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by Soar Like an Eagle
Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:28 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Placement vs. Pressure
Replies: 31
Views: 54544

Re: Placement vs. Pressure

John Pennel from the videos I have watched looks like he takes off six to eight inches under his top hand leads with his chest lower arm comes in at the plant, probably because of the metal pole vaulting days, continues to apply aggressive pressure with his top hand swinging on the pole which allows...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Mondo & Jojo
Replies: 15
Views: 18238

Re: Mondo & Jojo

Awesome, thank you for sharing.
by Soar Like an Eagle
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: 2nd Annual Winston Salem Street Vault- Jeremy Scott to jump!
Replies: 1
Views: 3973

Re: 2nd Annual Winston Salem Street Vault- Jeremy Scott to jump!

The 2nd Annual Winston Salem Street Vault will be held on July 12th in downtown Winston Salem, NC. Please visit Explosionathletics.org for event flyer and registration form. Event Info: Where: 4th Street Downtown Winston Salem in front of Mellow Mushroom. When: Saturday July 12th - Jump time depend...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: D'Encausse on ideal technique
Replies: 32
Views: 51637

Re: D'Encausse on ideal technique

If you understand science then you know that the laws of physics and or bio-mechanics cannot prove that a given style or model of technique is ideal. As a point of fact all "successful" vaulting technique ( even a beginner's ), must conform to the the laws of physics or the vault will end...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: TMPVA Summer 2014 Competitions/Clinics, Knoxville,Tn.
Replies: 1
Views: 4017

Re: TMPVA Summer 2014 Competitions/Clinics, Knoxville,Tn.

[quote="tmack"]2004 Olympic Gold Medalist TIm Mack Competitions and Clinics Go to http://timmack.com for information and details on both the Competitions and Clinics There are 2 more Competitions Place: University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tn. Dates: July 11th, August 16th Middle School B...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Fourteen Year Gap in Modern PV Technique in the 1970s?
Replies: 91
Views: 47727

Re: Fourteen Year Gap in Modern PV Technique in the 1970s?

"You state the country's college system is under performing but I will argue against that right now. The system seems to be working just fine getting the athletes to the elite level." IMHO NOT to the elite level! To a very good level yes - but i would argue that they may be getting there ...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Steve Hooker set to look abroad after splitting with coach
Replies: 1
Views: 5097

Re: Steve Hooker set to look abroad after splitting with coach

Personally, I would go with Earl Bell because of his success with all different type of athletes male and female over the years. If you look at the people who have thrived under his coaching and his fabulous pole vaulting career as an athlete it could be a perfect fit. This seems to be the season fo...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Summit
Topic: World class pole vaulters speak
Replies: 0
Views: 9097

World class pole vaulters speak

For those of you that are interested in the summit and/or participating go to Youtube chappellvideos for some excellent pole vault interviews/promotions for the event. Also, Steve Smith will be inducted into the hall of fame and if you have chance visit with him regarding the event. In 1972 he jumpe...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Montana coaching legend Doug LeBrun passes away
Replies: 5
Views: 4831

Montana Hall of Fame Coach Passes Away

My hearts and prayers go out to the LeBrun family. Coach LeBrun was an excellent teacher, mentor and coach in all sports. I was told when he was teaching physical education in Helena he would teach pole vaulting in his classes as part of the many activities the students participated in. Coach LeBrun...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: M55 is Going to Be WILD at Sacramento
Replies: 2
Views: 4368

Re: M55 is Going to Be WILD at Sacramento

http://masterspv.blogspot.com/2011/03/historical-perspective.html As you will read, never in history have even two M55 vaulters cleared 3.95m in a World Championship, yesterday's nationals in Albuquerque had FOUR!! To my knowledge only once has someone gotten 2nd with 3.95m EVER, Bill Murray at Spo...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Capital Perche Clermont-Ferrand France R. Lavillenie 5.92
Replies: 19
Views: 8342

Re: Capital Perche Clermont-Ferrand France R. Lavillenie 5.92

In my opinion - major -overlaod/overbend link below has some frame by frame with comments http://www.decamouse.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/renaud602bang.pdf 5.10/14.6 He is 5'9 153 pounds jumping on huge pole (5.10/14.6) very impressive, jumped 6.01 at 23. Decamouse very nice frame by f...
by Soar Like an Eagle
Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - International
Topic: Capital Perche Clermont-Ferrand France R. Lavillenie 5.92
Replies: 19
Views: 8342

Re: Capital Perche Clermont-Ferrand France R. Lavillenie 5.92

The pole that broke probably had a ding in it from possibly hitting the standard or something. Poles will be stressed more by reaching taking off under, but chances are they will not break especially if it is 40lbs over your weight. If a pole gets a ding from falling against a standard and/or someth...

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