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by spill21
Fri Apr 04, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Ways Equipment Can Influence Technique
Replies: 44
Views: 24956

yeah your right I wasn't penetrating half as much as I needed to, to be safe either
by spill21
Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Ways Equipment Can Influence Technique
Replies: 44
Views: 24956

yeah its at the back, maybe it was the pole I was using(it was longer than the pole I'm use to, but the box sucked, the pit was great though, a little hard but great
by spill21
Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Ways Equipment Can Influence Technique
Replies: 44
Views: 24956

The box had a huge effect on my vaulting this past week, the box we were using was rusted and had rust bumps all over it, and when I would plant the butt plug would literally get stuck about half way up on the slant and when I would bock back the pressure put on the plug was enough to bump it down t...
by spill21
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Critique
Replies: 16
Views: 3830

Yeah dude Becca's right, one time I got a slight concussion because I landed in one of those cracks, my head snpped by and hit the concrete pad. I was only jumping eight feet there so it doesn't matter how good you are safety first ALWAYS.
by spill21
Sun Mar 30, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: dropping shoulders
Replies: 5
Views: 2227

dropping shoulders

My biggest problem right now is that I can't get fully inverted because I'm not sure how to drop my shoulders. I've been told that the best way to do this is at the end of the drive phase to snap your head all the way back, that doesn't work. So does any body have any suggestions or drills or someth...
by spill21
Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Soft Side
Replies: 1
Views: 1604

Soft Side

If you jump with the soft side against you will it harm the pole, I have been for a while because if I jump with the soft side I crush the pole, and its the only pole I have.
by spill21
Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: 10'6" jump... help?
Replies: 0
Views: 1144

10'6" jump... help?

Age: 16 Grade: 10 How long you have been jumping: 1 year What pole you are on (length and weight rating): 12'9" 145 6.35 flex How high you are gripping: top hand: 12'2" lower hand: 10'1" (which one does specifically?) What bar(s) you are attempting in the video: 10'6" I know not ...
by spill21
Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:59 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: former collegiate great making a comeback for '08
Replies: 277
Views: 85190

I have an idea but its kinda off... I'm not sure though, you have two kids right?
by spill21
Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - General
Topic: Pole Vault Tattoos - Post your pictures
Replies: 46
Views: 67610

I'm gettin one this summer, I'm not 100% sure what yet, but I'm leaning towars My last name upside down across my shoulders
by spill21
Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Altius
Replies: 13
Views: 4816

damn... ha now that I think about that, forget the previous question
by spill21
Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: flex rating
Replies: 1
Views: 1347

flex rating

is the higher the rating the stiffer or softer?
by spill21
Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: I'm in a bit of a jam..
Replies: 8
Views: 3013

dude my school is so pathetically set on football they won't buy anything for pole vault the poles I use are personal, and when I told them I was going to break the one I broke last week they practically laughed in my face, and said no.

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