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By Xabi Gómez.

The next April, days 7,8 and 9 will mark the first time in Euskadi waterpolo campuses thanks to the collaboration of BIWPA and the Basque Swimming Federation. During those days players will have double training session to deepen or improve the knowledge already acquired through our coaches Xavi BIWPA Balaguer, Joan Albella and timely collaboration of Luis Reigadas. In addition, the clinic will attend a national referee to guide young people in the rules and facilitate their understanding. Also be noted that during two days the players on the advice of the physiotherapist Nerea Gomez to learn how to perform pre- and post-exercise stretching in water.


Xavi Balaguer: It takes an entire linked to swimming pools, mainly in the CN Sabadell where he coached the senior team of girls between 2003 and 2007 and was subsequently set by the male life. His proven experience makes the technical direction of BIWPA campus is in good hands.

Joan Albella: forged as a player in the quarry of CN Olot, soon went to the bench after his retirement. After a period in the quarry of the Club, received the offer of Askartza Waterpolo where for five seasons is the Technical Director and also coach of Euskal Herria.


Luis Reigadas: The current coach of Maristak, Basque club that competes in Euskal Herria leagues and a connoisseur of waterpolo in Bizkaia. Their work will be complemented by Balaguer address and Albella.

Nerea Gomez: Graduated in Physiotherapy and Master Posturology Ramón Llull University of Barcelona. His family is linked to the sport for years. His brother is water polo player and his father on a regular calls for the Spanish team in the medical device. Its function will be oriented to the postural education and primary education stretches a water polo player must perform.

As it is established, the technical team will be part BIWPA on the campus of Leioa has considerable experience in the field will undoubtedly help young players in their progression through training of technical improvement of BIWPA. All technical luxury box is wishing that date arrives for the campus.

On April 7th, 8th and 9th  BIWPA‘ll be Leioa (Bizkaia) offering a clinic for boys and girls born between 1996 and 2003 with the invaluable assistance of the Basque Swimming Federation. Over three days, waterpolo players interested in attending the campus may have the opportunity to train concentrated in two daily sessions led by coach Xavi Balaguer and Joan Albella. Both have an experienced and accredited profile background in the sport.

The clinic will take place in the pool Askartza in Leioa and, for those who wish may stay at the residence Atalaia Claret in the center.


It will highlight the main technical gestures at the individual level and also be fitted with a specialist goalkeeping coach. To balance and level groups, the participants will be divided into age clínic to better learning.

In addition to video sessions and lectures, BIWPA provide all the needs of the future promises of waterpolo and full equipping of BIWPA, now classic in our campus.


Prices have been designed taking into account the sensitive time faced by many families and, therefore, range between 350 and 260 euros depending on whether young people remain or not in residence therefore understand that the Basques players, having your home close, wishing to stay overnight in their homes.

In short, BIWPA comes to Bilbao for future promises of the sport to concentrate and enjoy this sport at its best. Training hard, making new friends and improving or settling the previously learned concepts.