Powering through challenges with resilience

Powering through challenges with resilience

13 September 2017 Article credited to www.schoolbag.sg Sports does not just help youths to develop resilience and personal strengths. It also helps them to build friendships and essential skills such as moral character, teamwork and time management. Sanson Seah, a...
From quiet and shy to Taekwondo national champion

From quiet and shy to Taekwondo national champion

His parents signed him up for Taekwondo when he was six, hoping the sport would help the quiet child become more confident. “I was a very quiet and shy boy,” admitted the now 24-year-old Jason Tan. “So my parents put me into a Taekwondo class at the RC, hoping that it...
Singapore Athletes Compete With Black Armbands

Singapore Athletes Compete With Black Armbands

The team competed with black armbands at the 12th Asean Taekwondo Championships which was held from 23 to 26 March 2015 in Hochiminh City, Vietnam as a mark of respect for Mr Lee Kuan Yew, first Prime Minister of Singapore. A Vietnamese newspaper carried an article on...
Taekwondo is Finally in

Taekwondo is Finally in

Taekwondo is finally in Martial art is on school sports calendar after over 20 years of trying By Frankie Chee (The Straits Times, Jan 29, 2010) MEET the newest member on the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) school sports calendar this year: Taekwondo. After more...
MOE to launch a new sports excellence plan in April

MOE to launch a new sports excellence plan in April

MOE to launch a new sports excellence plan in April By Gerard Wong (The Straits Times Feb 2, 2010) THE Ministry of Education (MOE) will cast its net wider to reach out to promising student athletes and help them realise their sporting potential. Starting in April, it...
National School Games Open in Sporting Style

National School Games Open in Sporting Style

A high-energy taekwondo display and a hard-fought softball match were the highlights of the National School Games opening ceremony on 1 February 2010 at Raffles Institution. For the first time in the 51-year history of the Schools National Championships, an opening...