QUESTION: Hi I have a 15 year son and a 13 year old daughter. We have recently change swim clubs. The coach from the old club liked the kids to swim a lot of events at a meet and also spread themselves across all strokes. My son has missed out on national times by half […]
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How Far Should Young Children Swim?
By Gary on August 31, 2012 in Coaching, Questions, Squad Swimming
QUESTION: I have a 8 year old girl and a 9 year old boy. They get entered into galas having to swim 800m as well as 200m IM, 100m freestyle, up to 7 or 8 races at a time. Is this very good for them? As a parent I would like to ask the question, […]