Diddy Polo Squad (recommended ages 6 to 11 years)
This first group is aimed at young swimmers aged 6 to 11, who are interested in having fun, learning about water polo. Allows players to develop water polo skills in a safe shallow pool.
Thursdays 19.15 – 20.15 @ Martlesham Beacon Hill Pool, Black Tiles Lane, Martlesham, IP12 4SS during school term time
Inter Polo Squad (recommended ages 10 to 14 years)
This group develops young players water polo skills in deep water and improving stamina, enabling them to compete in league matches.
Tuesday 19.30 – 20.15 @ Felixstowe Leisure Centre, IP11 2AE
Fridays 20:00 – 20:45 @ Crown Pools, Ipswich, IP1 3JA during school term time
Junior Polo Squad (recommended age 13+ at coaches discretion)
This group gives players further development in deep water. The aims are based on the Training to Train phase of the water polo LTAD, and so development of skills to make them efficient and effective for longer periods. Regular swimming training is also important, with at least 2 hours per week being beneficial to all players.
It is our policy that all players over 16 that train in this session are required to hold a cleared Enhanced DBS disclosure certificate registered with the club.
Tuesday 19.30 – 20:00 @ Felixstowe Leisure Centre, IP11 2AE -Optional Land Training (additional charge applies)
Tuesday 20.15 – 21.00 @ Felixstowe Leisure Centre, IP11 2AE
Fridays 20:00 – 21:30 @ Crown Pools, Ipswich, IP1 3JA (45 mins lane swimming, 45 mins Water Polo) during school term time
Adult Polo Session( strictly for players aged 16+)
This group is intended for players 16+ who want to train and play water polo for fun in a friendly environment to maintain their physical fitness. Players in this group will train along side the older members of our Junior squad.
Monday 9pm-10pm @ Deben Pool, Station Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4AU – during school term time
Other Water Polo Opportunities within the East Region (not operated by Suffolk Coastal Torpedoes Water Polo Club)
Iceni Water Polo Beacon Sessions
Saturdays 10.45am -12.30pm during RHS school terms
Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Suffolk, IP9 2RX
The Iceni Water Polo Beacon Sessions are supported by the Swim England – East Region. It helps to develop players from club level to the standard required for the Regional and National competitions. – For further info please contact Chris Cawood