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Water Polo

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Swimming is a very important skill for water polo players because they chase the ball constantly. They also have to be able to "tread water," or float with their arms and chests above the surface. This challenging sport is a full-body workout!

  1. 1. What do water polo players do?
    1. a. Dive
    2. b. Chase the ball
    3. c. Run
  2. 2. What is "treading water"?
    1. a. Doing breast stroke
    2. b. Floating with chests above the surface
    3. c. Sinking
  3. 3. What is an important skill for water polo?
    1. a. Swimming
    2. b. Hand-eye coordination
    3. c. Arm strength