Training

Training sessions are held once a week on a Sunday at Sacred Heart College pool during Term 1, 2, and 3 and 4. Sessions will run between 1-1.5hrs and include swimming with Waterpolo skills/game. Players skill levels are assessed by the head coach and allocated to the training session that matches their skill level. Note they are re-assessed regularly.

Training Dates - Term 2 2024

The Under 12s Term 2 program commences on Sunday 5th May 2024

There will be 6 training sessions on the following Sundays:

May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
June 9th, 16th

Training programs:

  • Wahoo (new to water polo) 9:30am - 10:30am
  • Goalkeeper 9:30am - 10:30am
  • Fundamentals 10.30am - 11.30am
  • Development 11.30am - 1:00pm
  • Transition 1:00pm - 2.30pm

Tournaments

Marist participates in a number of tournaments throughout the year. This is where the players can play the competitive game against other clubs. These tournaments are generally held during term break or long weekends.

Tournament Calendar 2024:
  • Tauranga Tournament, Tauranga – Anzac weekend – April 25 to April 28
  • Mountfort Park Tournament, Manurewa Aquatic Centre – Monarch Birthday weekend May 31 to June 3
  • Rowan Brown Jelly Belly Tournament, Auckland Millennium Institute of Sport and Health – Matariki Weekend – 28 to 30 June
  • Festival of Olympic Hopefuls, Hamilton – Labour Weekend 25th-28th October
  • Sea Wolf Tournaments, Auckland – T.B.C.

For exact dates please refer to the NZWP Events Calendar.

All players are required to wear the Marist T-shirt and Marist togs to all tournaments. These are available for purchase at the School Uniform Centre.

If you have any questions or need more information please contact the Under 12 Coordinators.

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