Winning Jumps And Pole Vault by Ed G. JacobyWinning Jumps And Pole Vault by Ed G. Jacoby

Winning Jumps And Pole Vault

byEd G. Jacoby, Ed Jacoby

Paperback | November 19, 2008

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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.

As head track and field coach at Boise State University in Idaho for 24 years, Ed Jacoby is a 3-time NCAA District Coach of the Year and 10-time Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year. He has served as assistant coach at the 1992 Olympic Games, as head coach for the 1993 world championship team, as high-jump coordinator for USA Track & F...
Title:Winning Jumps And Pole VaultFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:232 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.52 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.52 inPublished:November 19, 2008Publisher:Human Kinetics, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0736074198

ISBN - 13:9780736074193


Table of Contents


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)

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