Polo sticks were always made with bamboo rods, something that gives players the flexibility and power.
Once its finished, it consists of: the handle, the cane and the head or “cigar”. Each of the parts is manufactured individually and then all assembled, according to customer preferences.
When choosing a stick there are several issues that must be considered. It has to be select, according to his weight, length and flexibility.
In terms of weight; Depending on your physical complexion, your position on the court or your way of playing you will need a different weight. For example, if you play as defense you might need a heavier stick to help you kick the ball farer.
The length is something very personal. It depends on the size of the horse and agility of the player.
The grip is also important since it is where the heel is taken, varying in different sizes depending on the thickness of the handle.
And last, the flexibility. Just like the rest characteristics of the stick, it varies between each person. Is common for professional players to use more flexible stick and for amateurs’ harder ones.