Pole Vault: Using a Pool to Perfect Form

If you are looking for a great and safe way to help your pole vaulter learn the proper technique of how to get away from the pole and over the bar, check out the video below. Beginning with a series of pool drills to develop effective form, Minnesota assistant coach Carolina White, also a 2x All American vaulter, teaches you how to clear the bar and fly-away. You will see essential body positioning in each stage of the take-off and flight with clear, step-by-step instruction.

This clip is from a DVD that contains many other teaching points and drills. For more information about the DVD that these drills came from click the link Becoming a Champion: Pole Vault for Girls’ Track & Field

The YouTube video has sound, so please make sure that your sound is turned on and that you have access to the site ( some schools block access to YouTube)

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