Certified Sepak Takraw Officials Clinics

Welcome to Sepak Takraw Canada’s Official Website!

Keep your eye on the ball, while searching for what you need to ‘get your kicks’!   
We can help you connect with networks nation-wide, help you introduce the sport in your school/recreation facility/camp, certify coaches and referees, or compete in/organize tournaments.

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.

National Tournament

The Canadian Open Sepak Takraw Championships have been hosted annually since 1999. Click below for all the info on this year’s event!

Sepak Takraw Near You !

Would you like to find or start a Sepak Takraw Program? Check out the linked pages below first; perhaps you'll find someone near you who can help you get started! 
- Club Contacts by Province 
- Cdn. Schools with Sepak Takraw

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Certified Sepak Takraw Officials Clinics



In efforts to increase the number of technically sound Sepak Takraw Officials, STAC conducts Certified Training Courses and tries to coordinate them with Skills Clinics and Mini Tournaments so that course participants can get immediate experience (under supervision), putting theory into practice. These courses are now FREE with Full-day Skills Clinics and participants receive a FREE Official Sepak Takraw Rule Book, but must be a paid STAC Team Member, OR a registered participant of a paid STAC Club, OR a registered participant of a paid STAC Provincial Association.





3:30 - 3:40 pm



Class room



1) Introduction & overview / video clip



3:40 - 4:40 pm



Class room


2) Each participant receives a copy of "SEPAK TAKRAW – OFFICIAL RULE BOOK, 2nd Edition", and follows through each of the rules in the 1st Section of the Rule Book as the instructor goes through them one by one. The focus in Section 1 is on all the specific rules that have to do with the technical aspect of the game.


4:40 - 4:45 pm


Outside room


BREAK, go to the gym



4:45 – 5:30 pm





3) Role Play: Participants take turns being a Head Referee and giving instructions, making announcements, etc., following along in Section 2 of the Rule Book, Standard Game Protocol, that deals specifically with all of the procedures involved with starting a match, entering the court, number of helpers and officials, announcing, deciding who serves first, changing sides, how to call the game, specific terminology to use, leaving the court, etc.



5:30 – 6:00 pm



Class Room


4) Watch a Video/DVD that demonstrates the beginning of a match protocol. Final questions and wrap up. All participants then complete a test.


6:00 - 7:00 pm







7:00 – 9:00 pm





5) Mini Sepak Takraw tournament, at which all the Referee Course participants will take their turns being the Head Referee, Assistant Referee, and Umpire. Depending on numbers, it could be matches among themselves (if they also like to play) or among others.


Materials needed:

Class room, board room or meeting room with tables/desks and chairs; TV/VCR/DVD; overhead projector; official rule books for each participant; badminton courts & nets; takraw balls; score sheets.


 FREE, but participants must be a paid STAC Team Member, OR a registered participant of a paid STAC Club, OR a registered participant of a paid STAC Provincial Association.