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by SkinnyVaulter
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Skinny vaulter pros & cons
Replies: 4
Views: 11494

Re: Skinny vaulter pros & cons

@kirk: Thanks! I guess your right, I forgot that before all that I did nothing but 4 step approaches till I could swing invert turn and push properly ;) Get a stubby if you don't already have one, It could be a 3ft section of a broken crossbar or pole. Then go through the motions of the vault with i...
by SkinnyVaulter
Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Skinny vaulter pros & cons
Replies: 4
Views: 11494

Re: Skinny vaulter pros & cons

I havent jumped in a while, but I had the same problem when I was in High School (6ft and 135 lbs). What I focused on was the takeoff first and foremost. I did lots of runs and worked on a strong tall takeoff, which I eventually transitioned into a free takeoff. I think the free takeoff was a huge a...
by SkinnyVaulter
Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: West and Northwest and Canyon Regions
Topic: Looking for a place to Vault around Provo, UT
Replies: 0
Views: 8195

Looking for a place to Vault around Provo, UT

Hey,

Was just wondering if anyone knew a good place to do some jumping around the provo area.
by SkinnyVaulter
Wed May 23, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: How to get inverted
Replies: 1
Views: 3141

Re: How to get inverted

Hey, Inversion can be tricky and should be tackled in different steps, it usually doesn't hapen all at once :P . Try swinging up perpendicular to the ground on a bar or rings, make sure you swing from the shoulders and not hips this should help you get the feel for swinging from a hang and not teach...
by SkinnyVaulter
Wed May 23, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Next Pole to Jump on?
Replies: 1
Views: 2819

Next Pole to Jump on?

Hello, Recently I have been thinking about pushing my step back from a 6 lefts approach to something higher so I can start working with longer poles and generate more power in my jump. However, I am unsure about what pole I need to go to, and what a proportional change in step length would be. Just ...

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