Intermediate Squad

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Intermediate Squad (IS)


To develop youth athletes for progression into National Team.


Eligibility

  • Athletes must be a Singapore Citizen; and
  • No previous suspension record with STTA

Selection Panel

The Selection Panel consists of the following members:

a.     Chairman, STTA High Performance Committee

b.     Co - Chairman of High Performance Committee (if applicable)

c.     Members of STTA High Performance Committee

d.     Technical Director

e.     High Performance Manager

f.      Head Coach, National Men’s team 

g.     Head Coach, National Women’s team 

The Selection Panel shall assess all applicants holistically based on the following criteria.

Selection Criteria

a.        Performance

Athletes are evaluated and based on their performance and achievements in local and international tournaments within a two years period, such as:

- South East Asian (SEA) Table Tennis Junior Championships

- Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships

- International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Junior Pro-tours

- Other invitational tournaments

- Local tournaments organized/ co-organized by STTA

b.      Technical Ability

This will be assessed by the Selection Committee. This will include skill sets, such as forehand techniques, backhand techniques and footwork etc.

c.       Future Potential

The selection committee will assess the potential of the athletes. Preference will be given to athletes with unique style of playing, such as choppers, left handers and athletes using the Chinese penhold grip.

d.      Commitment

The selected athletes must agree to commit to the intensive training and competition programme which is similar to the national team’s training and competition programme. The athlete agreement is valid for 2 years.

For more details on the selection policy, please refer to:  http://www.stta.org.sg/developing-champions/stta-programmes

 

Course withdrawal procedures:

Each child is deemed to be in the training program and the parent/guardian must continue to pay all fees until formal written withdrawal is submitted to the coach thirty (30) days before commencement of the next month’s training, as stated in the Fees, Terms and Conditions Form.
 
To download the course withdrawal form, please click HERE or you can obtain it from coaches / STTA office @ Toa Payoh.