New Update: Association of Sports Institutes in Asia (ASIA)
4th ASIA Congress
The 4th ASIA Congress will bring together the leading international and regional sports performance practitioners to share insights and spark discussion on the following topics:
Considerations in Youth Athlete Development
- Developing high performance environments
- Implementation of sports technology, research and innovation into performance programmes
- Sports Specific Forums
New Update: 3rd ASIA Congress & Annual General Meeting, 7-9 November 2018
This year’s 3rd ASIA Congress and Annual General Meeting will this year take place in conjunction with Singapore Sport Science Symposium at the Singapore Sports Institute. From 7th-9th November 2018
Organized by the Singapore Sport Institute (SSI), the theme for the first two days of the Singapore Sport Science symposium is ‘From Youth to Elite Sport – Harnessing Potential and the Pursuit of Excellence’. It builds on from 2017’s focus on biomechanics and physiology to mental well-being and recovery this year. The symposium will provide sport administrators, practitioners, educators, coaches and students opportunities to engage in conversations on bio-psychosocial, environmental and contextual factors that contribute to youth athlete development, and the utility of various sport science and medicine disciplines to prepare elite athletes holistically.
Below is a tentative outline of the programme:
New Update: ASIA welcomes visitors to the ‘POCARI SWEAT OASIS’
at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta!
A.S.I.A and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., the official sponsor of the Asian Games 2018, will jointly launch the
POCARI SWEAT OASIS (Otsuka-ASIA Sharing & Inspiring Station)
during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The ‘OASIS’ will be set-up as a multi-use lounge / office space which will provide a platform for knowledge sharing, meeting, and networking for ASIA members, Asian HPC representatives and other stakeholders.
Below is a tentative outline of the programme:
18 Aug - 1 Sep 2018 (closed on 23 Aug)
11:00 - 19:00
Century Park Hotel Jakarta
Ksatria Arya Wira Room
Jl. Pintu Satu Senayan, Jakarta 10270
Knowledge sharing sessions, meetings, networking.
Download programme here.
Please check back for updates and note that the programme is subject to change.
Exhibition booth, screen, Wi-Fi, etc.
A limited number of meeting spaces will also be available for ASIA members – (to be booked in advance).
Attendance will be by invitation only. If you have not received an invitation and you are a member of an Asian High Performance Sports Institute / High performance Training Centre and would like to be considered for invitation, please contact us through the ‘Contact Us’ page on this website
New Update: ASIA New Members Admission Ceremony
28 April 2017, Hong Kong, China
Six Asian high performance sporting institutes, have today taken part in a signing ceremony, inaugurating them as new members of the ‘Association of Sports Institutes in Asia’ (ASIA). They will join forces with the current founding members; Aspire Academy (Qatar), Hong Kong Sports Institute, Japan Sport Council and Singapore Sport Institute. The signing ceremony forms part of the 2nd ASIA Congress, which is currently being held at the Hong Kong Sports Institute where participants from over 15 countries have gathered to discuss, debate and explore ways of enhancing the future of high performance sport in Asia.
New ASIA Members
- Bangladesh- Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) (Bangladesh Institute of Sports)
- Chinese Taipei ‐ National Sports Training Centre
- Malaysia ‐ National Sports Institute of Malaysia
- Nepal ‐ Sports Science Academy of Nepal
- Philippines – Philippine Olympic Committee
- Singapore ‐ National Youth Sports Institute
By signing the membership agreement, these organizations commit to working together towards achieving the ASIA objectives.
Objectives of ASIA
- To set up a platform for sharing and exchanging knowledge and expertise in relation to high performance training;
- To cooperatively develop and enhance the quality, function, management, and operation of high performance institutes that will directly and indirectly influence the development of athletes, coaches, sports scientists and support staff;
- To foster the engagement and development of human resources who actively deliver services in the specific fields of high performance sport, so as to innovate practice and enhance the quality of program and service-delivery; and
- To demonstrate leadership and presence in raising the profile of high performance institutes of Asia both regionally and internationally by developing and operating collaborative activities.
ASIA is the region's first association bringing together Asian high performance training centres. It is a non-profit and non-government organization with a mission to foster the best practices in the area of long term Asian athlete development through a comprehensive model of collaboration, exchange of expertise and networking opportunities for administrators of high performance across all of Asia.
The Association of Sports Institutes in Asia (ASIA)
The Association of Sports Institutes in Asia (ASIA) was established in February 2015 and is the region's first association bringing together Asian high performance training centers. ASIA’s mission is to foster the best practices in the area of long-term Asian athlete development through a comprehensive model of collaboration, exchange of expertise and networking opportunities for administrators of high performance across all of Asia.