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by OwlVault
Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Rocking back fully
Replies: 10
Views: 26383

Re: Rocking back fully

Thanks again, Kirk. I think I was just pushing her to take off on bigger poles because she CAN, not because she should. We're doing swinging drills and practice today and will get her on something smaller to see whether she finds it easier to swing.
by OwlVault
Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Rocking back fully
Replies: 10
Views: 26383

Re: Rocking back fully

Thanks so much! We'll be working more steps and we even spent some time fine tuning them during warm ups today. They were actually on point at today's meet, but she is still giving up on her swing once at the L position.
by OwlVault
Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Rocking back fully
Replies: 10
Views: 26383

Re: Rocking back fully

A vaulter I am coaching is having the same problem, I think. She has a pretty decent take off (though she runs low like a soccer player), and the only problems I see are a bit of a bent trail leg and some throwing her head back. She then stalls out when she hits the L position, unable to rock back- ...

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