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by Barber
Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Potential Pole Vault Safety System
Replies: 8
Views: 31133

Re: Potential Pole Vault Safety System

When done correctly, a pole vaulter should land well back in the pit and no where near the pole vault box. Eliminating hard surfaces around the back and sides of the vaulting landing area especially with some of the minimum sized pits should be a far greater concern to any competent pole vault coach...
by Barber
Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Belton Expo Explosion - 4 HS Girls at 13'+
Replies: 12
Views: 16653

Re: Belton Expo Explosion - 4 HS Girls at 13'+

Thanks Jack, Expo Explosion at Belton Texas was a blast! And thanks to those who have posted videos of Shawn vaulting. It's great to see the different angles and be able to sit back, enjoy, and process the next areas we need to focus on. When I'm coaching, I'm looking at 100 different things all at ...
by Barber
Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Olympics: Men's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!
Replies: 22
Views: 16811

Re: Olympics: Men's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!

Could be the two Germans take it.
by Barber
Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Olympics: Men's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!
Replies: 22
Views: 16811

Re: Olympics: Men's Pole Vault - Make your predictions!

Hooker is a wild card.
If he's there to play and stays relaxed and focused, he could blow the competition out of the water.
Barber

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