The Singapore Dragon Boat Association (SDBA) wish to invite participants to the SDBA Level 1 Technical Coaching Course (Dragon Boat).

On successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a SG-Coach integrated certificate jointly issued by Sport Singapore and the Singapore Dragon Boat Association.

 The SDBA Level 1 Technical Coach will then be permitted to:

a)     Coach a dragon boat team for National level competitions, i.e. SDBF, SRR, etc.

b)     Coach a dragon boat team for International level competitions, i.e. DBSMR, etc.

c)     Lead a trainer or group of trainers to coach a dragon boat team that has multiple crew and/or dragon boats

d)     Train a steersperson to helm the dragon boat for the dragon boat team that he/she is coaching

The SDBA Level 1 Technical Coaches are encouraged to enroll in the National Registry of Coaches.

The SDBA Level 1 Technical Coaching Course (Dragon Boat) will be conducted by our Technical Director Mr Fred Heese from Canada.

The Level 1 Technical Coaching Course (Dragon Boat) course details are as follows:

Course Duration (5 days):

a)     25th to 27th April 2018 from 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm. (Theory/Lecture).

b)     28th April 2018, Saturday from 8.30 am to 11.00 am. (Theory Exam).

c)     28th April 2018, Saturday from 1.00 pm to 5.00 pm. (Land & Water work practical session).

d)     29th April 2018, Sunday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. (Final water work practical assessment).

 Course Fees: $550.00 (Inclusive of 7% GST)

 Venue: Singapore Sports Hub, classroom TBA


a)    Minimum 1 year dragon boat paddling experience.

b)    Minimum 1 year dragon boat helming practice.

c)    Possessed the SDBA Helm Accreiation Certificate & SDBA Recreational Instructor Certificate.

d)    Possessed a valid Standard First Aid or CPR certificate.

Please note that this course is only able to accommodate up to a maximum of 20 persons and it will be on a first come first served basis.

Enclosed is the application form for your immediate action. Please note that all applications must be typed out neatly, together with an accompanying passport sized photo and duly signed by the participant accordingly. Any incomplete or illegible applications will be rejected.

You are advised to submit your application and payment early to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

You may submit the completed application form via soft copy Payment must be made by Bank Transfer to:

Name of Bank:  DBS Bank Ltd

Name of Account: Singapore Dragon Boat Association

Account Number: 025-902774-9

Bank Code : 7171

Branch Code : 025

 Please notify us if you have done the transfer.

The closing date is on Friday, 20th April 2018 at 12.00 pm.

SDBA Level One Technical (Dragon Boat) Coachning Course 2018 (25th to 29th April 2018)