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by baggettpv
Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:32 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Training
Topic: Learning to jump up
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

Re: Learning to jump up

It's all in my pocket guid to pole vaulting.

Rick Baggett
WSTC
by baggettpv
Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: From Beginner to Bubka
Replies: 21
Views: 6379

Re: From Beginner to Bubka

Standing grip is standing flat footed and reaching up as high as you can on the pole right next to you. The basic idea of jumping higher is to do activities that increase that ability, like jumping alot. And learning the jump dynamics of jumping from a run. Long jumping helps. Alittle vague but many...
by baggettpv
Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:08 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: From Beginner to Bubka
Replies: 21
Views: 6379

Re: From Beginner to Bubka

Well..... Tonight the Beginning Boys started and thru the take off test the highest they were able to hold was 3' 6" above the standing grip. The advanced boys (14' and up) are between 4'6" and 5'5". There is a direct correlationship for the skills.When you take the over standing meas...
by baggettpv
Sun Jun 05, 2011 3:53 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: From Beginner to Bubka
Replies: 21
Views: 6379

Re: From Beginner to Bubka

Close, but it"s comparative.

Rick Baggett
WSTC
by baggettpv
Sun Jun 05, 2011 1:56 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: From Beginner to Bubka
Replies: 21
Views: 6379

Re: From Beginner to Bubka

Powerplant,
Could you explain the relationship between the max grip from 3 lefts to the relationship with that and take-off location from full approach?

Rick Baggett
WSTC
by baggettpv
Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: Free Take off
Replies: 10
Views: 3371

Re: Free Take off

Ah, somebody might have to read!

Rick Baggett
WSTC
by baggettpv
Wed May 18, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: West and Northwest and Canyon Regions
Topic: Oregon High School Top 20
Replies: 100
Views: 269881

Re: Oregon High School Top 20

Hey, I have 6 in the boys and 5 in the girls.... A down year. But the competition is getting fearce (sp).... good job coaches!!!!

Rick Baggett
WSTC
by baggettpv
Tue May 03, 2011 1:33 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Intermediate Technique
Topic: Have no clue whats wrong here?
Replies: 4
Views: 1845

Re: Have no clue whats wrong here?

I didn't understand it either. And I teach "Shop"!

Rick Baggett
WSTC
by baggettpv
Tue May 03, 2011 1:31 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Curiousity Question
Replies: 10
Views: 7703

Re: Curiousity Question

The very first step is the most important. When everything starts perfectly the chance success is better.

Rick Baggett
WSTC
by baggettpv
Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:47 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: Logan Cunningham *Video*Welcome to the 17' Club!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 3048

Re: Logan Cunningham *Video*Welcome to the 17' Club!!!

Very nice, need to plant the pole alot better. Gives him higher grips and more over grip clearance.

Rick Baggett
US Senior Coach
by baggettpv
Sat Apr 16, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Video Review
Topic: please advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

Re: please advice

Get ALan Launders book on the Principals of Australian Pole Vaulting.... called Beginner to Bubka... Start over on your training.

Rick Baggett
WSTC USA Senior Coach
by baggettpv
Sat Apr 16, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: Pole Vault - High School
Topic: News Article on Private Coaches for Track
Replies: 42
Views: 19135

Re: News Article on Private Coaches for Track

Being a club coach for 25 years I have found it very difficult at time and very rewarding at times to interface with the public school coaches. I like to think about is as team coaching for the kids. While at a meet to watch I like to hang with the school coach and ONLY have the school coach interfa...

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