RACE WALKING 101  -  AN INTRODUCTION TO RACE WALKING
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1 - WELCOME!
 
This tutorial is designed to help you get started as a race walker and, if you are already a race walker, to refresh your memory as to the basics of race walking technique. This series of screens should:
 
          1 - is this page
View   2 - explains the basics of race walking
View   3 - explains why you need to walk a certain way
View   4 - shows you good race walking posture
View   5 - shows you how to hold and use your shoulders
View   6 - shows you how to hold and use your arms and hands
View   7 - shows you how to hold and use your hips
View   8 - shows you how to hold and use your knees
View   9 - shows you how to hold and use your feet
View 10 - shows you how to take each step
View 11 - shows you how to increase your speed
View 12 - reviews what we have learned
 
Race walking is simply a form of walking, yet it can carry a person to any level of cardiovascular fitness--including champion in one of the most difficult Olympic sports. Whether you just want some good exercise, or want to see how fit you can be, come walk with us.
 
 
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Icabod, my thin assistant, will appear on most pages to help you see what we are talking about. He is shown as a stick figure because, with no clothes, you can see both arms and both legs at the same time.
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