SDBA Helm Accreditation January 2015

To All SDBA Affiliates:

  1. We are pleased to inform you that the Singapore Dragon Boat Association will be conducting a session each of the SDBA Helm Accreditation Scheme on Saturday 10th and again on Sunday 11th January 2015. You have the option to chose the day which suits you.
  2. 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 affiliate.
  3. All candidates of the SDBA Helm Accreditation Scheme should preferably:-
    1. be proficient in paddling in a dragon boat; with a minimum of one(1) year paddling experience
    2. have already possessed basic helming skill and knowledge, with a minimum of one(1) year practice in helming a dragon boat with their respective teams
    3. have already possessed a First Aid or CPR Certificate
    4. be able to swim a minimum 50m distance (in any swimming technique) in light clothing with and without wearing a Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
  4. 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
  5. Each session (class) can only accommodate up to a maximum of twenty (20) persons and it will be on a first come first serve basis with full payment.
  6. The closing date will be on Friday 02 January 2015 at 12.00 pm.
  7. Enclosed is the application form for your immediate action.

Thank you.


Singapore Dragon
Boat Association
founded 1987

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Mr. Lim Wee Kok