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by rbosley
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: Hugging the pole
Replies: 1
Views: 8888

Hugging the pole

I've been pole vaulting for about two years now. I can usually jump 7 feet on a good day. I know, it's not that high, but I plan on going to a camp before season to improve. My coach tells me that when I vault I hug the pole, and that if I didn't hug the pole I'd be jumping at least a foot higher. N...
by rbosley
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: New to Pole Vaulting
Replies: 4
Views: 11518

Re: New to Pole Vaulting

Pole vaulting is a very core oriented sport. Try googling different core workouts you could be doing. I recommend pushups and planks! If you're really serious about becoming a pole vaulter you should look into vaulting camps in your area. They teach you proper technique and a lot of helpful drills. ...

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