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by AVC Coach
Fri May 06, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Nick Johnson (AR) 17'03" 6A State Championship
Replies: 0
Views: 4590

Nick Johnson (AR) 17'03" 6A State Championship

5/05/16 6A State Championship Benton, AR Lake Hamilton senior, Nick Johnson, set a new meet record and overall state meet record (nobody has ever jumped this high in an Arkansas state meet or Meet of Champions) yesterday with 17'03". He made it on his first attempt from 14 steps (7 rights - lef...
by AVC Coach
Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Getting on longer poles/moving grip up
Replies: 19
Views: 23810

Re: Getting on longer poles/moving grip up

You're going to jump some big bars, Zach. Keep working on swinging on that top hand. As soon as your body weight gets supported on the pole, you catch it all with the bottom arm and your hips stop swinging. That takes pressure off of the pole and keeps it from moving to vertical. When you master tha...
by AVC Coach
Mon Feb 22, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Nick Johnson (AR) 17'02"
Replies: 2
Views: 6216

Re: Nick Johnson (AR) 17'02"

Thanks, Wilson! We had a great time and got to see a bunch of kids PR at this meet.

Here's the highlight reel of Nick and Zach's battle in the sky. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNu7C_cDN4g
by AVC Coach
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Nick Johnson (AR) 17'02"
Replies: 2
Views: 6216

Nick Johnson (AR) 17'02"

2/20/16 USATF Arkansas Association Indoor Pole Vault Championships Arkansas Vault Club Indoor Training Center Lake Hamilton senior, Nick Johnson, PR'd three times today and set a new school record of 17'02". His progressions were 15'06", 16'00", 16'06", 17'00" and 17'02"...
by AVC Coach
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:35 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Lexi Weeks 4.60m (15'01")
Replies: 0
Views: 6140

Lexi Weeks 4.60m (15'01")

Arkansas freshman, Lexi Weeks, jumped 15'01" yesterday at the Tyson Invite in Fayetteville. That's the highest mark ever by a freshman. From what I've read, she's only the 5th college girl to break that barrier but I think she's the 6th and she's also the youngest American to do so. Results: ht...
by AVC Coach
Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Lexi Weeks 14'07.5" NR *video
Replies: 6
Views: 10114

Re: Lexi Weeks 14'07.5" NR *video

gaspasser, sometimes they're right on with good results and sometimes they're off with good results. They're 18 years old and each hold a national record. I hope for perfection but it rarely happens. To answer your question, I'm not coaching them to be under but if that's what it takes to break thos...
by AVC Coach
Sat Jul 04, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Lexi Weeks 14'07.5" NR *video
Replies: 6
Views: 10114

Lexi Weeks 14'07.5" NR *video

7/04/15 USATF AVC Freedom Vault Arkansas Vault Club Outdoor Training Center Black Springs, AR Lexi made 14'07.5" on her 2nd attempt to break the National Outdoor Record! I'll have the full results and video up soon! She was on an Altius Carbon Extreme 14'03" 19.3 flex holding 13'08". ...
by AVC Coach
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:42 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Peaking at the big meets
Replies: 38
Views: 32029

Re: Peaking at the big meets

Good stuff! Keep up the great work!
by AVC Coach
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: USATF Outdoor Nationals 2015 - Make your predictions!
Replies: 7
Views: 13039

Re: USATF Outdoor Nationals 2015 - Make your predictions!

Sandi Morris
Andrew Irwin

I'm a homer!
by AVC Coach
Mon Jun 15, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Website News and Camp/Competition Announcements
Topic: AVC Freedom Vault July 4th
Replies: 0
Views: 4094

AVC Freedom Vault July 4th

I want to welcome everyone to our July 4th Freedom Vault. Our plan is to host this meet at our outdoor facility, weather permitting. We have the flexibility to move it indoors if we need to so no matter what, the meet will go on! Our meet is divided into divisions based on skill levels, not age. We ...
by AVC Coach
Sun Jun 14, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Tori Weeks 14'04" National Indoor Record *video
Replies: 2
Views: 6743

Tori Weeks 14'04" National Indoor Record *video

6/14/15 AVC 17th Annual School's Out Open Arkansas Vault Club Indoor Training Center Black Springs, AR Tori made 14'04" on her first attempt to steal the national indoor record from her twin sister, Lexi, today at our meet! Lexi made 14'00" with no misses! I'm working on getting the video ...
by AVC Coach
Sun Jun 07, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Tori Weeks 14'01" at Great Southwest *video
Replies: 2
Views: 6409

Tori Weeks 14'01" at Great Southwest *video

June 6, 2015 Great Southwest Classic Albuquerque, NM Tori PR'd and set a new Meet Record at GSW! Lexi finished 2nd with 13'06"! This was the first time they had ever competed out of state and I'm proud of the way they performed and the way they represented Arkansas! Great job, girls! Results: h...

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