USA Clinics

Bringing European water polo to the US

Next clinics:

  • Winter Camp in Gainesville (FL) - December 17 to 22, 2022 (two sessions)
  • Winter Camp in Dallas (TX) - December 19 to 22, 2022
  • Winter Academy in California - December 27 to 30, 2022 (two sessions)
  • New Year's Camp in San Clemente (CA) - January 2 to 6, 2023

"A unique chance for all clubs, high schools and water polo teams in the US to learn from our coaches" 

We offer partnership opportunities to bring our coaches and water polo knowledge to any club or high school in the US.

The BIWPA methodology is based on the importance of learning the fundamentals, individual technique and tactics, as well as decision making. Get in touch for clinic opportunities either for players or for coaches!

Upcoming clinics

Gainesville, FL

December 17 - 22, 2022

When?

From December 17 to 22, 2022

Where?

Gainesville, Florida

1100 Northeast 14th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601

Who?

  • Dec 17 - 18: Ages 7 - 12
  • Dec 19 - 22: Ages 12 - 19

Schedule

  • Dec 17 - 18: Day camp from 8 am to 3 pm
  • Dec 19 - 22: Residential or day camp from 9 am to 3 pm

Pricing

  • Dec 17 - 18: $250
  • Dec 19 -22: $450 (day) or $750 (residential)

Coaches

BIWPA Academy coaches and US college coaches (TBD)

Dallas, TX

December 19 - 22, 2022

Yuri Colet

BIWPA Academy

Ferran Pascual

BIWPA Academy

When?

From Monday, December 19th to Thursday, December 22nd

Where?

  • Morning: Eastside Aquatics Center, 5729 Memorial Dr, The Colony 75056
  • Afternoon: Westside Aquatics Center, 1750 Duncan Lane Lewisville 75067

Who?

  • Morning: Middle school ages
  • Afternoon: High school ages

Schedule

  • Morning: 10 am to 12.30 pm
  • Afternoon: 12.30 am to 3.30 pm

Pricing

$350

Coaches

BIWPA Academy coaches: Ferran Pascual and Yuri Colet

Costa Mesa & Bay Area, CA

December 27 - 30, 2022 | Learn more >>

Ferran Pascual

BIWPA Academy

'MIZE' Zellmer

The Perfect Goalie

Bret Lathrope

Assistant Coach LBSU

When?

  • Session 1 (Costa Mesa): Dec 27 - 28, 2022
  • Session 2 (Bay Area): Dec 29 - 30, 2022

Where?

  • S1: Costa Mesa High School, 2650 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • S2: Redwood HS, 395 Doherty Dr. Larkspur, CA, 94939

Who?

Field players (ages 13 - 17) and goalies (ages 12 - 17)

Schedule

From 9:30 am to 12 pm & 1 pm to 3 pm

Pricing

Goalies - $595 | Players - $450 | Coaches - $250 - Price per session

Coaches

Ferran Pascual, Michael Zellmer "MIZE" (The Perfect Goalie), Bret Lathrope (LBSU)

San Clemente, CA

January 2 - 6, 2023

Ferran Pascual

BIWPA Academy

Yuri Colet

BIWPA Academy

Stephen Loomis

Assistant Coach UCSB

When?

From January 2 to 6, 2023

Where?

San Clemente High School, California (US)

Who?

  • Morning: Grades 6 to 8
  • Afternoon: Grades 9 to 12

Schedule

  • Morning: 8 am to 12 pm
  • Afternoon: 12 am to 4 pm

Pricing

$495 per player  

Coaches

Ferran Pascual and Yuri Colet (BIWPA Academy) and Stephen Loomis (Assistant Coach UCSB)

A typical 1-day clinic

Our focus: Demonstrate Spanish water polo through tecnical and tactical practice.

What?

We offer a unique clinic opportunity led by the BIWPA Academy coaching staff and directed by 2x Olympic coach Quim Colet. Learn Spanish techniques to improve your skills and fundamentals:

  • Fundamentals
  • Individual technique for offense (with and without ball)
  • Individual technique for defense (press and zone defense)
  • 6 on 5 / 5 on 6 specific skills and decision-making

Who?

Open to co-ed players ages 12u, 14u and 16u

Schedule

6-hour clinic with a 1-hour lunch break. For example:

  • 10 am - 12.30 pm
  • 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm break
  • 1.30 pm - 4 pm 

BIWPA Coaching Staff

More than 10 years of professional coaching experience in Spain. Co-founder and head coach of the Barcelona International Water Polo Academy.

Yuri Colet

Head Coach BIWPA Academy

2x Olympic coach with Spain men's national team in 2008 and 2012. Currently the head men's coach of Club Natacio Sabadell (LEN Euro Cup and Spanish Supercup winner).

Quim Colet

Head Coach Club Natacio Sabadell

More than 10 years of professional coaching experience at CN Rubi in Spain. Currently coaching the Portugal women's national team and also women at Fluvial WP.

Ferran Pascual

Head Coach Portugal Women

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Past clinics in the US

Dallas 2022
Walnut Creek 2022
Costa Mesa 2021
Commerce 2019
Norcal II 2019
Norcal I 2019
San Diego II 2017
San Diego I 2017

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