Drought & water polo – schools get creative
Mar19

Drought & water polo – schools get creative

In an unprecedented move, WP Schools’ Water Polo has deferred the schools’ league and playoff tournament to the fourth term as a result of the ongoing drought in the region. While some schools are not on the municipal water grid, there are many others that are.  In a bid to keep the game alive, Amanzi was very impressed to see how creative several schools have been. Fish Hoek School has transformed Kalk Bay Harbour into a playing pool...

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Pearson Girls – Old Petrian’s Water Polo Champs
Mar06

Pearson Girls – Old Petrian’s Water Polo Champs

Amanzi congratulates Pearson Girls on winning the 2018 Old Petrian’s Water Polo Tournament over the weekend. They beat St Stithians 3-1 in the finals.  After ending top of their pool, they came up against East London rivals, Stirling and produced a high-quality display to win 11-5.  They then faced top Cape Town school Reddam House in the semi-finals.  Pearson took an early lead and remained in control, winning the game 3-0. The...

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For the Love of the Game of Water Polo
Dec06

For the Love of the Game of Water Polo

He loves water polo. He is the Chairman of Western Province Aquatics Water Polo and the Head of Water Polo at Reddam Constantia, coaching the junior boys and senior girls. He is ‘Mr Water Polo’ and his name is Grant Mackenzie. Amanzi Mag had the pleasure of sharing a coffee with him and chatting all things water polo in South Africa. His Water Polo Journey Grant played school tennis and water polo at St Stithians. Both at a...

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Finest water polo players in South Africa at the Currie Cup 2015
Apr17

Finest water polo players in South Africa at the Currie Cup 2015

Finest water polo players in South Africa at the Currie Cup 2015 Amanzi Magazine is on a mission to expose some of South Africa’s real sportsmen and women. Water sports have long since been marginalized by the media and we are committed to inspiring change through communication. That’s why you need to know about the finest water polo players in South Africa at the Currie Cup 2015. The South African Water Polo Nationals or...

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Water Polo Coaching at its Best with SA Water Polo Royalty
Apr01

Water Polo Coaching at its Best with SA Water Polo Royalty

Water Polo Coaching at its Best with SA Water Polo Royalty Paul Martin Life is full of moments when people, with all good intentions, give you some advice which they think will inspire you to change your life and become all you can be. Coaches are always telling their athletes to make the most of every training session and make the most of every opportunity, but some coaches have the magic! Paul Martin, Professional Water Polo Coach,...

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South Africas most capped Springbok water polo player opens up about his sport and South Africa’s first international win
Mar27

South Africas most capped Springbok water polo player opens up about his sport and South Africa’s first international win

South Africas most capped Springbok water polo player opens up about his sport and South Africa’s first international win After Malcolm Gladwell, author of the book Outliers, studied the lives of extremely successful people to find out how they achieved success, he wrote that it takes roughly ten thousand hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field. Pierre Le Roux, South Africa Mens Water Polo team captain is the embodiment of...

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