Sports

Soccer (DISA Soccer Academy)

Mission: We aim to attract, explore and motivate children to play soccer and provide students with the best soccer education.

Philosophy: We provide top quality professional soccer programs that develop young players in a safe environment.

We provide a team-training curriculum based on FC Barcelona methodology

Lead coach: Didier Njewel

  • Played as a professional soccer player for over 10 years
  • Educated with a Bachelor in Sports & Communication
  • Excellent language skills: French/English/Chinese
  • Played in Cameroon National Team, African Cup, and Beijing Olympic Games. Top scorer and First foreign captain in Chinese League, won 2 Chinese championships.
  • Experience training age levels: U-6 to U-16

Suitable for: Age 4-13

Venue: SSIS Fields (classes still run if it is raining and when available the Gym may be used)

Maximum Class Size: 20 students per coach

Class Types: Students will grouped by age. Saturdays 9:30 - 11:00 am (8 sessions: 1,200 RMB)

First Session: Saturday 7 September 2019

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: Students require shin pads, sports clothes, and may wish to wear soccer boots, but during indoor rain affected sessions will need runners.

Instructor:

Transport & Supervision: This is a weekend activity. It is the responsibility of parents to deliver their child to and from the activity at the designated times. Parents are expected to remain onsite during the activity.

Swimming (Sailfish Swimming Club)

The club aims to be the centre of excellence for competitive, high performance swimming in Suzhou. Our mission is to provide children in the Suzhou and surrounding areas with professional swimming coaching, with the best opportunity to develop and achieve their maximum potential in the sport of competitive swimming or in a fun learning environment.

Suitable for: Age 6-18

Venue: SSIS Swimming Pool

Pre-assessment & Notes:

  • When registering, please make sure to use your pre-assessment so that you register for the correct class type (swimming level).
  • If you wish you can register a single student for more than one Swimming class, however to do this you must complete an entirely separate registration for each class.
  • Continuing swimming students will be given priority if class sizes reach capacity.
  • Swimming coaches’ first language is Chinese with basic English skills.

Swimming Level:
    •    Students who cannot comfortable swim the length of a 25m pool should register for Learn to Swim.
    •    Intermediate 1 is for swimmers who are confident in the water and looking to improve stroke technique and endurance.
    •    Intermediate 2 is for swimmers that have previously been involved in Intermediate 1 classes.
    •    Coaches will do assessments as required on Monday 19 August & Tuesday 20 August 3:30pm - 5pm.

Maximum Class Size:

  • 6 for Learn-to-Swim
  • 8 for Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2

Class Type:

1. Learn-to-Swim Class (one class per week):

  • Tuesday 3:45-4:45 pm (11 sessions: 1,100 RMB) (Maximum: 2 classes) - class full
  • Thursday 3:45-4:45 pm (11 sessions: 1,100 RMB) (Maximum: 2 classes) - class full
  • Friday 3:45-4:45 pm (11 sessions: 1,100 RMB) (Maximum: 2 classes) - class full
  • Sunday 10:00-11:00 am (11 sessions: 1,100 RMB) (Maximum: 2 classes)

2. Intermediate 1 Class (one class per week):

  • Tuesday 3:45-4:45 pm (11 sessions: 880 RMB) (Maximum: 1 class) - class full
  • Thursday 3:45-4:45 pm (11 sessions: 880 RMB) (Maximum: 1 class) - class full
  • Sunday 10:00-11:00 am (11 sessions:880 RMB) (Maximum: 3 classes)
  • Sunday 11:00 am-12:00 pm (11 sessions: 880 RMB) (Maximum: 3 classes)

3. Intermediate 2 Class (one class per week):

  • Tuesday 3:45-4:45 pm (11 sessions: 880 RMB) (Maximum: 1 class) - class full
  • Sunday 12:00 -1:00 pm (11 sessions: 880 RMB) (Maximum: 3 classes)

4. Elite Class: 26 August - 13 December 2019

  • Elite 1 (4,000 RMB) - Attend any of the following times over 16 weeks:
    • Monday - Friday 5:00-6:30 pm
    • Sunday 10:00-11:30 am (pool available 11 weeks)
  • Elite 2 (4,000 RMB) - Attend any of the following times over 16 weeks:
    • Monday Body Training (exercise routine): 4:00-5:15 pm
    • Tuesday - Friday 7:00-8:30 pm
    • Sunday 10:00 am-11:30 am (pool available 11 weeks)
  • Elite 3 Sunday 11:45 am-12:45 am (11 sessions: 880 RMB)

First Session: Saturday 7 September 2019

Download Class Schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: Swimming goggles and caps are recommended. Decathlon has a good range.

Instructor:

Transport & Supervision: To help ensure student safety a parent must attend the Swimming sessions with their child, bringing them to the pool, remaining at the pool, and escorting them from the pool in the following circumstances:

  • For all swimmers under Grade 2 for sessions held between 3:30 – 5:00 pm after school Monday to Friday.
  • For all swimmers (regardless of Grade) for sessions held after 5:00 pm Monday to Friday and on weekends (Excluding Elite swimmers).

For younger swimmers parents will also need to help their child get changed, shower, etc.

  • 5:00 pm Activity Bus Home

If your child has a swimming lesson after school (between 3:30 - 5:00 pm) and they are in Grade 2 or above they may catch the 5:00 pm activity bus home. However please note this bus runs from Tuesday to Friday, but not on Mondays. Parents will have to provide transport home if their child has a Monday after school lesson.

Rugby

 

Suzhou Rugby Academy will provide Rippa and Tackle Rugby coaching for students to gain rugby and teamwork skills, while also providing fitness and of course fun!

Suitable for: Age 4-14

Venue: SSIS Fields (classes still run if it is raining and when available the Gym may be used)

Maximum Class Size: Not limited - multiple coaches

Class Types: Sundays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (8 sessions: 640 RMB) includes light lunch

First Session: Sunday 8 September 2019

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: You can buy an optional rugby uniform through Suzhou Rugby Academy for approx. 300 RMB. A Mouth Guard is required and can be purchased from Decathlon for approx. 10 RMB.

Instructor:

Transport & Supervision: This is a weekend activity. It is the responsibility of parents to accompany their child to the activity and remain onsite during the activity. Parents must actively monitor their child’s behavior and involvement in the activity. In the result of poor behavior or injury parents are responsible to supervise their own child. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the child’s enrollment in the activity without refund.

Baseball

Baseball evolved from older bat-and-ball games already being played in England by the mid-18th century. This game was brought by immigrants to North America, where the modern version developed. By the late 19th century, baseball was widely recognized as the national sport of the United States. Baseball is now popular in North America and parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and East Asia.
 

Working with SSIS, our goal is to implement a fun, safe, rewarding environment for students wanting to participate in baseball program. Our aim is to have two “teams”-a minor league team with 6-9 years old students, and a major league group with students ages 10-13.

Suitable for: 6-13 years old

Venue: SSIS Fields (classes still run if it is raining and when available the Gym may be used)

Maximum Class Size: 16 students

Minimum Class Size: 9 students

Class Types:

  • Mondays 3:45-4:45 pm (12 sessions: 1,440 RMB)

First Session: Monday 9 September 2019

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: Students are required to wear a sports outfit, and may wish to use the basketball we provide. But if students prefer they can use their own basketball, which can be purchased locally at Decathlon.

Instructor (Contact Person):

Transport & Supervision: Please note 5pm activity bus does not run on Mondays. Parents will have to provide transport home if your child(ren) is participating in the Baseball programme

Badminton

Smash Badminton involves a group of coaches who are committed, passionate professional in badminton academy training. We offer an unparalleled badminton training programs to all levels with different learning styles adaption, from those who are starting as a beginner to the extreme athlete looking for their badminton skill enhancement or strive forward on their all-rounded game.

We provide a systematic- station training program designed with the structured approach to ensure all learners can develop a solid foundation, and progress smoothly into the different skill level of badminton playing stages. With an enduring dedication of Smash Badminton to the pursuit of excellence, you will be not only learning badminton skills and expertise but also physical training, strategies, confidence, determination and most importantly, sportsmanship.

We will make your learning fun! We will consistently seek to improve every learners’ potential by evolving our training regime to become more challenging and excited.

Come to join us to begin the game, put in your effort to fight for the game, and enjoy the game as we working together!

Suitable for: Grade 1 and above

Venue: SSIS Secondary Gym

Maximum Class Size:

  • 20 students (for the beginner class)
  • 30 students (for the total students of the intermediate and advanced classes)

Minimum Class Size:

  • 6 students (for the beginner class)
  • 6 students (for the total students of the intermediate and advanced classes)

Class Types:

Beginner class:

  • 1 session per week (Monday 3:45-4:45 pm) 12 sessions 1,200 RMB 

Intermediate class & Advanced class

  • 1 session per week (Monday 5:00-7:00 pm) 12 sessions 1,800 RMB
  • 1 session per week (Wednesday 5:00-7:00 pm) 12 sessions 1,800 RMB
  • 1 session per week (Friday 5:00-7:00 pm) 9 sessions 1,350 RMB
  • 2 sessions per week (Monday & Wednesday 5:00-7:00 pm) 24 sessions 3,600 RMB
  • 2 sessions per week (Monday & Friday 5:00-7:00 pm) 21 sessions 3,150 RMB
  • 2 sessions per week (Wednesday & Friday 5:00-7:00 pm) 21 sessions 3,150 RMB
  • 3 sessions per week (Monday, Wednesday & Friday 5:00-7:00 pm) 33 sessions 4,950 RMB

First Session: Monday 9 September 2019

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need:

(1) Students need to bring their own rackets for the class

(2) For enrolling the Advanced class, coaches need to assess their skills and techniques before the class is confirmed.

Instructor (Contact Person):

Transport & Supervision: Please note 5pm activity bus does not run on Mondays. Parents will have to provide transport home if your child(ren) is participating in the Badminton programme

Basketball

As an integral part of Amigo sports academy, Amigo basketball provides kids from 5 to 15 years old with well-organized and disciplined American basketball learning environment. It helps the kids develop basketball skills, creates a positive environment and teaches them sportsmanship and team work. In addition, what sets us apart from others are our well-established training curriculum both in video and written formats, USAB training system, and our internationally qualified coach teams.

Suitable for: Age 5-15

Venue: SSIS Elementary Gym

Class Types:

  • (Grades 1-5) Level 1: Developmental-focus on skills and athletic training - class full
  • Mondays 3:45pm-4:45pm for developmental level one session a week (12 sessions: 1,560RMB)

 

  • (Grades 6-8) Level 2: Developmental-focus on game-play skills - class full
  • Mondays  3:45pm-4:45pm  (12 sessions: 1,560RMB)

First Session: Monday 9 September 2019

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need: Students require sports clothes, and must have basketball shoes if not Athletic shoes

Contact Name: Oliver Cheng

Phone:135 8488 8349

 
Transport & Supervision: It is the responsibility of parents to deliver their child to and from the activity at the designated times due to school activity bus does not run on Mondays. Parents are expected to remain onsite during the activity.

Tennis

G3 High Performance Training will be conducting Tennis programme at SSIS. Brandon Harris, a USPTA certified professional tennis coach, will be the head coach.

Students of age 5 & above are invited to participate. We will introduce groundstroke, mechanics, along with speed, agility and footwork training. Competitive game-play will also be an important and exciting part of the camp experience!

Come to join us to begin the game, put in your effort to fight for the game, and enjoy the game as we working together!

Suitable for: Age 5 & above

Venue: SSIS Tennis Court

Maximum Class Size: 8

Minimum Class Size: 4

Class Types:

1. Beginner class: 

  • 1 session per week (Friday 3:45-4:45 pm) 10 sessions 1,200 RMB - class full
  • 1 session per week (Monday 3:45-4:45 pm) 12 sessions 1,440 RMB

2. Advanced class:

  • 1 session per week (Tuesday 5:00-7:00 pm) 11 sessions 2,640 RMB 
  •  1 session per week (Thursday 5:00-7:00 pm) 11 sessions 2,640 RMB

First Session: Tuesday 10 September 2019

Download class schedule here

Other Costs & Things You Need:

  • Students need to bring their own racquet for the class
  • For enrolling the Advanced class, coaches need to assess their skills and techniques before the class is confirmed.

Instructor:

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