Water Polo

Fundamentals of Water Polo

Fundamentals of Water Polo is a beginner level water polo class for boys and girls ages 10-15. This course will cover eggbeater (treading water), head up and head down freestyle, backstroke, ball handling skills, and passing technique. This class will encourage teamwork, good character, and having fun learning a great sport. Prerequisite: Students must know proper head down freestyle technique, including side breathing.  Students must also know breastroke.  New students will be evaluated on the first day of class and appropriate classes will be recommended to those students who fail to meet the swimming prerequisite. For students who are 7-9 years old, and students who need to work on their swimming prerequisite, please check out the Polo Buddies classes at Splash. Students will need to bring goggles. Girls must wear one piece suits, and boys must wear speedos or jammers, no board shorts. Students can only attend the Fundamentals class in which they are signed up. There are no makeups.

Polo Buddies

Polo Buddies is a beginner’s level water polo class for boys and girls, ages 7 – 15.  With a smaller class size and multiple coaches, students receive more individual instruction.  In a Polo Buddies class, no student gets left behind.  This class is perfect for any child and is an inclusive class for kids with ADHD (ADD), Asperger’s, anxiety, or muscle coordination issues.  Students must be able to follow verbal directions, work in groups of 3 to 4, and must be safe in deep water.  Polo Buddies is a group class, and is not designed for students who may need coordination issues.  Students must be able to follow verbal directions, work in groups of 3 to 4, and must be safe in deep water.  Polo Buddies is a group class, it is not designed for students who may need their own instructor.  For those with severe autism, or students who require private lessons, please check out the adaptive swim classes at Splash.  For more information please contact Coach David Farkas at davidfarkas@mac.com.

 

Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center

13806 La Mirada Blvd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Phone: (562) 902-3191
Fax: (562) 902-3166