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by dj
Tue Apr 05, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Mid Mark Chart
Replies: 359
Views: 154222

it had been several years since i had seen bubba's pages... i actually thought they had been removed... the charts are mine but some of the writing differs from mine...(no offense bubba) the last line from the "the six stride mark" ....these marks may also differ for tall or short vaulters...
by dj
Tue Apr 05, 2005 1:16 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Mid Mark Chart
Replies: 359
Views: 154222

the grip is from the tip to the top of the hand... the takeoff point is measured from the back of the box, pit side/top... the takeoff points were from doing the math... hypotenuse and right angle formed with an averaqge 8' reach at the takeoff.. the pole is the hypotenuse, from the tip to the top o...
by dj
Tue Apr 05, 2005 8:42 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Mid Mark Chart
Replies: 359
Views: 154222

mid times

the charts are one and the same... the newest one, this one, has updated metric mps auto times as found by perter mcginnis' high speed vid

dj
by dj
Sun Oct 31, 2004 3:46 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: My steps are off
Replies: 16
Views: 5593

thanks ladyvolpv the take off WILL be determined by the reach height of the vaulter.. but the mid is based on speed.. the mid to grip chart is the result of 30 years of data and physics.. stride length is determined by speed not physical height. so mike tully (6'-4") and duplantis would both have th...
by dj
Thu Oct 28, 2004 5:56 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: What's the overall best school to vault at?
Replies: 259
Views: 314195

hey 1. go where you would go if were not a pole vaulter.. 2. go where you will not be over coached.. the vault is ...run.. plant.. swing.. a coach should help you with the right grip and right pole for the day practice or meet.....a coach should help you get strong .. fast.. and fit 3. a coach or pr...
by dj
Tue Oct 12, 2004 7:59 am
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: FASTEST POLE VAULTER
Replies: 107
Views: 37096

speed

russ

a few years ago i timed you in reno.. from the "mid" to takeoff.. you were the fastest i've timed.. as fast or faster than bubka..

dj

ps.. kris l. , womens coach at florida, was a sprinter at el paso.. pretty quick..
by dj
Tue Oct 12, 2004 7:13 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: Cat-a-Pole
Replies: 20
Views: 7290

plant

use the chart...use "piston" action strides (ball of the foot stricking under the hips) over the last 4 to six strides and you will plant better..

dj
by dj
Fri Oct 08, 2004 3:11 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: Tim Mack's Stats
Replies: 25
Views: 8568

Re: ya don't need a big grip to jump high

Ah! Very nice information. He used to be such a pole squasher, but he has improved that phase a lot in the last year or two. Gripping 16'4 to vault 19'8.... lets see that's a 3' 4" plus 8" (box depth) so an even 4'. Take the hint out there, some of you "over grippers" who can't even push a foot or ...

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