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Swing Glossary
Knee/Thigh Rotation
Rotating the hip, knee and thigh in on the opposite side of the ball during the swing will allow for the rider to anchor themselves on the saddle and maximize rotation, elevation, and reach through counterbalancing.
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Ball Placement
The position of the ball in reference to both the horse and the rider when the rider starts their downward swing, depending on the desired shot.
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Manual:
PoloSkilz: In-depth Swing Fundamentals: Knee/Thigh Rotation & Counter Balance Drills Book: pg 55 Air Ball, pg 52 Hit with the Foot Mallet
Manual:
PoloSkilz: Ball Placement for Each Shot by Owen Rinehart Drills Book: pg 38 Ball Roll-y Drill, pg 43 Timing Drill


































































































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