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 holds water polo camps, training trips for teams, tournaments, and education courses for coaches.

2023 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 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.

Train with Perrone and other Olympians

Weekly practices with Felipe Perrone and special masterclasses with pro players from the top Spanish clubs.

High performance water polo

A methodology focused on individual technical and tactical skills.


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.


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.

Sports program

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

Accommodation & transfers

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


BIWPA organizes water polo camps for young players aged 11 to 17. This is agreat chance for kids to improve their fundamentals, learn new skills, meet players from all over the world, and have a blast. Camps are available by the week in Barcelona’s best facilities in summer and Easter, as well as in Florida during the summer.

Excellent staff

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

VIP guests

Our campers have the opportunity to train with top players playing in Spain such as Felipe Perrone, Anni Espar or Unai Aguirre.

Clinics all year-round

Besides the weekly camps, BIWPA also holds sporadic clinics all over the US (Texas, East Coast, California...) and other countries such as Puerto Rico or South Africa.


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


Top coaches

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

BIWPA methodology

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

Learn from home

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

BIWPA x Felipe Perrone

A new era starts at BIWPA: Welcome Felipe!

2024 Tournaments

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

HaBaWaBa Spain - Jan 2 to 4 (Plus U14) and Mar 23 to 26 (Easter U10 & U12)

Spanish edition of the world famous tournament for kids in U10, U12, U14 mixed age groups. It’s the 2nd edition of the Plus and the 6th of the Easter tournament.
Masters Cup-9

4th Masters Cup - May 31 to Jun 2

International masters water polo tournament in Lloret de Mar. For men’s and women’s teams (+30, +40 and +50) looking for a competitive and fun experience in the beautiful Costa Brava coastal region, just one hour away from Barcelona.
Turbo Cup-9

7th Beach Water Polo - Aug 30 to Sep 1

Beach water polo tournament at the amazing Costa Brava, in PalamΓ³s. Enjoy the sunshine, good vibes and water polo in the sea with friends.

2nd Next Generation Cup - Sep 20 to 22

High-level tournament featuring the top youth water polo clubs in Europe and the rest of the world for men’s and women’s u19 category. It takes place at the top-notch facilities of Club NataciΓ³ Sabadell, one of Europe's leading clubs, located very close to Barcelona.

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.
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Learn more about BIWPA

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