Local Talent Development Programme

Torpedo Talent Development Programme for National Talent Identification

Training sessions are held at Toa Payoh and Queenstown Swimming Complexes.

tp pool Toa Payoh Swimming Complex – Diving Pool

Skills Progression to SSA Talent Identification Programme

Divers in the programme will develop their diving skills in a structured progression pathway that leads to the National Talent Identification Squad Programme (SSA TID).

Skills Levels 1 to 7 (1m, 3m, 5m) 

Standing Posture, Hand Grab

Forward Jumps, Back jumps, (with armswings/pike and tuck positions)

Pike falls, Straight falls, Back falls.

Tuck rolls, Pike rolls

Coaches

Myra Lee, Kimberly Chan, Damien Ler, Timothy Lee, Freida Lim

Pre-requisites:

  • Minimum age for all participants is 6 years old
  • Must be able to swim at 10m confidently in deep water

Appropriate clothing:

  • Sports shoes, t-shirts and shorts for warm up and dryland activities.
  • Swimming trunks/costume for water activities

General lesson format

Each training session consists of 3 main components:

1. Warm-up/Stretching:

This would include running, jumping as well as flexibility exercises

2. “Dry-land” activities:

Includes trampoline work, dryboard, somersaults on crashmats, and diving specific coordination exercises

3. Water activities:

Poolside/1metre/3metre/5metre jumps and drills

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