An international water polo academy situated in Barcelona, Spain that mixes high-performance water polo with academic education for athletes from around the globe.

BIWPA also provides training tours for teams, events and tournaments, water polo camps and coaching courses.

2022 at a glance

BIWPA Offers and Programs

Explore BIWPA's extensive catalog of water polo programs and find the right one for you and your team.

BIWPA ACADEMY

BWIPA works with athletes between the ages of 14 and 18 who want to combine their high school studies with opportunities to train and compete in Barcelona. For older athletes, they also offer the gap year program and the Bachelor's/degree Master's program.

Life in Barcelona

Study and play water polo in beautiful Barcelona for a semester or a full academic year.

Masterclasses with Olympians

Special practices once a month with professional and national team players.

High performance water polo

A methodology focused on individual technical and tactical skills.

TEAM TRAINING TRIPS

BIWPA provides opportunities for teams from all over the world to train in Barcelona's finest facilities, compete against local club teams, and experience the city's culture and gastronomy. National, college, high school, and club teams of all sizes and levels are welcome.

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Tailor-made training trips in Barcelona

Our trips are completely adapted to your team's level and goal, with competition, trainings and masterclasses located at the best facilities.
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Sports program

A personalized sports program with competition, trainings and masterclasses twice a day.
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Accommodation & Trannsfers

We have connections with affordable and well communicated hotels and hostels in the city, as well as private transportation to get around Barcelona.

WATER POLO CAMPS

Water polo camps for young players aged 11 to 17 are available in Barcelona, the United States, and Puerto Rico so far. This is agreat chance for kids to learn the fundamentals of water polo, meet players from all over the world, and have a good time. Camps are available during the winter and summer seasons.

Excellent staff

Experienced coaches (low coach to athlete ratio) with a methodology focused on individual skills.

VIP guests

Masterclasses with top players such as Felipe Perrone or Anni Espar and motivational speeches.

Explore Barcelona

Train at the awesome Montjuic municipal pool and have fun at PortAventura Park.

COACHES INSTITUTE

The Coaches Institute is our coaching academy, where we provide coaching instruction, knowledge, and tools to coaches all around the world.

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Top coaches

A coaching staff led by Quim Colet with experience, skill and a high level background.
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BIWPA methodology

At BIWPA we believe in a methodology that has been successful for the past 15-20 years in Barcelona and Spain.
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Learn from home

We have deveolped online education for coaches run by top-notch professors and with plenty of useful resources.
 

2023 Tournaments

Join the fun at our exciting and competitive water polo tournaments. Dates unveiled and pre-registration open!
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HaBaWaBa Spain - January 2 to 5 and April 1 to 4

Spanish edition of the world famous tournament for kids in U10, U12, U14 age categories.
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Masters Cup - June 9 to 11

International masters water polo tournament in Barcelona. For co-ed teams (+30, +40 and +50) and women's teams at the amazing Montjuic Olympic Pool.
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Beach Water Polo - September 1 to 3

Beach water polo tournament at the amazing Costa Brava, in Palamós. Enjoy the sunshine, good vibes and water polo in the sea with friends.
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Barcelona Cup - September 8 to 10

Start-of-the-season tournament with teams from all across Spain and Europe. For U19 men's teams (2004 and younger) and senior women's teams at the amazing Montjuic Olympic Pool.
 

2023 Tournaments

Join the fun at our exciting and competitive water polo tournaments. Dates unveiled and pre-registration open!
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HaBaWaBa Spain

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Barcelona Water Polo Masters Cup - June 9th to 11th, 2023

International masters water polo tournament in Barcelona. For co-ed teams (+30, +40 and +50) and women's teams at the amazing Montjuic Olympic Pool.
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WATKO Beach Water Polo Costa Brava - Sept 1st-3rd, 2023

Beach water polo tournament at the amazing Costa Brava, in Palamós. Enjoy the sunshine, good vibes and water polo in the sea with friends.
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Barcelona International Water Polo Cup - Sept. 8th to 10th, 2023

Start-of-the-season tournament with teams from all across Spain and Europe. For U19 men's teams (2004 and younger) and senior women's teams at the amazing Montjuic Olympic Pool.
 

Technical Corner

A free video training platform for water polo coaches and athletes to learn the fundamental drills and individual skills. A tool with training techniques featuring professional and semi-professional athletes along with comments and tips from our Academy coaches.
 
Elevate your game

Learn more about BIWPA

Send us your non-committal inquiry and our team will help you set up your tailor-made BIWPA experience.