Pole Vault Fundamentals and Safety Considerations offers an exceptional resource for track and field coaches who want to develop the skill level of their pole vaulters. The DVD emphasizes the importance of getting every pole vaulter who is just beginning to participate in the event on a pathway of good technique and sound mechanics. The DVD features a breakdown of the key factors involved in proper technique for the pole vault. The DVD also details a time-tested sequence to which coaches can adhere when teaching the pole vault. In addition, the DVD discusses the results of a three-year study that looked at the impact on injury rates of padding the bottom of the pole vault box.