This course has been designed to help both coaches and athletes. Coaches will learn to develop and teach the introductory skills of pole vaulting to your students. After completing this course, each participant will have a better understanding of the fundamentals of pole vaulting, as well as the best practices and techniques that will help educate and promote safety in the sport.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
- Course Welcome
2. Starting a Beginner5 Sections
- The Basics
- Standing Grip Height
- Positions of Hand on the Pole
- Balanced Pole Carry
- Working With a Straight Pole
3. Basic Laws of Physics5 Sections
- How the Laws of Physics Impact the Vault
- Focus Through the Top Arm
- Keep Head and Eyes Up
- Jump Off The Ground
- Putting it All Together
4. Drills & Coaching Techniques3 Sections
- Advanced Techniques
- Drill Progressions & Coaching Techniques
- NFHS Rules
5. Equipment & Facility4 Sections
- Reducing the Risk of Injury
- Zero Point
- Standard Base Pads
- Preferred Landing Zone
6. The Science Involved1 Sections
- Kinetic Energy and Gravitational Potential Energy
7. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 3 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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