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  Topic: Fosbury article
HighJumpCoach

Replies: 3
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PostForum: The Field House   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:01 pm   Subject: Fosbury article
Yes indeed, it is surprising. But what is more surprising is the current state of knowledge (or lack thereof) among the general coaching community. It is still nearly impossible to find a high school ...
  Topic: Fosbury article
HighJumpCoach

Replies: 3
Views: 27178

PostForum: The Field House   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:02 pm   Subject: Fosbury article
I found Fosbury's account of working with coach Berny Wagner particularly interesting. I was a high jumper at OSU beginning in 1972. That was a few years after Dick Fosbury. What I particularly rememb ...
  Topic: High Jump help for 12 year old
HighJumpCoach

Replies: 11
Views: 41046

PostForum: The Field House   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 4:15 am   Subject: High Jump help for 12 year old
There is a lot of information on my web site about high jumping and approach technique in general, and on how to set up an approach using the software.
  Topic: How much horizontal rotation do you need?
HighJumpCoach

Replies: 0
Views: 15034

PostForum: The Field House   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 10:17 am   Subject: How much horizontal rotation do you need?
A very important question that is asked only infrequently is "How much horizontal rotation do you need?


Horizontal rotation is sometimes referred to as rotation about the bar. It is the rota ...
  Topic: High Jump help for 12 year old
HighJumpCoach

Replies: 11
Views: 41046

PostForum: The Field House   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:33 am   Subject: High Jump help for 12 year old
trackmama,

If you can measure the distance from the takeoff point to the landing point and how high the jumper is jumping, I can make a fair guess at the rest. At least it will give you a reasonabl ...
  Topic: High Jump help for 12 year old
HighJumpCoach

Replies: 11
Views: 41046

PostForum: The Field House   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:35 pm   Subject: High Jump help for 12 year old
Hi Dan,

You can enter many different parameters, but I favor the following:

Flight length - how far the jumper travels in the air from takeoff point to landing point.

Flight Angle - The angle ...
  Topic: High Jump help for 12 year old
HighJumpCoach

Replies: 11
Views: 41046

PostForum: The Field House   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2008 10:37 am   Subject: High Jump help for 12 year old
High jumping technique is highly dependent on getting the approach right. If you lay out an approach that "works" and use it properly, technique of the takeoff and flight dynamics is easy. I ...
 
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