Water Polo ResourcesStages 8-10 Water Polo have now been re-written as part of the Learn to Swim Aquatics Framework, with new video resources produced for IoS Learning Solutions to support delivery by non-waterpolo coaches.
Water Polo Stage 8.1
8.1 Tread water vertically and comfortably for 30 seconds, using eggbeater kick.
Water Polo Stage 8.2
8.2 Maintain a vertical position whilst moving forwards, backwards, left & right, using the sculling and eggbeater kick for 5 minutes.
Water Polo Stage 8.5
8.5 Swim 5 metres head up front crawl.
Water Polo Stage 8.6
8.6 Swim forwards 5 metres whilst controlling a ball in front.
Water Polo Stage 8.7
8.7 In vertical eggbeater, pick up the ball from underneath the surface with alternate hands into a throwing position.
Water Polo Stage 8.8
8.8 Hold a tripod position, with a ball, for 30 seconds.
Water Polo Stage 8.9
8.9 Play a simple water polo game, score by placing ball on the side of the pool and demonstrate skills learnt during this stage.