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Winning Jumps and Pole Vault

Winning Jumps and Pole Vault

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by Ed Jacoby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0736074198

ISBN-13: 9780736074193

Pub. Date: 11/19/2008

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

The world's top track and field coaches. The world's top track and field resource.

Long jump, triple jump, high jump, and pole vault. From techniques and training to strategy and mental preparation, Winning Jumps and Pole Vault is the only book that covers it all.

Renowned coach Ed Jacoby and the all-star line-up of Cliff Rovelto, Tom and Kyle

Overview

The world's top track and field coaches. The world's top track and field resource.

Long jump, triple jump, high jump, and pole vault. From techniques and training to strategy and mental preparation, Winning Jumps and Pole Vault is the only book that covers it all.

Renowned coach Ed Jacoby and the all-star line-up of Cliff Rovelto, Tom and Kyle Tellez, Irving “Boo” Schexnayder, Greg Hull, Will Freeman, and Keith Henschen share the secrets and strategies that have produced 62 NCAA champions, 15 Olympic gold medalists, and numerous other U.S. and world medalists and champions.

Every phase of every event—from approach to takeoff to landing—is described to convey proper technique. Learn how to recognize and correct common technical flaws and rely on over 25 event–specific drills to perfect technique.

With preevent preparation, conditioning programs, and jump and vault strategies, Winning Jumps and Pole Vault is the one resource track and field coaches and athletes can't afford to be without.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736074193
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
11/19/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
539,115
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part I: Biomechanics of Jumping and Pole Vault
Chapter 1. The Approach (by Ed Jacoby)
Chapter 2. Takeoff and Landing (by Ed Jacoby)

Part II: Event Technique, Strategy, and Programming
Chapter 3. Long Jump (by Kyle Tellez and Tom Tellez)
Chapter 4. Triple Jump (by Boo Schexnayder)
Chapter 5. High Jump (by Cliff Rovelto)
Chapter 6. Pole Vault (by Greg Hull)

Part III: Shaping the Mind, Body, and Program
Chapter 7. Mental Training (Dr. Keith Henschen)
Chapter 8. Performance Training (by Will Freeman)
Chapter 9. Designing Your Program (by Will Freeman)

Appendix
References
Bibliography
Index
About the Editor
About the Contributors

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