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New Water Polo DVD featuring John Tanner and Brenda Villa!

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20 Unpublished Tips for Becoming a World Champion Water Polo Player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


    Championship Water Polo Instruction w/ John Tanner (2011 Champ)!

    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

    Offensive 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!

    Stanford Women’s Water Polo Team Ranked #1!

    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.

    John Tanner Guides Stanford to a Third Place Finish!

    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.

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