EN wrote:Hi Kiasulang
Another thing that I want to add, for DSA sports, I think the child will need to win at least in inter-school competition. For a normal eca, the eca practice is once a week, but when school competition draws nearer, the number of practice per week increases. I'm not sure if this is the current practice but that was what happen in the past. For children that are exceptional, they will be invited for Singapore School (in the past) & they have at least twice a week practice. Frequency will increased if there are competition coming. All in all, it will be an every practice.
The achievements criteria for DSA sports depends on the sport you are looking at. Some of the less common sports do not have interschool tournaments at the primary level. As such, the school will probably look at individual achievements, and the school coaches/teachers' recommendation.
Training before competition will usually increase - usually about 3 times a week. I think swimming is one of those sports that the swimmers train everyday, some even up to twice a day.