January 2015

Monthly Archives

  • PoloMallets

    The polo mallet

    The polo mallet. You might not give much thought about your polo mallet, but it is one of your most important pieces of equipment. Some players prefer a whippy mallet and others extra stiff, but in general a mallet should be stiff at least in the top half to three quarters of the shaft, with a little bit of flex at the […]

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    Mental preparation

    Mental preparation. Before a game many players run through warm up exercises to get the body ready for the coming activity, but it is also an opportunity to get your mind ready too. Mental preparation can even begin the night before a big game. Put your mind through imaginary scenarios on the polo field and run […]

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    Snow polo

    Snow polo. St. Moritz , 29 January to 1 February 2015. On the last weekend in January, four high goal teams from Australia, Ireland, Italy and Switzerland will be competing for the coveted Cartier Trophy on the frozen lake of St. Moritz. The three days of the tournament will see high-class polo played against the magnificent […]

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    Sports Training

    Sports Training. Polo is a physical and demanding sport for both horse and player. Polo ponies are put through a regime of exercise and schooling to bring them to a level of fitness and stamina for competing in a polo match. The polo player should have a similar approach to fitness and exercise. It is […]