The FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament is now making its round on the Internet. Filipinos are actually well-known for being passionate when it comes to sports, most especially with basketball.
Children aspiring to be future PBA and NBA stars consequently led to the birth of various sports clinics in the country targeting the young ballers. Here are some of the basketball camps in the Philippines that you can check out:
1. MILO SUMMER SPORTS CLINIC
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Established in 1983, Milo Summer Sports Clinic has been a well-known training camp for different sports, in any case, basketball, in the Philippines. The Milo Summer Sports Clinic is an annual program set by the brand itself to encourage children to maximize their summer vacation through learning and engaging in various sports activity. For over the years MILO Sports Clinic has trained several athletes from different sports who have made a name in the country.
2. NBA PHILIPPINES
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Jr. NBA Philippines is part of NBA’s global youth development program that aims to promote basketball participation and an active lifestyle among the youth. The program was first introduced in the country in 2007 and has expanded from 16 schools to more than 500 schools and communities at this point. The program is free and open to players aged 10-14 years old.
3. FILIPINO BASKETBALL ACADEMY
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Founded in 2012, the Filipino Basketball Academy is a basketball training school for every aspiring Filipino athlete. They promote various programs for rookies, advance camp, adults, summer clinic, one-on-one training and finally year round skill development.
4. COACH-E BASKETBALL SCHOOL
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The only personalized basketball school in Asia with a low coach-to-student ratio, Coach-E started the training program in August 2004. Students then form groups according to age divisions which are: the Li’l Ones (4-7), Rookies (8-11) and the All-Stars(12-16).
5. THE HOOPS SCHOOL
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This was founded in the year 2002 by the former PBL Commissioner Charlie Favis. Hoops School claimed to be the first to introduce new basketball technology and latest training aids in the country. Furthermore, the school has conducted several training programs and basketball tournament for the youth nationwide.
No time for the physical basketball? Therefore don’t worry as NBA 2k18 is coming up on September.