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Weekly Polo Tips
by Tom Goodspeed

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Tom Goodspeed
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Tel. (619) 993-5553
E-mail: polotom@usapolo.com
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San Diego, CA 92130



Tip 1: Improve Your Hitting Today
Tip 2:Proper Transitions-Huh?
Tip 3: Right Lead? What is that?
Tip 4 - Proper Stirrup Length.
Tip 5 - Proper Mallet Length
Tip 6 - How Thick is the Line of the Ball?
Tip 7 - Playing The Number One Position
Tip 8 - A tail shot?
Tip 9 - Playing Position Number Four
Tip 10 - Near-side Forehander
Tip 11 -Turning over your backhander.
Tip 12 - Changing Leads
Tip 13 - Polo Bandages, Pro Choice, Boots?
Tip 14 - Playing the Number Two Position
Tip 15 - Emergency Dismount
Tip 16 - Hooking mallets
Tip 17 - Player Number Three
Tip 18 - Open & Away Shots
Tip 19 - The Break Away
Tip 20- Field Awareness
Tip 21 - Proper Field Terminology
Tip 22 - Team Play
Tip 23: Under-the Neck Shots
Tip 24: Lost Play - Next Play
Tip 25: Meeting the Play
Tip 26: Higher Percentage Shots
Tip 27: Safety
Tip 28: Playing Level
Tip 29: Belly Shots
Tip 30: Overmounted
Tip 31: Proper Timing
Tip 32: The “Master Factor”
Tip 33: You Hit Like a Girl
Tip 34: Field Positioning - Anticipation 
Tip 35: HIT IT !! ANYWHERE !!
Tip 36: Proper Lower Leg Angle
Tip 37: Reining Techniques
Tip 38: The Throw-in
Tip 39: Leg Yielding
Tip 40: Undefended Penalties
Tip 41: Runaways
Tip 42: “Taking Your Man.”
Tip 43: So . . .you say you can’t get it up?
Tip 44: Turning the Ball
Tip 45: “Steady Hold” vs. “Pull & Release”
Tip 46: The Strong Side of the Field?
Tip 47: Horse playing age.
Tip 48: Does Size Matter?
Tip 49: Back it or Turn It?
Tip 50: Backing up…in polo?
Tip 51:
Circling & Rollbacks
Tip 52: Protect the Goods.
Tip 53: Push or pull up?
Tip 54: Soft hands and active legs.
Tip 55: The Stick Side
Tip 56: Posting The Trot
Tip 57: Bucking With The Letter B
Tip 58: What Is A Ringer?
Tip 59: Rating A Horse?
Tip 60: The Sweet Spot In Polo
Tip 61: Traveling True To The Ball
Tip 62: Man, Line, Ball
Tip 63: One Mallet vs. Whole Bag . . .
Tip 64: Propping & Stopping
Tip 65: Quarter-Swing, Half-Swing . . .
Tip 66:Grip With Your Knees . . .
Tip 67:Proper Bridle Adjustment
Tip 68: How To Tie A Tail
Tip 69: Holding Reins Argentine-Style vs. English-style

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