Stiff Poling to Bending

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Stiff Poling to Bending

Unread postby marbaugh » Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:09 am

I have a vaulter I have been working short approaches with and focusing on swinging with a long body and keeping her head inline with the rest of her body. We have been raising the grip and it is going very well. See the link below for photos. ... 7469669681

When she moves her step back and presses the bottom arm out her hips are getting stuck below her shoulders: ... 4SNh8H06QE

Any advice on where to go from here when trying to get her to carry the stiff pole drills over to longer approaches with bend in the pole?


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Re: Stiff Poling to Bending

Unread postby CoachEric » Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:04 pm

She is pulling. Both arms must stay overhead for the body to swing. Have her focus on pushing all the way to the back of the pit.

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