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ENRICHING THE SKILLS OF TRAINORS AND COACHES. Mr. Jaime Nuñez from Philippine Sports Commission discusses the upcoming 1st grassroots sports program to be held on April 25-26, 2018.There are five events to be held in Catanduanes namely: Taekwondo, gymnastics, athletics, boxing and swimming.


To hone the skills of athletes, coaches, and trainors in Catanduanes, Philippine Sports Committee will conduct the 1st  Summer Grassroots Sports Program this coming April 25 -26, 2018.

There are five events to be held namely taekwondo, athletics, swimming, boxing and gymnastics. Each event will be limited to 30 participants only in order to manage the participants properly.

The activity will be spearheaded by the Provincial Government of Catanduanes headed by Governor Joseph C. Cua in partnership with the Department of Education (DEPED),Local Government Unit (LGU), Catanduanes State University (CSU), Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and Philippine Sports Institute (PSI).

Summer grassroots program is an activity that trains athletes, trainors, and coaches for future sports events.

Children ages 12 below may also participate in the said ctivity to help them identify the sports category they fall into.

“We will also be organizing children’s games, we have fund for it to identify the possible athletes”, said Jaime P. Nuñez, Provincial Officer, Province of Albay.

“The highest form of thinking is creativity and this can be achieved through playing”, Mary Jean Romero, assistant schools division superintendent said.

One million pesos will be allotted for children’s games which will be given to DepED who will be conducting the activity with the help of local government unit of each municipality.

Romero also suggested that incentives should be given to gold medalist during regional and national competitions to motivate the athletes.

“Local government units, Deped and Provincial office should come up with one developmental plan. A plan which is consistent to meet the gold.” Hon. Gregorio Angeles, committee chairman of sports and education of Sangguniang Panlalawigan stressed.

The committee is also planning to conduct a sports journalism seminar-workshop which is an avenue for sports writers in different schools to promote the different sports.

“Dapat kung may training sa mga players mayroon din sa sports writers para lalo pang ma-promote ang sports”, Nuñez, Provincial Officer of Albay said.

DEPED schools division superintendent and assistant schools division superintendent, Deped sports officials, public and private school coordinators  and sports organizers attended the said event.

Meanwhile, the expected guest in the said event are Hon. William “Butch” Ramirez, chairman of Philippine Sports Commission, Commissioner Arnold Agustin of South Luzon and Mr. Marc  Edward Velasco , National Director of Philippine Sports Institute.


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