Shallow water Blackout

Shallow Water Blackout

Over the last several years the condition of Shallow Water Blackout and the dangers of breath holding as a training session practice have become an issue in our sport.  Swimming Canada’s National Team Physician, Dr. Brothers, has provided Swimming Canada with an information bulletin, it can be found at the following link:  Coaches are encouraged to read the bulletin and familiarize themselves with the risks associated with breath holding drills in training sessions.