Barcelona International Water Polo Academy


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We offer water polo players and teams from all over the world a chance to train and play in one of the water polo capitals of the world: Barcelona, Spain. 

Who we are?

BIWPA is an international water polo academy based in Barcelona, Spain, that combines high performance water polo and academic studies for athletes from different parts of the world.

Additionally, BIWPA offers team training camps, events and tournaments, water polo camps and courses for coaches. 


The best combination between high performance water polo and academic studies in Barcelona. We target athletes aged 14 to 18 years old who are looking to combine their studies with training and competition opportunities abroad. For athletes over 18 years old we offer the gap year program and the Bachelor's/Master's degree program with Geneva Business School. 

Team Training Trips

We offer teams around the world a chance to train in Barcelona's top facilities, compete against local club teams and enjoy the city's culture and gastronomy. Teams of all types and levels are welcome: national, college, high school and club teams. 

Water Polo Camps 

Water polo camps for young players aged 11 to 17 in the best facilities in Barcelona, Spain. An opportunity for campers to improve the fundamental aspects of water polo, meet players from around the world and have a blast. Find also other locations in the United States and more! 

Coaches Institute

The Coaches Institute is our academy for coaches, where we provide training, education and tools to coaches around the world. Learn alongside our coaching staff during one of our programs or explore the online courses available

Our Tournaments

Barcelona Masters Cup

3rd edition

June 2023 (TBD)

WATKO Beach Water Polo

 5th edition

September 2nd to 4th, 2022

Barcelona Cup

 5th edition

September 8th to 11th, 2022

Technical Corner

A free video training platform for water polo coaches and athletes to learn the fundamental drills and individual skills. A tool with training techniques featuring professional and semi-professional athletes along with comments and tips from our Academy coaches. 

Relevant Facts

 Numbers that show how we work

2.000 athletes

in 2019

31 nationalities

in 2019

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