Where to pole vault in the bay area

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Where to pole vault in the bay area

Unread postby Hazem » Tue Dec 01, 2015 2:05 pm

I am a new resident to San Jose, California and i have never done pole vaulting before and i was asking about a place that agrees to let me train pole vaulting, i am looking for a place near Santa Clara, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Milpitas or Cupertino

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Re: Where to pole vault in the bay area

Unread postby vaultmd » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:23 pm

Welcome!

There's always a group operating out of Los Gatos High School. I would start there. They even might know of a situation closer to you.

Where did you do your jumping before moving here?

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Re: Where to pole vault in the bay area

Unread postby Hazem » Thu Dec 03, 2015 5:26 pm

I was living in Cairo, Egypt the facilities were so poor right there, they do not have mattresses to jump on so i have never jumped before but my fitness skills are good on the horizontal bar, rope and the push ups and doing the basic athletics drills.

The question here is, is it possible after i am 21 years old to start pole vaulting or it is something impossible and against the nature ?

Thanks,

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Re: Where to pole vault in the bay area

Unread postby vaultmd » Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:13 pm

It's never too late to start. You just have to be athletic enough; and it doesn't take much to jump 10' (3M). Sound like you should be able to handle things just fine.

If you're a beginner, another place to consider inquiring into is the group at San Ramon Valley High School in Danville.

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Re: Where to pole vault in the bay area

Unread postby CaliforniaPVCoach » Tue May 10, 2016 3:03 pm

Hazem wrote:I am a new resident to San Jose, California and i have never done pole vaulting before and i was asking about a place that agrees to let me train pole vaulting, i am looking for a place near Santa Clara, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Milpitas or Cupertino


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