SINGAPORE, 1 September 2021 – With Singapore hosting the inaugural Global Esports Games in December 2021, Singapore Esports Association (SGEA) will roll out an athlete development programme, or “Road to GEG 2021” for Singapore’s National Team, which will be selected by the end of September 2021.
The Singapore 2021 Global Esports Games, co-organised by the Global Esports Federation, is scheduled to take place from 16th December to 19th December 2021.
Athletes selected for the Global Esports Games National Team will participate in the Road to GEG 2021 development programme which will focus on the physical, dietary and mental aspects of high performance in esports. Topics covered in the programme will range from general health, avoidance and rehabilitation of common esports related injuries to nutrition as well as mental resilience to deal with the pressures of high level tournament play.
SGEA has partnered with the International Sports Academy (ISA) – Singapore’s premier Private Education Institution (PEI) specialising in sports science, fitness and exercise science – to prepare the syllabus for the selected esports athletes. The Road to GEG is made possible with support from KIOXIA Singapore, leading global supplier of flash memory and solid state drives, Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers and PRISM+, who are renowned for their ultimate high performance gaming monitors.
“Like all athletes, esports athletes need to have proper support systems in place to avoid injuries, produce award winning results and prolong their careers. ISA is proud to have developed this programme for the National Team.”– Joel Lim, Executive Director of International Sports Academy.
“We are honoured to be supporting Singaporean esports athletes as they advance onto this global stage that takes esports to greater heights. We look forward to riding the wave of growth together with our global community to the GEG and beyond.”– Flo Gutierrez, Global Esports Director at Razer
“PRISM+ is excited to contribute to and play a part in helping our promising local esports athletes excel at the international stage. I am confident the Road to GEG will give our players the extra edge needed to make Singapore Proud.”– Immanuel Sak, Content and Community Lead of PRISM+.
The GEG is a global showcase for the world’s esports athletes to shine, representing countries and territories, a platform reflecting the universal values of equality, fair play, diversity, inclusion and innovation and will be held in December each year in a celebration of esports, virtual sport, music and entertainment.
ISA Group is Singapore’s premiere private education institution with partnerships with the United States Sports Academy, American Council on Exercise, and National Strength and Conditioning Association, amongst many others. Established in 2003, the ISA Group has worked closely with numerous sports associations, and clubs, to develop and train numerous athletes, trainers, coaches, and also sports administrators. To that end, it has a series of academic courses, professional certification courses, and other continuing education programmes catered to learners of all levels, of varying interests.
KIOXIA Singapore Pte. Ltd. is a southern Asia subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, a leading global supplier of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs) that promotes further research and technological development.
Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers. The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services. Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, Razer has 17 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).
PRISM+ aims to bring the benefits of high performance feature packed displays to the masses. In a marketplace packed with expensive gaming grade displays, PRISM+ provides the same uncompromising visual quality alongside end to end customer support and a comprehensive warranty program for complete peace of mind with every purchase.
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