Overview

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Introduction

The Jockey Club Elite Coaches Conference (ECC) is an annual local sports coaches extravaganza co-organized by Hong Kong Coaching Committee and the All-China Sports Federation. The ECC is held alternately in Hong Kong and Mainland China, with an aim to promote the professional development of high level coaches.

Jockey Club Elite Coaches Conference

Objective

To provide a platform for overseas and Mainland, as well as local sports coaches and experts to learn from each other and exchange ideas on sports coaching.

Content

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29th Jockey Club Elite Coaches Conference (15 Dec 2021-14 Jan 2022)

Theme: Quest for Excellence: Way to Olympics Success

Theme: Quest for Excellence: Way to Olympics Success

Topic Speaker
1 Preparation for and During the Games – Nutrition and Recovery Dr. WANG Qi-rong
Researcher of the Sports Nutrition Research Centre, National Institute of Sports Medicine, General Administration of Sport of China
2 Personalized Training Strategies Mr. SHAO Guo-qiang
Assistant Head Coach, China Men’s Weightlifting Team (Coach of Li Fa-bin and Shi Zhi-yong, Gold Medalists of 2020 Tokyo Olympics)
3 Coherent Rapport between Coaches and Athletes Mr. Greg KOENIG
Fencing Coach, Hong Kong Sports Institute (Coach of Cheung Ka-long, Gold Medalist of 2020 Tokyo Olympics)
4 Success of the China Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team in 2020 Tokyo Paralympics Mr. HUA Qing-pang
Consultant, China Administration of Sports for Persons with Disabilities
5 Use of Technology in Sports Training Dr. LEE Chi-wo Daniel
Associate Director, Elite Training Science and Technology Division, Hong Kong Sports Institute

28th Jockey Club Elite Coaches Conference (25 Jan – 26 Feb 2021)

Theme: Controlling the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Sport

Theme: Controlling the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Sports

Topic Speaker
1 Preparation and Training Strategies for China National Team in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 under COVID-19 Dr. YUAN Shou-long
Deputy Head of the National Gymnastics Management Center of the General Administration of Sport of China
2 COVID-19 & Sports Medicine - Medical Considerations and Contributions Prof. YUNG Shu-hang Patrick, JP
Chairman, Dept. of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Head of Sports Medicine Team, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
President, Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine & Sports Science
President, Asian Federation of Sports Medicine
3 The Hong Kong Experience in Resuming Normal (Elite Sports Training) Dr. LEE Chi-wo Daniel
Associate Director, Elite Training Science and Technology Division, Hong Kong Sports Institute
4 Securing Elite Athletes’ Health under Normalized COVID-19 Dr. ZHAN Hui
Associate Director of the National Institute of Sports Medicine, General Administration of Sport of China
5 Returning to International Events

27th Jockey Club Elite Coaches Conference (26 Oct 2019)

Theme: Sports Nutrition

Topic Speaker
1 Nutritional Guides of National Team in Preparing for Olympics – Past and Present Dr. XIE Min-hao
Director of the National Institute of Sports Medicine (Sports Medicine Hospital), General Administration of Sport of China
2 Common Nutritional Issues of Athletes and Related Measures Dr. AN Nan
Officer of the Sports Nutrition Research Center, National Institute of Sports Medicine, General Administration of Sport of China
3 Current Coaching Development in China Mr. LONG Sheng-jun
Director of Education and Anti-doping Coordination Office, General Administration of Sport of China
4 Strict Weight Control and Female Athletes Mr. PUN Tak-kiu, Gabriel
Sports Nutrition Officer, Hong Kong Sports Institute

26th Jockey Club Elite Coaches Conference (Beijing) (14-17 Oct 2018)

Theme: Talent Identification

Theme: Talent Identification

Topic Speaker
1 The Benefits of Talent Transfer as a Pathway to Elite Performance Mr. Troy ENGLE
Director of CoachSG, Singapore Sport Institute, Sport Singapore
2 Development and Practice of Talent Transfer in China Prof. CHEN Xiao-ping
Distinguished Research Fellow of China Institute of Sport Science, General Administration of Sport of China
3 Development Pathways of Athletes in China – a Case Study of Taekwondo Mr. CHEN Li-ren
Vice President of Beijing Sport University, Former Head Coach of China Taekwondo Team
4 Sports Specialization at Young Ages – Road to Success? Mr. Nelson TSANG
Senior Talent Identification Officer, Hong Kong Sports Institute
5 Integrated National Talent Identification and Development Programme for Olympic and Paralympic Athletes in Japan Dr. Taisuke KINUGASA
Senior Pathway Scientist, Athlete Pathway Development Project, Japan High Performance Sport Centre, Japan Sport Council

Learning & Assessment

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Schedule

Between October to December every year. Please see “News” on this website.

Mode of Study

Face-to-face seminar or online learning

Venue

Mainland China/Hong Kong Sports Institute and/or through online learning mode

Medium of Instruction

Depending on the topics and speakers, classes will be conducted in Cantonese, Putonghua, English or other languages. Interpretation services will be provided if the situation requires.

Assessment & Certification

  • Mode of Assessment
    Depending on the topics’ needs.
  • Certification & Coach Accreditation
    Email confirmation of Continuing Coach Education Hours awarded and/or attendance certificate

Requirement

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Holder of a valid Hong Kong Coaching Committee Coach Accreditation Card, and invitation will be extended to the followings:
  • Members of National Sport Associations
  • Coaches of Hong Kong Sports Institute
  • Other related coaches

Depending on the hosting region, activity, duration and mode of study

Career Prospect / Pathway

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Coaches can enhance personal professional levels and competitiveness, by earning Continuing Education Hours to renew their Accredited Coach cards through Hong Kong Coaching Committee’s Accredited Coach Renewal Scheme. Continuing Coach Education Programmes may have specific requirements. Coaches can earn designated qualifications after completion.

Testimonial

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Lee Fong-kiu
Hong Kong Para Lawn Bowls, Head Coach
Awardee of 2019 Coaching Excellence Awards of Hong Kong Coaching Awards
LEE Fong Kiu
Ng Kam-fu, Patrick
Member of Selection Committee of Orienteering Association of Hong Kong
Awardee of 2019 Coaching Excellence Awards of Hong Kong Coaching Awards
NG Kam Fu, Patrick

Enrollment

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Accredited coaches can press "Enrollment" under "USEFUL LINKS" in the upper right corner of this webpage for enrollment. Coaches register for the first time may need to wait for the account to be activated (about 5 minutes).

Online Registration Manual (Chinese version only)

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