Pole Vaulting Over DC: DC Vault Launches State Of The Art Training Center in Downtown Washington, DC

On July 8, 2018, DC Vault marks it's 10 year anniversary with the official launch of its state of the art training facility in Washington, DC next to RFK Stadium. In addition to offering classes and individual training for elite and intermediate athletes, the center will sponsor free skills training and camps for local at-risk youth. DC Vault has joined with the team from The Avalon Institute of Washington, DC who will provide strategic support and focus on developing corporate partnerships.

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) July 06, 2018

July 8th, 2018 marks the 10 year anniversary of DC Vault, an elite pole vault training organization based in Washington, DC. To celebrate the occasion, this Sunday DC Vault is hosting a demo day and open pole vault competition to take place between 2:30-8:30 PM at its new state of the art training facility adjacent to RFK Stadium at 2200 East Capitol Street, NE.

The Avalon Institute led by USAF General John E. Michel (RET) and entrepreneur Perry Smith, has partnered with DC Vault to provide strategic support, community outreach and facilitate corporate partnerships. Smith states, "We are very excited to work with DC Vault and their athletes to provide support and guidance." A former Maryland State champion pole vaulter, Smith still has a passion for the sport, noting "What many don't know is that if female and male athletes can clear 13'-15' respectively, they have a real shot at a college scholarship. Their is no question that DC Vault can get them to these heights and beyond."

​SUNDAY'S LAUNCH AND EVENT DETAILS:

Time: 2:30-8:30 PM.

Location:

DC Vault Training Center
2200 East Capitol street NE, Washington DC 20003

Format:

Open Competition: All Ages
Elite Competition: Featuring 2015 World Champion - SHAWN BARBER!

Free Explosive Performance (EP) Training: Multi-dimensional R​ange of Motion Warmups and Cooldowns + Vault Specific Strength
EP Vault Specific Strength Trainin​g​ Techniques and Methods​ classes, various times during event
Training Techniques and Methods ​classes lead by EP Master Trainer Ray Graziano
EP Cool-down sessions as athletes complete competition

Facility Features:

3 Mondo Runways
Elite Pit - 2100 UCS Vault System
Intermediate Pit - 1900 UCS Vault System
Youth Pit - 1700 UCS Vault System
Sorinex Strength Training Rigs
UCS Spirit Vaulting Poles (10'8" 80lbs - 17'1" 205lbs)
Specialty Pole Vault Training Equipment

DC Vault is excited to continue its expansion and provide opportunities for DC youth interested in the discipline of pole vaulting and the sport of track and field. Please contact DC Vault via its website. The Avalon Institute will continue its support through leadership and partner development with the spirit of co-creation and the perseverance to overcome all challenges. For more information and to join the Avalon Institute, please visit our website.

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