5 Common Mistakes New Coaches Make

Coaching Water Polo requires an entirely different skill compared to playing it. An effective coach must be proficient in teaching a player the skills they need to be successful while at practice and during competition. To accomplish this, a coach must have the expertise necessary to run practices effectively in the first place, but mustContinue reading “5 Common Mistakes New Coaches Make”

The College Water Polo All Star game

Imagine this; a three-game series between two teams which feature the best Division I collegiate Water Polo players in the country. Each team’s coach and players would be elected by their peers and captained by the Cutino award winner and runner up. The series would be scheduled as part of the Junior Olympic tournament thatContinue reading “The College Water Polo All Star game”

The Rule of Two: The best way to navigate choosing team leadership.

By: Connor G. Predmore In Water Polo, picking the proper team leadership is so important because of the nature of the sport. With only seven players in the water at any given time, individual mistakes can be costly. Each person is required to quickly switch between utilizing fast, controlled aggression with intelligent, purposeful technique. GivenContinue reading “The Rule of Two: The best way to navigate choosing team leadership.”

The D3 Championship and what it means for sport growth moving forward

I’m not going to lie. When I first heard about the idea of implementing a D3 Championship, I thought it was a great idea and a great opportunity for the sport. It definitely is, however I didn’t immediately think about the deeper impact the implementation of that championship game would have on the sport movingContinue reading “The D3 Championship and what it means for sport growth moving forward”

Questions from Reddit: Overcoming Adversity

Something that I’ve had trouble with lately is coming up with content for the blog outside of the interviews I’m conducting. What do people want to hear? What do they want to read? What would keep them engaged? I posed the question on Reddit and immediately got a response about a young man who neededContinue reading “Questions from Reddit: Overcoming Adversity”

The All Access Water Polo Mission

First off, I want to say thank you for stopping in and taking the journey of blogging with me. What really inspired me to get into writing about Water Polo was not only my years of playing, but my desire to spread the sport and shed some much needed light on the game I loveContinue reading “The All Access Water Polo Mission”