Physics Based Critique of the Petrov Method

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Re: Physics Based Critique of the Petrov Method

Unread postby Tim McMichael » Thu May 22, 2014 12:45 pm

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Re: Physics Based Critique of the Petrov Method

Unread postby altius » Thu May 22, 2014 3:10 pm

Thanks Tim -trust all goes well for you. Al
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Re: Physics Based Critique of the Petrov Method

Unread postby vaultdad » Thu May 22, 2014 6:18 pm

Altius . .

Great News!
That's probably the best information in this whole thread . . . :D
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Re: Physics Based Critique of the Petrov Method

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Re: Physics Based Critique of the Petrov Method

Unread postby willrieffer » Thu May 29, 2014 9:13 am

Altius,

Good to hear.

Did you ever meet a guy named Brian Phillipini in Reno? He was from there and my college roomate and I know he was friends with Steve.

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Re: Physics Based Critique of the Petrov Method

Unread postby willrieffer » Thu May 29, 2014 9:34 am

But I also have a question...

How long did it take Petrov to both come up with an implement his system to full results?

I mean I take it you want to see my vaulters and evaluate the "revolution". It ain't done yet. And it ain't even a "revolution". I'm not teaching them to vault like Dossevi or even Lavillenie. Either too hard, too dangerous, or both...

When I'm working with them I'm getting on average about a 1' gain per month. Is that good or bad? Somewhere that curve will top out. Where I don't know...

What do you want to see in criteria? Would it even matter? Or, why would I want to show you an unfinished vaulter I know has problems?

Plus, I have to tear down and rebuild almost all of them in some way. You just get a bit forced into the schedule at this level. At one point I had a two week period where because of weather and meets we didn't get a practice in with the jr high and they devolved fast...

Will

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