Friday, February 8, 2019
Get Your Child Into Sports with 2019 Milo Summer Sports Clinic
Young members of the Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) showcase their martial arts skills to open the program.
Summer vacation is coming once again and during this time various activities are being involved by the children. It's either family outing, playing a variety of games, some went on summer classes and etc. Very few have interest in taking their time to learn the different kinds of sports. Milo once again inviting parents to bring their children into Milo Summer Sports Clinic and get the advantage of learning new things that will help their future.
MILO Philippines and partners launch the 2019 Summer Sports Clinics (from L-R: Lester P. Castillo, MILO Sports Marketing Executive; Willy de Ocampo, Nestle Philippines Vice President; Usec. Tonisito Umali, Department of Education; Japoy Lizardo, MILO Champion and Taekwondo coach; Igor Mella, Parent Speaker and Taekwondo coach; Tourino Dilaga, Kidzania Manila COO; Luigi Pumaren, MILO Sports Executive; Robbie de Vera, MILO Consumer Marketing Manager)
Milo now on its 36 years of advocacy continuously encouraging every child to get into sports. This year Milo proud to announce three new additional sports that will be included in the line-up of sports that children can choose. 1.Arnis 2.Ultimate Frisbee and 3.Wushu
Manila, Philippines, February 7, 2019 - With its commitment to provide the nutritious energy to get more children into sports, MILO’s yearly program continues to offer a wide array of sports activities that kids can participate in throughout the summer. MILO Philippines ushers in the much-awaited summer break as they officially launch the 2019 MILO Summer Sports Clinics at KidZania.
Energizing More Children
This year, MILO makes the Summer Sports Clinics accessible to more aspiring young athletes as they continue their expansion in the Visayas and Mindanao region. The clinics will be available starting end-March, in over 700 venues to more than 30,000 children nationwide.
Apart from those sports, the MILO Summer Sports Clinics will continue to provide training to different sports disciplines, namely Badminton, Basketball, Chess, Fencing, Football, Futsal, Golf, Gymnastics, Karatedo, Lawn Tennis, Parkour, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Touch Rugby, and Volleyball.
SHARING IN VALUES-DRIVEN ADVOCACY. DepEd Usec. Tonisito Umali takes pride in the longstanding, meaningful partnership with MILO in aiding youth development.
“We believe that physical and social development lay the foundation for a child’s growth, which is why our MILO Summer Sports Clinics teaches children the fundamentals of various sports in a unique and scientific way and helps them develop character-forming values.“Getting children involved in sports would be a more enjoyable and productive way to healthy living,” said Willy De Ocampo, Business Unit Manager, MILO Philippines.
“MILO contains Champion Energy Nutrients such as milk, Protomalt, B-Vitamins, and Iron to help children get active especially in sports,” said De Ocampo. “So, not only will the kids get the athletic and social benefits at the Summer Sports Clinics, they will also be provided with the nutritious energy of MILO.”
Nourishing Champions Through the Years
For more than 35 years, MILO prides itself in partnering with a roster of esteemed organizations such as the BEST Center and Philippine Taekwondo Association among many others, that have been instrumental in maintaining the sports excellence that the Summer Sports Clinics is known for.
Expert coaches and instructors who have competed and won in local and international competitions such as the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and the Olympics will handle the programs. These mentors use modern and scientific approaches that will help participants gain an appreciation for the different sports, live a healthy and active lifestyle, and embody the morals of discipline, confidence, teamwork, perseverance, and hard work.
By centering on values in sports, MILO’s Summer Sports Clinics along with its other sports programs, have created outstanding personas in the sporting scene. The roster of alumni includes BEST Center graduate Chris Tiu, Taekwondo clinic graduate and SEA Games medalist Japoy Lizardo, and Gymnastics clinic graduate and SEA Games gold medalist Kaitlyn De Guzman.
MILO Champion and former national athlete Japoy Lizardo shares his inspiring journey into sports, as a product of the program himself, and how it has helped him now as a proud coach and father.
“We look forward to nurture more children to be champions not just as athletes but also as individuals,” said Luigi Pumaren, MILO Sports Executive. “We encourage parents to introduce their kids to a fun, active and healthy lifestyle and make their summer worthwhile with the MILO Summer Sports Clinics.”
MILO Sports Marketing Executive Luigi Pumaren encourages parents to get their kids into sports this summer to learn values such as teamwork, discipline, and confidence.
Driven by the “Get Your Child into Sports” campaign, the MILO Summer Sports Clinics aims to reinforce the importance of sports in a child’s holistic development. Children today are faced with numerous barriers that hinder them from engaging into sports such as digital distractions, lack of safe play places, and fear of trying. MILO’s annual summer clinic seeks to address these challenges by highlighting sports as a means not only to get kids active, but also to teach valuable life lessons one can learn outside the classroom.
MILO Sports Marketing Executive Lester P. Castillo talks about the brand's vision to bring invaluable sports opportunities to more and more children around the country.
Get your child into sports and enroll them in the MILO Summer Sports Clinics!
To enhance the summer clinic experience of the participants, select clinic organizers will offer a MILO Welcome Kit that contains an exclusive Summer Sports Clinics drawstring bag and MILO to ensure the participants will get their Champion Energy Nutrients when they embark on their summer courses.
The 2019 MILO Summer Sports Clinics is endorsed by the Department of Education, Philippine Olympic Committee, Philippine Sportswriters Association and is in partnership with Chris Sports, SKLZ, Wilson, and Rain or Shine.
For more information on the MILO Summer Sports Clinics and MILO Philippines, log on to the official website (http://www.milo.com.ph) or the MILO Philippines Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/milo.ph). Follow MILO on Twitter (@MiloPH) and Instagram (@MiloPhilippines).
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