participate in such community outreach programmes and raise awareness on some of the games and the atheletes that will feature during the SYOG.

SWF was proud to be given the opportunity to participate in and play its part in the celebrations.

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