The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) said that digital platforms would be used to create a virtual training program for athletes of all sports in collaboration with the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and the National Sports Associations (NSAs). Pandemic.
"This is a partnership with the POC and the NSAs as we try to develop a comprehensive program in which coaches can go online and make virtual presentations that athletes can conduct," said PSC Chairman William "Butch "Ramirez continued Wednesday.
The global pandemic has forced athletes to stay indoors and find creative techniques to stay on top of their game.
And since there is still no vaccine available to contain COVID-19, top athletes do not expect the situation in the local sports community to return to normal quickly.
"Right now this is a better way since most of our athletes are in their homes," said Ramirez.
Sports-related mass gatherings are prohibited in areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and general community quarantine, as well as in the opening of sports facilities, gyms and gyms to the public.
Metro Manila and Baguio City, where most national athletes and coaches are based at normal times, will be under ECQ until May 15.
"We just have to do our part and pray that all these things will end soon," said Ramirez.
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