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by willschmelt
Thu May 16, 2013 4:51 am
Forum: General Track and Field
Topic: How fast are you capable of getting?
Replies: 2
Views: 9919

How fast are you capable of getting?

I've spent hours looking for answers to no avail. I'm trying to find out how to judge someone's ability to get faster, including my own. If you do everything right, how much faster can you get? Does it depend primarily on natural talent/genetics or is talent more of a starting point? If someone star...
by willschmelt
Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:20 am
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: Choosing the right college Vault program
Replies: 2
Views: 4325

Choosing the right college Vault program

Hello, So, I am currently taking a Gap year, meaning I have graduated High School but I am not currently in college. I have done a lot of important things non-track oriented so this isn't just a "year off". I plan to attend college this coming fall. I was able to defer my admission to both...
by willschmelt
Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:24 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Hamstring injury won't go away
Replies: 8
Views: 7709

Hamstring injury won't go away

On April 6th 2012 i was competing at an invitational, and one of my first jumps, I pulled my hamstring. I knew I did something to it so I kept it loose as long as I could. I continued to jump about 6 more times. It's funny because at that meet I jumped my personal best... Anyway after the initial pu...
by willschmelt
Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:02 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Training with no equipment
Replies: 2
Views: 3975

Training with no equipment

So, I'm in a bit of a predicament at the moment. In 2 weeks I will be leaving for Uganda, and I will be there for 4 weeks. In Uganda (or at least where I'll be) there is absolutely ZERO lifting/exercise equipment. I am currently taking a gap year, and hope to improve my PR of 14'9 to somewhere in th...
by willschmelt
Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: A Vaulter's Potential
Replies: 12
Views: 9756

A Vaulter's Potential

We've all seen the discussion boards and articles about what it takes as a high school vaulter to get interest from colleges and/or be successful at that level. http://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting-tools/College-Track-Recruiting/mens-track-recruiting-guidelines http://answers.yahoo.com/question/inde...

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