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by rossi
Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Talent identification
Replies: 8
Views: 20891

Re: Talent identification

Thanks for Your advice, Alan and Kirk He have some Challenges With his approach run. He is quite fast, but his run is to flat at the moment. We are of course working on it, espescially by doing a lot of drills. He has a very Nice and high run when he performs these drills. So, I think he gradually w...
by rossi
Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Talent identification
Replies: 8
Views: 20891

Re: Talent identification

These jumps are after 1 year of vaulting. He is now going "all in" for pole vaulting. 4.90 m, grip: 4.00 m, 6 lefts, 4.35/175 Essx: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOgJUg1G3dk 5.00 m, grip: 3.95 m, 6 lefts, 4.35/175 Essx: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1d4PsrlnFw Any comments about his tec...
by rossi
Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Any Pole Vault Conferences/symposium in Europe?
Replies: 1
Views: 4238

Any Pole Vault Conferences/symposium in Europe?

Hi!

Does anyone know if there is a PV-Conference/symposium coming up in Europe this year?
by rossi
Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:00 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Talent identification
Replies: 8
Views: 20891

Re: Talent identification

Thanks Tom! You are right, he is pulling with his top arm. That is one of the reasons he stops the rotation. Altius pointed at the late pole drop and low left arm - which, among, has a negative effect on the top end. We have had a few sessions, after the competition, focusing on the issues mentioned...
by rossi
Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:00 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Talent identification
Replies: 8
Views: 20891

Re: Talent identification

Thanks Tom! You are right, he is pulling with his top arm. That is one of the reasons he stops the rotation. Altius pointed at the late pole drop and low left arm - which, among, has a negative effect on the top end. We have had a few sessions, after the competition, focusing on the issues mentioned...
by rossi
Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Talent identification
Replies: 8
Views: 20891

Re: Talent identification

And after five months of pole vaulting: 4.60 m: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QudZ6rN8P7w 4.40 m: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNvBi2vh-Hw Grip around 4.20 on a 4.50m/160/19.9, 16 steps The athlete is 1.75 m/68 kgs He has got gymnastic skills on a high level, and is pretty fast. He learns fast an...
by rossi
Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: First (big) indoor meet 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 5481

Re: First (big) indoor meet 2013

Thanks Tom and Alan! Happy new year to you as well Thank you very much for constructive and good feedback. Tom: I will take notice regarding the bottom hand during the plant. I haven't been enough aware of this element, but I understand the importance of it. He is a fast learner, and I can guarantee...
by rossi
Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: First (big) indoor meet 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 5481

First (big) indoor meet 2013

Hi! We have spent the autumn and winter building up strenght, a lot of gymnastic training, jagodins, pop-ups, technique training from a short approach and fokus on drills. This athlete had a PB of 4.61 from August 2012 and reached 4.68 in his first indoor meet. He started pole vaulting September 201...
by rossi
Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Talent identification
Replies: 8
Views: 20891

Talent identification

Hi all! I just want to share this with you: I have been a pv-coach for a couple of years now, and some of my athletes have had quite good progress. Today a new guy wanted to try pole vaulting. He is eighteen years old, about 1.80 cm, 75 kgs and a former gymnast. Quite fast as well. You can say a lot...
by rossi
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Still overstriding?
Replies: 16
Views: 9794

Re: Still overstriding?

Hi! We have been working hard the last months trying to build confidence, strenght, improvements on his technique,- hopefully in the right direction. Odd has only competed once since my last post, and cleared 4.61 for a new PB. We have a couple of new poles ready for him, and I suspect we are going ...
by rossi
Sat Jun 30, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: European Athletics, results from the qualification
Replies: 0
Views: 2124

European Athletics, results from the qualification

Results from the pole vault qualification in the European Athletics today: http://www.sportresult.com/sports/la/ajax/eaa2.asp?event_id=10011300000001&ctype_id=6&module=competition&show=RL&lang=en&display_compID=57002 Final, Sunday July 1st, 16.00 Live stream: http://eurovision.di...
by rossi
Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Still overstriding?
Replies: 16
Views: 9794

Re: Still overstriding?

Thanks for the advice, Altius. Pretty sure I suffer from that fact, yes.. I'll try to adjust the goals in relation to his potential, focus on basic skills and do not push grip height so that it goes beyond security and that he can risk injury.

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