Welcome to the SPKN Sport Knowledge Center, which is operated by SPKN - The Sport Professional Knowledge Network, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the evidence-based knowledge and tools necessary to develop today’s athletes – mentally, physically, and emotionally.
We at SPKN believe that by bringing academics, coaches, athletes, and other sport professionals together in conversation, we can bridge the divide between academic research and practice to improve the entire landscape of sport. We’re committed to integrity and informed values-driven standards and we’re glad you’re here. Together, we’ll drive a better world of sport.
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The Mission of USA Water Polo shall be to grow the sport of water polo throughout the United States and win medals in Olympic, World Championship, and Pan American Games.
USA Water Polo is a non-profit organization operating under charter of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee ("USOPC"). The federation provides play opportunities for all ages, abilities and commitment levels throughout the United States, from sanctioning local tournaments to producing national championships to selecting and training U.S. Olympic Teams.
USA Water Polo provides a platform of comprehensive programming that includes introductory play, club and league activity, premier regional and national tournaments, the U.S. Olympic high performance program AND a commitment to safe play, technical skills and customer service. Through a variety of offerings and initiatives, USA Water Polo fosters a healthy, dynamic environment for our community to learn, grow and compete. With a network of more than 50,000 members and 500 clubs, USA Water Polo oversees one of the fastest growing sports in America. Through its Olympic heritage, USA Water Polo embodies a legacy that maximizes the potential of our members and one that continually invests in the advancement of our sport.
The mission of USA Weightlifting is to support United States athletes in achieving excellence in Olympic and world competition, and to support, promote and educate a diverse and inclusive community of weightlifting and the use of the barbell in the United States.
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