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Pat Oaten Camp

Fraser Valley Water Polo Club is very proud to host Water Polo Canada's Senior Men's National Head Coach, Pat Oaten, who will be delivering a clinic to BC athletes with birth years 2009+.

Clinic Scope

An opportunity for BC Men and Women water polo athletes (birth years 2009+) to hear about steps needed to keep their eyes focused on the path to the national program by:

  • hearing more about Coach Pat's experiences in training (possibly identifying) top athletes

  • hearing about athlete challenges he's seen and what steps these athletes have taken to ensure they remain on the path to the national program

  • be exposed to another style of coaching that can supplement and validate the athlete's development 

Logistics

Who is this clinic for?

Men and Women water polo athletes with birth years 2009+ in the high performance path and have an eye to be on a National team.

Place and Time

June 1-2, 2024
Walnut Grove Recreation Centre, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr, Langley Twp, BC V1M 2N7

Cost

$200/athlete

17U/Seniors session

June 1 @ 10:00  - 2:00 pm - Individual skills training

Schedule:

10:00 - 10:45am in classroom

11:00am - 2:00pm in pool

Topics:

  • dialogue of experiences in training (possibly identifying) top athletes

  • skills that will be used during the different phases of the game

June 2 @ 7:15 - 11:00 am - Tactics and Awareness

Schedule:

7:15 - 8:00 am : outside in dryland area

8:00 am - 11:00am : in pool

Topics:

  • path to the national program, steps to take (focus/visualization strategies, etc)

  • game skills development


This session will be recorded and shared with all athletes

15U Session

June 1 @ 3:00  - 6:00 pm - Individual Skills Training

Schedule:

10:00 - 10:45am in classroom, optional

3:00pm - 6:00pm in pool

Topics:

  • dialogue of experiences in training (possibly identifying) top athletes

  • skills that will be used during the different phases of the game

June 2 @ 11:00 - 2:00 pm

Schedule:

7:15 - 8:00 am : outside in dryland area, optional

11:00 am - 2:00pm : in pool

Topics:

  • path to the national program, steps to take (focus/visualization strategies, etc)

  • game skills development


This session will be recorded and shared with all athletes

Registration

All athletes are requires to register through RAMP

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