bottom arm push?

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bottom arm push?

Unread postby dheldr01 » Fri May 20, 2011 6:39 pm

Is there ever...for any reason...and acceptable purpose to push with the bottom arm?? In training drills or competition or anything ever?

I am against teaching any form of pushing with the bottom arm. I may be wrong so please be nice with my lack of knowledge while convincing me the correct use of the bottom arm.

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Re: bottom arm push?

Unread postby VaultPurple » Fri May 20, 2011 7:13 pm

http://polevaultpower.com/forum/viewtop ... 38&t=21648

Both arms are pushed up at take off. Never push bottom arm in towards back of pit.


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