To: All SDBA Affiliates
SDBA HELM ACCREDITATION SCHEME
- We are pleased to inform you that the Singapore Dragon Boat Association will be conducting a session of the SDBA Helm Accreditation Scheme on Saturday, 18th February 2017.
- Note that the purpose of this Scheme is not to train helms but to accredit helms who have demonstrated a level of capability and have registered as being able to competently helm a crew. The training of helms is the responsibility of the respective affiliates.
- All candidates for the SDBA Helm Accreditation Scheme should preferably:-
(i) be proficient in paddling in a dragon boat with a minimum of one (1) year paddling experience
(ii) must have a basic helming skill and knowledge, with a minimum of one(1) year practice in helming a dragon boat with their respective teams
(iii) must possess a First Aid or CPR Certificate
(iv) be able to swim a minimum 50m distance (in any swimming techniques) in light clothing with and without wearing a Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
- An overview and the workings of the Scheme will be introduced in the workshop, followed by a short written assessment and a practical test in water
- Each session (class) can only accommodate up to a maximum of twenty (20) persons and participation is on a first come first served basis upon registration and full payment to:
SINGAPORE DRAGON BOAT ASSOCIATION
C/O SPORT SINGAPORE
3 STADIUM DRIVE, #01-33