Learn by Doing Clinic – Race Walking
Saturday March 4, 2017 at UNC Charlotte – Irwin Belk Track & Field Center
8723 Cameron Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262
Everyone will learn how simple and easy it is to Race Walk, how to coach athletes at every level and how to understand the rules of the event. You will leave this clinic being able to coach the Race Walk with any athlete.
Coaches and Athletes will Learn by Doing. Coaches will be able to demonstrate the event to their athletes using the whole/part/whole method of instruction. Athletes will be able to practice the event with the correct skills to properly train and compete while avoiding injuries.
Who Should Attend?
o Youth, High School, College & Open/Masters Coaches
o Youth, High School, College & Open/Masters Athletes
Clinician: Michael Roth has been competing and coaching in Track & Field for over 30 years. Originally an All-League/Conference athlete in the Sprints & Jumps in HS and College, he has gone on to win 3 USA National Championships, 3 Conference Championships & 14 All Conference awards in the Race Walk. He is the leading US advocate for offering HS Track & Field athletes the opportunity to compete in the Race Walk with their HS Teams at all levels of competition. As a coach, he has guided athletes to over 40 National Champions & 150 All-American performances. Coach Roth is the USATF North Carolina Race Walk Chair, Coach of the Raleigh Walkers, USATF Race Walk Committee’s Open & Intermediate Team Coordinator and USATF Master Level Referee. Additionally, he has a Master of Science in Physical Education, USATF Level 1 Coaching Certification and has been a frequent clinician at USATF Level 1 Coaching Education classes and the NCTCCA Coaching Clinic.
11:00am - Registration/Check-in
12:00pm - Introduction w/ videos
12:30pm - Race Walk - Learn by Doing
2:30pm – Break
3:00pm - Practice Races (800m & 400m)
3:30pm – Wrap-up
4:00pm - End of Clinic
Clinic Fee: $10 per person
Register online at www.raleighwalkers.com/clinic.html
Register by cash/check on site also available
Contact Stacey Ashton by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.