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Winning Jumps and Pole Vault
Contributor(s): Jacoby, Ed (Editor)
ISBN: 0736074198     ISBN-13: 9780736074193
Publisher: Human Kinetics
    OUR PRICE: $21.56  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: December 2008
Annotation: The authors of Winning Jumps and Pole Vault have produced 62 NCAA champions, 15 Olympic gold medalists, and numerous other U.S. and world medalists and champions. A few of the competitors the authors have coached to elite levels are Carl Lewis, nine-time Olympic gold medalist; Walter Davis, world triple jump champion; and Nick Hysong, Olympic gold medalist in the pole vault. The secrets and strategies that have elevated athletes to world-class status are now packaged into Winning Jumps and Pole Vault for individual coaches and athletes to have at their fingertips. The book covers everything that coaches and athletes need to know about the long jump, triple jump, high jump, and pole vault. Coverage for each event includes the basic science behind the techniques, training sequence drills, conditioning, and sample training programs. The book also details general jump-vault conditioning and the tactical and mental preparation that these coaches employ to help their athletes excel.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Jumping; Training.
BISAC Categories:
- Sports & Recreation | Track & Field
Dewey: 796.43/2
LCCN: 2008033927
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 10.75" H x 8.25" W x 0.50" (1.38 lbs) 216 pages