Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Asian Team Championships 2014 - Selection Trials



Trials results in no particular order

Men's Team:
  1. Samuel Kang
  2. Vivian Rhamanan
  3. Bryan Koh
  4. Marcus Phua
  5. Non Travelling Reserve: Kojiro Tan

Women's Team:
  1. Joannah Yue
  2. Mao Shi Yuan
  3. Sherilyn Yang
  4. Nur Adawiyah
  5. Non Travelling Reserve: Koh Kar Yan


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Eligibility Criteria:
  • The player must of good standing with the Singapore Squash Rackets Association.
  • The player must not been banned by Singapore Squash Rackets Association.
  • Must be a Singapore Citizen.
  • Good track record in local and overseas tournaments. 
  • Been in consistent training for the last 12 months .

Timeline:
a.  7 March 2014:
Players who are not from the SSRA National Training Program must write officially to SSRA: bensonseow@ssra.org.sg and ultimatesquasher@gmail.com to indicate their wish to participate in the trials. Details to indicate in the email include: Full Name, NRIC No., Past 2 year track record, Mobile No. , Current Training Workload. Deadline to write in to SSRA is 1st March 2014.

b. 10 March 2014: Announcement of players selected for the trials.

c.  17 March 2014: Trials draw will be made in front of players.

d. 24 to 27 March 2014: TRIALS
Round Robin. Best of 5 games. PAR Scoring.
All matches must be played according to schedule. No postponement of matches is allowed. Players must be committed to play all the matches. If a player drop out halfway due to injury all the matches that he/she has played will be considered void.

If a player drop out halfway without an MC (due to injury or sickness), he or she will be not be permitted to participate in a SSRA trials for a year.

e. 28 & 30 March 2014: Fitness Test
Beep Test: Qualifying Level: Men Level 13. Women Level 11.
4km sprints: Qualifying Men 16 minutes. Women 20 minutes.
Recovery Court Sprints: 30sec on / 30 sec off x 10 sets: Qualifying average Men 11.5 and Women 11.
Ghosting: 1min on/ 1 min off: Qualifying average = Men 19. Women 18.
SSRA Coaching Committee and National Coach will select 2 players from Singapore & 2 players from United States based on the below Selection Criteria:

Selected players will then undergo the below:
f. 31 March to 26 April 2014:
Intensive Training in Singapore. Players must put in 9 sessions per week. 5 court sessions, 1 league match, 1 track session and 2 gym sessions.

g. 26 April 2014: Announcement of the final team members.

h. 30 April to 10 May 2014: (Dates are Tentative)
Oversea Training Trip to Chennai and/ or Jumbo Doubles in Bangkok for training and sparring.
i. 15 to 18 May 2014:  Selected players will participate in Kijono Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia.

j. 5 May to 8 June 2014:
Intensive Training in Singapore. Players must put in 9 sessions per week. 5 court sessions, 1 league match, 1 track session and 2 gym sessions. SSRA will bring in High level players for sparring during this period.

k. 9 June 2014: Team will travel to Hong Kong.

l. 12 June 2014: Team will return to Singapore.


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