Water Polo

Parent Category: Sports
A water sport with two teams of swimmers each of which tries to pass a ball into the other's goal.


Fourteen players overall. Seven on each team. Six players and a goalie for each team. There are a numerous amount of substitutions because it is a very strenuous sport.
Water Polo originated in England and Scotland in the 19th century. It began as a form of competition to demonstrate strength and swimming skill.
There are 6 field players and 1 goal keeper on each team.
There are so many water polo tournaments that you cannot count themon one hand. Some include Winterfest, John Hale, Junior Olympics,TYR and way more.
Minor fouls are when one player prevents another from getting to the ball.
The goal only counts if the person did not look around or move theball in anyway before shooting it. They have to just pick it up andshoot right away.
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None normally, but you can wear a mouthguard.
For water polo you just need some togs and a waterpolo ball
Yes but you will have to practice about once a week.
If you were located at 20 degrees north latitude and 60 degrees west longitude, you would be in water, specifically in the Atlantic Ocean, north of the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in the Lesser Antilles.
Water polo if anything hurts your swim technique, but it does give you more power in your breastroke kick because of the use of egg-beater kick.
athletes would train there muscule for their legs and arms be stronger need to swim couple laps to be a stronger swimmer
water polo is when the players work together to score and win the other team
around 7 million each side
Early games used an inflated rubber ball that came from India known as a "pulu" (the single Indian word for all "balls"). Pronounced "polo" by the English, both the game and the ball became known as "water polo."
water polo swim suite, a pool, team mates and there opponets also the water polo ball
The whistle is blown once and play stops. If the player who is fouled has the ball, they get a free throw. If the player who is fouled is a defender, they are awarded the ball and get a free throw. The referee will point to the player who has the free throw with one arm and the direction of the team...
yes they caps to help them know where there teammates are
A question like this goes down to opinion really, especially with something as general as prestige. Most organizations would claim their award to be the most prestigious given the chance. The claim that holds the most water (excuse the pun) would probably be the Olympics, an event that is recognized...
Yes, very in my opinion it is the hardest sport to play and learn!!!! Most people Quit in the first few seconds!!!!!!! It is a very hard sport and i think the hardest!!!!!!!
yes you can as long as the ref doesnt think you are doing other things that will get you excluded
Yes. The musher (racer) who comes in last gets what is called the 'Red Lantern'.
Depending on the type of swimming pool, all the players aretouching the side of the pool of their own side or are on the bankof the pool. Each team decides which player will sprint for theball. This means that when they line up, the fastest person goes tothe side of the pool where the official with...
Penalties in water polo are called ejections. Ejections last 20 seconds and begin as soon as the player ejected is out of bounds. There is a designated Ejection box that a player must wait in. Ejected players must remain in the ejection box until the referee signals the player back in to play. Other...
Mikasa is simply more used and more professional. other than that they're about the same.
Those are two different brand names of water polo ball. Actually a kiefer water polo ball is different then a mikasa because it is heavier and comes in number sizes. A mikasa just comes in men and women
There is no set number of teams that can play in a water polo tournament. It varies depending on level of play and whether it is the off season or not. There will be more teams in a tournament during a season then in the off season.
To be able to swim fast, but preferable to be able to accelerate very fast and to start faster than your opponent. Next you need a lot of stamina and you need to be able to tread water using the eggbeater technique. This involves kicking your legs one after the other instead of kicking them...
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The men waterpolo players wear a speedo and woman waterpolo players wear a full body costume .
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Water polo is so named because of its likeness to normal polo and the fact that it is played in water. In reality, it is more similar to rugby but "water rugby" doesn't have quite the same ring to it.
You tread the water quickly with your legs and it propels you out of the water.
Yes, yes indeed water polo is gay. If you play water polo then youhave nothing to do with your life and just want to prune in a poolfull of men in speedos with raisin dicks. Try a new sport likebeer-pong or hopscotch. I have never met a water polo player thatwas not a complete fag**t. If you watch...
Hungary won in 2000 and 2004, they have also won the most gold medals, with eight to their name, four more than the nearest competitors, Great Britain and Italy, who have four each. Womens teams only started competing recently, Italy won in 2004 and Australia in 2000.
There was no real reason, people did it to show off and for fun, it was seen as a good way to display athleticism in the water.
BEcause it was meant to
in men's and women's category there are 4 quarters of 8 minutes each.This is also for smaller ages but below some ages there are differences in the of ball.
There are many countries that play the water polo. Over 100countries in various part of the world play the water polo.
water polo is in the water and pollo uses horses and is on land. water polo is in the water and polo is on land and it involves horses.
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a swim suite ur team and ur oppendents a water polo ball and a referry oh also a pool and goals
For mens water polo there are 14 colleges/universities that play in division III. For women's water polo there are 19 colleges/universities that play in division III.
Current (2009) Trojan QB Matt Barkley. His dad Les Barkley played water polo at USC in the late 70s.
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There isn't any leagues in Houston for 18 and up but there is a fairly competitive team by the name of HOPS water polo that practice in the Houston medical center area. They play in a few tournaments though out the year against other Texas teams which include masters and high school aged club teams.
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It depends on where you want to play. If its for a club team its usually about 50 dollars.
The world champions in water polo is Serbia.
You need to be good at treading water, which means you can stayabove the water for a long time, and you need to be able to movefrom one side of the goal to the other. Another good thing to beable to is block the ball.
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Goalkeeper usually wears a red cap.
there can be as many as you want.
there can be as many as you want.
of course you do....you have to be a very good and fast swimmer, unless you are a goalie, but even then speed and technique for swimming are necessary.
there are 14 people in the pool, at least 7 including the goalie,on each team.
Water polo players often wear 2 speedos because players will often grab others' speedos in order to get better positioning during the game and the speedos can sometimes rip. Players wear 2 speedos 1) so that speedos wont rip and 2) it makes it a little harder to grab onto them when there are 2. I...
Well when you throw the ball you need to throw it quite hard and spin the ball backwards and throw it down. If you throw it too flat then it will merely skim the surface, instead of skipping it. Some people find it easier to use a flat ball, like myself.
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You could ask a water polo player when they began playing, what teams they have played for, who their favorite athlete is, what position they play, what they do to stay in shape, how many yards they swim each day, what their average number of goals per game is, or what their favorite part of the...
Water polo originated as a form of rugby played in the rivers of England and Scotland. Click on the 'History of Water Polo' link on this page to read an article concerning the history of water polo.
Two teams of 3,4 or 5 players compete in a game, and between 20 and 60 horses can be used. It depends on the calibre of the players and the horses. Horses can be changed depending on how tired the horses get during the match.