July 2015

Monthly Archives

  • HPA Page

    HPA Guidance

    HPA guidance for beginners. Advice for those thinking about learning to play polo. Find a local club that offers lessons. Clubs offer a wide range of coaching facilities through out the year, for complete beginners through to experienced players so it is best to speak to the polo manager to see if they can offer what you […]

  • ChinaTangPoloChamps

    New to polo

    New to the game of polo. A look at the growth of polo in China and Denmark. Polo rose in popularity during Britain’s colonial period when the army spread the game across the British Empire. It is an ancient sport which originated in Asia, with polo being played in China during the Tang dynasty (AD618-906). However, because of the political situation […]

  • Strike

    ‘Strike’ Science

    Science of the swing and strike by Professor Eduardo Amaya. The strike is an important part of polo. It is one of the fundamental pillars of the sport, along with riding skills and game analysis. In order to carry out a practical swing and an efficient strike we must understand the terms and the factors that […]

  • Gold Cup

    Gold Cup

    Gold Cup – final fortnight. With twenty two games played we are now into the last fortnight of the Gold Cup. The Gold Cup itself started when an Argentine farmer called Antonio Heguy came over to England on holiday with three of his friends following an invitation from Lord Cowdray to play in his new tournament. They arrived with […]