By nate.landas - Last updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
We have recently released three Water Polo DVDs featuring John Tanner and Brenda Villa. John Tanner is the Stanford University head coach and the 2012 Olympic Water Polo team head coach. Brenda Villa is a 3x Olympian and Water Polo Player of the Decade. The titles of these new Water Polo DVDs are:
20 Unpublished Tips for Becoming a World Champion Water Polo Player
Prepare yourself for the big games
Increase your speed, strength and individuals skills
Learn to get rid of grabbers
Create more space to shoot or pass
Understanding Water Polo
Watch and play the game with greater knowledge and insight
Get a player, referee, and coach’s perspective of the game.
See how all fouls are defined, with demonstrations and appropriate whistle signals
Get strategic and tactical insights from 3-time Olympian Brenda Villa
Breakdown of offensive and defensive strategies
Strategies for Creating Competitive Advantages in Water Polo
Implement and practice the nuances of the game and cross the fine line between success and failure
Features 2012 USA Olympic Women’s Water Polo Coach John Tanner & 3-Time Olympian Brenda Villa
Learn both in water and out of the water intangibles for success in both the sport and life
Learn how to turn perceived disadvantages into advantages in a variety of common game match-up situations
Get game strategies for overcoming your team’s shortcomings
Strategies for commitment to become your best!
See technique demonstration for defending and attacking
Purchase the DVD 3-Pack and save $15!
John Tanner’s Intangibles for Water Polo 3-Pack
By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011
Congratulations to Standford University and Head Coach John Tanner on their 2011 NCAA Water Polo Championship! Improve your team by implementing Tanner’s time-tested skills, drills and philosophies!
Team Tactics for Water Polo
- Generate aggressive movement involving every player on your team
- Get comprehenisve instruction for six essential tactical areas
- Improve your tactical approach to the game
Defensive Skills for Water Polo
- Help your team play stingy defense
- A complete guide to defensive skill breakdown
- Strengthen your goal keeping skills
- Improve your offensive game with over 40 drills/skills
- Reinforce your movement, ball handling, and passing skills
- Help your team score more with enhanced offensive precision
Coaching Water Polo
- This is a complete guide to coaching water polo
- See proven seasonal and practice planning strategies
- Get game day planning tips to gain an edge
Purchase The Complete Guide to Coaching Water Polo Series & Save $20!
By nate.landas - Last updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
John Tanner, Stanford University’s head water polo coach, has guided the Cardinal to a #1 ranking in the Varsity Top 25 poll. The Cardinal are 7-o this season and claimed their first Stanford Invitiational title since 2003. The Cardinal beat #2 ranked USC and #3 ranked California 10-7 in the tournament.
In 2009, Stanford claimed thrid place nationally and finished the season with an overall record of 26-4. That record included a 6-1 mark in MPSF play, good for second in the conference. The Cardinal also reached the championship game of the MPSF Tournament before falling to eventual champion USC.
By nate.landas - Last updated: Sunday, May 10, 2009
Head Coach John Tanner and No. 2 Stanford bounced back Sunday evening at the National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championship, downing No. 4 Hawai’i 14-11 to claim a third-place national finish. With the result, Stanford ends the 2009 season with a record of 26-4. The third-place finish continues the Cardinal’s stretch of top-three placements at all nine National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championships.
Stanford was eliminated from the winner’s bracket on Saturday as the eventual champion, UCLA Bruins, scored the deciding goal as time expired to claim a 12-11 victory in the semifinals of the National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championship. The tournament was held at the University of Maryland’s Eppley Recreational Center in College Park, MD.