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Ben and Eric at NCL

Posted by Susan Chafe at Jan 21, 2018 2:30PM PST ( 0 Comments )
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NCL Ben & Eric

Ben and Eric at NCL

Posted by Thunderbirds Water Polo at Jan 21, 2018 2:28PM PST ( 0 Comments )
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NCL Ben and Eric

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Good Morning,

Thunderbirds and Tsunami have decided to partner up to provide an opportunity for U12 and U14 players to get together and start the New Year with a Water Polo Skills Camp. The invitation is being extended to players from the Spruce Grove Polo Bears as well as the Edmonton Capitals.

The camp will be lead by coaches Sergio Gonzalez and Tarilyn McAuley, and will focus on individual skills and give athletes the opportunity to meet players from different clubs in the Edmonton area.
Whether you have played water polo for years or just started this season, this camp is perfect for you!

Proposed Camp Schedule

Day 1 – January 5

Session 1 – Water Polo Strokes & Proper Passing Position

Session 2 – Ball Handling & Shooting/Faking Technique

Day 2 – January 6

Session 3 – Counter Attack (ex. wet shots, swim passing, slides, gaping)

Session 4 – 2m Positions (ie. 2m base position, 2m shots, 2m defence)

Day 3 – January 7

Session 5 – Mobility & Spins/Drives, Blocking

Session 6 – Review and Scrimmage

I just wanted to remind everyone of the social event of the season taking place tomorrow night, Friday, November 24. The Silent Auction and Pub Night happens at Hudsons Canada’s Pub at South Edmonton Common, 2104 99 St NW, Edmonton.

The event starts at 6:00 and runs until 8:00, or until you have had enough fun. The focus of the evening is to get together with other parents and friends of the Thunderbirds Water Polo Club. Take the time to chat with the coaches, and get to know one another.

There will be about 20 items up for auction, from pairs of Oilers tickets, a chocolate basket, a movie night out package, hotel rooms and a flat screen TV. We will also be selling raffle tickets for the 50/50 draw as well as the ever popular liquor basket. Remember to use your tickets to bring along a friend. Also, you can redeem 1 of the $5 tickets per person for a $5 gift card to be used during the event, on Friday night.

The place should be lively with regular patrons taking in the 5:00 o’clock start to the Oilers vs Sabres game. And yes they do win from time to time.

Hope to see everyone tomorrow night.

Social Event
Thunderbirds Water Polo Club
The Thunderbirds Water Polo would like to invite everyone (adults only) to a fun evening at Hudsons Canada’s Pub
starts at 6pm tomorrow November 24th.
Location: South Edmonton Common
2104 99 St NW, Edmonton
Come out and mingle, bring all your friends. It will be a great bit of fun.
The event is being sponsored by the parents.
For our silent Auction there will be about 20 great items!! from pairs of Oilers tickets, a chocolate basket, a movie night out package, hotel rooms and a flat screen TV. We will also be selling raffle tickets for the 50/50 draw as well as the ever popular liquor basket.
See you there!