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Tim Seaman and Jeff Salvage Race Walking Clinic
DC/Virginia - September 26th and 27th 2015

Two Time Olympian Tim Seaman and founder of www.racewalk.com Jeff Salvage are proud to announce their coming together for a series of exciting educational race walking clinics. Tim’s experience as one of America’s most dominate 20K walkers for the past two decades is combining with Jeff’s vast experience of coaching, educating, and promoting race walking. Together they are creating a weekend clinic that will feature individualized attention, group lectures, and high tech know how that will leave you walking more quickly, more legally, and more powerfully than before. 

This clinic will defintely feature 2-Time Olympian Tim Seaman and Jeff Salvage.

Featuring not one but two qualified instructors allows the clinics to focus on beginners and advanced walkers simultaneously.  All attendees will experience hands on coaching, in addition to the many well prepared lectures covering technique, training philosophy, nutrition, injuries, and strength work. Jeff’s unparalleled photographs of the World’s best walkers along with Tim’s critique of their style provides unique insight into the upper echelon of race walking. While many walkers need the detailed PowerPoint presentation on technique, others who have attended clinics in the past can opt for additional hands on experience with Tim. All participants will not only receive individualized attention and feedback, but will also receive an email version of their images with the critiques sketched overtop.

Tim Seaman has race walked since 1988 and quickly became one of America’s premier race walkers. He broke his first Jr. Record in 1990 and was a member of the 2000 and 2004 Olympic team.  Tim is 3rd on the all time American list of national titles (but not for long) and currently holds 10 American records. In addition to training and working, Tim has coached  some of America's top National Team women as well as many of the best and brightest upcoming stars from the South Texas Walking Club and from around the country.

Jeff Salvage started race walking in 1984 and had a brief, but successful, career competing nationally and internationally as a  competitor before turning to coaching and educating. He is the founder of www.racewalk.com and author of “Walk Like an Athlete” and “Race Walk Like a Champion” as well as their corresponding videos and DVDs.  Jeff has coached walkers at all levels from beginning fitness walkers, marathoners, elite juniors, and international competitors.

Practicing Quick Step Drills
Practicing Quick Step Drills
Clinic
Video Taping Individual Race Walkers
Clinic
Personalized Feedback

See the before and after photos of one of our clinic attendees. The photo on the lower left was taken at the 10K Nationals and the other two photos were taken the day after the race having attended our two day clinic. While Sheldon will need to work on his turnover and get up more, the results are dramatic.

Race Walking Bent Knee
Obvious bent knee violation
Leaning backwards
Hand too close to the body

Corrected Race Walking Form
Bent knee issue removed
Posture corrected
Hands in a much better position

Corrected Race Walking Form
Bent knee issue removed
Posture corrected
Hands in a much better position

“I have been race walking in competition for the past four years and have been disqualified more times than I care to recall. Just could not get the left knee straight for an entire race. After working with Jeff and Tim for a weekend, they got me using good race walking form. Their experience and ability to diagnose the problem was right on. You could not ask for a better team for a race walking seminar.” - Sheldon Contract

Clinic Dates

Times

Saturday, September 26th and Sunday September 27th, 2015

9:00 AM - 5:00PM Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday

Clinic Location Local Contact
James Madison High School,
2500 James Madison Dr,
Vienna, VA

Becky and Art Klein
boopwalk@yahoo.com


Clinic Fee

Jeff & Tim's Contact Info

$180.00 per person

Note many of our clinics have sold out and attendence is on a first come first serve basis.

5 children or college aged athletes will receive a $130 discount and only be charged $50. This is also on a first come first serve basis.

jsalvage@racewalk.com (Jeff)

and

walk124@aol.com (Tim)

Please Mail checks and the form below to

Walking Promotions
79 North Lakeside Drive W
Medford, NJ 08055

Entry Form (DC/Virginia)

First Name

Last Name

   

Address

 

City

State

Zip

 

 

 

Telephone Number

email

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule

Saturday

9:00 – 10:30 (Classroom)
Introductions
General Review of Good Technique

 

10:30 – 12:00
Initial workout
Moderate pace (Photographs are taken)
Flexibility Drills
Stretching for cool down

12:00 – 1:00
Lunch

1:00 - 3:0 Session 1

3:00 - 5:00 Session 2

Afternoon Sessions will be broken into three groups. Each group will cycle through the same two sessions. 1) photo evaluation, 2) Technique and mobility exercises session with Tim,

Sunday

8:00 – 9:30
Video tape session and then two sessions - Advanced walkers will perform a maximum heart rate test (weather permitting). Everyone else will have a technique session.

9:30 – 10:30 (Classroom)
Shoe Selection
Basic Nutrition, Race Strategy, Injuries

10:30 - 11:15(Classroom)
Training Program Lecture

11:15 – 12:15 (Classroom/Lunch)
Video Evaluation (Group 1)
Lunch (Group 2)

12:15 – 1:15 (Classroom/Lunch)
Video Evaluation (Group 2)
Lunch (Group 1)

1:15 – 2:15 (Classroom)
Evaluation of Elite Race Walking Photographs

2:15 – 4:00
Last Workout – Putting it all together

What to Bring

  • Training Shoes
  • Racing Shoes (If you have ones other than what you train in)
  • Workout Clothes, tight fitting that allows visibility of the knee, so really short shorts or very tght tights.
  • Heart Rate Monitor (if you have one)
  • Resting Heart Rate (take your heart rate when you wake up, before you get out of bed)
  • Notebook and pen.
  • USB Drive or some kind of camera memory so you can take the photos and video with you.

Directions

Directions to James Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Dr, Vienna, VA

From I-66 West take exit 62 – Nutley St 
SW/VA-253 towards ViennaMaple Ave W is 0.1 miles past Roland St 
SWSuntrust Bank is on the corner
If you are on Nutley St NW and reach Windover Ave NW you've gone a little too far
Take a right onto James Madison Dr – park closest to the track

Hotel Info

Hotels in Vienna:
3 star hotel – Vienna Wolf Trap Hotel, 430 Maple Avenue West, Vienna, VA 703-281-2330 (.25 miles from the High School)
3.5 star hotel - Embassy Suites, Tysons Corner, 8517 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 703-883-0707 (4.1 miles from the High School)
3 star hotel - Comfort Inn, Tysons Corner, 1587 Spring Hill Rd, Vienna, VA 703-448-8020  (4.1 miles from the High School)

Airports to fly into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (18 miles from HS) andWashington Dulles Int’l Airport (14 miles from HS)

 

Waiver

Please note, you will be asked to sign the following waiver when you show up for the clinic.

I recognize and acknowledge that racewalking is a vigorous physical activity and that there are certain risks of injury from race walking. I agree to assume the full risks of any injuries, including death, damages or loss which I may sustain as a result of participating in any manner, in any and all activities connected with or associated with the Race walking Clinic. In consideration of my decision to participate in the Race walking Clinic activities, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns waive and release any and all rights and claim for damages I may hereafter have against Jeff Salvage, Tim Seaman, Becky and Art Klein, and Walking Promotions for any and all injuries I may suffer by reason of my participation in the Race walking Clinic and any activities connected with or associated with the Race walking Clinic.  I further attest and certify that I am mentally and physically fit to participate in all of the Race walking Clinic activities.