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by Enloe11
Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: loss of penitration with swing
Replies: 33
Views: 62581

loss of penitration with swing

Im just getting on to longer pole where I am having to put more and more things together to get into the pit successfully. I have been working on the ground as of late, and its getting better and better. But my swing is starting to hinder me.as soon as i start to swing the pole just slowly seems to ...
by Enloe11
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Take off step
Replies: 11
Views: 30730

Re: Take off step

Enloe, I do not recommend this but I saw it work. A tennis shoe was placed on the line and nobody stretched. Better off just to imagine its there! The shoe, NO, something, YES. It also depends on the athlete and if they have the mental gusto to just turn over and jump without slowing down because o...
by Enloe11
Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Advanced Technique
Topic: Take off step
Replies: 11
Views: 30730

Take off step

I have been vaulting for 7 years now so my brain has been trained to take off within a certain distance. Im just starting to get on to 15' poles now and im starting to raise my hand grip closer and closer to the top. With doing that my take off step is getting further and further out. I've never tak...
by Enloe11
Mon May 13, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under
Replies: 9
Views: 7411

Re: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under

It's a bit better, but I still can't visualize your vault very well, because there's 1,001 different things that you might be doing right or wrong, and words like "perfect", "decent" and "semi good" aren't descriptive enough for me to visualize what you mean. And actua...
by Enloe11
Sun May 12, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under
Replies: 9
Views: 7411

Re: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under

It's a bit better, but I still can't visualize your vault very well, because there's 1,001 different things that you might be doing right or wrong, and words like "perfect", "decent" and "semi good" aren't descriptive enough for me to visualize what you mean. And actua...
by Enloe11
Sun May 12, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under
Replies: 9
Views: 7411

Re: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under

Your description is too vague for us to help you much. It may be that some people see as your hips as "coming under", but there may be other technical flaws that we could observe if we saw some vid of your jumps. Or other, more descriptive ways of describing what you call "coming und...
by Enloe11
Sun May 12, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under
Replies: 9
Views: 7411

Re: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under

Thanks Kirk for your reply. Ill try to explain it better cause I'm not sure on how to post vids. But a better explination.. Ok my step will be on perfect ill I have a decent plant (just decent cause it needs tons of work) and ill jump off the ground semi good. And as soon as I leave the soon as I le...
by Enloe11
Sun May 12, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under
Replies: 9
Views: 7411

Help. Can't keep my hips from coming under

I'm a high school vaulter, and I just returned from the Texas state track meet. I currently weigh about 150 and am about 5'9. I run on a pole anywhere from 14' 180 to a 15' 165. I have only jumped 14'6'' in a meet but have jumped 15' several times in pratice over and actual bar. After the state meet...

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