Jumping over top handgrip?

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Jumping over top handgrip?

Unread postby WiscoVaulter » Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:11 pm

I am from Wisconsin, and i vault 13"6' as a sophmore in high school. I am currently at the point of trying to jump over my top handgrip and would like some advice. I get inverted well and have a good takeoff. I suspect my problems may be that I need to pull stronger on top and that I hang on to the pole to long. I also have some video of me jumping my PR if that will help. The two reasons I named may not be the only problems and i can post a video if you would like to analyze it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Jumping over top handgrip?

Unread postby mcavarano » Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:32 am

Hi I can offer much advise being only a 13' jumper but I have jumped over my hand grip a few times and a strong pull on the top would seem to make sense but I could be totally wrong. But definitly put some videos up they will help the more knowledgable guys give you advise

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Re: Jumping over top handgrip?

Unread postby WiscoVaulter » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:35 pm

Here is a video of my PR, also i haven't had a meet since, so it is my most recent jump.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65dB0KZU ... e=youtu.be
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Re: Jumping over top handgrip?

Unread postby vcpvcoach » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:49 pm

Where are your standards at?

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Re: Jumping over top handgrip?

Unread postby WiscoVaulter » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:53 pm

My coach sets them for me, but they are usually in the 17-22 inch range, probably closer to 17 because this was a big pole for me.
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Re: Jumping over top handgrip?

Unread postby dj » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:25 pm

hello

the "average" jump height based on gri[p is one of the pieces of data included in the Six Step "MID" Chart..

www.oneapproachrun.com

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