Water Polo Swimming

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 hig ...more

How To : Swim with the ball in water polo

This swimming with the ball tutorial is a great lesson in moving with the ball in water polo. The idea is to keep it in front of you as you swim with your head up. Note the high leg kick to keep the drag low and create lots of white water to blind pursuing defenders.

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 ...more

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 ...more

How To : Establish proper defensive position in water polo

Defending proper position in water polo is crucial in improving your water polo game. Establish your defensive position with your hips no lower than 18" in the water. This is so you don't get a penalty. This allows for optimal mobility. Keep a high hip and foot position to acc ...more

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 s ...more

How To : Improve your water polo pressure point defense

In this video tutorial, Greg Fraser demonstrates a few tactical pressure points that might be useful in competitive water polo. This video is a must-watch for all water polo players who want to improve their grappling skills and overall defense.

How To : Practice the center forward water polo body position

This is the classic water polo body position. You are in a seated chair position, sculling your hands while eggbeater with both legs. This is the position optimal for moving to and from the ball. This is also called the center forward position in water polo.

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 : Shoot the backhand shot in water polo

How to do a proper backhand shot. This is important in scoring when close to the goal. Pick the ball up on top, cup with forearm and hand. If you don't cup it's easy to steal the ball. Rotate your shoulder to give you optimal power. Step out to the ball to rotate and increase ...more

How To : Play Marco Polo

It's the coolest pool party game ever named after a 13th-century explorer. Marco Polo is a perfect way to cool down and have fun. You Will Need * Friends * A pool *Warning Never run along the side of a pool. Children should always swim with adult supervision. Step 1: Grab ...more

How To : Avoid Naked Surfing

Bikini vs. The Wave I have always been a fan of the bikini, but it hasn't always loved me back. My private bits have often been left alone after even the most shallow dives into a pool. While swimming pools allow for re-adjustment or retrieval of your lost swimwear the ocean ...more

How To : Jump into deep water and swim as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

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 : Practice kinesthetic memory positions for butterfly

Dr Haljand instructs on position your elbows and shoulders for the butterfly stroke. This is a dry land exercise for perfecting the entry of your hands for the butterfly in swimming. This is a very detailed breakdown of how your body is positioned in the water.

How To : Make a Mermaid Tail Costume

Make your underwater dreams come true by turning yourself into a bona fide swimming mermaid. If mermaids did exist, you would be the perfect candidate to transform into the mythical creature. So check out this video tutorial form Little Orca to learn how to make your own merma ...more

How To : Troubleshoot leaky and dripping taps

Dripping taps can drive you mad, as well as waste water and stain your sink. Luckily, leaking taps can easily be sorted out once you've worked out what's wrong. Watch this video tutorial for tips on how to deal with dripping and leaking taps. Step 1: The modern style tap, one ...more

How To : Clean a green swimming pool

Spring is here and you are excited to use your in-ground swimming pool again. Problem is, you find your pool filled with green water after opening it. What do you do? Watch this two-part video tutorial to learn how to backwash your pool filter and clear up that swampy green po ...more

How To : Swim a proper freestyle

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-me ...more

How To : Do a pool workout with SELF Magazine

Get bikini ready with a few tips from the experts. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine gives you a full-body workout centered around swimming exercises. Watch to learn how to dive into the pool to do the following exercise: egg beaters, stair star, water taxi, toe touch ...more

How To : Rescue someone in the water as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

How To : Do dumbbell butterfly swim strokes

Learn how to do dumbbell butterfly swim strokes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The butterfly swimming stroke, as any swimmer knows, works your shoulders through a full circular motion. Here you replace the resistance of the water with dumbbells. M ...more

How To : Exploit a power play

Lesson for water polo spectators or new players about the 6 on 5 power play in water polo. Both the 4-2 and 3-3 power play are reviewed.

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How To : Do exercises to increase swimming mobility

You may not think yoga, calisthenics (jumping), and dynamic flexibility are related to swimming (given that those former exercises occur on land and swimming occurs in water), but all three types of exercises strengthen your ability to swim with ease and strength. Yoga increa ...more

How To : Teach your dog to swim without stress

If you've got a new pup, or just a stubborn dog who hates water and doesn't feel like swimming, there is a way to get them to be more friendly with water. But it takes patience, as anything with dog training. In this video you will learn some simple tips for easing your dog in ...more

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How to Walkthrough Darksiders : Drowned Pass

There's four shadow arena fights in this level of the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. In the Drowned Pass, there's the Counter Killer, Wrath of War, World of Pain, and Defender. The Drowned Pass features a deep lake in the middle of the area, a path that runs about the outer edge, a ...more

How To : Do a flutter kick ab exercise

Flutter kicks are often used to work the lower abs. Generally, flutter kicks are performed at the end of an abdominal workout when the abs are fatigued. In reality, this exercise does very little for abdominal development. The main muscles worked are the hip flexors. So if you ...more

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Try running through fire, swimming in freezing water, wading through mud tunnels, and crawling across barbed wire, all the while being distracted by fire machine-gun blanks, thunder flashes and smoke bombs. (Possible injuries you may sustain: barbed wire cuts, burns, hypother ...more

How To : Removing algae from a swimming pool

Swimming season is here! Learn how to treat the water in your swimming pool when opening it for the summer season in this pool care video from our swimming pool expert. Part 1 of 15 - How to Removing algae from a swimming pool. Removing algae from a swimming pool - Part 2 of 1 ...more

How To : Sharpen power and stamina for swimming

Swimming does usually occur in water, but that doesn't mean there aren't land exercises that we land mammals can do to improve mobility for when we emulate finned fishies. Watch this tutorial for a quick workout to increase swimming power and stamina, two very important skill ...more

How To : Improve your freestyle swimming breathing

One of the hardest challenges for a beginning swimmer can be learning how to breathe properly. If you aren't careful with your breathing, you can end up with a mouth full of water and an unpleasant swimming experience. Whether you are swimming for pleasure, training for a tri ...more

How To : Get comfortable swimming

Check out this instructional swimming video that demonstrates how to get comfortable swimming using these 3 drills to develop a feel of putting your head underwater and exhaling. These are 3 great drills for the very beginner swimmer. These drills will particularly give you th ...more

How To : Correct faults when swimming

Learn how to overcome and fix four common swim faults with this lesson from six-time Ironman champion Dave Scott. Check out this swimming tutorial video that explains how to correct faults while swimming. Concentrate on your stroke mechanics in the water, and learn how to corr ...more

How To : Swin freestyle faster by decreasing drag

Friction from the water plays a major role in slowing you down when you are swimming. Without proper form and technique, your body will drag in the water. Decreasing drag can greatly improve your speed in the water. This entertaining freestyle swimming technique video shows y ...more

How To : Prevent an ear infection by getting water out

Leaving water in your ear after a bath, shower or swimming can sometimes lead to a painful infection. Protect your health and hearing by following a few tips with a hair dryer, vinegar and rubbing alcohol to get water out of your ear.

How To : Swim the advanced front crawl

Learn a few techniques from our expert swimming teacher, to build up your confidence in the water and your knowledge of doing the advanced front crawl properly. Swim the advanced front crawl. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Aqua jog for low impact cardio exercise

Getting regular cardiovascular exercise is extremely important to maintain good health but it can be difficult to find an exercise that isn't strenuous on the joints. Luckily aqua jogging is a great workout for any age. Aqua jogging is great for your cardiovascular system, an ...more

How To : Do moving support perception drills in swimming

If you think you have a good swimming technique and you're not sure how you can gain more speed in the water, moving support perception drills can help you improve your skills. The specialized drills focus on the motions you do while swimming to give you more speed and consist ...more

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