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by stavhoppare
Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: too much speed...??
Replies: 15
Views: 6537

Pole Vault Approach

After that long post, one more thing. I have observed in many vaulters (even world class) that when feeling "off" or uncomfortable at the takeoff, it is often a problem of having the pole tip too high too long into the approach. The pole tip must be passing through eye level at least 4 steps out. It...
by stavhoppare
Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: too much speed...??
Replies: 15
Views: 6537

POLE VAULT APPROACH

THE APPROACH IN THE LONG JUMP, TRIPLE JUMP AND POLE VAULT DICK RAILSBACK USATF DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE[/b] THE TWO HORIZONTAL JUMPING EVENTS AND THE POLE VAULT SHARE MUCH IN APPROACH MECHANICS. THE APPROACH ALLOWS THE ATHLETE TO DEVELOP SPEED, TEMPO AND PROPER BODY POSITION TO ACHIEVE AN EFFICIENT TA...
by stavhoppare
Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Beginning Technique
Topic: i need serious advice
Replies: 15
Views: 4010

For CORRECT Biomechanics information, you need the following two videos. This is correct mechanics...no speculation or "try this" information. Pole speed is absolutely the most important part of the vault once off the ground. These videos explain what it is, how to initiate it and how to keep it goi...
by stavhoppare
Fri Jan 13, 2006 11:35 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: I'm a brand new coach to pole vault and want to learn.
Replies: 10
Views: 9332

PERFORMING AT THE PEAK--TECHNIQUE Dick Railsback, 5X All-American and 2X National Champion, former Olympic Vault Coach, former University of Nebraska Coach, and World-renowned Clinician/expert on the Pole Vault Coach Railback provides a comprehensive look at every aspect of women's pole vaulting wit...
by stavhoppare
Fri Jan 13, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: I'm a brand new coach to pole vault and want to learn.
Replies: 10
Views: 9332

Performing at the Peak $39.95 with Dick Railsback, 5X All-American, former University of Nebraska Field Events Coach Two-time USA National Champion Dick Railsback provides over 30 pole vaulting drills intended to enhance both the beginner and advanced pole vaulter. Correct mechanics are explained an...
by stavhoppare
Wed Dec 07, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: NCAA Coaches Technical Seminar Notes
Replies: 4
Views: 3480

NCAA COACHES SEMINAR BOOK

Here is the direct link to the clinic book:

http://teamtartan.org/Technical_Seminar_2.pdf

The clinic book is 78 pages so it takes a bit of time to download.
by stavhoppare
Sun Dec 04, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: NCAA COACHES SEMINAR NOTES
Replies: 0
Views: 2483

NCAA COACHES SEMINAR NOTES

TARTAN-APS sponsored this Technical Seminar for Division I, II, and III Track and Field Coaches. 300 coaches attended this seminar and the notebook for all the seminars is provided by TARTAN-APS on their web site: http://www.tartan-aps.com/ Go to the web site, click on the Meet Team Tartan box and u...
by stavhoppare
Sun Dec 04, 2005 7:58 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: NCAA Coaches Technical Seminar Notes
Replies: 4
Views: 3480

NCAA Coaches Technical Seminar Notes

TARTAN-APS sponsored this Technical Seminar for Division I, II, and III Track and Field Coaches. 300 coaches attended this seminar and the notebook for all the seminars is provided by TARTAN-APS on their web site: http://www.tartan-aps.com/ Go to the web site, click on the Meet Team Tartan box and u...
by stavhoppare
Thu Nov 24, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: New Pole Vault Training Device
Replies: 3
Views: 3038

This is THE unit every program should have. I have been involve with the PV since 1960 (best mark 5.40m in 1969) and have coached at the University, International and Olympic level. This unit is the best "on the pole" trainer I have seen. Very easy to use and great feedback. A wonderful tool for all...
by stavhoppare
Wed Jul 27, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Coaches Forum
Topic: Skydex Box
Replies: 1
Views: 3025

SkyDex Vault Box

CSU NORTHRIDGE INSTALLED 2 OF THESE BOXES IN THE SPRING OF 2004. TOMMY SKIPPER VAULTED 18'10.5" AT THE WESTERN REGIONAL NCAA MEET USING THIS BOX. YOU MIGHT CONTACT CSU NORTHRIDGE TRACK OFFICE REGARDING THESE.
by stavhoppare
Tue Jul 26, 2005 9:39 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Pole Vault Videos -- Drills
Replies: 0
Views: 1938

Pole Vault Videos -- Drills

$39.95 with Dick Railsback, 5X All-American, former University of Nebraska Field Events Coach Two-time USA National Champion Dick Railsback provides over 30 pole vaulting drills intended to enhance both the beginner and advanced pole vaulter. Correct mechanics are explained and demonstrated for prop...
by stavhoppare
Tue Jul 26, 2005 9:34 am
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Pole Vault Videos--Technique
Replies: 0
Views: 1902

Pole Vault Videos--Technique

Dick Railsback, 5X All-American and 2X National Champion, former Olympic Vault Coach, former University of Nebraska Coach, and World-renowned Clinician/expert on the Pole Vault Coach Railback provides a comprehensive look at every aspect of women's pole vaulting with demonstrations, a plethora of in...

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