Can an Amateur Polo Player Improve and go up in Handicap pep talks May 26, 2022

It is VERY possible, if you remember a few important things, to go up in handicap!

Here I give you a few tips on how to increase your handicap. They are tips that have worked for loads of people in the past that I have helped and I am confident that they can help you too.


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Is Shouting At Your Teammates The Way To Get The Best Out of Them? pep talks Oct 22, 2021

This is something that has probably happened to every single polo player. Is shouting at your teammates really the way to get the best out of them?

What should you be doing? Watch this video to find out. 


Is Shouting At Your Teammates The Way To Get The Best Out of Them?

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If You are ANGRY, Get Off Your Horse pep talks Sep 03, 2021

I have a super important subject I want to discuss, and that is...

If you are angry, get off your horse. Never be ANGRY (or emotional) when training or riding your Polo pony.

You will only do damage, and your horse (and you) will not progress. Here's why...


If You are ANGRY, Get Off Your Horse

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The Importance of Having Fun with Your Polo pep talks Aug 06, 2021

So often we get caught up with all the pressure, the desire to get better, trying to win, etc. etc...

That we forget the whole reason why we are playing.

And that is to have fun. For enjoyment. For the thrill of the game.

And so often, when we focus on enjoying the game more... we end up playing...

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Sportsmanship in Polo - Is it Important? pep talks Jul 16, 2021

I did a live session about a subject that is close to my heart a while back, and that is Sportsmanship in Polo.

Take a watch and let me know whether you think it's important or not?

(Drop your thoughts in a comment under the video)


Sportsmanship in Polo - Is it Important?

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The Passion & Hours-Upon-Hours that Gav Pours in to Polo pep talks May 01, 2021

Very few people realize just how much time, effort and passion goes in to every video lesson that Gav produces.

It is an immense amount of work, that gets filled with his undying passion for the sport, and deserves every bit of appreciation we can give him.

From the entire GavSays Polo Academy...

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Are You Frustrated Due to Mixed Instructions? answering your polo questions pep talks Apr 24, 2021

Getting polo advice from different people can often lead to some serious frustrations, because that advice is so often contradictory.

Here's what you need to do.


Are You Frustrated Due to Mixed Instructions?

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Gav, we've got one more question. Sorry, just before we...

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Checks When Buying A Polo Pony answering your polo questions pep talks Apr 10, 2021

This video outlines what you should be looking for when buying a polo pony.  


Checks When Buying A Polo Pony

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What should I check for when buying a polo pony? Okay. So, if I'm looking at buying a polo pony, number one, obviously I'm looking to make sure that it's...

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Attributes of a Successful Polo Player pep talks Mar 20, 2021

What do you think makes a good player? I think we put so much pressure on ourselves and hold ourselves to such high standards of what we think a polo player should be.


 Attributes of a Successful Polo Player

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What I wanted to just chat a bit about today, especially for all...

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What's Holding You Back in Your Polo? pep talks riding Nov 28, 2020

I want to take you back to a video I did live from King's Polo Club, and quickly chat to you about some things that might be holding you back in your polo.

Do you know what your weaknesses are?

Do you know what's holding you back?

Have you identified them yet and starting working on fixing them?

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Your Riding Is What Is Holding You Back pep talks riding Oct 17, 2020

I wanted to quickly chat to you about your riding.

Because to be honest the thing that holds most people back when they are playing polo from really progressing, is how they ride.


Your Riding Is What Is Holding You Back

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Well, good morning guys. I'm just outside the block of...

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Why Do I LOVE Helping People with Their Polo? Here's Why... answers to your questions pep talks Oct 10, 2020

Why do I coach? Why do I love helping people with their polo?

I often get asked this question and in this video above I dive into exactly why. I'm very honest about it and part of my answer may not be what you expect!


Why Do I LOVE Helping People with Their Polo? Here's Why...

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