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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The South African Water Polo Nationals – April 2015
Mar24

The South African Water Polo Nationals – April 2015

The South African Water Polo Nationals – CURRIE CUP 2015 The South African Water Polo Nationals fondly known as the Currie Cup,will take place in Durban at the Kings Park Pool from 09 – 12 April 2015. Water Polo History and Trivia: Sir Donald Currie of the Union Castle Shipping line donated a trophy to be used as the inter-club trophy water polo championships in Cape Town, which became the SAASU inter-provincial trophy in...

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2015 Western Province Schools Knock-Out Tournament – See the action
Mar17

2015 Western Province Schools Knock-Out Tournament – See the action

See the action at the Annual 2015 Western Province Schools Knock-Out Tournament Once again the Newlands Pool hosted the annual Western Province Schools Knock-Out Tournament at Newlands swimming pool. The tournament was well supported and was again a huge success with both girls and boys teams from Cape Schools competing in their various age groups for GOLD. Over a short period of time spectators got to witness girls and boys of all...

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Out of Water Strength Training for Water Polo
Mar17

Out of Water Strength Training for Water Polo

Out of Water Strength Training for Water Polo Author : Cyle Myers Tim Notke the high school basket ball coach once said, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” And in many ways that has been the theme surrounding talented sportsmen and women in the 21st century. Previously, sports people would place a great deal of emphasis on raw unhindered talent. This however has changed a great deal and it changes more and more...

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Western Province Water Polo – showcase high quality school boy waterpolo in Johannesburg
Mar12

Western Province Water Polo – showcase high quality school boy waterpolo in Johannesburg

Western Province Water Polo – showcase high quality school boy waterpolo   The weekend of the 7th March 2015 saw the annual highlight in the South African Schools Water Polo calendar. Teams of all ages congregated in the bustling city of Johannesburg for their relevant tournaments. The u14s were hosted by Jeppe High School at the Ken Short Tournament, Parktown Boys High hosted the u15s’ Indigo Tournament and the u19 KES...

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SA Champ Water Polo Goalie Alexandra Gascoigne speaks out of “the Cage”
Mar05

SA Champ Water Polo Goalie Alexandra Gascoigne speaks out of “the Cage”

SA Champ Water Polo Goalie Alexandra Gascoigne speaks out of “the Cage” This 20 year old architecture student from the University of Pretoria has a day that does not end on campus until her training with the Tuks Ladies Waterpolo Club is complete. It is the input , commitment and aspirations shown by girls like Al, which have grown the sport and secured its place as one of the most prolific, uncompromising competitive sports in our...

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