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Diving rules and techniques
Learn about the six main dive groups for springboard and platform diving, as well as how to attempt basic stunts like a forward approach and hurdle with these useful pointers.
Dive groups and positions in springboard and platform diving
Learn more about the four main body positions you can assume during the flight of a dive, as well as tactics on how to do a proper kickout after you get off a diving board or platform.
Diving equipment and accessories
Although novice divers do not necessarily need special equipment, there are certain items that can help divers with their training.
Diving for Beginners: Don't be daunted by diving
If you’re thinking of taking up diving, there are some important concepts that a beginner should understand before taking the plunge. Here, we provide some useful tips and information that will help you to cultivate your diving skills.
Improve your skills with dryland diving
Besides regular training in the pool, you can also practice dryland training to hone a particular skill set, or attempt a dive that seems too taxing to try out in the water.
What is Synchronised Swimming?
Synchronised Swimming combines advanced swimming ability, flexibility, strength, stamina and creativity. It is performed as a routine to music and can be performed in solos, duets, trios or in a team.
Getting started with Synchronised Swimming
Take a look at this guide to give you a head start to synchronised swimming. Find out what equipment you need and how to get started.
Beyond the water in Synchronised Swimming: Music, costume, make-up
During a synchronised swimming routine, music is used to complement the chosen theme. Elaborate costumes, headwear and make up are used to capture the attention of judges and spectators.
Simple Synchronised Swimming positions to master
This article illustrates and explains basic synchronised swimming positions that a novice can master in one day.
Benefits of Synchronised Swimming
We discuss how training in synchronised swimming can help improve overall health by increasing lung function, building muscle mass, strengthening your core and increasing overall flexibility.
Equipment for Water Polo
Equipment you need to start playing a game of water polo.
Basic ball handling in Water Polo
Ball handling and other basic skills that you need to know in order to play water polo.
Rules in Water Polo
A brief guide on how to play water polo and the basic rules involved.
Water Polo terms for beginners
Terms used in water polo that every beginner should know.
Training for novice Water Polo players
Forms of training that beginners in water polo should undertake in order to become better players.
Diving safety tips and common injuries
When a diver hits the water, the forces on entry can be very strong, making it a dangerous sport. Find out some simple safety tips, and a few common injuries divers should keep a look out for.
Judging criteria for competitive diving
Judging a diving competition follows strict rules and regulations in order to reflect a fair assessment of the dive performed. Learn how judges evaluate the five basic elements of a dive to determine an overall score.
Strategies to be a better diver
Simply doing as many somersaults and twists as you can while diving will not help you to score more points than your opponents in a competition, so tighten up your skills by learning certain tricks that will help you along the way.
Competitive Synchronised Swimming
Find out about the different types and levels of competitions in synchronised swimming, while touching on the criteria for scoring and penalties.
Out of water training for synchronise swimmers
Land drills are used to reinforce routines or movements outside pool time. Visualisations are also used to train the mind and is an important tool to help boost athlete confidence.
How to prevent injuries in Synchronised Swimming
This article explains how stretching, proper hydration and the use of correct techniques can help prevent and minimise synchronised swimming injuries.
Offensive tactics in Water Polo
Make use of your attacking players effectively to score in a game of water polo.
Defensive tactics in Water Polo
Defensive play to hold off your opponents in a game of water polo.
Simple tactics to stay safe in Water Polo
Tactics and strategies to prevent injuries during a game of water polo.
Variations of Water Polo
From inner tube polo to surf polo and flippa polo, variations of water polo have been steadily gaining popularity.