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Anttila's Favorite Drills by Bill Anttilaantitila water polo

#1 Water Polo Conditioning Drills
 
Drill 1.1: Shoulder Wrestle and Drill 1.2: Double Bobbing
Drill 1.3: Cross Tank In and Drill 1.4: Out and Vertical Pool Lifts
Drill 1.5: Sculling with Arms and Drill 1.6: Partner Tow
Drill 1.7: Wall Push Offs and Drill 1.8:Partner Kicking
Drill 1.9: Egg-Beater and Drill 1.10: Treading Variations
Drill 1.11 Piggy Back and Drill 1.12: Survival
Drill 1.13 Pass the Brick and Drill 1.14: Six Forward and Three Back
Drill 1.15: Follow the Ball and Drill 1.16: Half Tank Wind Sprints
Drill 1.17: Quick Start and Retun and Drill 1.18: Water Polo Relays
Drill 1.19: Turn and Go and Introduction to Ball Handling Drills
 
#2 Water Polo Ball Handling Drills
 
Drill 2.1: Bounce Ball and Drill 2.2: Two Man, Two Ball Feed
Drill 2.3: Hot Potato and Drill 2.4: Press and Push
Drill 2.5: Ball Stealing and 2.6: Front to Back
Drill 2.7: Triangle and Introduction to Passing&Receiving Drills
 
#3 Water Polo Passing and Receiving Drills
 
Dril 3.1: Short Pass and Drill 3.2: Long and Short Together
Drill 3.3: Keep Circle Moving and Drill 3.4: Bull in the Ring
Drill 3.5: Find Bull in Ring and Drill 3.6: Dribble and Pass
Drill 3.7: the Diamond and Drill 3.8: Dribble and Cross Pass
Drill3.9: Two Feeding One and Drill 3.10: Trap and Pass Off
Drill 3.11: Stay Alert and Drill 3.12: Chain Reaction
Drill 3.13: Push Pass and Break and Drill 3.14: Dribble and Pass
Drill 3.15: Passing Under Pressure and Drill 3.16: Passing Relays
Dril 3.17: WaPolo Volley Ball and Introduction to Dribbling Drills
 
#4 Water Polo Dribbling Drills
 
Drill 4.1: Continuous Dribbling and Drill 4.2: Circle Dribble
Drill 4.3: Chase and Drill 4.4 Heads-up Dribble
Drill 4.5: Dribble Tag and Introduction to Spinning Drills
 
#5 Water Polo Spinning Drills
 
Drill 5.1: Zig Zag 90 Degree Spin andDrill 5.2: 180 Degree Turn Spin
Dril 5.3: 270 Degree Spin and Drill 5.4: 360 Degree Circle Spin
Drill 5.5: Four Square and Introduction to Breaking Drills
 
#6 Water Polo Breaking Drills
 
Drill 6.1: Stop, Go or Reverse and Drill 6.2: Three Man Game
Drill 6.3: Fast Break from Circle and Drill 6.4: Half Court Pass & Break
Drill 6.5: Game Conditioning Break and Drill 6.6: Three on Two
 
#7 Water Polo Shooting Drills
 
Introduction to Shooting Drills and Drill 7.1: Shooting on Whistle
Drill 7.2: One, Two, Three - Shot and Drill 7.3: Ring the Bell
Drill 7.4: Horse and Drill 7.5: Hit the Hole Man
Drill 7.6: Watch Ball Hey and 7.7: Double Wheel
Drill 7.8: Shoot from the Hole and Drill 7.9: Direct the Attack
Drill 7.10: Follow the Leader and Drill 7.11: One Minute Shooting Test
Drill 7.12: Cross Break and Shoot Drill 7.13: Three Rush One
Drill 7.14: Pop and Push Shot and Introduction to Goalie Drills
 
#8 Goalie Drills
 
Drill 8.1: Two Egg-beater and Drill 8.2: Arm Pits Out
Drill 8.3: Rear Ups and Drill 8.4: Hit the Spot
Drill 8.5: Receiving Goal Throws and 8.6: Set dor Rebound Shot
Drill 8.7: Rush the Goalie and Drill 8.8 Short Shot
Drill 8.9: Lob Shot Defense and 8.10: Bombardment
Drill 8.11: Go Left - Go Right and Drill 8.12: Rack
 
#9 Combination Drills
 
Introduction to Combination Drills and Drill 9.1: Steal the Ball
Drill 9.2: Keep Away an 9.3: Wet-dry Pass and Shoot
Drill 9.4: Dribble Option and Drill 9.5: Jamming Four
Drill 9.6: Corner Triangle and Drill 9.7: Balance
Drill 9.8: One on One and Drill 9.9: Cross Break on Driblier
Drill 9.10: Three Man Drive and Drill 9.11: Four on Three
Drill 9.12: Shoot with Trailer and Drill 9.13: Cross Break and Return
Drill 9.14: Rose Parade and Drill 9.15: Defensive Anticipation
 
#10 Referee Signals Drills
 
Introduction to Referee Signals Drills and Drill 10.1: Obey the Hand
Drill 10.2: Face Off and Drill 10.3: Control Free Throe
 
#11 Offense Pattern Drills
 
Introduction to Offense Pattern Drills and Drill 11.1: Player at 2 Meters
Drill 11.2: Sliding Player at 2 Meters and 11.3: Ladder Set-up
Drill 11.4: Imaginary Boxand Drill 11.5: Rotating Triangle
Drill 11.6: Inverted Triangle and Drill 11.7: Delayed Attack
Drill 11.8: Up the Middle and Drill 11.9: Six Man Flood
 
#12 Defensive System Drills
 
Intoduction to Defensive System Drills and Drill 12.1 Prototype
Drill 12.2: Full Court Press and Drill 12.3: Mid Court Pick up
Dril 12.4: Tight Zone -2-3-1 and Drill 12.5: Switching
Drill 12.6: Loose Man to Man and Drill 12.7: Box Zone

Back to Fundamentals by Terry Schroederterry schroeder

Fundamentals of the Game
The Split Eggbeater
Protecting the Ball
The Skill of Sculling
Jumps
Good Fundamentals
Jump Skills
In and Out Skill
Intangibles
Good Entry Passes
Habits of a Champion
A Successful 6 on 5
A Successful 5 Man Defense
Do You Get Nervous?
Swimming Speed Versus Quickness and Water Polo Savvy
The Best Drills to Build Your Legs
Tips from the Top on Time Management
The Mental Game
A Lesson from Coach John Wooden
Fudamental Awareness
The Pregame Routine
Dry Land Training
Elastic Bands
Staying in the Moment
Fundamental Keys to Becoming a Good Team
Fundamentals of the Center: Part 1
Fundamentals of the Center: Part 2
Fundamentals of the Center: Part 3
Fundamentals of the Center: Part 4
Fundamentals of the Center Defender: Part 1
Fundamentals of the Center Defender: Part 2
Playing the Game at Center Defender
The Art of Subtitution
Coach = Mentor = Influencer = Leader
The Art of Goal Setting
Training Principles
The Purpose of Playing Water Polo
Fundamentals - Legs, Legs and More Legs
The Heart of the Matter
Lessons from Dad
What Happens When Things Go Wrong
Legs, Legs, and More Legs
The Ten Most Valuable Lessons Terry Has Learned from Water Polo
Training in the Off Season
How Competitive Are You?
Playing Smart - Avoid Unnecessary Kick Outs
Post Play on the 6 on 5
Gaining the Right of Way
A Check List for the Season
Getting More from Your Leg Drills
The Art of Shot Blocking
The Value of Game Situation Drills in Practice
Mastering the Art of Passing

Dante's Coaching ClassesDante

Water Polo Shoulder Injuries: Part 1
Strengthing Shoulder to Prevent Injuries: Part 2
Strengthing Shoulder to Prevent Injuries: Part 3
Training for Water Polo
Are We Overtraining Water Polo Players? Part 1
Are We Overtraining Water Polo Players? Part 2
Do Water Polo Players Need to Do Strength Training: Part 1
Do Water Polo Players Need to Do Strength Training: Part 2
Do Water Polo Players Need to Do Strength Training: Part 3
Do Water Polo Players Need to Do Strength Training: Part 4
New Water Polo Manuals for Coaches and Players
Bringing the Driving Game Back to Water Polo: Part 1
Bringing the Driving Game Back to Water Polo: Part 2
Defense Can Lead to More Scoring Opportunities
Do Automatic Fouls on the Perimeter Help or Hinder the Game?
"Posting Up" As An Efective Offensive Weapon
Bring Back, Bring Back, Bring Back the 3-3 to Me

Doru's Water Polo ArticlesDoru Roll

Parallax Error – When is a Goal not a Goal?
WP7.3 – Was Something Lost in Translation? Part I
WP7.3 - Was Something Lost in Translation? Part II
The North Eastern Zone Junior Olympics Qualifiers
AWP States Challenge - East Coast Water Polo at its Finest
25 Meters Versus 30 Meters - The Tale of the Tape
The FINA Rules for the Next Quadrennial – Change is always… change
The FINA Rules for the next Quadrennial – Part Deux
Parallax Error – Reloaded
2013 - A Breif Request
2014 - A Brief Preview
US Water Polo – Déjà Vu, All over Again
Taller May Not Be Better – But It Sure Is More Popular
Too Many Whistles
Too Many Whistle...Or Not

Drilling for Gold:ncaa coaches Favorite Water Polo Drills

Drill #1: In the Well by Jeff Ehrlich & Drill #2 The Triangle Alley Shot by Alan Cima
Drill #3: Three Man Keep Away by M. Schofield & Drill #4 Defender Circle by J. Zeigler
Drill #5: The Crossing Drill by Bill Harris & Drill #6: Block Shots by Ed Newland
Drill #7: Swim and Pass by Reed & Drill #8: 3 Ouside; 2 in the Middle by Malezanov
Drill #9: Tripple Threat by Denny Harper & Drill #10 Pound of Flesh by Jim Yeamans,
Drill #11: Old Hungarian Drill by T. Bresnahan & Drill #12: Finish Strong by J. Pudwill
Drill #13: 5 on 2 Keep Away by L. Zubrin & Drill #14: Triangle Passing by C. Robinette
Drill #15: Rapid Fire Shooting by G. Figuerova & Drill #16: Pick Up Polo by J. Wright
Drill #17: 3 on 3 Continuous Counter Attack L. Zubrin & Drill #18: The Villa, by B. King
Drill #19: Add-a-Man by Craig Rond & Drill #20 Passing to Set by Wolf Wigo
Drill #21: Partner Legwork by Lisa De Rossi & Dril #22: Keep Away by Carin Crawford
Drill #23: Loose Ball by John Abdou & Drill #24: Position Shooting by Matt Anderson,
Drill #25: Goalies Mettle to the Pedal by Andeson & Drill #26: The Blob by Beemer
Drill #27: Hernais by Keith Wilber & 28 Second Counter by Tom Whittemore
Drill #29: Work for Position by A. Huckins & Drill #30: Defensive Driving by J. Gall

East to West: Some of the Best:ncaa water polo Water Polo Answerss

How to Break the 2-M Front by Danny Harper & Jason Gall
How to Improve Your Person-up Situations by Ed Newland & Joe Tristan
Good 2-m Player and Poor Outside Shooters by Terry Schroeder & Felix Mecado
How to Prepare Your Players and Team Mentally by Wolf Wigo & Kyle Witt
How to Plat a Team Faster Than Yours by Craig Rond&Curtis Robinette
How to Play a Team witrh a Dominating 2 Meter Player by Larry Zubrin & John Ziegler
Playing a Team with a Superior Counterattack by Mike Maroney & Mike Schofield
How to Play a Team with a Dominate Driver by Adam Kirkorian & J.J. Addison
Playing a Team with a Significant Size Advantage by Mitch Carty & Bob Filander
How to Score More of Your 6 on 5's by Ed Newland & Luis Nicalo
Team has a Weak Goalie and Strong Field Players by T. Whittemore & M. Schofield
Use of Positive and Negative Reinforcement by Michel Roy & Rob Swingle
Focus Players When They Have Loss Their Cool by Carin Crawford & Alan Huckens
Make Your Players Shoot Better by Sasha Poljak & Pat Beemer
What to Do Against a Full Court Press or Lane Press by Todd Clapper & Andrew Silva
Keep Men's & Women's Programs at a High Level by Jovan Vavic & John Ziegler
Make Players Aware of Loose Balls and Switches by Danielle Altman & JJ Addison
How to Stop the Other Team's Counterattack by Dan Klatt & Jim Yeamans
How to Play a Team that Does Picks Well by Rick Rowlandt & Jason Gall
Players Pull Your Player's Suits by Carin Crawford & Matt Anderson
What Type of Taper Should Be Used by Todd Clapper & Joe Tristan,

Goalkeeper Technique by Manuel Silvestre Manuel

Becoming a Goalkeeper: Part 1 & 2
Becoming a Goalkeeper: Part 3 & 4
Becoming a Goalkeeper: Part 5
Becoming a Goalkeeper: Part 6.1 - 6.2.1
Becoming a Goalkeeper: Part 6.2.2 - 6.2.4
Becoming a Goalkeeper: Part 6.2.5 - 6.2.8

Guy's Coaching Corner by Guy Bakerguy baker

Pressure Defense: Tactical Component
Pressure Defense: Technical Component
Counter Attack: Tactical Component
Counter Attack: Designing the Technical Component:

INSIDE European Water Polo by Srdjan Miljanic european water polo

Inside European Water Polo #1 - European Competition
Inside European Water Polo #2 - World Championship
Inside European Water Polo #3 - World Chamionships: Coaches View
Inside European Water Polo #4 - 2009 Transfer Season
Inside European Water Polo #5 - Let the Games Begin
Inside European Water Polo #6 - Uniting the National League
Inside European Water Polo #7 - No School Like the Old School
Inside European Water Polo #8 - Organizational & Strategic Fundamentals
Inside European Water Polo #9 - Half Season Report
Inside European Water Polo #10 - Fundamentals and Interview
Inside European Water Polo #11 - Ready for the Finals?
Inside European Water Polo #12 - The Final Curtain
Inside European Water Polo #13 - Early Summer Days
Inside European Water Polo #14 - Summer Games
Inside European Water Polo #15 - Euro Chamionship Review
Inside European Water Polo #16 - Early Autum in European Pools
Inside European Water Polo #17 - A Splashing Holiday Season
Inside European Water Polo #18 - Strike Mode
Inside European Water Polo #19 - Spring Panorama
Inside European Water Polo #20 - And the Title Goes...
Interview with Dejan Perisic #21 - Interview with Dejan Perisic
Inside European Water Polo #22 - A New Beginning for a Water Polo Legend
Inside European Water Polo #23 - New European Water Polo Tides
Inside European Water Polo #24 - Exclusive Interview with Dejan Udovicic

Interviews with Coaches by Trevor Freemantrevor freeman

An Interview with James Graham the New Men's Coach of UOP
An Interview with Scott Reed Men's and Women's Coach of GWS
An Interview with Bill Harris Men's Coach of Fordham University
An Interview with Justin Pudwill Men's Coach of Whittier
An Interview with John Loughran Men's and Women's Coach of LMU
An Interview with Curtis Robinette Men's and Women's Coach at Mercyhurst College
An Interview with Rick Rowland Men's Coach of Cal Baptist University
An Interview with Gavin Arroyo Men's and Women's Coach of LBSU
An Interview with Ricardo Azevedo Coach of RN ElettroGreen Camogli in Italy
An Interview wih Andrew Morris, Marin Club & Pacific Zone Chairperson
An Interview with Todd Clapper the Women's Coach of Arizona State University
An Interview with Alan Huckins Women's Coach of Hartwick College
An Interview with Erik Farrar Men's and Women's Coach of Harvard University
An Interview with Or Gil Men's Coach of Queens College
An Interview with Justin Pudwill Men's and Women's Coach of Whittier College
An Interview with Mike Schofield Coach of NAVY
An Interview with Adam Foley Men's Coach of MIT
An Interview with Steve Carrera Men's & Women's Coach of Concordia
An Interview with Felix Mercado Men's & Women's Coach of Brown University
An Interview with Matt Anderson the Women's Coach of Michigan
An Interview with Kyle Witt the Women's Coach of LMU
An Interview with Pat Beemer the Women's Coach of Wagner College
An Interview with John Abdou the Men's and Women's Coach of Bucknell University
An Interview with Jason Gall the Men's and Women's Coach of CSUB
An Interview with Igor Samardzija Men's Coach of St. Francis College
An Interview with Keith Wilbur Men's and Women's Coach of Santa Clara University
An Interview with Brad Silver Coach of Notre Dame College of Ohio
An Interview with Alex Rodriguez Men's and Women's Coach of Pomona - Pitzer
An Interview with Ed Carrera Men's & Women's Coach of Vanguard University
An Interview with Ted Bresnahan Men's Coach of Johns Hopkins University
An Interview with Jeff Heidmous Men's Coach of Air Force Academy
An Interview with Kyle Witt Women's Coach of LMU
An Interview with Ashleigh Huckins Coach of Marist College
An Interview with Tim Kendall Assistant Coach of Great Britain National Team
An Interview with Carin Crawford Coach at SDSU
An Interview with Dan Klatt Women's Coach at UCI
An Interview with Ted Minnis Men's and Women's Coach of Hardvard University
An Interview with Tom Whittemore Men's and Women's Coach of Redlands
An Interview with JJ Addison Men's and Women's Coach of Connecticut College
An Interview with Jack Kocur Men's Coach of Pepperdine University
An Interview with Denny Harper Men's Coach of UC San Diego
An Interview with Bruce Watson Men's Coach of West Valley Community College
An Interview with John McBride Men's and Women's Coach of Bucknell University
An Interview with Carl Salyer Women's Coach at University of Maryland
An Interview with Lou Tully Women's Coach at San Jose State University
An Interview with Cathy Nueshul Women's Coach at UCSanta Barbara
An Interview with Marcelo Leonardi Women's Coach at CSU Northridge
An Interview with Chris Radmanovich Women's Coach at Wagner College
An Interview with Tim Kendall Men's Assistant Coach of Great Britain
An Interview with Ricardo Azevedo Men's Coach of China
An Interview with Felix Mercado Men's & Women's Coach of Brown University
An Interview with Coach Dante Dettamanti: Part 1
An Interview with Coach Dante Dettamanti: Part 2
An Interview with Jeff Heidmous Men's Coach of U.S. Air Force Academy
An Interview with Igor Samardzija Men's Coach of St. Francis College
NCAA Men's Water Polo Wrap Upand Sneak Peek of Women's Season
An Interview with James Graham Men's and Women's Coach of UOP
An Interview with Gavin Arroyo Men's and Women's Coach of LBSU
An Interview with Maureen Cole Women's Coach of University of Hawaii
NCAA Women's Water Polo Wrap Up
An Interview with Trevor by Trevor
An Interview with Daneil Leyson Men's Coach of UC Davis
An Interview with Srdjan Mihaljevic Coach of St. Francis
An Interview with Gavin Arroyo Men's and Women's Coach of LBSU
An Interview with John Wright Men's Coach of Concordia University
An Interview with Justin Pudwill Men's Coach of Whittier College
An Interview with Brad Kreutzkamp Women's Coach of UCSD
An Interview with British National Team Players: Angela Smith anf Edward Scott
An Interview withAlex Rodriguez Men's and Women's Coach of Pomona
An Interview with Luis Nicolao Men's and Women's Coach of Princeton

Interviews with Goalies by Sandy Vessey-Schneider Sandy Vessey-Schnieder

Interview with Goalie Craig Wilson
Interview with Goalie Dion Gray
Interview with Goalie Brandon Brooks
Interview with Goalie Bernie Orwig-O'Connor

Interviews with Olympians by Rich Foster Rich Foster

Interview with Olympian Stan Cole - '64, '68, and '72
Interview with Olympian Jim Norris - '52
Interview with Olympian Bob Horn - '56 and '60
Interview with Olympian Ron Crawford - '60, '64, and '68
Interview with Olympian Chick Mcllroy - '60 and '64

Interviews with Referees by Russ ThompsonRuss Thompson

Interview with the Referee Mark Koganov
Interview with the Referee Bruce Morehouse
Interview with the Referee Alex Stankevitch
Interview with the Referee Michael Goldenberg
Interview with the Referee Val Vasilchikov
Interview with Referee Alan Korsgaden
Interview with Ed Reed, CWPA Director of Officials
Interview with Bob Corb, NCAA Coordinator of Officials
Interview with Referee Bret Bernard: Part 1
Interview with Referee Bret Bernard: Part 2
Interview with the Referee Chuck Bartlett
Interview with the Referee Josh Kratz
Interview with the Referee Brennan Lodge
Interview with the Referee Rudy Ruth
Interview with the Referee Tiffany Ruiz
Interview with the Referee Madisen Drury

Learning and Teaching the Basics by Monte Nitzkowskimonte

Chapter 1: Taking a Young Inexperienced Team to Competitive Level
Chapter 2: The Swim Srokes and Water Polo
Chapter 3: The Kicks of Water Polo
Chapter 4: Picking Up the Ball
Chapter 5: Dribbling and Change of Direction
Chapter 6 Part 1: Passing the Ball
Chapter 6 Part 2: Passing the Ball
Chapter 7 Part 1: Shooting
Chapter 7 Part 2: Shooting
Chapter 7 Part 3: Shooting
Chapter 7 Part 4: Shooting
Chapter 8: Player Positions
Chapter 9 Part 1: The Goalkeeper
Chapter 9 Part 2: The Goalkeeper
Chapter 9 Part 3: The Goalkeeper
Chapter 10 Part 1: Conditioning Players
Chapter 10 Part 2: Conditioning Players
Chapter 11: Designing a Practice Schedule

Lest We Forget: Pioneer Coaches of Women's Water Polowater polo history

Stories by Pioneer Coach Rob Locke
Stories by Pioneer Coach Scott Hinman
Stories by Pioneer Coach Chuck Hines
Stories by Pioneer Coach Shelly Rothman
Stories by Pioneer Coach John Barrett
Stories by Pioneer Coach Lynn Kachmarik
Stories by Pioneer Coach Jamey Wright
Stories by Pioneer Coach Chuck Hines
Stories by Pioneer Coach Denny Harper&Carin Crawford
Stories by Pioneer Coach Chuck Hines
Stories by Pioneer Coach Lynn Kachmarik
Stories by Pioneer Coach Lynn Kachmarik
Stories by Pioneer Coach Sandy Nitta
Stories by Pioneer Coach Sandy Nitta
Stories by Pioneer Coach Chuck Hines
Stories by Pioneer Coach Chuck Hines
Stories by Pioneer Coach by Cullen Ballock
WPP Pioneer Women's Hall of Honor for the 60's
WPP Pioneer Women's Hall of Honor for the 70's

Loren's Card Tricks by Loren Bertoccibertocci

Semi-Professional Water Polo in the USA: A Blueprint for Success
A Strategy to Train Referees for the 21st Century
Cheating
Remedies for Loren's Explanations of Cheating by Andrew Selder
Three Bears Approach to Physicality
Good Play or Bad Play: A Referee's Call for Consistency
Too Many Whistles!
Improving the Game without Reinventing the Wheel
Professional League Part 3: An Operational Discussion
A Case for a USA Professional League

Peering Into Polo's Past by Andy Burke Andy Burke

From Player to Leader in the Sport: Article
Manager of US Team & Tribute to Bob Helmick: Article II
AAU Meeting & An Incident Never Forgotten: Article III
The True "National Team": Article IV
The 1980 "Olympic Boycott: Article V
The 1984 US Olympic Water Polo Team: Article VI
US Water Polo from 1985 - 1989: Article VII
US Water Polo from 1990 to 1995: ArticleVIII
US Water Polo from 1996 - 2000: Article IX
US Water Polo from 2000 - 2006: Article X
Results, Players, & Rules of Today & Yesterday: Article XI
It Is Better for the US Team to be Safe then Sorry:Article XII

POLO: The Manual by P. Cutino and D. Bledsoe Pete Cutino  Dennis Bledsoe

Chapter I: Strength and Conditioning
Chapter II: Passing
Chapter III: Shooting
Chapter IV: Individual Defense
Chapter V: Goalie Play
Chapter V1: Individual Offense
Chapter VII: Game Situations - Part 1
Chapter VII: Game Situations - Part 2
Chapter VIII: Play Systems - Part 1
Chapter VIII: Play Systems - Part 2
Chapter IX: Preperation for the Specific Game
Chapter X: Weight Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert's Handouts by Robert GaughranRobert

Scouting Water Polo
Defensive Tactics: Part 1
Defensive Tactics: Part 2
Gauhran's Commandments
Coaching Special Situations
Water Polo Glossary
Situation Fundamentals: Part 1
Situation Fundamentals: Part 2
Cardinal Rules
Offensive Perls
Goalie Gems
Defensive Jewels
Goalie Commandments

Sports Nutrition by Dante Dettamantidettamanti

Nutritional Requirements of Water Polo Players
Does Diet Make a Difference in Your Performance
A Major Challenge: Getting Athletes to Eat Right
What You Should Ear Before and After Practice?
Preparing for a Game - What Should I Eat?
Sizing Up Nutritional Supplements: Part 1
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements: Part 2
Supplements - Final Word
Defense Can Lead to More Scoring Opportunities

The Shot Doctor by Jim Solum solum

Chap
Water Polo Shot Fundamentals
Skip Shot: Part 1
Skip Shot: Part 2
Skip Shot: Part 3
Skip Shot: Part 4
Lob Shot: Part 1
Lob Shot: Part 2
Lob Shot: Part 3
Hole Shot: Part 1
Hole Shot: Part 2
Hole Shot: Part 3
Hole Shot: Part 4
Drive-In Shot: Part 1
Drive-In Shot: Part 2
Drive-in Shot: Part 3
Drive-in Shot: Part 4
Drive-in Shot: Part 5
Two Meter Entry Pass: Part 1
Two Meter Entry Pass: Part 2
Two Meter Entry Pass; Part 3
Hesie Fakes: Part 1
Hesie Fakes: Part 2
Hesie Fakes: Part 3
Hesie Fakes: Part 4
Hesie Fakes: Part 5
Radar and the Biomechanics of the Shot: Part 1
Radar and the Biomechanics of the Shot: Part 2
The Charlie Turner Lying-On-The-Side Shot
Vertical to Horizontal Shots: Part 1
Vertical to Horizontal Shots: Part 2
Vertical to Horizontal Shots: Part 3
Smart Legs: Part 1
Smart Legs: Part 2
Smart Legs: Part 3
Smart Legs: Part 4
Smart Legs: Part 5
Left Hand Right Leg Shooting: Part 1
Left Hand Right Leg Shooting: Part 2
Left Hand Right Leg Shooting: Part3
Left Hand Right Leg Shooting: Part 4
Left Hand Right Leg Shooting: Part 5
Left Hand Right Leg Shooting: Part 6
The Forgotten Left Hand: Part 1
The Forgotten Left Hand: Part 2
The Forgotten Left Hand: Part 3
Women's Shooting: Part 1
Women's Shooting: Part 2
Women's Shooting: Part 3
Women's Shooting: Part 4
Women's Shooting: Part 5
Women's Shooting: Part 6
Women's Shooting: Part 7
Women's Shooting: Part 8
Women's Shooting: Part 9
Women's Shooting: Part 10
Women's Shooting: Part 11
Women's Shooting: Part 12
Women's Shooting: Part 13
How to Teach Shooting: Part 1
How to Teach Shooting: Part 2
How to Teach Shooting: Part 3
How to Teach Shooting: Part 4
How to Teach Shooting: Part 5
How to Teach Shooting: Part 6
How to Teach Shooting: Part 7
How to Teach Shooting: Part 8
How to Teach Shooting: Part 9
How to Teach Shooting: Part 10
How to Teach Shooting: Part 11
How to Teach Shooting: Part 12
Reading the Goalie: Part 1
Reading the Goalie: Part 2
Reading the Goalie: Part 3
Reading the Goalie: Part 4
 
The Numbers Game
 
 
Power Point Presentations
 
Chap. 1 The Vertical Game & Chap. 2 The Prep Stage
Chap. 3 The Perfect Catch
Chap. 4 The Perfect Pass
Chap. 5 The Pump Fake
Chap. 6 The Power Shot
Chap. 7 The Skip Shot
Chap. 8 The Advanced Skip Shot
Chap. 9 The Curve Shot
Chap. 10 The Lob Shot
Chap. 11 The Advanced Lob Shot
Chap. 12 Fundamental Concepts: Part 1
Chap. 12 Fundamental Concepts: Part 2
Chap. 13 Fundamentals of the Lower Body: Part 1
Chap. 13 Fundamentals of the Lower Body: Part 2
Chap. 13 Fundamentals of the Lower Body: Part 3
Chap. 14 Fundamentals of the Upper Body: Part 1
Chap. 14 Fundamentals of the Upper Body: Part 2
Chap, 15 6-on-5 Shooting: Part 1
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Shooting: Part 2
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Shooting: Part 3
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Shooting: Part 4
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Shooting: Part 5
Chap. 15 Triangle Passing System: Part 6
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Shooting Sequences: Part 7
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Reading the Defense: Part 8
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Exta Man Foundation and Reads: Part 9.1
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 10
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 11
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 12
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 13
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 14
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 15
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 16
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 17
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 18
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra Man Formations and Reads: Part 19
Chap. 15 6-on-5 Extra ManFormations and Reads: Part 20
Chap. 16 Reading the Goalie
Chap. 17 Science Shooting Drills
Perfect Catch Drills
Perfect Playi Drills
The Power Shot
The Skip Shot
The Pump Fake Drills
The Power Shot
Advanced Skip Shots
The Lob Shot

Strength Training & Conditioning by Mike Reid Mike Reid

Top Ten Physical Training Tips
Applying Top Ten Physical Training Tips
Swim Workouts Are Like Brushing Your Teeth: Do they Make Sense?
Aplying the Research: Specific Sets for Water Polo
Research & It's Implications for Goal Keepers
A Dry-Land Warm Up
Tennis Ball Massage
A New Training Tool from the Past
Upgrading Your ROM
Deadlifts Are Good!
Stretching the Shoulders for a BIGGER Shot - Part I
Stretching the Shoulders for a BIGGER Shot - Part II
Is Your Can Empty or Full?
Questions and Answers #1 - July 2010
Research Review - #1 August 2010
Keeping your Shoulders Healthy: 4 Tips for the Water Polo Athlete
From Birth to Master: Long Term Athletic Development Part I
Training to Train to Compete: Long Term Athletic Development Part II
Training to Win: Long Term Athletic Development Part III
Active for Life: Long Term Athletic Development Part IV
Questions & Answers #2 - March 15
Mobility Compex: As a Dry-land Warm Up or for Conditioning
Keeping It Simple - the Farmers Walk
Used and Abused: Push Ups
Recovery Swims
TIME TRAVELLING: Strategies for crossing time zones
Heavy Ball Warm Up
Triad Pull Up
My Top 5 Shoulder Exercises for Water Polo
REHAB TIP: Do the Opposite
Strength and Conditioning
Rotator Cuff Exercises
How to Safely Stretch Your Shoulders
Training Efficiency - "Just Do This"
A Strength Training Template for Water Polo: Part I
A Strength Training Template for Water Polo: Part II
Halos for Shoulder Mobility
Push Up Tip
The Kettlebell Swing
Strength Training and Conditioning
Overhead Wall Squats
How to Teach Squats to Your Team
On Land Ball Handling
Supine Triad Pull Ups
You Gotta Crawl Before You Walk
You Can't Even Get to the Gym?
The Same But Different
Mobility Flow
How to Get Everyone Running
Training Your Grip

Tips from the Top: He Said / She Saidusa water polo

Playing the Attacker Position by Ormsby & Preparing for the Perimeter Shot by Orwig
Pointers for New Goalkeepers by Moses & Game Preparation for Athletes by Moody
A Premier Attacker by Azevedo & Field Blocks in a Zone Defense by Wenger
Two Meter Player Tips by Bailey &Tips for Playing Center Position by van Norman
Playing As a 2 meter Defender by Smith &Tips for the 2 meter Defender by Golda
More Tips for Defender by Beaubien&Drawing a Foul and Pressure Passing by Villa
Defending the Drive and Setting Up by Wright&Attacking the Zone Defense by Lorenz
General Tips for Left-Handed Players by Dornin &Tips for Playing Six on Five by Petri
6 on 5 Positions by Hopkins & 5 on 6 from a Goalie's Perspective by Armstrong
Two Meter Defense by Alexande r& Ball Counterattack Fundamentals by Cardenas
Goal Keeping 101 by Kerr & Planning Practice: Part 1 by Baker
Tips for Attackers and Drivers by R. Azevedo & Planning Practice: Part 2 by Baker
Tips for the Center Defender by R. Azevedo & Planning Practice: Part 3 by Baker
Tips for the Center by R. Azevedo & Planning Practice: Part 4 by Baker
Tips for Playing 5 on 6 by Schroeder &Tips for Taking Stats by Kopp
204) Tips on Strength Training by Schroeder &Tips About Practice by van Norman
Essential Leg Drills by Schroeder&Life After the National Team by Windes
Vital Body Parts for Water Polo by Wright & Attacking a Press Defense by Gregorka
Shooting From the 6 on 5 by T. Azevedo&Trasition Counter Attack by Villa & Craig
Defensive Key to Winning by Merlo&Counter Attack Outlets by Petri
Happy New Year to US Men's Team&Happy New Year to US Women's Team
Tips on Goalie Tactics by Moses
Tipping Our Caps to Both the US Men's and Women's Teames by WPP
Tribute to the US Men's and Women's Olympic Teames

Tips from the Top: He Said

Drive Defense by Brian Alexander
Posting Up by JW Krumpholz
Counter Attack by Juan Degadill
Body Balance by Robert Lynn
Goalie Fundamentals by Ryan Brown

U.S. Tactical Water Polo by Monte Nitzkowskinitzkowski

Where Are We Going With This Game?
Designing An Effective Practice Schedule
Individual Defense
Team Defensive Tactics
Team Defesive Strategy: Part 1
Team Defensive Strategy: Part2
Defending the Counterattack
Five Player Defense: Part 1
Five Player Defense: Part 2
Five Player Defense: Part 3
Five Player Defense: Part 4
The Counterattack: Part 1
The Counterattack: Part 2
The Counterattack: Part 3
The Counterattack: Part 4
Five Player Counterattack
Frontcourt Offense: Part 1
Frontcourt Offense: Part 2
Frontcourt Offense: Part 3
Frontcourt Offense: Part 4
Frontcourt Offense: Part 5
Offensive Structures: Part 1
Offensive Structures: Part 2
Offensive Structures: Part 3
Offensive Structures: Part 4
Offensive Structures: Part 5
Six on Five Offense: Part 1
Six on Five Offense: Part 2
Six on Five Offense: Part 3
Six on Five Offense: Part 4
Six on Five Offense: Part 5
Six on Five Offense: Part 6
Special Situations: Part 1
Special Situations: Part 2
Special Situations: Part 3

Water Polo Tactics by Dave Maynardmaynard water polo

Up and Overs
Fire Away
The Triangle
N.O.W. - Restart
N.O.W. - Transition
N.O.W. - Sprint
N.O.W. - Smoke & Mirrors
N.O.W - Who Needs the Hole to Drive... or "A.K. 45"
N.O.W - Who Needs the Hole?
6 - 5 Attack - Simple Shifting
Take Advantage of Man Advantage: the 3 - 3 Attack
6 - 5 Attack: Playing the Low Post
Counter-Attack - Wing Go!
Time Out! Now What?
The M - Zone Defense
The M-Zone Defense - Using It to Defend 1
The M - Zone Defense - Attack Against It: Part 1
The M - Zone Defense - Attack Against It: Part 2
Fronting the Wing Position
Strike Zone Attack
Tactic Basics - Press and Front Defense
The Basics - Zone Defense
Coach Dave’s Take on Substitutions & Chemistry
The Restart for the Attack… with a Twist
Tactics: It's More Than Just X's and O's… It's Talking Water Polo
The Basics - Beating the Drop
Man-Up: The 2-4-6 Connection
Man-Advantage – 4-2 Passing Triangles Basic
Screen Door on Battleship
Wing Attack at the 2 M
What to do with a Weak Goalie – Part 1
What to do with a Weak Goalie – Part 2
What to do with a Weak Goalie – Part 3
What to do with a Weak Goalie – Part 4
Funnel Transition
Hybrid Defense - Hot from the Outside
Beating the Hybrid Defense - Hot from the Outside
Releast to Score
Six-On-Five: Let's Shift Again
N.O.W. - Restart Again
Man-Down Defense: Three Goalies
Taking Control Back
Make the Best of Your Counterattack Positioning
Restart - Quick Drive
USC Inside PicK - A Closer Look
USC Inside Pick – More Options

Water Polo the Y's Way by Chuck Hines Chuck Hines

Chapter 1: YMCA Water Polo in Minnesota 1958 - 1962!
Chapter 2: YMCA Water Polo in Des Moines 1962 - 1966
Chapter 3: YMCA Water Polo in Canton, Illinois 1966 - 1969
Chapter 4: YMCA Boy's Water Polo in Asheville, NC 1969-1977
Chapter 5: Girls Water Polo In Asheville, North Carolina 1969-1974
Chapter 6: Girls Water Polo in Asheville, North Carolina 1974-1980
Chapter 7: Water Polo, the New Era, Asheville, NC, 1980-1999
Chapter 8: Water Polo in the New Millennium, 2000 - 2010
Chapter 9: Memories and Remembrances by Asheville Players
Chapter 10: The Coach's Concluding Comments

Water Polo To Go by Monique Verrierverrier

General Strategies
Counterattack
Individual Defense
Team Defense
Driving
Minor Fouls
Direct Shot
Lob Shot
Thinking Offense: Team
Thinking Offense: Individual
Shooting Off the Pass
Penalty Shot
Picks
Positions
Press
Shots from Two Meters
Wet Passes
Wet Shots
 
Dead Man Walking - Demise of Men's NCAA Polo?
Product Review: KAP7 Size #5 Water Polo Ball
Teaching Fundamental Techniques to Youth
Teaching Games and Fun Drills
Simple 6 on 5

 

WATER POLO VIDEOS

Water Polo Videos by Steve Hamann Steve Hamann

Goalie Water Polo Video: Part 1
Goalie Water Polo Video: Part 2

Water Polo Videos by Jack Kocur Jack Kocur

Water Polo Videos: Egg Beaters
Water Polo Videos: Sucide Drill
Water Polo Videos: Wrap Shot

Water Polo Videos by Lewis photo not available

Water Polo Video: Part 1 - Swimming the Ball
Water Polo Video: Part 2 - The Spider
Water Polo Video: Part 3 - Shooting
Water Polo Video: Part 4 - Faking
Water Polo Video: Part 5 - Defensive Positioning
Water Polo Video: Part 6 - Protecting the Ball

Water Polo Videos by Wolf Wigo Wolf Wigo

Shooting Off the Pass
Water Polo Tricks
Head Juggling
Passing to Set

With A Little Water Polo Help from My Friends Toy World

Help from My Friends #1 by F. Mercado & J. McNamara, Brown University
Help from My Friends #2 by R. Corso & S. Peckham, UC Berkeley
Help from My Friends #3 by G. Figueroa & N. Smart, CSU Monterey Bay
Help from My Friends #4 by T. Minnis & D. Kennifer, Harvard University
Help from My Friends #5 by T. Bresnahan & A. Whittman, Johns Hopkins
Help from My Friends #6 by C. Crawford & K. Campoli, SDSU
Help from My Friends #7 by M. Schofield & B. Stanicic, Navy & Maryland
Help from My Friends #8 by J. Billish & B. D'Sa, Long Beach Shore Aquatics
Help from My Friends #9 by A. Huckins & D. Desaulneir, Marist College

Other Water Polo Articles and Bookswater polo history

The Shot: What Research Has Found by Kevin Ball
Technique of the Eggbeater by M. Alexander & C.Taylor
Shots for Goal by K. van der Wende & J. Keogh
The Shot: Described by Kevin Ball
FINA Rules With H.S. & Age Group Players? by Scott Hinman
Punch Out Brutality by Peter Felvegi
Remedies for Loren's Explanations of Cheating by Andrew Selder
World Championship Blog: New&Old Hand by Betsey Armstrong&Heather Petri
Advice for the College Bound Water Polo Player by Dante Dettamantii
Other Voices fo Not Running Scores by Joe Linehan&Scott Slay
My Impressions of Italian Water Polo by Dante Dettamananti
Water Polo for Players and Teachers of Aquatics by Pete Snyder
Strength, Flexibility and Timing in the Eggbeater Kick by N/A
Got Game: Blog 1 by Brenda Villa and Nic Molyneux
Got Game: Blog 2 by Brenda Villa and Nic Molyneux
Questionable Tactics in Today's Game by Dante Dettamnati
Got Game: Blog 3 by Brenda Villa and Nic Molyneux
Got Game: Blog 4 by Brenda Villa and Nic Molyneux
Preview of 2009 World Championships by Ryan Castle
Buyer Beware: The Crisis Facing American Athletes by Russ Hafferkamp
Guide to Splash Ball: Beginning Water Polo by Sopac Zone and Marold Kamai
It is Time for Athletics and Education to Get a Divorce! by Ashlen Dube
PoloMetrics for Improved Performance by Steven Munatones
Born to Lose by Ashlen Dube
The Kingdom of Football by Ashlen Dube
No Taxiation Without Education by Ashlen Dube
Why's Water Polo So Low? by Eric Neel
Overview of Water Polo in the USA: Part 1 by Ivan Vranjes
Overview of Water Polo in the USA: Part 2 by Ivan Vranjes
Playing Water Polo Internationaly in France by Hélène Tournier
Applied Physiology of Water Polo by Heather K. Smith
Overview of Water Polo in the USA: Part 3 by Ivan Vranjes
Promoting Water Polo in Greeceby Yanni Afthinos & Dimitris Gargallanes
Overview of Water Polo in the USA: Part 4 by Ivan Vranjes
Water Polo in Montenegro by Uros Popvic
Product Review: Men’s Infinity Suit “Beast” by S&R Sport by Dave Maynard
Overview of Water Polo in the USA: Part 5 by Ivan Vranjes
New Season in Montenegrin Water Polo by Uros Popvic
Injuries in Water Polo by M. Franic, A. Ivkovic, and R. Rudic
Time Strategies by Jim Purcell and Maureen O'Toole
More Women's Water Polo History by Water Polo Legends
Age Group Video #1 by Haney Neptunes Water Polo Club
Age Group Video #2 by Kealakehe Girl's High School Water Polo Team
Age Group Video #3 by Alta Loma Girl's High School Water Polo Team
Some Water Polo Rule Changes by New World Encyclopeda Contributors
Water Polo Coaching Tips for Beginners by Sidney Williams
Age Group Video #4 by Cibola Boy's High School Water Polo Team
Dateline UCD: A Chancellor's Double Vision of Athletic Excellance by Jim Hicks
Top 20 Tips for Successful Coaches by Department of Sports and Recreation
Age Group Video #5 by Modesto Boy's High School Water Polo Team
Becoming A Championship Goalie: Book Review by Dave Maynard
Ball Handling Skills Are the Key to Good Players by Ted Newland
How to Help Develop a Two-Meter Man by Ted Newland
What Info Coaches Want from Recruits by Ted Newland
Weight Training for Water Polo and for Life by Ted Newland
Rules Rule #1: Why We Need to Rewrite the Rules of Water Polo by Wolf Wigo
Rules Rule #2: The Future of Water Polo by Wolf Wigo
Rules Rule #3: Letter to NCAA Coaches by Wolf Wigo
Rules Rule #4: Historical Comparison of Rules by Wolf Wigo
Rules Rule #5: Proposed NCCA Experimental Rules by Wolf Wigo
Rules Rule 6: A Spectator's Guide to Water Polo (A Parody) by Wolf Wigo
Mental State Awareness and Starting Point for Mental Training by A. Saucedo
Motivation in Sports Psychology by Peak Performance
Understanding Your Pre-Workout Routine by A. Saucedo
Age Group Video #6 by Boone Boy's & Girl's High School Water Polo Teams
Age Group Video #7 by Boone Boy's & Girl's High School Water Polo Teams
Parity in Men's Collegiate Water Polo by Eric Benson
A History of Water Polo in the East by Paul Barren
Chuck Hines Wins the 2012 ISHOF Award by WPP
Are the Wrong People Leaving the USAWP: An Interview with Sandy Nitta?
Rebuttal to Graff's Letter to Sandy Nita
Are the Wrong People Leaving the USAWP: An Interview of Lynn Kachmarik?
Fact Checker for Graff''s Open Letter by WPP
Non-Legal Members of the BOD by WPP
Water Polo Hail Mary by CSTV
Water Polo Guides by iSport
Water Polo Andriod Apps by appszoom
Exclusive Interview with Rich Foster Part 1 by Doc and Joan
Exclusive Interview with Rich Foster: Part 2 by Doc and Joan
Exclusive Interview with Rich Foster: Part 3 by Doc and Joan
Exclusive Interview with Rich Foster: Part 4 by Doc and Joan
Exclusive Interview with Rich Foster: Part 5 by Doc and Joan
Exclusive Interview with Rich Foster: Part 6 by Doc and Joan
What Water Polo Is! by Luke R.
Bloodiest Water Polo Match by Shadowkast
100 Most Inspirational by Keep Inspiring Mes
Water Polo as a World War III by elcuervowp
Movie-Town by Mack Sennett
Water Polo Drills 4.1 by norcalwaterpolo
Coaching the Coach by the McKinnon Sales Centre
Playing 2 Meters by Bruce Watson
Water Polo Shoulder Injuries by Ralf Schauer
Water Polo Creativity by Ryan Upper
Building a Water Polo Captain by Ryan Upper