PATAFA Program - The MILO National Kids' Athletics Games (MNKAG)

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The Milo National Kids’ Athletics Games

Event date:  27 November 2020 – 26 February 2021

Process of joining:

  1. To join, kids through their parent or guardian must register their details including their relevant email address and a photocapture of their school ID or any other legitimate document bearing their birthdate at the PATAFA website www.philathletics.org. Their details will then be enrolled in the PATAFA-managed account in Google Classroom where they can submit their video entry. Once their registration has been validated, an email reply providing instructions on the next steps will be sent to their indicated email address.
     

  2. A maximum of one video entry is allowed for every participant per week. A participant, however, may join the online contest and submit an exercise video entry every week provided he/she has not yet been a weekly winner.
     

  3. The video capture of the exercise session of a participant will be the entry for the contest.
     

  4. There will be three age categories for the online competition – Under 10, Under 12, and Under 15 years old.
     

  5. Each video entry must include the following elements: 1) intro shot of contestant showing a Milo label (sachet or pack),  2) actual exercise session featuring the 8 exercises in one series in the following sequence and interval (Square jumps – rest – Star jumps – rest – Stationary running high knees – rest – Sit-up simulated throw – rest – Quick feet – rest – Front lunge twist – rest – Modified push-up – rest – Sumo squat jumps). Each exercise must be done in as many repetitions within 20 seconds. For contestants in the Under 10 and Under 12 categories, a rest interval of 30 seconds after every exercise is allotted. For contestants in the Under 15 category, a 20-second rest interval between exercises shall follow.
     

  6. For each exercise, one repetition will be counted for each attempt that complies with the specified mechanics of the exercise (for details, please refer to the www.philathletics.org/mnkag and the demo video in the PATAFA Youtube channel).
     

  7. A video entry must not be spliced, meaning, the performance of all the exercises must be recorded in one continuous stream. A spliced or edited video will be automatically disqualified.
     

  8. Submission of videos is from 7am Monday until 5pm Friday of the present week. Announcement of winners will be on the immediate Sunday of the week.

How to score a point for each exercise repitition:

SQUARE JUMPS

  1. Draw or mount an adhesive tape on the floor two perpendicular lines to serve as area for square jumping (Gumuhit o magdikit ng masking tape ng pahalang at patayong guhit sa sahig upang magsilbing lugar sa pagtalong parisukat)

  2. Start standing on the upper right quadrant of the squared lines with your feet shoulder width apart (Magsimula nang nakatayo sa taas na kanang quadrant ng iginuhit na linya habang ang dalawang paa’y kapantay ng hanay ng balikat)

  3. Jump backwards with both feet (still facing forwards) (Tumalon nang paurong gamit ang dalawang paa; manatiling nakaharap)

  4. Jump sideways to the left with both feet (Tumalon nang patagilid pakaliwa gamit ang dalawang paa)

  5. Jump forwards, with both feet (Tumalon nang paharap gamit ang dalawang paa)

  6. Jump sideways to the right with both feet (Tumalon nang patagilid pakanan gamit ang dalawang paa)

  7. Repeat as many times as possible within 20 seconds (Ulitin nang ilang beses sa loob ng 20 segundo)

 

STATIONARY RUNNING HIGH KNEES

  1. Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Lift up your left knee to your chest (Magsimula nang nakatayo habang ang dalawang paa’y kapantay ng hanay ng balikat. Iangat ang kaliwang tuhod tungo sa dibdib)

  2. Switch to lift your right knee to your chest. Continue the movement, alternating legs and moving at a sprinting or running pace (Ipalit iangat ang kanang tuhod tungo sa dibdib. Ituloy ang mabilis na salitan ng mga binti na parang kumakaripas ng takbo.)

  3. Repeat as many times as possible within 20 seconds (Ulitin nang ilang beses sa loob ng 20 segundo)

SIT-UP SIMULATED THROW

  1. Lay down with your back flat against the floor and your knees bent (Mahiga sa sahig habang ang likod ay pantay na nakalapat dito at ang mga binti’y nakatiklop)

  2. Extend both hands over your head so that it touches the floor (Iunat ang dalawang braso upang ito’y nakalapat sa sahig)

  3. Sit-up using your abs and as you sit-up act as if throwing a ball over your head and throw it in front of you (Bumangon gamit ang tiyan at kumilos na kunwa’y may ihahagis na bola galling sa ulunan at tuluyang ihagis paharap)

  4. Repeat as many times as possible within 20 seconds (Ulitin nang ilang beses sa loob ng 20 segundo)

 

STAR JUMPS

  1. Start in a quarter squat position with your back flat, feet together, and palms touching the sides of your lower legs (Magsimula nang bahagyang naka-squat habang ang likod ay tuwid, mga paa’y magkadikit, at mga palad ay nakalapat sa gilid ng babang bahagi ng binti)

  2. Jump up, raising your arms and legs out to your sides (your body should form an “X” in mid-air) (Tumalon kasabay ng pagtaas ng mga braso at binti patagilid; ang hitsura ng katawan ay mag-aanyong ekis sa ere)

  3. Land softly with your feet together and immediately lower yourself back into the starting position (Lumapag nang banayad na ang mga paa’y magkadikit ang dagling ibaba ang katawan pabalik sa umpisa)

  4. Repeat as many times as possible within 20 seconds (Ulitin nang ilang beses sa loob ng 20 segundo)

 

FRONT LUNGE TWIST

  1. Stand straight with your feet hip-width apart and your arms lifted at the front (Tumayo nang tuwid habang ang dalawang paa’y kapantay ng hanay ng balikat at nakataas ang mga braso paharap)

  2. Take a step forward with your right leg, bend both knees and rotate your torso to the right (Ihakbang paharap ang kanang paa, itutuping bahagya ang mga tuhod at ibabaling pakanan ang taas na bahaging katawan)

  3. Return to the starting position and repeat the movement on the left side (Bumalik sa panimulang posisyon at ulitin ang paggalaw, pakaliwa)

  4. Alternate sides as many times as possible within 20 seconds (Pagsalit-salitin ang dalawang panig nang ilang beses sa loob ng 20 segundo)

 

MODIFIED PUSH UP

  1. Begin in a kneeling position on the floor with hands below shoulders and knees behind hips so back is angled and long (Magsimula nang nakaluhod sa sahig at ang mga kamay ay direktang nakahanay sa balikat at mga tuhod ay nakapuwesto palayo sa balakang upang ang likod ay naka-anggulo nang bahagya at pahaba)

  2. Tuck toes under, tighten abdominals, and bend elbows to lower chest toward the floor. Keep your gaze in front of your fingertips so neck stays long (Iunat ang mga daliri sa paa, pagtibayin ang tiyan, at itupi ang mga siko habang ibinababa ang dibdib tungo sa sahig. Panatilihin ang tingin paharap sa daliri upang manatiling pahaba ang leeg)

  3. Press chest back up to start position (Tumulak paalis sa sahig upang bumalik sa panimulang posisyon)

  4. Repeat for desired number of repetitions within 20 seconds (Ulitin nang ilang beses sa loob ng 20 segundo)

 

SUMO SQUAT JUMPS

  1. Stand with your feet wide (Tumayo habang ang dalawang paa’y kapantay ng hanay ng balikat at ang mga ito’y bahagyang nakaturong patagilid)

  2. Lower into a sumo squat (Ibaba ang katawan na akmang sumo wrestler)

  3. Jump as high as you can (Tumalon sa taas na makakaya)

  4. Land softly in a squat position (Lumapag nang banayad pabalik sa squat position)

  5. Repeat for desired number of repetitions within 20 seconds (Ulitin nang ilang beses sa loob ng 20 segundo)

 

QUICK FEET

  1. Begin by standing in a boxer stance (Magsimula sa pagtayo sa astang boksingero)

  2. Keeping the weight on the balls of your feet, lift them off the ground as quick as you can (Habang pinapanatili ang kabuuang bigat ng katawan sa taas na bahagi ng talampakan, dagling salitang iangat nang bahagya at mabilis ang mga paa)

  3. This is quick footwork, and it should be light and fast (Ito ay pagsasanay na mabilis sa paa kung kaya ang yabag ay dapat banayad ngunit maliksi)

  4. Do the exercise within 20 seconds (Gawin ito sa loob ng 20 segundo)