The Asian Games 2018 raised public concern regarding the performance of Indonesian athletes. The Issuance of President Regulation Number 95 of 2017 Concerning Increase of National Sports Achievement (“PERPRES 95/2017”) informed citizen on the government program to improve the achievement of Indonesian athletes. Development of athletes is the responsibility of the Association of Sports and National Paralympic Committee of Indonesia (“NPC”) with the program called high performance exercise. Its main concerns are:
• Knowledge and sports technology;
• Preparation of athlete physical performance through power and conditioning programs; and
• A Plan of achievement, clear timelines and yearly training that combines the elements of coaching including objective conditioning, processes and training phases from every athlete.
In this process by the Sports Associations and NPC, the Minister will act as a supervisor. In addition to conducting supervision, the Minister must also provide a salary and a facility for the athlete while participating in the program.
The Ministry must also, under Article 16 (i) provide a budget (ii) distribute the budget to accomplished athletes and coaches of the accomplished athletes, supporting teams, administration systems and sports organization management and (iii) Conduct technical guidance of the financial administration of the Sports Association and NPC.