Coaching the Pole Vault is a digital education program built to drive home success for pole vault coaches of all levels. With over 156 ALTIS videos and 24 hours of guided educational content, Coaching the Pole Vault is a premium digital education course for coaches.
Explore the factors that influence success in the pole vault and learn about safety guidelines.
Review teaching progressions and coaching strategies to safely and successfully develop beginner athletes into successful pole vaulters.
Garner insights from world-class vaulters and their coaches on what it takes to succeed.
Packed with coaching insights, tips, tools, and progressions, the ALTIS Coaching the Pole Vault Course includes 24 hours of online guided learning material that you can digest at your own pace. Each of the 12 topic-specific modules is designed to be taken in series, forming a platform of knowledge built upon by the themes covered in successive modules.
Designed by experts in education and digital technologies, the Coaching the Pole Vault Course enables coaches to access premium coaching education curriculum on any digital device, anywhere, anytime. With the ability to start where you last left off, you receive a guided education on your own terms. Our digital education platform delivers 12 modules of engaging discussions with 24 hours of content, graphics, videos, and checkpoints that support your learning experience and encourage critical thinking.
This format allows you to:
ALTIS Coaching the Pole Vault Course Certificate of Completion. In recognition of your achievement you are awarded with the ALTIS Coaching The Pole Vault Course Certificate of Completion.
2 Equipment & Safety
3 Dynamics and Mechanics of the Pole Vault
4 The Approach Run
5 Technical Exploration: The Plant, Pole Strike and Take Off
6 Technical Exploration: The Swing, Extension, Turn, Push-Off & Landing
7 Teaching Progressions
8 Programming for the Pole Vault
9 Performing in the Pole Vault
10 Technique Problem Solving
11 Specific Error Correcting
12 Inside the Vault: Coach & Athlete Perspectives
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The primary author of this course is legendary Dan Pfaff with contributions from other internationally-renowned coaches and leaders.
Coach Pfaff is a globally recognized expert in the field of coaching & coach education. With over 40 years coaching across multiple T&F disciplines, Dan has led 49 Olympians to 9 medals and has lectured in 27 countries across multiple sports.
Coaches David Butler, Jeff Hartwig, Jan Johnson & Ellie Spain
Holly Bradshaw, Greg Hull, Stacy Dragila, Scott Simpson, Alan Richardson.
We extend our thanks to Jan Johnson, Steve Chappell, Ole Kvist, and Hebert Czingon for their permissions of use of selected materials, graphics, and film.
Receive a discount when you purchase course access for a group.
Gain access to the ALTIS Community, a private Mighty Network community providing exclusive video content and live streams, as well as a forum for discussion, collaboration, and networking for coaches across the globe.
No, you can choose to enroll at any time you like, and complete the course according to whatever timeline suits you. There is no time limit for completion, and you can study at your own pace.
All the content is delivered online-only, so you can study anywhere in the world. By choosing this format we have been able to create a multi-faceted approach to learning which includes videos and films as part of the course content, rather than just text and graphics. Each module is assessed by a number of multiple choice learning checks which can be taken in your own time. These are all online. To pass the tests you must gain a score of 80% or above. If you fail the first time, you are able to retake.
Yes, we welcome coaches globally!
It demonstrates to employers, potential employers, and stakeholders that you are a forward thinking, evolving coach who has taken control of their own development and is proactively learning new progressions and coaching strategies to elevate the performance of the athletes you coach.
ALTIS is a global coach and athlete education and performance brand renowned for quality. Your certificate of completion provides recognition of you having acquired skills to the quality level associated with the ALTIS brand.
Yes, there is no time limit to your login. Once you have completed the course you will continue to have access for reference and revision purposes.
No, it is not possible to download the course materials at this time.
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“Coaching the Pole Vault is a fantastic coaching resource that delivers on multiple levels. It offers some essential and fundamental information and content about key areas of the event, and combines that with a great and highly relevant blend of athlete and coach interviews, video support and additional reading and links. It creates a comprehensive platform for learning at all levels – whether you are a coach that is new to the event or a more well-established coach, it doesn’t matter.”
National Performance Institute | Senior Coach, Pole Vault – British Athletics
“The content is really dynamic and useful. The course represented good value for money, was very relevant to my practice, and exposed me to new information and methods. I would be very likely to sign onto ALTIS Education Courses in the future.”
Joaquin Leon | Athlete / Technical Coach
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