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by Cpu8
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: How to "go up - not out"? Roll the pole! It's basic physics!
Replies: 4
Views: 15965

Re: How to "go up - not out"? Roll the pole! It's basic physics!

I think a lot of vaulters have a hard time with the inversion because of a poor plant. It seems like once the plant is fixed most vaulters tend to swing "Naturally" on the pole. Once they feel this natural swing the hand thigh connection happens rather quickly. This is mostly because newe...
by Cpu8
Fri May 20, 2016 2:39 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Mental Game?
Replies: 6
Views: 19422

Re: Mental Game?

Hey, I've fallen next to the pit, in the box or back on the runway a couple of times and its normal to not be able to jump from longer approaches after that. Its still something mental that remains there for every vaulter. After an injury or when im not confident in my longer approaches because some...
by Cpu8
Fri May 13, 2016 5:39 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: leg hitting the pole
Replies: 2
Views: 10801

Re: leg hitting the pole

tough hard to say without a video but most of the time when you fall to the right or left its mostly one of 2 things. 1. You dont have enough forward momentum to carry you straigt over the "0 point", you can fix this most of the time with a stronger controlled approach (not a longer but mo...
by Cpu8
Mon May 02, 2016 3:26 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Help longer approaches
Replies: 2
Views: 11405

Re: Help longer approaches

Ah thanks, Coach gave me a 'private' training so we could just focus on the approach. We started from 2 step and when one approach went well we made the approach longer so we just revisited every approach. Now im back at 6 step and still confident in myself and my approach. Maybe its the weather, or...
by Cpu8
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Help longer approaches
Replies: 2
Views: 11405

Help longer approaches

Ive been jumping for 2 years now and last indoor season i just cleared the 4,63m but now that we're outdoor again ive failed to make a jump from my longest runs. Now im only able to use an 8 step, i dont know why im unable to use the 12 and 14 step. Last year i fell next to the mat and seriously inj...

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