Water polo is the ideal sport for everybody
Water polo - In this water sports ball game 2 teams are playing against each other. A water polo team has 13 players, of which 7 are inside the water. One of the 7 players in the water is the goal keeper of the water polo goal. The players try to throw the ball into the water polo goal of the other team. The team that has hit more goals wins the match. Moving forward in the water is the most crucial point when playing water polo. By passing the water polo ball cleverly from one player to the other and trying to move into an open space, the players try to throw the water polo ball into the goal of the opponents’ team as fast as possible. The water polo game is an Olympic discipline and both men’s and women’s water polo matches can be watched at the Olympic Games. In our Kübler Sport online shop you will find balls and further equipment for official matches as well as balls for water polo training.
Water sport - rules, facts and explanations
The game of water polo is, like any other ball game, a very tactical game with a lot of rules and regulations. The playing field is separated into two halves. In every half there is a line at 5 and 2 meters from the goal. The players can throw the ball into the goal in several ways. A regular goal is scored if the water polo ball is shot into the goal after at least two ball contacts. A goal can also be scored with a free kick or free shot or a penalty. Wearing a water polo cap is compulsory. The colour of each team’s caps has to be the same. The goal keepers always wear red water polo caps.
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