by John Tanner, Stanford University Head Women's Water Polo Coach, and Assistant Coach of Men's 2000 US Olympic Water Polo Team.
In this instructional water polo DVD, John Tanner offers a six Part "nuts and bolts" marker board breakdown of coaching Water Polo. Part 1; Basic Fundamentals breaks down movement through the water, ball handling, offensive skills, and defensive skills. Part 2; Playing Systems details numbering system, front court defense strategies and tactics, front court offense, driving offense, ejection strategies including 6-on-5 and 5-on-6, and counterattack options and strategies. In Part 3; Seasonal Planning, Tanner breaks down seasonal phases offering specific details for what to emphasize in each seasonal phase. Part 4; Practice Planning, Tanner shares his outline for the necessary components of a practice. Part 5; Game Day Planning, Coach Tanner breaks down the pre-game meeting, reviewing player roles and expectations, and post game meetings. In Part 6; How to Coach, Tanner shares his philosophies and experience of the necessary components of teaching and coaching the sport of Water Polo.
- This is a complete guide to coaching water polo
- See proven seasonal and practice planning strategies
- Get game day planning tips to gain an edge
50 minutes. 2004.