Race Walking Technique


Proper arm swing must also take into account the way the arm crosses in front of the body. The arm swings forward as if shaking someone’s hand. 

Crossing directly across the body or too straight inhibits forward hip rotation.

Arms Just Right

Arms too straight and too long

Arm crossing over body
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Introduction Basic Technique Rules Foot Placement Foot Strike Knee Carriage Rear Foot Transitioning Overstriding Hips Hand Position Arms Posture Shoulders Hills and Crowns Championship Form