What is Sepak Takraw?


Modern Sepak Takraw, or Takraw for short (also known as Kick Volleyball), began in Malaysia and is now their national sport. It combines elements of Soccer, Footbag, Volleyball, Baseball, Badminton, Gymnastics and the ancient sport of Sepak Raga. Read more...

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Sepak Takraw Association of Canada (STAC)

Address: 1280 Cameron Street
             Regina, SK    S4T 2T1    Canada
Email:     STAC@TakrawCanada.com
Phone:    306-584-8778
Fax:       306-584-8778
List of:   Canadian Provincial Contacts

Certified Community Stream Coaching Clinics


Currently, STAC and Sepak Takraw Saskatchewan (STAS) are in the midst of working together with the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) to create and pilot an National Coaching Certification Program for Sepak Takraw, starting with the Regu and Doubles games. While this process is underway, STAC and STAS are already training and certifying coaches for the Community Sport Stream. Hence, the minimum requirements for achieving Community Sport Stream Certification in Regu/Doubles Sepak Takraw as set out by the Sepak Takraw Association of Canada are:


  1. Theory – Successful completion of the Introduction to Competition-A Course (old Level 1 Theory) … after which coach is considered “In Training”;


  1. Technical – Successful completion of the Community Sport Stream Technical Regu/Doubles Sepak Takraw Clinic … after which coach is considered “Trained”;


  1. Practical – Successful completion of the Practical Sepak Takraw Coaching Component as per outlined below … after which coach is considered “Certified”.

-       Coach or assist in the coaching of a Sepak Takraw team, or several teams in a club, for an Indoor or Outdoor Season (3-month period) entailing at least 20 hours of practice/training;

-       Observe a Competition Stream practice in any sport conducted by a NCCP certified coach and complete the Practice Observation Form and return it to the STAC office, or your Provincial Sepak Takraw Office if applicable;

-       Complete the Self-Improvement Plan Form and return it to the STAC office, or your Provincial Sepak Takraw Office if applicable;

-       Complete the Practical Component Form and return it to the STAC office, or your Provincial Sepak Takraw Office if applicable;

-      STAC Team, Club or Provincial Association Membership is mandatory during the Practical Component period.





1.    Clinic Overview

2.    Background of Sepak Takraw

3.    Game Highlights Video

4.    Actual Rules, Abridged Version

5.    Modified Rules

6.    Typical Practice/Lesson Outline

a.    Introduction

b.    Warm-up & Stretch

c.    Skills Development Games/Drills (keep it fun)

d.    Practice Matches (progress from modified to actual)

e.    Cool Down

f.     Close

7.    Four Rules of Ball Control

a.    Relax

b.    Kick/Follow Through in Upward Direction

c.    Closest Body Part to Where Ball is Coming, Hits the Ball

d.    Lower Ball Contact Point is Better

8.    The Five Basic Kicks

a.    Inside Kick

b.    Outside Kick

c.    Toe Kick

d.    Knee Bump

e.    Header

9.    It’s Alive Circle Sepak Takraw

10. Pick and Teach an Lead-up Activity

11. It’s Alive Net Sepak Takraw – Progressions

12. Closing: Focus on FUNdamentals, and increase challenge as skills develop