A holiday in a desert Mecca such as Dubai conjures up images of time spent within countless malls and souks or exploring the city on a cruise while enjoying a five course meal. What one is unaware of is the amazing sporting holidays to be experienced in this desert oasis that is both engaging and exhilarating to novice and seasoned sports enthusiasts alike. One such sporting activity that is fast gaining popularity as a holiday package in the country is the polo itinerary on offer by the prestigious Dubai Polo Academy. As a truly unique sporting vacation like no other in the Emirates, a polo playing holiday is perfect for those with a love of a challenge and a flare for horseback contests.
Ideally located within the lush surroundings of the Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club, The Dubai Polo Academy serves as the country’s premier polo destination with expertise in the popular British sport reigning supreme among its most celebrated attributes. Regardless of one’s prior experiences with polo or lack thereof the Dubai Polo Academy offers novice and expert players alike a thrilling adventure worthy of their talent and playing level. The seasoned coaches on staff are on hand to quite literally turn a complete amateur in to a capable polo player in a matter of three days while the expertise of these same teaching professionals will help those who are already familiar with the nature and pace of the game to brush up on their skills and put them to the test.
Visitors can sign up for personalized, individual coaching sessions while corporate groups can also secure fantastic rates on group packages as can families looking for an unusual sports vacation experience. Renowned as one of the globe’s fastest and most ancient team sports Polo requires confidence on horseback, flexibility, familiarity with the aspects of the fame and technical prowess. The team of coaching staff at the Academy which includes its founder Steve Thompson, specializing in grooming aspiring players and lays claim to an impressive legacy that spans 15 years. As the only Hurlingham Polo Association accredited polo coach in all of the UAE, Steve and his dedicated staff ensure players receive both the practical and theoretical elements of the game in an informal and relaxed manner that encourages innovation. Those who complete the training programme at the Dubai Polo Academy can also conclude their polo holiday with an exciting match pitted against fellow participants and a souvenir from the Academy for successfully completing the course.
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