Learn All About Water Polo: game, skills, history

Understanding the Sport

  • Understand the game with this overview of water polo from USA Water Polo.
  • Read this short beginner's guide - great for new players, family, and friends.
  • Read all about the history of the game, what it takes to play, water and ball skills, and the rules of the game.
  • Watch this 2-minute quick guide.
  • Watch this 4-minute beginner's video.

Athlete Skills


  • bonus video: 2x swimming Olympian Brad Schumacher and 3x Olympian Wolf Wigo discuss water polo for swimmers and swimming for water polo players. 

Water Polo Game Videos