Part 3 Zamboanga Del Sur Program: The Difference programs can make to output performance

Continued from Part 2 I had been very generous allowing Jonifer Povencilo the chance as agreed onto handle the relay teams. But on three occasions he tried with the help sometimes of his buddy Jong Salinas to interfere with the individual training of Magpale and my other athletes. On the third occasion four of my athletes even ran…

Born to Run? MRI scans reveal sprinters have different bone structure from the rest of us

sprinters Sprinters aren’t just faster than the rest of us. Their bones are actually different from non-athletes. Competitive sprinters have significantly different bone structure, with changes that make them run faster. The finding could lead to tests to see if someone has the potential to be a competitive sprinter. Researchers used magnetic resonance imaging on…

Part 2 Zamboanga Del Sur Program: Quality vs Quantity why less is better, and an Ideot’s Guide on How to make athletes slow twitch

continued from Part 1 I recruited Jedaren Magpale as a 10 year old at the Provinces Sukod Atleta Program, her times were 14.83, 42, and 1.10 (hand timed) for 100-200-400 when she started off in August/September of 2016. Later she improved these to 13.24w/ 13.47, 27.9 and 1.04 (heats of Palaro). She even bested the…

Part 1 Zamboanga Del Sur Program: second year in a row Poor showing in Athletics Palaro

With the 2017 Palarong Pambansa in Antique finished it is again a very terrible outcome for the Province of Zambonaga Del Sur in Athletics. With three individuals, two DEPED coaches/teachers and one DEPED coordinator lacking the right direction for the program. This article will highlight an example of why we have a very poor DEPED…

Palaro gets going; Deped ‘alarmed’

By: June Navarro – Reporter / @junavINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:45 AM April 23, 2017 SAN JOSE, ANTIQUE—Only a minute fraction of the country’s school children has shown interest in sports. This alarming data have motivated the Department of Education to get more kids into high-level competition through the Palarong Pambansa which kicks off…

Wesley So and other treasures

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 12:13 AM April 25, 2017 The roller-coaster ride that sports has taken recently seems to best capture the dilapidated condition of the Philippines’ athletic program. Wesley So ruled the US chess championship and, in doing so, stretched his unbeaten run to 67 games. Before then, he triumphed in the Tata Steel…