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Swim England Assistant Water Polo Coach – Virtual Theory only – Online

Following on from your online learning for the Assistant Water Polo courses in May and June, this is the final virtual part to your course. These virtual classroom sessions will allow you to complete the rest of the theoretical elements of your certificate, before you embark upon your practical assessments.

We are starting to work with the clubs and regional staff to plan for at least one assessment location per region throughout the autumn and will confirm this as soon as possible. Your practical sessions will include assisting at training sessions to gain practical experience. We will communicate to you as soon as we have any details for this.

Course fees
This part of the course is £100 and will include your practical assessment sessions.

Course content
As an aspiring coach, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a water polo coach in the delivery of a planned training session.

The course is delivered through a mixture of online learning, classroom activities and practical poolside learning.

You will learn about:

  • The role of the assistant coach
  • The fundamentals of water polo
  • How to safely prepare, support and conclude coached water polo sessions
  • Basic and water polo specific coaching skills
  • Coach and player development
  • Good practice in coaching ethics
  • Health and safety

Who is the course designed for?
This part of the course is for learners who have already completed their online learning.

How to Enrol:
Click book on course or use the contact details below.

You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640