Torpedo is delighted to announce that Damien Ler has joined the Torpedo coaching team as technical director and fundamentals coach.
Damien was the national diving manager at SSA for 11 years and was tasked with building a national diving programme from scratch in 2008. He led the efforts in recruitment, coaching development and club development, on top of his national tram management duties. Damien left SSA in 2019 to pursue other professional interests, after delivering Singapore’s first ever diving Olympian (Jonathan Chan) in September 2019.
Affectionately known as Mr Diving in the local community, Damien will spearhead the club efforts in building a robust club programme at Torpedo, and provide valuable advice to our divers, parents on the diving development pathways and student athlete pathways.
Damien holds Gymnastics and Diving Coaching certifications, and is a SportSG-certified athlete life coach. He is also a FINA ‘A’ diving judge.
This school holidays, Torpedo Dive School is rolling out our holiday classes! Learn a new sport in a fun and engaging way, whilst picking up skills such as coordination, balance, confidence and basic diving techniques.
Please contact us (Whatsapp: +65 84670030) for more information!
If your child has not attained water confidence, Torpedo Dive School has rolled out a new TORPEDO SWIM-DIVE PROGRAMME. Students will take swimming lessons (Aqua Starfish and Sailor programmes) conducted by our sister company, the Torpedo Swim School. Upon attaining water confidence, students may start diving lessons straightaway. Diving lessons can also be held concurrently with swimming lessons and work towards Swimsafer Bronze proficiency.
The swimming lessons are held in various locations in Singapore. Please whatsapp or call 8467 0030 for a discussion!
Fees: $ 245 / 12 lessons (3 months) once a week of swimming lessons
*Free Diving lessons for one month upon completion of Aqua Sailor Swimsafer Stage 1!
We are proud to announce that Coach Liu Lian has joined our diving coaching team since January 2020. Coach Liu was a former national diver from China and has coached in a provincial diving team for 5 years before coming to Singapore together with her spouse. Coach Liu will be coaching the competitive and learn to dive programmes at the Singapore Diving training centre in Toa Payoh.
Torpedo dive club is starting a new learn-to-dive classes for children in 2020! Through this program, we will teach keen participants the basics of diving in the most fun and engaging manner. Some skills that will be taught include agility, coordination, balance, body control, discipline, confidence, and simple diving techniques. Other benefits of this program include building fundamental movement skills, and offering a rare and exciting experience that cannot be experienced in schools. It also serves a social platform for children to make new friends while diving as well.
Additionally, this program hopes to stir up interest in diving among the children, and hopefully train towards high performance squads in Singapore.
Minimum age for all participants is 6 years old
Must be able to swim at least 10m confidently in deep water
Training schedule – Weekdays evenings, Saturdays and Sundays
Please whatsapp or call 8467 0030 for a discussion.