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by yankee814
Sun Dec 19, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Jordan Yamoah (NY) 16-6 State Record... now 17-0!
Replies: 8
Views: 5452

Re: Jordan Yamoah (NY) 16-6 State Record... now 17-0!

Like I said, he's a great kid! So happy for everything he's doing. Coached by Timmy St. Lawrence and the Flying Circus up in Warwick, NY
by yankee814
Sat Dec 18, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: Jordan Yamoah (NY) 16-6 State Record... now 17-0!
Replies: 8
Views: 5452

Re: High School Results December 2010

I saw jordan's record breaking jump in person, he FLEW over 16'6" on his 15'1" 165 UCS Spirit by about 6 inches or so but was inside on all his attempts at 17'

it's only december! He'll be at 17' before the end of the season, couldn't happen to a better kid
by yankee814
Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: Pole Vault Safety
Topic: Indoor Pits, Distance from Walls
Replies: 1
Views: 3365

Indoor Pits, Distance from Walls

Is there any rule for how far away the sides and back of the pit need to be from the wall? especially in high school. One of the local high schools in my area has a setup with a roll out runway, all the necessary pads and everything, but the mats go right up against the wall in the back. Of course t...
by yankee814
Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Weight/Pole Advice
Replies: 4
Views: 2566

Re: Weight/Pole Advice

If you're in high school, take a look at what other poles your school may have Moving up to a 13' pole doesn't have to be bad! You can always keep your grip at the same position, and remember that it is not about bending the pole! You may be able to borrow a pole from another school or private coach...
by yankee814
Sun Dec 05, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: First Competition this Weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 5829

Re: First Competition this Weekend

Metro NY Area has a couple of key coaches that have helped me a lot! Timmy St. Lawrence up in Warwick. He has a fantastic facility... look for it at hvflyingcircus.com Thats about an hour north of the city Jim Henderson from St. Anthony's high school. Rumor has it that he's starting his own club out...
by yankee814
Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: P90 X
Replies: 25
Views: 12360

Re: P90 X

I did the system for about a month before slowly decreasing out of it first thing: the main instructor tells the viewer on most exercises to do the amount of weight and reps that pertain to their goals (8-10 for bulk and strength, 12-15 for lean and endurance). So even though the people in the video...
by yankee814
Sun May 23, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help before Sectionals please!
Replies: 3
Views: 2571

Re: Help before Sectionals please!

Thanks Kirk, I'll try to get some vids from the side! next time i'll try to get someone other than a freshman to do the videos O:-) I'm going to a five day overnight camp at camp pontiac in upstate, NY. Foundation XC Camp is doing a pole vault camp this year and are bringing some college vaulters an...
by yankee814
Sun May 23, 2010 12:26 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help before Sectionals please!
Replies: 3
Views: 2571

Re: Help before Sectionals please!

hi guys, i don't have a coach and I'd really appreciate if Anyone could give me some feedback. Thanks in advance!
by yankee814
Thu May 20, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Summer Training
Replies: 16
Views: 6762

Re: Summer Training

What types of things would I do in a gymnastics room? http://www.polevaultpower.com/media/video/skillsanddrills/ :yes: these are composing a little more than 3/4 of my summer strength training As a current high schooler also, we're in the same boat. I'm doing mostly the stuff in that link, adding i...
by yankee814
Mon May 17, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Help before Sectionals please!
Replies: 3
Views: 2571

Help before Sectionals please!

Hi everyone, So on saturday I had my latest meet and finally got some more "OK" quality videos. Not my best day of jumping, but still a good day. Specifics: Height: 5'7" Weight: 130 lbs Age: 15 Videos: 11': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI_PvCsDQ6M 11' 6": http://www.youtube.com...
by yankee814
Mon May 10, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: training method
Replies: 1
Views: 3224

Re: training method

this is an old one i think, In practice I usually jump over 13 foot bungies in order for me to shoot up more rather than out
good call on this :yes:
by yankee814
Thu May 06, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: New Pole
Replies: 3
Views: 2093

Re: New Pole

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y5F3bMa6yk

theres a jump about two weeks ago at 11'
grip: 12'6"
standards: 18 inches
run: 5 left from 61'

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