Putting on a water polo cap can be a little awkward at first, especially if done in the water. This guide explains how to put on a water polo cap quickly and properly.
- Make sure the cap is facing the correct way. The rear of the cap will either have a gathered elastic section or a tag.
- Slip the cap on over your head and line the ear guards up so that they cover your ears.
- Fasten the cap under your chin. If the cap has ties, tie it in a bow. Knots can be nearly impossible to untie after getting wet and being pulled on during a game. If the cap has a loop fastener, thread the strap through all the loops, then double it back through last loop. Pull to tighten.
- The cap may need a little bit of adjusting, so pull or tweak things as needed.
Like Tying Your Shoes…
The hardest part of putting on a water polo cap is fastening it under your chin without a mirror. After a few times, though, you'll get used to tying the bow or threading the loops without looking. If you have long hair, wear a swim cap underneath the cap. This will make the cap easier to put on, and will prevent anyone from pulling on your hair during a game.