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Pole Vault: Successful Skill Development

USATF Coaching Education, The National Federation of State High School Associations and the NCAA are proud to bring you the free online Pole Vault: Successful Skill Development course.

Hosted by Olympic legends, Stacy Dragila and Jeff Hartwig, the course has been designed to help both coaches and athletes with the introductory skills of pole vaulting. Coaches will learn to develop and teach these skills to their athletes while gaining a better understanding of the fundamentals of pole vaulting. The course is built to share the best practices and techniques that will help educate and promote safety in the sport.

The online course is hosted on the NFHS website,, and provides a 24 hours help desk to assist in navigating the course. In addition to the Pole Vault: Successful Skill Development course, the NFHS website offers other courses which qualify a coach to receive a NFHS accreditation and receive other benefits including a certified license in the sport and liability insurance through the NFHS Coaches Association.You may complete a course immediately and will have up to one year to review and access all printable resources.

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