Learn a few helpful tips and exercises to develop power in the water, a critical component to the sport. With speed, power, and endurance on your side you'll be unstoppable!
Waterpolo - Water And Muscle
Edited by BerteVideo&Games (http://www.youtube.com/user/GBGamesHD)
Music : Proximity - Adrenaline Mixtape
17th FINA World Men's Junior Water Polo Championships 2013
12-18 August 2013 - Szombathely (HUN). Film produced by Szombathelyi Televízió
Final standings: 1) Italy, 2) Croatia 3) Serbia
School of hard knocks
Rowie Webster, Olympic bronze medallist and star of the Australian Women's Water Polo team, the Aussie Stingers, is profiled by CNN for their sport's platform Human to Hero
Maintaining The Lead
Tip focuses on maintaining the lead against your opponent, while cutting him off during a counter-attack. Wolf Wigo and Brad Schumacher teach a few great techniques that will lead you and your team to success! Don't miss it!
Hips & Balance Exercise
Wolf Wigo demonstrates a few powerful hip and balance exercises
Learn some new Ball Dribbling Exercises
Body Position for Drive Defence
Olympians, Brad Schumacher and Wolf Wigo showcase the best body position for drive defence.
Outside Turn For Beginners To Advanced
Brad Schumacher and Wolf Wigo demonstrate the quintessential "outside turn" for both the beginner and the advanced, with underwater cameras leaving nothing to the imagination and detailing every nuance.
Head Volley and Fitness Tricks
Wolf Wigo and Brad Schumacher demonstrate a few exercises to work on fitness, ball control, and hand-eye coordination. These drills are not only fun to watch, but they're a blast to do, too!
Leeds University swimming & water polo
Our tour of university clubs continues - more on http://www.leedsuniversityunion.org.uk/groups/swimmingandwaterpolo/
Out of Pool Exercises Part 3
These great out-of-water exercises strengthen the core, wrists, and forearms, while stretching your muscles and preventing injury!
Out of Pool Exercises Part 2
This tip focuses on the necessity and benefits of stretching. Brad and Wolf break down various stretches, while explaining their benefits to the game of water polo!
Out of Pool Exercises Part 1
Many student athletes don't have year-round access to a pool to conduct their exercises, and to stay finely tuned and in shape. Now you can stay fit with these great out-of-pool exercises that strengthen the core, wrists, and forearms, while stretching your muscles and preventing injury! Be sure to watch part 1 of this three-part series.
Would you like to improve your lineup sprint times? How about increasing your ability to reach the ball first to tip it to your teammates? Well there's probably no better person to learn from, and to pickup a few pointers, than Wolf Wigo, a former US Olympic team sprinter. If you want to move fast and reach the ball in record time, this is the guy to listen to. Wolf shares some of his secrets, like favorite positioning during lineup, and drafting techniques.
The Word on Water Polo Adam Krikorian
Head Coach of the USA Women's Senior National Team, Adam Krikorian, sits down for an interview about his decision to continuing coaching the national team.
- Official theme song
Presentation by Baroness Sue Campbell on PE and school sport
Youth Sport Trust Chair Baroness Sue Campbell speaks to an audience of headteachers about issues in school sport and PE, how to improve and recommendations on how best to spend the recent primary school sport funding.
Butterfly with Breaststroke Kick
Due to many student athlete's strong swimming background, most water polo players have a tendency to use their hands and arms to execute movement in the water, when instead they should be using their legs. Here's a great exercise to practice, which Brad Schumacher says will both strengthen your extremities, while training you to use them to initiate your moves. This will increase your reaction speed and make you a more explosive athlete! Who doesn't want that?
Brad Schumacher teaches the fundamentals of shooting the perfect backhand! Brad demonstrates form and technique, while including a few small nuances that can turn an average move, which scores occasionally, into a secret weapon that will transform one into a stellar scoring machine!
Taking the Ejection
Some great tips on how and when to properly take a hard ejection without risking a penalty shot! Wolf Wigo shares his best tips and tricks with us on this exiting instalment!
Upslide and Grip Technique
Brad Schumacher strongly urges anyone who plays water polo to work hard on improving two components of your game: Your upslide technique and your grip strength. According to Brad improving these two components will make all the difference in your ability to score consistently! And we all want that, right? So watch this tip and get working on your upslide and grip strength, today!
Lob Ball Trick Shot
One directly from Wolf Wigo's arsenal: the lob shot! Wolf provides some very detailed tips that will have you performing the perfect lob shot in no time. Many in the game attempt to perform a good lob, however, few ever succeed on a regular basis. Now you can change that by following these great tips!
Brad Schumacher demonstrates the perfect layout shot to give you a serious edge over your competition! In this edition you'll learn proper form and technique, and how to spread out your shots effectively.
Faking Do's and Don'ts
An absolute must-see for athletes of every level of water polo! Wolf Wigo goes into depth and breaks down this critical skill into four separate elements. He leaves nothing to the imagination as he shares his technique with us that made him an elite player at Olympic level. Don't miss it as irresoective of your skill level, there's something in this lesson for everyone!
Join Wolf Wigo as he demonstrates the power and effectiveness of a proper skip-shot, and pick up a few pointers on form and setup. Boy, can he throw hard!
Flipping the Ball
A critical skill that is often overlooked and rarely seen finally receives some detailed attention from Brad Schumacher, who not only demonstrates the proper technique that is required for accuracy, but also the three different methods for pulling off this tricky move. So whether you're a pro or a beginner, there's something in this lesson for everyone!
Outside Shooting Do's and Don'ts
A critical skill set for any serious water polo player to master is a strong outside shot. From timing, to positioning, to form and power, Wolf Wigo delves deep into the nuances of outside shooting. So be certain to watch this tip and start increasing your percentages, today!
Three-time Olympian Wolf Wigo demonstrates a very useful drill to develop a strong eggbeater kick and ball-throw combination. This drill called "Slam Ball" can easily be incorporated into any practice and will help you and your team to develop a powerful eggbeater kick, which will translate into significant height and throwing clearance!
Bradley Schumacher illustrates the perfect "Sweep Shot!" He provides pointers on technique, along with some great drills to incorporate into your practice.