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Update #1

A new walk programme is being planned and will be presented in due course. The below May to June race walking clinic & time-trial has been scrapped.

Posted 24th April 4:40PM

In an effort to promote race walking, and talent spotting individuals, SAA will be conducting race walking clinics these coming months.

Aside from our effort to increase the level of awareness of this sport, race walking is in fact a great sport for all ages. Below are details of the future clinics.

Anyone of all ages is welcome to join. We hope to see you at the clinics which are conducted FREE by qualified coaches. No payment are required.

How to join: Do contact Dr. Leong at 98782159, or email [email protected] if you’ve queries regarding the clinic or race walking.

The Dates

January Coach/Training


Time Trial 30
February Coach/Training

06 Cancelled due to CNY
13 – Sengkang Riverside Park
20 – Sengkang Riverside Park

Time Trial 27 – Sengkang Riverside Park
March Coach/Training

06 – Bukit Gombak Stadium
13 – Bukit Gombak Stadium
20 – Bukit Gombak Stadium

Time Trial. Time-trial postponed and replaced with a Walk Clinic 27 – Bukit Gombak Stadium
April Coach/Training

03 – Kampong Kayu Park
10 – Kampong Kayu Park
17 – Kampong Kayu Park

Time Trial 24 – Kampong Kayu Park
May Coach/Training


Time Trial 29 Cancelled
June Coach/Training


Competition 26 Cancelled

Brief Programme For Walk Clinics

8.00 – 8.15 am Registration & Introduction

8.15 – 8.30 am
How To Walk Normally
Contact – Heel Strike
Midstance – Support
Toe-off – Propulsion

8.30 – 8.45 am
How To Walk Fast
Stride Length
Stride Frequency

8.45 – 9.00 am
How To Walk Efficiently
Body Posture
Arm Swing
CG & Overstriding

9.00 – 9.15 am
Race Walking
IAAF Rules

9.15 – 9.30 am
How To Determine
Stride Length
Stride Frequency
Leg Length/Height Ratio

9.30- 10.00 am
Timed Walk

10 -10.15 am

Individual schedules

Coaching Panel

Mr. S Thiagaraja
Mr. M.K.S. Rajanthran
Mr. R. Tanaball
Mr. SN Singam

Note : Venue may be changed due to unforeseen circumstances

Click here for “Race Walking Calendar for 2011” »

9th Jan 2011
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