Since water polo is such a physically demanding sport, taking weeks or even days off will have a significant impact on your water polo shape. It’s really important to continue to train at some level so you don’t return to your team worse than when you left. If you follow our steps, you might even return tapered and in a better place than before.
If you’re a water polo player, you probably dread swim season as it’s nowhere near as fun. We often have water polo players ask how important is swimming to play water polo? And can they play in college if their swim times aren’t the best. We break down our thoughts.