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by cspar
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Vault/swing critique
Replies: 13
Views: 28110

Re: Vault/swing critique

Also Trey and Ben, you said something about the swing stopping once my feet get to my hands... How is to possible to swing past your hands? I try and avoid rowing to keep my top arm back or at least perpendicular to the ground so I have more room to swing but I don't get how you to swing further. C...
by cspar
Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Trouble Getting Hip Up In Inversion
Replies: 5
Views: 9624

Re: Trouble Getting Hip Up In Inversion

[quote="Cat lady"] Once you leave the ground, try to touch your left shin to the pole under your top hand, then pop your hips staying close to the pole. Try it. I like what Cat Lady is saying, your hips aren't in too bad of a position at rockback but you are shooting out towards the pit as...
by cspar
Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: How to fix crazy approach run and grip issues?
Replies: 8
Views: 11604

Re: How to fix crazy approach run and grip issues?

Good luck with the step, just seems like a mental game that will come with practice. As far as the sliding grip, I would have her try taking practice plants while just standing in front of the box and have her press into the pole a bit. This may get her a little used to the feeling of taking off and...
by cspar
Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Advice? *Videos*
Replies: 1
Views: 5386

Re: Advice? *Videos*

You have a great take-off and your mark seems to be money. I notice that you don't really move your hands to much. I would try to move them forward more as you are swinging as it will allow you to keep pressure on the pole better which will be important on stiffer poles. I would also be more active ...
by cspar
Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Moving Up Poles
Replies: 1
Views: 5039

Re: Moving Up Poles

My best advice is to hold at 12'6" and make sure that you are fully extending your arms at take-off and that your take-off mark is where it should be. I've noticed with a lot of my vaulters that they tend to over stride or not fully extend their arms at take-off when they are trying to move to ...

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