Get Your Child into Sports: Top 5 Things to Expect with the 2019 MILO Summer Sports Clinics

by - February 09, 2019

For more than 35 years, MILO has been committed in the development of Filipino children thru nutrition and sports. Every summer is a much-awaited break because it would mean the herald of MILO Summer Sports Clinics.

Last February 7, 2019, MILO Philippines officially ushers in the 2019 MILO Summer Sports Clinics. Held at KidZania BGC, it was well attended by MILO Philippines top brass, alumnis of MILO Sports Clinic and guests.

For this year, MILO’s program continues to offer a wide array of sports activities that kids can participate in throughout the summer. As part of its motivation “Get Your Child into Sports” campaign, the MILO Summer Sports Clinics aims to reinforce the importance of sports in a child’s holistic development.

It is a known fact that with today’s advancement in technology, most Filipino children are faced with numerous barriers that hinder them from engaging into sports. Digital distractions, lack of safe play places, and fear of trying to get into sports are some of this barriers. With MILO’s annual summer clinic, it 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.

During the launch Willy De Ocampo, Business Unit Manager, MILO Philippines emphasized, “Getting children involved in sports would be a more enjoyable and productive way to healthy living.” He added, “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.”

So what can we expect for this year MILO Summer Sports Clinics? Here are five of them:
  1. It will be more accessible to aspiring young athletes with more expansion in the Visayas and Mindanao region;
  2. The clinics will be available starting end-March with over 700 venues to more than 30,000 children nationwide;
  3. For this year, there will be new offerings to the sport program such as Arnis, Ultimate Frisbee, and Wushu;
  4. 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; and
  5. 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. MILO contains Champion Energy Nutrients such as milk, Protomalt, B-Vitamins, and Iron to help children get active especially in sports.

Nourishing Champions Through the Years

With more than three decades of existence, 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 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.

“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.”

Get your child into sports and enroll them in the MILO Summer Sports Clinics!

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 ( or the MILO Philippines Facebook page ( Follow MILO on Twitter (@MiloPH) and Instagram (@MiloPhilippines).

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