Coaching Clinic for Optimist Coaches


Coaching Clinic for Optimist Coaches

Conducted by Somkiat Poonpat (National Head Junior Coach – Optimist) and Sherman Cheng (National Single Handed Junior Coach – Optimist), they aim to bring coaches up to date about new class development and sailing technique in the International circuit. The clinic is suitable for optimist coaches of all levels. Course fees will be kindly sponsored by Singapore Sailing Federation (SSF) and is limited to a maximum of 30 coaches. Applicants may be required to submit additional supporting documents.

(Update 12 March): After reviewing the workshop contents, we are agreeable to award 5 CCE hours to NROC coaches who attend this workshop. Please note that this will be the maximum number of hours awarded for a recognised 1-day CCE activity.

-Must have coached the optimist class in the past 6 months
-Minimum age of 18

Terms & Conditions:
SSF reserves the rights to reject participants who does not meet the pre-requisites

Programme Outline:
1000-1015  — Introduction of clinic presenters and coaches in attendance
1015-1200  — Sharing of sail settings and boat set-up (basic and advanced)
1200-1210  — Quick break
1210-1245  — Sitting positions for open and closed angles and sail trim
1245-1345  — Lunch break (not provided)
1345-1415  — Boat handling (tacks, gybes, penalty)
1415-1500  — On-water exercises (videos)
1500-1600 — Tactics
1600-1615  — Quick break
1615-1730  — Sports science for optimist sailors (fitness and nutrition)
1730-1800 — Q&A

Events Details

Event Date:

09 May 2020

Event Location:

Singapore Sailing Federation, 1500 East Coast Parkway National Sailing Centre Singapore 468963

Event Class: