Announcing Dave McGovern's upcoming Long Island
August 13-14, 2016
Led by world-renowned coach and clinician
Dave McGovern
Do you want to learn to Racewalk? Or to Racewalk Faster? Join United States National Racewalk Team member and fourteen-time
U.S. National Champion Dave McGovern for this unique racewalking event. Beginners and advanced walkers alike will learn
techniques used by elite walkers at the U.S. Olympic Training Centers to help you to walk faster and more efficiently with fewer
injuries. And if you don’t race, these techniques can help you to lose weight, get fit and feel great!
Dave McGovern has been a competitive racewalker and racewalking coach for over thirty years. He has won fourteen U.S.
Championships, and has walked 20 kilometers in 1:24:29—earning the distinction of being the fastest walker in U.S. history never to
have made an Olympic Team—yet! In addition to conducting his “World Class Racewalking” clinics throughout the known Universe,
Dave, who holds a Master's Degree in Sport Science from the United States Sports Academy, is a USAT&F-certified coach who has
led dozens of former clinic participants to masters American and World Championship titles and records, including coaching seven
clinic alumni all the way to the US Olympic Trials. Dave is the National Head Coach for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s “Team
Challenge” half-marathon team, and was the Head Coach for Team USA at the 2012 World Cup of Racewalking in Saransk, Russia.
He is the author of Precision Walking, The Complete Guide to Racewalking Technique and Training, The Complete Guide to
Marathon Walking and he is a staff writer for Walk! Magazine.
Tentative Agenda:
Saturday, 8:00am—4:00pm—Introductions, then technique sessions and flexibility/technique drills, shoe store visit, then lunch, followed
by technique review then a short track workout.
Sunday, 8:00am – 4:00pm—Training lecture part I, then interval workout w/ heart rate monitoring, lunch, then classroom heart rate
result results and training lecture, part II.
For further information contact Dave McGovern at [email protected] or visit Dave’s World Class Racewalking website at:
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Dave McGovern
20 High Street
Locust Valley, NY 11560