The polo. maría garrido and jacob fuentes.

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The polo. maría garrido and jacob fuentes.

  1. 1. “The Polo” By: María Garrido Catalá Jacob Fuentes Matos BT-1
  2. 2. His t ory• The origin of polo is not known today. Possible origin in Persia or China.• Practiced in Asia.• Arrival in other countries.
  3. 3. Players and equipment The ball measures are: diameter of 7.6 or 8.9 cm and weighing between 99 and 127.5. The equipment: Helmet. Wear clothes riding. A stick: Is made of a bamboo pole and wood from 119 to 137cm.
  4. 4. Carlos Gracida: a famous player• Carlos Gracida polo player is considered a living legend of the sport. He plays for 17 years.• He won many competitions.
  5. 5. The pitch and some rules Rating: In the polo is score goals. Duration: The party can last 6 periods, of 7 minutes. The play should be continuous.
  6. 6. Tactics The horse is like another playerPolo players usefour differentstrokes:- Hit forward- Backhand- Back- Backhander
  7. 7. CompetitionsThe three major tournaments are held in Argentina. They are:• The Argentine Open Polo Championship.• The Hurlingham Open Championship.• The Open Championship Tortugas Country Club.
  8. 8. * Thanksfor your attention*

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