For 12 and unders, most teams have a minimum practice requirement. It seems that some swimmers AND parents could benefit from a suggested maximum as well.
They said it’s called Swimmer’s Cough. Should I be concerned? We call it the “chlorine cough” and it usually happens in indoor pools with poor ventilation.
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I just found out that my 16 year old skipped practice, even after dropping him off at the pool and then picking him up after he messaged for a pick up.
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