A great meeting with David Ashby, Max Kirchhoff, and Tom Meyrick. Vital topics areas popped up including:

  • Injuries and concussions
  • Peak issues and neck injuries
  • New technology and materials
  • Goggles and eye protection
  • British Standards: BS EN 1384 2014 and PAS 015 2011
  • Carbon fibre shell
  • Ventilation
  • Supporting Harness
  • Removable padding
  • Progressive Style
  • Weight
  • Player performance and peripheral vision
  • Retail price and costs

This focus group concentrated on polo helmets, really helped to highlight areas to pursue and areas for development. Crucial feedback is essential to create a user centred helmet encompassing all polo player needs and wants. Thanks guys will keep you posted on the developments for this project.