Swimming lesson with French swimmers and traditional culture outing

On October 28th 2017, French Swimmers and coaches held a swimming class for 40 elementary and secondary schoolers. OWS Director Stephane Lecat trained the children next to the French athlete in Kanazawa Pool. On the 30th, 30 local middle and high schoolers had a joint training session with the French athletes.


In-between training sessions, the French athletes had a tea ceremony dressed in Kaga Yuzen kimono. They also took part in a gold-leaf decoration workshop, and participated in an evening event organized by the Kanazawa France and Japan Friendship Association where they tried calligraphy, taiko drums, noh theatre and met with citizens.