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  • 1)Not above the shoulder

    When you are trying to hook the mallet of your opponent, it is forbidden to block his action with your mallet above his shoulder. This action is called a high hook and is extremely dangerous for the player and his shoulder.

    December 15, 2014 • Polo Rules, For Players, CONSULT • Views: 2401

  • 4) STRIKING THE BALL

    Keep your polo mallet vertically up and weightless, before each shot, unless it is a half shot.

    December 1, 2014 • Technical Tips • Views: 2004

  • 17) FOR EVERY SHOT

    For every shot, whatever the situation, beware : 1.Not to allow your shoulder rotation to push the right hand above the pony’s tail and out of the perfect circle. 2.That the mallet head does not move back too early and/or drop

    December 1, 2014 • Technical Tips • Views: 1529

  • 35) FOCUS ON THE MALLET NOT BALL

    By pointing the heel of the mallet head upwards, it is easier to make a firm contact on the other mallet as it swings down. Aim at a point on the cane of the opponent’s mallet, two inches from the mallet head the real

    December 1, 2014 • Technical Tips • Views: 1538

  • 38) HOLDING THE MALLET CORRECTLY

    The thumb and index finger take the majority of the weight while the other three fingers assist you to hold the mallet lightly. The thumb is placed in the sling, which supports the back of the hand, and the index finger operates

    December 1, 2014 • Technical Tips • Views: 1451