as basic as it gets
DON"T TOUCH THE BAR
pole vaulting is the best in the united states.
Steve Hooker started pole vaulting when he was just five years of age
H. Palfreman has written: 'Pole vaulting for beginners' -- subject(s): Pole Vaulting : Study and Teaching
Pole Vaulting at Columbia University - 1899 was released on: USA: April 1899
The "stick" itself is just called a pole or a pole vaulting pole. The poles are named by their length and maximum weight it can hold. For instance, a pole that is 12 feet tall and can hold a pole vaulter with a maximum weight of 130 pounds is a 12 foot 130 pole.
Balance, Speed, and Cordination.