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by unionmultiman
Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: North and Central Regions
Topic: Training in St. Louis
Replies: 2
Views: 10567

Re: Training in St. Louis

Bump.

I am still looking for anything about pole vaulting and st. louis. Anywhere anyone knows of to train? Somewhere with rings or a high bar? Anyone needing a training partner?
by unionmultiman
Wed Sep 01, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: North and Central Regions
Topic: Training in St. Louis
Replies: 2
Views: 10567

Training in St. Louis

I just moved to St. Louis and I am looking for somewhere to vault this winter. Does anyone know of any indoor facilities in the area and if there are any vault clubs around. I would be willing to travel an hour or two to train if needed. Also if there are any vaulters out there in the area that woul...
by unionmultiman
Mon Jun 21, 2010 2:43 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Speed training
Replies: 8
Views: 6582

Re: Speed training

If you want to train for XC and run well at it then my advice would be to simply do some fast strides at the end of every run. These will remind your body that it needs to do more than run long and easy. the reason why most distance runners lose their explosive ability is because they dont use it. Y...
by unionmultiman
Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:34 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: When should I get bend
Replies: 11
Views: 6995

Ok....Thanks and yes we use skypoles. I was jsut a little worried because I hadnt seen any other poles like that at meets but I don't think I have seen any other skypoles at any college meets so I guess thats y.
by unionmultiman
Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:13 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: When should I get bend
Replies: 11
Views: 6995

Thanks again. Also I am curious about our poles. This is the first year we have had pole vault and we only could afford two poles. We have to store them in a locker room underneath the gym and it gets really hot in there sometimes. The thing is the poles have a slight bend in them in one direction e...
by unionmultiman
Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: When should I get bend
Replies: 11
Views: 6995

Ok thanks. I didn't think I was suppose to but my teammate kept talking like the plant alone should create the bend.
by unionmultiman
Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: When should I get bend
Replies: 11
Views: 6995

I ma holding almost all the way back on the pole. I have only been vaulting since late January so I have been straight poleing up until the other day. My teammate said that you should get bedn before u takeoff. I run hard and when i plant i push the pole up with my hands and try to get lift from my ...
by unionmultiman
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: When should I get bend
Replies: 11
Views: 6995

When should I get bend

I ma very new to vaulting and I first began to get bend yesterday at practice. My teammate said that i was getting the bedn a long time after I left the ground and he said I should be getting bend a lot sooner. I have good speed in that I am a low 11 second 100 meter guy and I am using a 13'6'' 175 ...

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