On an international level it’s not that difficult to compare the skills of vaulters since the FEI sets the rules. However, every country has still its own set of regulations when it comes to national championships. If you wonder what is your level in another country, you can find the answer right here: we have made a summary of the compulsories of the competition levels of 5 different countries for you: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Spain.
Winter time might be the most intense training time for vaulters: Improving compulsories, trying out new freestyle moves, finding a new freestyle theme and working on all details of the choreography to present it on time when competition season starts. And all that with usually hard weather conditions!
Yoga is defined as an art, harmonizing the body, mind, and spirit. By practicing different yoga techniques you can improve your flexibility, balance, strength, especially core strength and your inner peace and focus: actually all the skills you need to be a good vaulter, too! So, why don’t you try out some yoga exercises once in awhile to vary your training routine?
If you don’t live in a German speaking country or in a country where equestrian vaulting has already become a more or less developed discipline, it might be difficult to get adequate vaulting material. Vaulting whips for example are quite expensive and difficult to transport. In the following we will show you how we made our own telescope whip with little money.
You are going to an international training camp, the Vaulting World Championships or the Vaulting European Championships and are still lacking some vaulting vocabulary? We have the solution for you: our Vaulting Wiki! We have prepared the translations of the most important vaulting terms in English, German, French and Spanish.
As we all know, mental strength and concentration are crucial during competitions. Very few vaulters train mentally, but it is a very important point to perform: You have only a few seconds to convince the judges, so better be focused! But how can you improve your concentration? How to deal with enormous pressure? Read More
Vaulting is not only about training on the horse. The basics are obtained in the gym – and we all know it. Gymnastics training can be hard and physically demanding. So check out these 3 Instagram accounts for some inspiration and have fun while sweating!