Test. Assess. Repeat.
The 6-8 Challenge is a series of 7 water polo specific drills designed to properly teach, evaluate and improve the most crucial fundamentals of the sport.
How It Works
- Pass through the 6-8 Challenge with your team or at one of our clinics
- View your results and local/global rankings on the 6-8 Sports mobile app
- Follow our 3-level video training program to improve each specific skill
- Track your results and improvement over time
Measure Your Strength
The 6-8 Challenge is made up of 7 drills that each measures a fundamental water polo skill. The Challenge was personally developed by Tony & Maggie and is meant to be used as a personal performance evaluation tool.
The Challenge is available to any and all athletes around the world who would like to participate!
|12 Meter Sprint|
|Medicine Ball Holder|
|25 Meter Breast Sprint|
12.5 Meter Sprint
Shows how quickly an athlete can move over their hips and sprint.
Tests an athlete’s accuracy and arm strength when passing the ball.
Medicine Ball Hold
Tests an athlete’s pure leg strength.
Shows the speed of an athlete’s shot.
Shows how quickly an athlete can move over the hips and cover ground effectively without taking a stroke.
Shows how high an athlete can explode out of the water.
Shows an athlete’s comfort level going over the hips and zig zagging with the ball.
25 Meter Breast Sprint
Shows a goalie’s skill in breaststroke and the breaststroke kick.
Evaluates the goalie’s full range of motion.
Evaluates how quickly a goalie can continuously move laterally.
6-8 Challenge: Videos and Setup
Will you be participating in the 6-8 Challenge soon or running a challenge for local athletes? Learn about each of the drills in detail and watch videos about how to setup and perform each of the drills.
Running the Challenge
Learn what you need to run the Challenge at an upcoming program at your clinic.
6-8 Challenge Kit
Interested in running your own 6-8 Challenge? Purchase the 6-8 Challenge Kit.