PH water polo team hopes to capitalize on SEA Games success

The national water polo team is looking at several international tournaments this year to prepare for the 11th Asian Swimming Championship which the country will stage this year at the New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac.

Philippine Team mentor Rey Galang said they’ve crafted a program for the men’s team in the hopes of getting it ready for the Asian Championship.

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Ernie Gawilan secures ticket to Tokyo Paralympic Games; his second Olympic stint

The International Paralympic Committee has confirmed the allocation or qualification of Ernie Gawilan to the August 25 to September 6 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Ph Para Swimming coach Tony Ong bared this to Radyo Pilipinas. The notification was received by coach Ong last Friday, February 14. He forwarded it to the PH Paralympic Committee to facilitate the needed acknowledgements for the use of the said allocation.

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Philippine National Games & Batang Pinoy Nationals rescheduled amid nCoV outbreak

The Philippine Sports Commission on Thursday said that a number of national events has been postponed, as the country deals with the 2019 novel coronavirus.

The PSC has also proposed moving the 10th ASEAN Paragames at a later date.

In a press conference, PSC chairman William Ramirez said the National Sports Summit 2020, the Philippine National Games, Batang Pinoy, and Children’s Games will be rescheduled, although no dates were mentioned.

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Five Things coaches should stop doing

There are literally hundreds of things a swimming coach has to do each week….. working with swimmers, communicating with parents, leading the coaching team, analysing stroke techniques, reading and researching the latest swimming articles, planning for training sessions, planning strategies for upcoming meets…your swimming coach has a lot of things they should be doing: it’s all part the day-to-day responsibilities of being a swimming coach.

But here are 5 Things Your Swimming Coach Shouldn’t be Doing

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Cut-Off Times of the 2020 Philippine Swimming Rankings

Without a doubt, Philippine Swimming has logged in a great season last year. Thus, PinoySwimming dot Com has again set the bar even higher this 2020 Season, trusting and believing that Filipino swimmers will continue it’s impressive performance this season.

PinoySwimming Rankings’ cut-off times for the overall rankings are Top 15 to 20 times of the overall rankings last season; while junior rankings this season are the top 10 to 15 times of the previous season.

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Substantial pay increase awaits Philippine national coaches

National coaches will enjoy a substantial increase in their monthly paycheck, with those identified as Class A coming from different sports to get an increase of $2,000 (just over P100,000) from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).

Assistant coaches will likewise get a raise worth $1,500 (P75,000), according to PSC Chair Butch Ramirez. The PSC chief said they would assess the performance of all coaches under the agency’s payroll and classify each of them to determine the salary increase.

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Philippine Swimming Incorporated’s Contact Details

Contact information of Philippine Swimming Incorporated (PSI), the official governing body of the water sports in the Philippines.

PSI is recognized by both Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), the world governing body of water sports recognized by International Olympic Committee (IOC) for administering international competitions in water sports.

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No regional qualifying meet for 2020 Batang Pinoy National Championships

Good news or Bad news? This year’s Batang Pinoy National Championships 2020 will no longer have regional qualifying meets in order to reduce the costs of local government units (LGUs) and avoid conflict of schedules with other sports events.

This move was also made in order for Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to save cost after the institution spent millions of pesos when we hosted the Southeast Asian Games last year.

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2020 Philippine National Games’ attendance is a MUST for national swimmers

National training pool members, those swimmers who are currently and are about to receive monthly allowance from the Philippine Sports Commission is required to attend and join the 2020 Philippine National Games (PNG 2020) which will be held in Rizal Memorial Swimming Pool in Manila around May this year.

After showcasing their talents in the Southeast Asian Games, Filipino athletes should next train their sights in the coming Philippine National Games (PNG), where their performance will be evaluated.

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SC World Champs 2020 Qualifying Criteria; Swimmers can now qualify via LCM times

Good news everyone! Apart from qualifying via SCM times, swimmers can now qualify at the 15th FINA World Swimming Championships (SCM) 2020 this December via their times achieved at any LCM meets sanctioned by FINA.

Qualifying window using the LCM times is March 1, 2020 up to December 1, 2020; while qualifying window using SCM times is December 1, 2019 to December 1, 2020.

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Top 20 Headliners of Philippine Swimming in 2019

PinoySwimming dot Com presents the Top 20 Headliners of Philippine Swimming in year 2019 based on the number of views (reads) of their respective published news articles in the website.

With lots of BIG NEWS in year 2019, Joy Rodgers’ managed to catch the attention of many swimming followers with her national record breaking swim at the 2019 SEA Games, making her the Top Headliner of PinoySwimming dot Com for year 2019.

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Monthly national athletes’ allowance for Philippine Swimmers

With a number of swimmers delivering podium finishes at the recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian Games this year, an increased number of swimmers will be entitled for a monthly allowance from the Philippine Sports Commission starting January 2020 until the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam in 2021.

PSC chairman William Ramirez said under the revised scheme, Olympic and world champions will be under Platinum classification and will be receiving P45,000.

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PH Swimming logs 48 new National Records and 80 Record breaking swims in year 2019

Philippine Swimming is indeed on the rise as our Pinoy tankers logged forty seven (47) new Philippine National records, and seventy nine (79) record breaking swims in year 2019

Of the 47 new national records; twenty two (22) of which are seniors national swim records; while the rest are junior national records : eight (8) new records in the 16-18 Age Group, three (3) new records in the 14-15 Age Group, and fourteen (14) new swim records in the 13 & Under Age Group.

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PH water polo team guns for Tokyo Olympic berth on February

After ending the medal drought at the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Philippine men’s water polo team guns for a 2020 Tokyo Olympic berth at the Asia Water Polo Championships this February 2020 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

The silver medal finish at the 2019 SEA Games has secured the team a slot at the Asian Olympic Qualifying meet in Kazakhstan, where top Asian teams gather to secure an Olympic slot at this tournament.

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Dumaguete City is 2020 ASEAN Schools Games host

The Department of Education (DepEd) formally announced that the Philippines will be hosting the 12th ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) in Dumaguete City next year.

Participating in the ASG are athletes from the 10 nations in Southeast Asia, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The participants will compete in various sports including archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, sepak takraw, swimming, table tennis, and volleyball.

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Philippines to host 11th Asian Swimming Championships next year

After the successful and historic stint at the 30th Southeast Asian Games this year, Philippine Swimming is set to embark on another milestone for Philippine Swimming as we host Asia’s biggest aquatic event next year, the 11th Asian Swimming Championships (Capas 2020) on November 7-17, 2020.

The Asian Swimming Championships is a quadrennial event which gathers more than 50 countries and is being participated by top athletes in Asia, in all aquatic disciplines : swimming, diving, water polo, synchronize swimming and open water swimming.

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