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by kwantana
Mon May 09, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Midmark question
Replies: 8
Views: 20527

Re: Midmark question

thanks for clearing that up for me! i also forgot to mention im left handed if that changes anything. im new to this whole mid mark thing sorry if im leaving out important details, but thank you for your responses! and you're exactly right dj my TO is 10'
by kwantana
Thu May 05, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Midmark question
Replies: 8
Views: 20527

Re: Midmark question

It's my left foot I believe and it's my 6th step.
by kwantana
Tue May 03, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Midmark question
Replies: 8
Views: 20527

Re: Midmark question

Oh crap sorry that probably would've been helpful to know haha. My 32 midmark was from 5 lefts, 10 full steps
by kwantana
Tue May 03, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help on getting rejected and moving my hips up
Replies: 4
Views: 11834

Re: Help on getting rejected and moving my hips up

Thanks Kirk! I tried dogging my run at the meet I had today on the 13 160 to avoid over bending the pole and moved my run to about 60' 4". It surely helped a lot on my take off but for some reason I was a little goofy in the air today haha still managed to somehow get first though. I think what...
by kwantana
Tue May 03, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Midmark question
Replies: 8
Views: 20527

Midmark question

So I was reading about midmarks and came across DJ's midmark chart and after looking over it (im not sure if im reading it completely right in all honesty) it says that with my bar height of 12 feet (my pr) i should be holding 12" 3' (although i hold 12 feet even) and that my mid mark should be...
by kwantana
Tue May 03, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help on getting rejected and moving my hips up
Replies: 4
Views: 11834

Re: Help on getting rejected and moving my hips up

Thank you for your reply, do you think that me taking off under could be a result of my run being too close or solely on me reaching?
by kwantana
Mon May 02, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help on getting rejected and moving my hips up
Replies: 4
Views: 11834

Help on getting rejected and moving my hips up

Currently i have a 13 160 essx with a 19.2 flex (i think, it may be a 19.6 or .7) that i can easily blow through on a good jump here is my jumps on this pole form 5L (60 feet for me) im holding 12 feet on the pole and the bottom bungee in the video is 12 feet currently its the only pole i have i can...
by kwantana
Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: help dropping shoulders
Replies: 2
Views: 8278

Re: help dropping shoulders

Thank you! that makes a alot of sense and youre exactly right i have a problem with jumping off the ground i just had no idea that would translate to not being able to drop my shoulders thank you for your reply
by kwantana
Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: help dropping shoulders
Replies: 2
Views: 8278

help dropping shoulders

I'm currently having issues finishing at the top of my vault i swing up to my hands and start to drop my shoulders but they only ever get to where my hands are about at my waist then i flag out and its really limiting how high i could be im currently jumping a PR of 12 feet as a sophmore in high sch...
by kwantana
Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Old 13 160 sky pole
Replies: 2
Views: 6510

Re: Old 13 160 sky pole

I actually figured out its an old training pole! brought it to a bell athletics camp and asked a couple of the guys there, thanks for your input though!
by kwantana
Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Old 13 160 sky pole
Replies: 2
Views: 6510

Old 13 160 sky pole

So I don't currently have any pictures but today I was rummaging around our schools stash of poles and found a very old sky pole that seems to be in good condition it's dark green and doesn't seem to have any sort of plastic wrapping with a design on it the label says it's a 13 160 (which is current...
by kwantana
Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help with bottom arm/take off
Replies: 6
Views: 19428

Re: Help with bottom arm/take off

thanks a lot! i was trying to get my pole in position to plant faster today so that id have enough time to fully extend my top arm it worked a lot better im still pretty iffy on the pole but i was able to at least get some what on the pit. If I keep honing my plant mechanics and keeping a tall top a...

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