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I agree! We are only meeting two hours a week until we get closer to regionals but the two hours are very productive and I think we get a lot done. Any more time and I think I would lose their interest. Mind you, all the kids are also gifted so they are able to focus better. Just my two cents :).



> On Sep 3, 2014, at 6:11 PM, Fredrik Nyman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> My teams meet after school for two hours once a week.  This is probably close to the bare minimum.  
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> I think how much time you spend practicing is far less important than how well the practice time is spent.  Two hours with busy, focused kids is much preferable to four hours with bored/tired kids.  
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>> On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 5:24 PM, Michele Bossick <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hello all.....Please share how often and how long your team meets to practice. I am having some difficulty with parents understanding this is more than club.  I am starting to feel like maybe I am being unreasonable so I wanted to see how often other teams meet. 
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>> Thanks for sharing...
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>> Michele
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