World and Olympic champion shares his experience with youths

Friday, July 23, 2010, 20:13

The Hungarian Water polo Summer Camp has just been set up at the Sliema A.S.C. premises for the first time ever. This is the first water polo camp of its type and has attracted much coverage in the European water polo media.

Rajmud Fodor with the young players

Rajmud Fodor with the young players

The camp’s main aim is to improve the water polo skills of teenage water polo players from all over the world while at the same time practicing and learning the English language. In fact Ms Katalin Strober, an English language tutor from Hungary, is accompanying the group and looks after the language lessons which are part of the Camp’s programme.

The mastermind behind this camp is Rajmund Fodor, who has been elected as the Malta Foreign Player of the Year in the two successive seasons in Malta (2008 and 2009), moreover he is an Olympic and World Champion. He therefore very keen to pass on all his knowledge and experience to the players of tomorrow.

The camp focuses on using the traditional Hungarian water polo culture, therefore with the help of the Hungarian coaches the campers could not be trained better. This season Róbert Kovács, Balázs Vincze and Ádám Fodor, who have all played for the Hungarian national side, are in Malta to help Rajmund Fodor.

The camp has been running since the 21st of June and includes players aged between 14 and 18 years old who have come from no less than eight different countries. The camp comes to an end on the 29th of August.

Fodor extends a warm welcome to the Malta youngsters, from 12 to 18 years old, who would like to improve their waterpolo skills under the expert guidance of the Hungarian coaches. In fact a free training session will be held at the Sliema Pitch at 17:45 on Monday, 26th July at Sliema A.S.C. and all interested water polo players are invited to attend.

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