A note of appreciation to the City of Ottawa

Capital Wave Coaching Staff Ottawa is a great city. I can rhyme off all the usual things that make a great city - green space, transportation, entertainment, fantastic lifeguards, outdoor pools. Ottawa has just about got all those areas covered. But one new development stands out for me as Ottawa continues to shine - massive tunnels designed to hold [...]

January 8th, 2021|Categories: Coaches' Blog|

Boxing, Swimming, Water Polo, Life – What’s the connection?

  Fraser Anderson Competitive Boys Coach I have a secret. Despite my love of water polo and swimming, nothing gets my sporting attention as much as watching boxing. The moments before the opening bell of any title fight my palms are sweating and I am quick to silence anyone in the room who speaks.  That’s probably why I like the [...]

September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Coaches' Blog|

What now? Swimmers, don’t hang up the goggles just yet.

Capital Wave Coaching Staff You’ve spent countless hours in the pool, powered through many early mornings, and committed yourself to the great sport of swimming. The water has shaped your body and your mind and made you a better person. But, as with many swimmers, the medal count eventually starts to slow down and qualifying times get more and [...]

August 14th, 2020|Categories: Coaches' Blog|

Coaches’ Blog: Back in the water and to fundamentals

Rodrigo Rojas Head Coach Water polo players that do not have a competitive swimming background are at a slight disadvantage. While this may not be a popular opinion among some in the water polo community, let me explain my thinking. The strokes used for water polo do not focus on streamline, flexibility, or attaining a feel for the water - [...]

July 10th, 2020|Categories: Coaches' Blog|
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