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Jim Solum

Jim Solum
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Available: Year-Round

About the Coach

Gender: Male
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Rate: $100.00/1 Hour 30 Minutes

Bio
Former college coach and retired chiropractor who has looked at water polo throwing in a scientific manner. He has written three books on fundamentals called the "Science of Shooting" series available from lulupress.com. The player is completely evaluated and given the correct lessons so he or she can reach their potential.

Coaching Approach
Jim uses the European shooting technique to bring the American player up to the standards of the gold medal winning Hungarians and Serbians. Most of these shooting concepts are not taught in the US. He works well with boys and girls. Jim is a strong believer in fundamentals and thoroughly teaches the European technique with humor and patience.

Success Stories
Dr. Solum is a former college and high school water polo coach and is now teaching private lessons. He has coached 4 players, men and women, that made the 2008 Olympic water polo team. Coached 51 high school players that made it to Division 1 college teams. Writer of a monthly water polo articles on fundamentals and shooting called "The Shot Doctor" on the online Water Polo Planet for the last 4 years. There are over 40 free downloads available from website. Author of two top water polo books on fundamentals: Science of Shooting Water Polo Fundamentals and the Science of Shooting The Driver. Dr. Jim Solum is one of the top coaches of throwing fundamentals in America.

Age Taught
Child
Teen
Adult
Senior
Group Size
Private (1 student)
Semi-private (2 students)
Group
Gender
Male
Female
Levels Taught
Beginner
Advanced
Skills Taught
Offense
Defense
Play strategy/tactics
Special Needs
High Blood Pressure
Heart Disease
Diabetes
Obesity
Asthma and Respiratory Illness
Learning Disabilities and ADHD
Certifications
USWP
USWP Referee Certification
Other Certifications (Doctor of Chiropractic)
Experience
Coaching for 19 Years
Playing for 15 Years
Languages Spoken
English

Location

I can travel within a radius of 50 miles from Los Angeles, CA

I can provide remote coaching

Rates

Payment method
Cash

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