The Highest Form

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How is race walking officiated?

The Highest Form

Race walking events are endurance events. Therefore, many race walking tips are the same as endurance running training tips. Energy systems and fitness are both essential. To coach someone in race walking can be done one of two ways, by the imitation method or the template method. Imition involves showing films and having the walkers demonstrate and practice the technical model they have viewed. The template method allows the walkers to begin with their own familiar movement pattern that the coach modifies systematically until the athlete has good techical understanding.



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