Team Pacquiao’s decision to make Baguio City his training ground will not only boost tourism in the locality but will give the local athletes a big push to upright training methods coupled with the ingredients of a true athlete.

I just hope Freddie Rouch will be very unselfish to at least give few hints on how Manny’s training is conducted. Not to mention preparations for the “Pacman- Mayweather” fight scheduled March 13, Manny is real confident to win but so is Mayweather, whose dad always says: “My son is the best.” Of course dad’s will never say their sons are losers. Who’s gonna’ be crowned the “Pound for Pound” king. Chances are...

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In preparation of the “Palarong Pambansa” two thousand participants more or less, composed of physical education teachers, school heads, coaches and trainers all over the country were invited by the Department of Education (DepEd) to an accreditation course for DepEd sports and school officiating officials seminar slated December 13 to 18 at the Teachers Camp, the seminar delved on all sports events officially endorsed by DepEd for the Palarong Pambansa on April 2010. With the number of newly trained officials for the 2010 conduct of the Palarong Pambansa we are confident it will run smoothly with no flaws.

Days before the “Big Bang” for 2010, these events lined up whether training for a match or preparing to officiate in a national event will be the biggest test of composure for players, coaches, or officiating officials as they are called upon to perform their best in their respective roles. As there is always finality in every game, the stakes get higher and expectations get to their peak because players, coaches, and officiating officials want all their hard work during the season pay off… Expectations, momentum shifts as well as game phase can determine the composure of any player in any game. Although one can master composure surely the end result will tell the tale of the game. Chances are. . .

A Happy and Prosperous New Year to all!