Regional Training Centres (RTC) are an integral part of the National Performance program for Water Polo. There are 20 RTC around the country and three in the North West; Lancaster City, City of Manchester and Huyton. The RTC set up is for players who have reached specific training competencies based on Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) .
From the RTC players can be put forward to go to a one week National Academy Camp which is held during the summer holidays at Millfield School. From this the players can be selected for the Great Britian Talent squad.
Dates and Cost
Owain joined the RTC program from Ripley St Thomas Acadmey around 2 years ago.
Owain had been at the RTC for 8 months and was invited to GB trials which he got in and made the squad.
since then Owian has couinted to devleop in RTC and GB training and has represent Lancaster in the Senior Sup 5's.
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National Water Polo Camps 2014
This year Millfield academy will take place 16th to 21st August for National squad members, those attending Cardiff. They will be nominated by their Great Britain Coaches.
Regional Training Centre coaches will nominate boys and girls born 2001 from Lancaster RTC.
The 5 day camp will consist of
- 2 x 2 hour water sessions per day
- 1 hour dry land S&C.
- Accommodation provided
- Food provided