Generate aggressive movement involving every player on your team
Get comprehenisve instruction for six essential tactical areas
Improve your tactical approach to the game
with John Tanner, Stanford University Head Women's Water Polo Coach, 2011 & 2002 NCAA Champions; and Assistant Coach of Men's 2000 US Olympic Water Polo Team
John Tanner offers a comprehensive guide to Water Polo Team Tactics. Utilizing marker board diagrams with explanations that include reasons and philosophies, Coach Tanner divides Team Tactics strategies into six essential parts. Part 1; Front Court Defense includes Press Defense, Help Defense, Drop Defense, M-Zone Defense. Part 2; Counterattack Offense includes, Right Side Release and Front Court Counterattack. Part 3; Front Court Offense includes Drive, Picks, Attacking a Drop Defense, and Attacking a 2-4 Split. In Part 4; Counterattack Defense, Tanner shares strategies for transition to defense, identifying match ups, pressing to slow down the offense, and taking away the ball side. In Part 5; 5 On 6, Coach Tanner covers Knockdown Defense, and Shot Blocking Defense Part 6; 6 on 5 tactics include the 4-2 and 3-3 attack. Tanner's philosophy on team tactics is to strive for aggressive movement with the expectation of involving every player on the team.
53 minutes. 2004.
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