How To: Shoot in water polo

Shooting in water polo is a basic skill for attackers. Water polo shot requires good height out of the water, arm position, shoulder rotation, and head stall. Shot strategy is important to building your water polo game. Concentrate on improving your rotation to follow through and speed up the shot. This is an attack focused water polo drill.

How To: Protect the ball in water polo

Protecting the ball in water polo is key to playing a solid game. This water polo instructional includes many drills designed to improve 1-1 play. It includes tips for both the water polo defense and attacker on how to protect the ball in play. This also refers to TV clips of league and pro games to connect it to actual game play.

How To: Spider in water polo

Spidering enables you to maintain a position of power, where you can pass, shoot or move quickly. Spidering is the position where one hand is sculling, and both legs are doing eggbeaters. This is a standard water polo position for both attack and defense.

How To: Swim like a water polo player

If you want to learn how to do the Water Polo Position Drills this is for you. The water polo swimming position is important because it allows you to quickly and easily change your support in the water with little head movement. When you are swimming make sure that you are high in the water. When swimming make sure that there is a 180 degree parallel cycling. When the entry hand is about to enter the water the exiting hand should be about to exit. When the entry hand enters the water the exit...

How To: Practice scullling, juggling & headers for water polo

Three time US water polo Olympian, Wolf Wigo, demonstrates some tricks he used over the years to improve his game. In this video he demonstrates head and foot juggling, picking up the ball with his head, around the world and the helicopter backhand. These are fun things players can do on their own to improve their game and have some fun. This is an excellent way to get conditioned for water polo. This also looks cool and might make you look like a water polo show off.

How To: Run a set offense

Basic lessons covering the set offense. Great for spectators or new players to learn the basics of water polo. Includes setting the hole, driving, RB, strong-side drives, weak-side drives, rotations, and picks.

How To: Fake shots in water polo

Faking shots in water polo is a great way to keep defense off balance. Fake shots will often send defenders off to one or the other side. Losing the defenders during the fake allows you to get the open shot on goal. Water polo offensive techniques are designed to create more space between you and the defender.

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