Friday, 28 February 2014

Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT)

Before National Service

Physical Fitness Test Report Year 2013 (NAPFA Test)
Sit-Up: 47, 5 pts
Standing Broad Jump: 228 cm, 2 pts
Sit and Reach: 45 cm, 4 pts
Chin-up: 0, 0 pts
Shuttle Run: 10.3 sec, 4 pts
2.4km Run: 21 min 33 sec, 0 pts
Total Points: 15
Award: Nil

After 2+ months of National Service's Physical Training Phase

IPPT (Trial), 25 February 2014
Sit-Up: 40, 5 pts
Standing Broad Jump: 230 cm, 3 pts
Chin-up: 12, 5 pts
Shuttle Run: 10.4 sec, 3 pts
2.4km Run: 11 min 39 sec, 3 pts
Total Points: 19
Award: Silver

IPPT (Actual), 11 April 2014

IPPT Table

Friday, 21 February 2014

Euler Mathematics Competition 2014

Organized by NTU's School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS).
15 March 2014 (Sat)
10 am to 2 pm

Suitable for NTU students, those waiting to enter universities, those in National Service, and JC/high school students who had participated in SMO Open before.

NTU students who are among the top winners will undergo more training and take a few selection tests before a team is selected to participate in the annual International Mathemactics Competition for University Students (IMC), held from 29 July to 4 August 2014, in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Free registration. Free nice pizzas.

To register, click here

Sunday, 2 February 2014

CNY's CNY Gathering

Lim Min's CNYang Scholars friends having a CNY Gathering at my place. They had spaghetti for lunch
Dessert is Grape-flavoured soya bean agar agar
From left: Lim Min, Prasanna (from India. Mature & eloquent), Jun Ru (from China. Pianist and artist), Zhou Ran (from China. Smart guy who is also known as Zhou 神), Baloc (from Vietnam. Very chatty, with funny laughter and deep nasal voice, has trypophobia aka phobia for holes), Khoan (from Vietnam. Loves the number 17 and has phobia for cockroaches and other insects), Yu Chen (from Singapore. Tall guy who did his Mastering Physics assignment while others were chatting) and Erickson (from Indonesia. Loves Theoretical Physics).
They watched 3 Idiots ... then proceeded to a game of badminton at the condo clubhouse.
After everyone had a scrumptious pizza dinner (delivery order from Dominos), Lim Li joined them for a game of German Bridge and chitchatting.

Saturday, 1 February 2014