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The most successful non-Filipinos coached by his camp: Miss Earth 2018 It isn’t lost on many people that training women like Nguyễn and Junaedy goes against the original motto of KF.There are plenty of posts on Facebook slamming KF for teaching “foreigners.” Flores is aware of the criticism.“They criticize me — why I’m entertaining [other nationalities],” he said, with a hint of annoyance.that before the establishment of training camps such as KF, the process of coaching contestants was typically done in a rush, with very little attention to detail or strategy applied.But, with the arrival of KF and its rival camp Aces and Queens, beauty queens in the Philippines became like athletes: trained methodically, and trained to win. When we teach them the right posture, the right [walk], when you leave [this place], you cannot go back to the way you were. Due to KF’s high-profile success, many women from overseas have gone straight to Flores seeking help with their pageant training.He feared the ostracism that would unfold in his community, which, living in a conservative small town, felt inevitable.From the privacy of his own room, however, he could watch pageants and sashay like the female contestants on screen, acting fabulous without fear of reproach.Flores grew up in Pateros where his father and grandfather worked as politicians. He tells us that he didn’t like speaking much back then. Then, Miss Universe 1974 arrived in Manila, and Flores’ world changed.
By working in these pageants, they gain lifelong friends who become like family.Flores and his team of nine teach aspiring queens everything they need to know to win, from acing the Q&A portion of the contest to walking, makeup, and hair styling.They also sponsor gym memberships, which come complete with a personal trainer.KF also helps contestants source their costumes and gowns. Also notable is the fact that KF doesn’t charge Filipino students a single cent for their services.This means that despite its success, Flores and the rest of the KF team — many of them also gay men — still need to keep their day jobs.