Race Walking Technique

Hand Position

Relax your hands, but do not allow them to dangle or flop with your arm swing. Keep a straight wrist with the hand in a loose fist. As your hands pass by your hips, the fingertips face the hips. If you have trouble relaxing your hands, make a loose fist, then place your thumb between your index finger and your middle finger.

Hands Just Right

Hooked Hand

Hands Out Straight

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