The Philippine Swimming League (PSL) will be conducting training camp as part of buildup for international tournaments including the upcoming 2015 Hong Kong Stingrays Swimming Championships scheduled on May 29 to 31.
The first team to undergo the 10-day camp will be the Susan Papa Swim Academy (SPSA) on May 9 to 18 at The Mills Country Club in Morningfields, Carmeltown in Laguna.
No less than PSL President Susan Papa, will be conducting the training while SPSA coaches Alex Papa, Marlon Dula and Emil Noguera will serve as assistants.
“The camp is in cooperation with Jerson Masiglat, the General manager of The Mills Country Club, fully supports the PSL for the use of the facilities and we are grateful with the support we are getting,” said Papa.
Leading the attendees of the camp are Indian Ocean All Stars Challenge Most Outstanding Swimmer awardee Jasmine Mojdeh and veteran international campaigner Marc Bryan Dula as well as Joey del Rosario, Raine Cueto and Sean Gonzales.
Female Swimmer of the Year and Milo Junior Athlete of the Year Kyla Soguilon, who is in Tagum City for the 2015 Palarong Pambansa, is also expected to join along with Ryan Coseteng, and newcomers Gabriel Kenxie Del Rosario and Miguel Rxie Del Rosario.
“ Our swimmers will have delightful selection of leisure activities with a perfect touch of elegance and exclusivity at The Mills country club and the only one of its kind in the southern part of Metro Manila and it will take our swimmers to a world-class recreational complex that offers state-of-the-art facilities and finest services while staying at the camp,” said Papa.
Besides the Kong Kong tournament, the PSL is revving up for competitions in South Korea in July, Singapore in August and September, and Thailand in December. The PSL also has invitations to compete in India, Turkey, Japan, US, Spain, Brazil and Australia.
“I like training hard and having fun at the same time. They have the facilities to run and do land exercise. It will be very rewarding,” said Mojdeh, who will be seeing action in Hong Kong.
“Most swimmers are preparing for their international competitions in Hong Kong and Singapore thus, rigid training will be morning and afternoon,” ended Papa.
The PSL is a national sports swimming association for universities and colleges accredited by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (Fessap), internationally affiliated member of Federation of International Sports University (FISU).