Between 8 May to 20 June, if the activities being offered3 are modified as per the guidance below and you have factored in the reduced group size and facility capacity, as well as enhanced measures as per Annex in the updated Sport Singapore guidance, you can still operate. These apply to activities such as TKD, MMA, Muay Thai, BJJ, Fencing, Judo, Boxing and other similar activities.
The private sport academies that continue to open must:
- Modify their activities to minimise contact as much as possible. Keep total grappling time to no more than 15 minutes in total per session.
- Ensure that their participants and instructors are masked on at all times, refraining from conducting activities that are strenuous to the point that they feel the need to remove their masks.
- Not provide common equipment such as punching pads, bags, dummies, use of boxing ring, etc, where fomite transmission risk is high.
- Not offer weight, strength or resistance training or cardio training of any form, and/or provide equipment for such training, such that they become strenuous activities.
- Keep to cohorting to limit the extent of any contact tracing.
From 21 June 2021 onwards, high intensity, mask-down activities can resume in indoor settings. Common equipment may also be provided for use by participants4. Gyms, studios, climbing walls and other indoor facilities may resume normal operations subject to prevailing SMMs in Sport Singapore’s guidance on 11 June 2021.
3 From 19 May to 13 Jun 2021, all indoor classes / programmes, regardless of class size, and outdoor group classes / programmes catering to 18 years old (born in 2003) & below are to be suspended or moved online.
4 A physical distancing of 3 metres between individuals should be observed for indoors high intensity or high movement exercise classes unless the nature of activity requires the distance to be shortened. The restriction against common equipment indoors imposed since 8 May 2021 will be rescinded from 21 June 2021.