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by fishman4god
Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Pole size/Hand grip height
Replies: 0
Views: 3171

Pole size/Hand grip height

Hey Guys/Gals what size pole do you use and what is your handgrip (actual) not accounting for box depth? I am just curious since I do not have any other masters jumpers with experience in our area to compare notes with. I would like to know. I am jumping on a 13'6" 175 holding 12'10" 7 lef...
by fishman4god
Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Master Nationals Berea Ohio
Replies: 9
Views: 5662

Re: Master Nationals Berea Ohio

M50 for nationals is at 12 competitors, awesome its gonna be a meet!

mp
by fishman4god
Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: 7'2" at age 82
Replies: 2
Views: 3498

Re: 7'2" at age 82

82!!!!!! amazing. I hope I can still jump at 82. Way to go!
by fishman4god
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: How often do you jump and other training?
Replies: 18
Views: 10249

Re: How often do you jump and other training?

Thanks Bubba, I have visited your website (actually the first time about 1.5 years ago) and honestly your site and references got the juices turning again. You could say you were the inspiration I needed to lose weight and start jumping again. I really had no idea that the "masters" circui...
by fishman4god
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Master Nationals Berea Ohio
Replies: 9
Views: 5662

Re: Master Nationals Berea Ohio

Great website John,outstanding videos!

mp
by fishman4god
Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: How often do you jump and other training?
Replies: 18
Views: 10249

Re: How often do you jump and other training?

Unfortunately I can't make Worlds ( and really do not feel ready for the caliber of competition..............yet!) I am coming off a "20 year" rest break,actually been jumping in practice for about 1 year now and went to a meet(first competition since 1980) in May 2011. I am going to compe...
by fishman4god
Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: How often do you jump and other training?
Replies: 18
Views: 10249

How often do you jump and other training?

Hey there just a couple quick training related questions for all you masters vaulters. The questions: How often do you actually vault short approach or full approach. I have found that if I jump with any intensity 8-12 jumps that I am really not able to jump without discomfort(joints mainly)for abou...
by fishman4god
Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: The Dysfunctional World of US Pole Vaulting
Replies: 23
Views: 11507

Re: The Dysfunctional World of US Pole Vaulting

It is a fact that unsolicited "coaching" happens in all sports. I was a gymnastcs coach for 30 years and had guys on the US national team and......................the better they got the more "advice" was given. Interestingly the majority of the advice was from individuals with l...
by fishman4god
Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Master Nationals Berea Ohio
Replies: 9
Views: 5662

Re: Master Nationals Berea Ohio

Checked registration numbers today 3 reg/ M45 -- 7 reg/ M49 -- 6 reg/ M50 -- 8reg/ M55 -- 7 reg/ M60 -- 7 reg/ M65 -- 1 reg / M70 -- 3 reg/ M75 1 reg / M80 -- and 2 reg/ M85. I don't know what the numbers are usually like but at least we won't be alone :D The other age groups curently do not have an...
by fishman4god
Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: Help and Suggestions
Topic: What is your expertise?
Replies: 16
Views: 76452

Re: What is your expertise?

High school pole vaulter 14'3" 1976
Collegiate pole vaulter 15'9" (4.8m) official height 16'9" unofficial height (5.15)
3 time collegiate All American
High school pole vault coach
Current Masters Vaulter M53 current best oficial mark 3.55m current best unofficial 4.1m
by fishman4god
Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Master Nationals Berea Ohio
Replies: 9
Views: 5662

Master Nationals Berea Ohio

Hello all I am a newbie to this forum and wa wondering if anyone has an idea of how the worlds in sac will affect attendance at Nationals. I know they are a couple of weeks apart but was wondering if that will impact the attendance.

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