Skill Development (Effective Polo Coaching):
A study at Nottingham Trent University (Nottingham, UK) found that polo coaches improved people's skills to understand their environment. Researchers conducted a test on situational awareness and found that polo players could detect ball placement much better than others as an indication of higher skill development. Polo Psychology
Values and Coaching (Good Polo Coaching):
You may want to read an article by Dr. Alen Goldberg on being a good or a bad coach. Good Coach vs. Bad Coach. The article highlights how coaches should walk the talk. One doesn't want to display poor behaviors or inadvertently encourage poor behaviors in players. Good coaches foster positive values within their teams that create a type of team cohesion through consistent pro performance practice.