27 Jun '11, 9am

Student-athletes to be trained for top world ranking

Student-athletes to be trained for top world ranking

Selected student-athletes at the Singapore Sports School (SSP) will now be part of a customised programme aimed at helping them become a top athlete in their sport. -- ST PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJSEGERAN SELECTED student-athletes at the Singapore Sports School (SSP) will now be part of a customised programme aimed at helping them become a top athlete in their sport. SSP principal Deborah Tan today announced the School Within A School programme, signing a Memorandum of Agreement with the Singapore Badminton Association, Singapore Table Tennis Association and Singapore Golf Association. The programme will benefit the school's shuttlers, paddlers and golfers. Unlike their peers, this elite group of student-athletes - 18 have been selected so far - will train in the morning and afternoon and go for lessons in the evening. A team of dedicated coaches, sparring partners and teachers wi...

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