Review my vault

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dawson338
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Review my vault

Unread postby dawson338 » Sat May 28, 2016 4:41 pm

Please review my vault
I have been vaulting for 6 months and my pr is 10'6"
The pole in the video is a 13 150 pacer fx and my hand hold is 12'3" and I weigh 143 lbs. i am fairly fast (4.5 40m dash). The bungee is at 10 ft. I need help getting inverted and anything else you see

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22lCoYl ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Review my vault

Unread postby KirkB » Sat May 28, 2016 5:45 pm

I can't see your pole carry, run, plant, or takeoff, so I can't review your vault.

Take some better video, and you'll get some better feedback here on PVP.

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Re: Review my vault

Unread postby GasPasser » Sat May 28, 2016 11:45 pm

What I can see is that you can't invert because you are not swinging. At the instant just before your takeoff foot leaves the ground, you are in a decent position. Not perfect, but good for now. After that, you pull your trail leg into a 90 degree bend, and then you try to roll inverted while tucked up in a ball. The problem is, you don't have the momentum to swing upside down because of what you did with your trail leg immediately after your foot left the ground.

What you need to do is learn how to swing properly. It is best done by trying to "kick the box" with your takeoff foot, then staying long while swinging your foot to the top of the pole. If you have access to a highbar or a set of rings, either are a great tool to practice swinging.

This video has a great example of how to use your trail leg to initiate the swing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD9ARW1i7HI

There are a couple of good examples of the long trail leg swing on a highbar in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSAfM-tOr0A


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