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October 7, 2019

Everyone knows that if you grip higher, you can jump higher, but how do you know if you should grip up? 

Often coaches and athletes will try to raise grip, regardless of pole speed which can lead to athletes getting stood up, veering to the left or right and possibly hi...

October 17, 2018

It seems that no matter how high, or low, you vault all anyone comments on is whether or not your bottom arm is collapsed. Should you care? Probably not as much as the rest of the vault community, but you should probably care about your bottom arm only as much as you c...

September 28, 2018

During Winter and Spring it is difficult to make major technical or physical changes due to the competitive seasons and Summer is also filled with beach vaults, vacations, and some athletes leaving early for college. Fall is when everyone returns to their normal schedu...

August 21, 2018

Many times in pole vault we hear stories about athletes who began working with a coach and in no time they pr several feet. This creates a mindset that lead many in the pole vault community to believe in a magic bullet. We all want to believe that if we just get taught...

October 5, 2017

Pole speed is how quickly an athlete’s pole passes through vertical. Pole speed is a very good indicator of how well you can translate your runway speed into the jump. The athlete that can generate the most pole speed can grip higher than an athlete that does not gener...

September 5, 2017

How do I get on a longer pole?

Many vaulters start off a new year trying to get on a longer pole. Most people believe that the only way they can get that next pr is by getting to that next pole and raising his or her grip. Now, never mind the fact that you could increas...

August 7, 2017

What is push? Your push is how high above your grip you can clear. How can you figure this out? And why is this important?

Well for starters it amazes me how many people do not know how high they can grip? So many people say “I grip here.” What does that mean? Data is a...

July 29, 2017

Genetics + Strength/Fitness + Technique = Performance

At Apex for years now we have always discussed the above equation. If you want a particular performance in the pole vault you need to plug in three variables: genetics, strength/fitness, and technique. Now a great di...

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