VDH’s coach invited to convention in Paris
Jacco Verhaeren has been invited to speak at a convention in Paris about his training methods. Verhaeren coached Pieter van den Hoogenband from young talented swimmer to become a world record holder and dual Olympic Champion at the 100m freestyle (Sydney and Athens) and Olympic Champion at the 200m freestyle (Sydney).
The four-day convention (17-21 May) is an initiative from the French swimming federation (FFN) and the national sports institute (Insep). Approximately 130 people will attend, including many international top coaches. They will speak about many aspects of their profession.
Next Wednesday, Verhaeren will present a clinic on swimming techniques. Later that day he will speak about season planning and periodization.