• Water Polo lobs in a 63% MSR Rating

    Water Polo lobs in a 63% MSR Rating

    Category Category Meaning Score Comments         Fitness   How fit can you get? 10 (the lower the score the less the fitness benefits). To play Water Polo, you will need strong swimming skills (as each played will [...]

  • What are the Water Polo Fouls?

    What are the Water Polo Fouls?

    Here are some basic rules to get you started. Teams comprise 12 players – 7 in the pool (6 field players and 1 goalkeeper) The goalkeeper is only allowed on their side of the pool.  The goalkeeper is also the [...]

  • What equipment do you need to play Water Polo?

    What equipment do you need to play Water Polo?

    Given that the sport is played in the water, there is little in terms of equipment necessary to get started. The obvious is the swimming costume – this need not be expensive and indeed can be relatively cheap – you [...]

  • What are the different Water Polo ball handling skills?

    What are the different Water Polo ball handling skills?

    Given that play is in the water and there is a lot of swimming involved, it is important to understand how to handle the ball.  Remember that only one hand can be used to touch the ball. Passing or shooting [...]

  • Fouling happens a lot…

    Fouling happens a lot…

    Fouling happens a lot in Water Polo!  It’s when a player prevents the free movement of an opponent who isn’t holding the ball.  It’s generally punished by awarding a free throw to the opponent team.  The team has to then [...]

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MSR Rating

Category Score
Fitness 10
Skills 5
Equipment 7
Accessibility 5
Fun 7
Family 6
Cost 5
Danger/Safety 3
Serious 9

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