Sport England are keen to give professionals a firm grasp of the commissioning process and ensure commissioners are better equipped to understand how sport and activity can help deliver better services for local people.
Commissioning: Mission Possible
Presenting the case for investing in sport and activity: an animated guide to working with local authority commissioners.
Review of LTAD around the world Pt 2
Istvan Balyi, an architect and leader of the Sport for Life movement, updates the delegates of the 2012 World Long-Term Athlete Development Symposium about the progress of nations around the world as they implement LTAD.
Review of LTAD around the World Pt 1
Presentation by Dr Colin Higgs at the 2012 World Long-Term Athlete Development Symposium
Interview with Sir Keith Mills
The Qualities of leadership. "Good leaders surround themselves with good people"
Interview with Adam Paker
Interview published Mar 2014 with then Commonwealth Games England CEO, who was appointed Chief Executive of ASA later that year.
Interview with John Steele
Chair, English Institute of Sport and Executive Director of Sport at Loughborough University, formerly CEO, Youth Sport Trust
Interview with Simone Benhayon
Interview with Zoggs UK Ambassador, ASA Swimtastic Award winner and SASP Children's Coach of the Year Simone Benhayon recorded on 12 Oct 2014 at Zoggs UK Oceans of Fun event
Interview with David Annand
Interview with Zoggs UK Marketing & PR Manager David Annand recorded on 12 Oct 2014 at Zoggs UK Oceans of Fun event
Interview with Adam Scholefield
Interview with Team GB 2012 Olympic water polo player Adam Scholefield recorded on 12 Oct 2014 at Zoggs UK Oceans of Fun event
Water Polo 101: 6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Game
Six simple things every water polo player can add to their game, coveringhow to handle one on 0's and two on 0's, clearing weak side for teammates, not giving up on a play, and tunnel vision defence.
Water Polo 101: The Sprint
Video covering the opening sprint that takes place at the beginning of each quarter of a water polo game. The roles of the sprinter and double sprinter are covered as is the defensive switch that takes place if you lose the sprint. This video is great for all beginner players, especially those players about to play their first game.
Coaches and their Impact on Participation Research
Video coverage of the recent sports coach UK partner event webinar
Spain vs Great Britain Women
Goal action from the recent match
Expert Water Polo Coaching - Faster Higher Stonger
Australian Women's Water Polo head coach Greg McFadden discusses management tactics, his current team and how he has developed into an Olympic silver medal winning coach in another Water Polo special in the Faster Higher Stronger series.
Ball Under to Counter Attack
Final Tip Of The Week. Thajnks to CWPA for something that will continue to help water polo athletes in the future. This final Tip is about good technique against someone who "cradles the ball." Enjoy!
Olympian, Wolf Wigo, teaches us some fun and impressive ball juggling techniques that develop coordination, timing, and core strength!
Defend Your Lane
Brad Schumacher and Wolf Wigo demonstrate a few ideal techniques to neutralize a player who's constantly trying to get up in the lane. Among the techniques shared, one is a fake lateral pull that makes your opponent overcommit to one side, throwing off his balance and reaction time. Another is to shoot an imaginary line, which you swim rapidly towards to intercept your opponent.
Backstroke Passing Drills
Here are two drills that work on passing technique, leg strengthening, eye-hand coordination, and stamina. These are great for the beginner, all the way to the most advanced players.
The Perfect Inside Turn
Brad and Wolf share their fine points on the coveted "inside turn" technique, from setup to execution, they leave nothing to the imagination! Want to get around your opponents to score? Then watch this tip and learn how!
Commonwealth Water Polo Championships 2014
Teaser for the competition held from 5 to 12 April 2014 at Aberdeen Sports Village Aquatics Centre, Aberdeen
Water Polo Experimental Rules
Komjádi Cup 2013 (Nov / Dec) for 16 to 22 year olds
Water Polo Presentation, Talking Referees
Explaining referees' decisions to spectators in water polo.
Game HUN - USA in Budapest, Hungary 2014
Harry Wheeler Interview
Radio interview with West Dorset Warrior player Harry Wheeler
Water Polo rules - Instructions for referees
World Water Polo Referees Association
2013 Goalie Saves
A look back at some great water polo saves during 2013. Additional footage courtesy of MPSF and ESPNU
New FINA Water Polo Rules
Jim Cullingham helps to explain the new FINA water polo rules
Man Up/ Powerplay: Overload
A basic man up play. A good starting point for any team.
A simple way to break down a zone or "drop"
Sport Relief 2014 launch
Sport Relief 2014 launch - supporters encourage you to get involved in the fun and games this year. To find out more visit http://www.sportrelief.com