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by grandevaulter
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: Three Rivers Festival Pole Vault Sat July,8,2017
Replies: 1
Views: 3320

Re: Three Rivers Festival Pole Vault Sat July,8,2017

Paul does a great job with these events. Highly recommended.
by grandevaulter
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: DAVID ALAN BUTLER, SAUGATUCK MI JUNE 19,20,21.
Replies: 0
Views: 2848

DAVID ALAN BUTLER, SAUGATUCK MI JUNE 19,20,21.

POLE VAULT IN FOCUS: EXPLORATION OF THE LITTLE DETAILS. THIS WILL BE THE BEST VAULT CLINIC IN THE MIDWEST THIS SUMMER! https://www.facebook.com/Saugatuck-Trac ... 374912374/
by grandevaulter
Sun Dec 04, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: How/When to pull when inverted
Replies: 14
Views: 18884

Re: How/When to pull when inverted

Best piece of advice I've read in a long time, nice work Kirk. Lilmicmike wrote: Currently we are struggling with the top end. I've never really been taught what to do up top. Drew, you mention what you're doing "right", but not what you're doing "wrong". Here's my list (I won't ...
by grandevaulter
Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Bracing at takeoff
Replies: 3
Views: 6404

Re: Bracing at takeoff

There is a video out there with Petrov and Isenbayeva doing the sand pit drill "correctly". I say correctly because I think that Petrov's drills and training are the standard. As Monteo says, staying behind the pole means staying behind the pole. We work in the sand pit on accelerating int...
by grandevaulter
Sat Aug 13, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Analysis of Vault
Replies: 3
Views: 6897

Re: Analysis of Vault

teammates and I film ourselves and try to improve from there


What in particular do you think you need to improve upon. What drills are you doing? do you have a technical model?
by grandevaulter
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:21 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Next pole vault star ?
Replies: 7
Views: 20139

Re: Next pole vault star ?

Remember how i predicted these kids would be good! Well Kurtis just jumped 5.70m (olympic qualify) and Declan has jumped 5.40m. both are 19 yrs old! Both trained under Alan Launder before he passed. I have to go with timmac on the Kurtis Marschall prediction and not just because he's my sentimental...
by grandevaulter
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Babits breaks masters 55-59 American record
Replies: 3
Views: 10749

Re: Babits breaks masters 55-59 American record

Paul hosts a great meet the day after Christmas. It's a good time and he's a great guy that likes to have fun with the pole vault.
by grandevaulter
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: Saugatuck Pole Vault Clinic, In Memory of Alan Launder July 25, 26.
Replies: 4
Views: 8431

Re: Saugatuck Pole Vault Clinic, In Memory of Alan Launder July 25, 26.

Thank you Kirk! At practice tonight we worked on the very drills that Altius showed us when he came and I told the kids stories about the names that he called the kids. At the end of the clinic the approach runs of ALL the campers looked greatly improved and none had any skin left on their hands fro...
by grandevaulter
Fri Jul 08, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: Michigan
Topic: Saugatuck Pole Vault Clinic, In Memory of Alan Launder July 25, 26.
Replies: 0
Views: 5549

Saugatuck Pole Vault Clinic, In Memory of Alan Launder July 25, 26.

This year promises to be a tremendous clinic that summarizes Alan Launder and John Gormely's book "From beginner to Bubka and Isenbayeva too". Saugatuck High School coming off it's third State Championship season in four years (and a runner up) will be the site of the memorial clinic honor...
by grandevaulter
Fri Jul 08, 2016 12:22 am
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: Saugatuck Pole Vault Clinic, In Memory of Alan Launder July 25, 26.
Replies: 4
Views: 8431

Saugatuck Pole Vault Clinic, In Memory of Alan Launder July 25, 26.

This year promises to be a tremendous clinic that summarizes Alan Launder and John Gormely's book "From beginner to Bubka and Isenbayeva too". Saugatuck High School coming off it's third State Championship season in four years (and a runner up) will be the site of the memorial clinic honor...

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