Any tips on getting me higher please??

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Any tips on getting me higher please??

Unread postby juliakay21 » Tue May 17, 2016 9:24 pm

https://youtu.be/Rer7oHx2LFg


12' 130 my pr is 9'6" any advice with dropping my shoulder and turning??

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Re: Any tips on getting me higher please??

Unread postby Tincup1215 » Wed May 18, 2016 10:04 am

2 things:

1: You need to work on a higher knee drive down the runway. Pull the ground underneath you (think like an ostrich), don't push off with feet.

2: A better knee drive will allow you to take off strong. I can see the pole lifting you off the ground instead of you jumping UP and driving off the ground. You're generating minimal power on the runway and take-off, so you're going to have minimal power on the swing up and zero power for everything else after that.

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Re: Any tips on getting me higher please??

Unread postby juliakay21 » Wed May 18, 2016 10:02 pm

Tincup1215 wrote:2 things:

1: You need to work on a higher knee drive down the runway. Pull the ground underneath you (think like an ostrich), don't push off with feet.

2: A better knee drive will allow you to take off strong. I can see the pole lifting you off the ground instead of you jumping UP and driving off the ground. You're generating minimal power on the runway and take-off, so you're going to have minimal power on the swing up and zero power for everything else after that.


Thank you! Is there any drills that I should work on? I'm trying to qualify for states and tie the school record which is ten feet!

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Re: Any tips on getting me higher please??

Unread postby KirkB » Wed May 18, 2016 10:28 pm

juliakay21 wrote: Is there any drills that I should work on?

"Ostrich runs" are like the "high knee skips" in this vid. Watch how both the gal and the guy do this drill.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=814aFoXRoGI

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Re: Any tips on getting me higher please??

Unread postby advath » Sun May 29, 2016 12:18 pm

Check the photos and comments on Instagram that I just put up @polevaults that are about sprinting technique compared to sprinting with a pole.


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