School sports: Montfort Schools' 10-year sports science programme aims to produce elite athletes

Montfort Junior School students in their specialised fitness lesson as part of the MSPEX Programme.
Montfort Junior School students in their specialised fitness lesson as part of the MSPEX Programme.PHOTO: COURTESY OF MONTFORT JUNIOR SCHOOL

SINGAPORE - Over the past six weeks, Montfort Junior School's Aufa Basya has learnt about sports psychology as well as fitness and conditioning.

The Primary 4 pupil is among some 220 student-athletes who are part of the Montfort Sports Excellence (MSPEX) Programme that was launched last month with the aim of developing a pool of elite athletes for the nation.

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