Special Appearance by Earl Bell; 1998 National Olympic Coach of the Year
Establish and reinforce good habits in your vaulters using this simple,
safe training progression.
This pole vaulting DVD begins with a technique progression appropriate for
any level of pole vaulter. Along with his own demonstrations, Hartwig is
joined by a high school boy and girl to demonstrate each progression.
The technique progression includes:
Throughout the technical progressions, Hartwig shares invaluable coaching
tips such as to how progress your vaulter as they improve.
In Part 2 of this presentation, Hartwig demonstrates 36 exercises that he
incorporates into his pole vault specific training program. These exercises
fall into five categories: Hurdle Mobilities (6 drills), Core Exercises (15),
Med Ball Exercises (9), High Bar Exercises (3) and Weight Lifting Exercises
Hartwig then takes you through the four training cycles that make up a
Hartwig lays out a detailed training schedule for each cycle. The schedule
includes a weekly plan and specific daily workouts. In addition, he shows the
vaulting skill set that is appropriate for each phase of the cycle.
As an added bonus Hartwig introduces his coach--the legendary Earl Bell--to
present a technical analysis of the vaulting Hartwig does in each of the four
training cycles. Hartwig and Bell deliver priceless tips and techniques
throughout this commentary.
This is THE most comprehensive combination of teaching, coaching, training,
and planning that has ever been produced for pole vaulting.
129 minutes. DVD. 2010.
Overall Rating: 4.7 out of 5. Sports Nation Video Sales Rank: 16 out of 63 for the category Track and Field Coaching Videos.