Racewalking Weekend Clinic

11-03-2017 - 00:00:00


Contact Person:
Name: Ed Sweatt
Email: info@grandstrandrunning.com
Phone: (843) 497-1692

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Registration info at the bottom

Do you want to learn to Racewalk? Or to Racewalk Faster? Join long-time United States National Racewalk Team member and fifteen-time U.S. National Champion Dave McGovern for this unique racewalking event. Appropriate for ALL levels, participants will learn techniques used by elite walkers to racewalk faster and more efficiently with fewer injuries. And if you don’t race, these same techniques can help you to lose weight, get fit and feel great!

Dave McGovern has been a competitive racewalker and racewalking coach for the past thirty-five years. He has won fifteen U.S. Championships and is America’s only eight-time US Olympic Trials finalist. In addition to conducting his “World Class Racewalking” clinics all over the known Universe, Dave, who holds a Master’s Degree in Sport Science from the United States Sports Academy, is a USAT&F-, LSA- and CCFA-certified coach who has led dozens of former clinic participants to youth, junior, open and masters American and World Championship titles and records, including coaching seven clinic alumni all the way to the US Olympic Trials. Dave is the National Head Coach for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s “Team Challenge” half-marathon team, and was the Team USA Head Coach for the 2012 World Cup of Racewalking in Saransk, Russia. He is the author of Precision Walking, The Complete Guide to Racewalking Technique and Training, The Complete Guide to Marathon Walking and the forthcoming The Complete Guide to Competitive Walking.

Tentative Agenda:
Friday, 6:30 – 9:00pm—Pasta dinner, introductions & orientation.
Saturday, 9:00am—Track session. Warm-ups, then technique sessions and flexibility/technique drills; shoe store “field trip”. 1:00pm-5:00pm–Lunch break, then in-classroom technique talk and video review session, followed by a short track workout.
Sunday, 8:00am – 12:00pm—Morning training talk, then session w/ heart rate monitoring, followed by lunch. 1:00pm-4:00pm —Heart rate results, racewalk/marathon walking training lecture, then wrap-up.

For further information contact Edward Sweatt at info@grandstrandrunning.com, (843) 497-1692 or visit Dave’s World Class Racewalking website at: www.racewalking.org

Please print and complete the following: NAME________________________________________________________________________ ADDRESS_____________________________________________________________________ CELL PHONE (_______)________________________
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*Send completed entry and $175 payable to World Class Racewalking to:
Grand Strand Running Club
Attn: RaceWalk Clinic
PO Box 3926
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578