Swing and Riding Analysis and Pre-Riding Warmup Exercises can be accessed outside of Polo Development sponsored events. Below are documents that serve as a do-it-yourself guide to utilizing the program. Record using sports analysis software on your own device. Polo Development recommends the use of Coach’s Eye, compatible with both iPhone and Android platforms.

Riding Pattern with Criteria

A pattern designed to emulate all necessary riding maneuvers in polo.

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Nearside/Offside Swing Analysis Set Up

A pattern designed to capture each of the swings used in polo.

View/Download Nearside/Offside Swing Analysis Set Up

Offside Swing Analysis Set Up

A pattern designed to capture the offside swings used in polo.

View/Download Offside Swing Analysis Set Up

DIY: PPA Filming Guide

Get a grasp on the basics for running your own Player Performance Analysis clinic with this DIY guide.

View/Download the DIY: PPA Filming Guide

Swing Foundation Correction Guide

The Swing Foundation Correction Guide is a tool to guide instructors when making corrections with students. Primary corrections should be perfected before progressing to secondary and tertiary corrections.

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Swing Foundation Corrections Guide Evaluation Form

The Swing Foundation Correction Guide Evaluation Form provides instructors with the correction pyramid and a column for notes.

View/Download the Swing Foundation Correction Guide Evaluation Form

USPA Swing Glossary

The Swing Glossary is a tool developed by the USPA utilizing cutting edge sports analysis technology, bridging the gap of science and polo. Mastery of the fundamental principles outlined in this document are essential to advancing the skill development of youth and adult players.

View/Download the USPA Swing Glossary

USPA Pre-Riding Warmup Exercise Glossary

By implementing exercises from the USPA Pre-Riding Warmup Exercise Glossary into a simple routine each time before riding, players will activate targeted muscle groups needed for optimal performance and injury prevention.

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USPA Pre-Riding Warmup Exercise Example Workouts

By implementing exercises from the USPA Pre-Riding Warmup Exercise Glossary into a simple routine each time before riding, players will activate targeted muscle groups needed for optimal performance and injury prevention.

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Please contact Jess Downey at jdowney@uspolo.org for questions.