Articles (engl.)

First, I’m a swiss german speaking native, with that in mind, my english skills should be rated. If you see mistakes in writing, please write me!

The next few months I try to translate and publish all my german articles. 7 of 29 articles translated so far.

Pole Vault Basics

Choosing the suitable pole – errors and misconceptions – part 1 the length of the pole

Choosing the suitable pole – errors and misconceptions – part 2 the weight-index and the „flex“-number

Choosing the suitable pole – errors and misconceptions – part 3 changing the length of poles (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Relation between grip-height and pole stiffnes – and the „eye“ for pole vault (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Poles get older – like everything else

Poles producer and products (article needs to be translated from german to english)

freeze-image – death of dyamics (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Coach-education / psychology

Athlete-Coach-Relation in terms of developing self-dependent athletes

Think on your own: factor of success (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Self-dependent practice

Factor of success: „think yourself“ (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Expertise – about efficient pole vault coaching and coaching at the highest level (article needs to be translated from german to english)

mirror-neurons – the reason why „out of nothing“ unlikeky „something“ emerges (article needs to be translated from german to english)

freeze-image – death of dyamics (article needs to be translated from german to english)

The „black cat“, why „well-meant“ is not good.

Implements / Gear

Shoes? – Are you kiding me? – Sense and Nonsense about shoes in sports. (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Crossbars (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Plugs on the top of the pole (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Shoe reviews

Saucony Type A9 (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Book recommendations

Frans Bosch – Strength training and coordination: an integrative approach

Brad Stulberg – Steve Magness – Peak Performance (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Rick Suhr – Running into the Headwind: The price of Olympic Gold The untold true story

K. Anders Ericsson – Peak: Secrets From The New Science of Expertise (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Gerald Hüther – Biology of fear – How sensations grow from stress (I am sorry, you need to learn german to read this exceptional book of Prof. Hüther)

Christopher McDougall – Born To Run (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Scott Jurek – Eat & Run (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Medicine

Degeneration – bodily physique (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Doping is not the same as doping (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Rules

Determing heights for pole vault competition – courage beeing creative (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Qualifying for the Olympic Games (article needs to be translated from german to english)

Warm up jumps – time doesn’t stand still (article needs to be translated from german to english)