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Tim Seaman and Jeff Salvage Race Walking Clinic
Santa Cruz, CA - October 30th and 31th

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. 

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
Video Taping Individual Race Walkers
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


Saturday, October 30th and and Sunday October 31st, 2010

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

Clinic Location Local Contact

Soquel High School

Becky and Art Klein

Clinic Fee

Jeff & Tim's Contact Info

On or before September 17th
$180.00 per person with free full-color T-Shirt
After September 18th
$180.00, but no free shirt

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

jsalvage@racewalk.com (Jeff)


walk124@aol.com (Tim)

Please Mail checks and the form below to

Walking Promotions
79 North Lakeside Drive W
Medford, NJ 08055

Entry Form (Santa Cruz, CA)

First Name

Last Name










Telephone Number




T-Shirt Size (S,M,L,XL)





9:00 – 10:30 (Classroom)
General Review of Good Technique (Jeff Salvage & Tim Seaman)


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

12:00 – 1:00

1:00 – 2:00 (Classroom/Outdoors)
Group 1: Technique Drills (Tim Seaman)
Group 2: Photograph Evaluations (Jeff Salvage)

2:00 – 3:00 (Classroom/Outdoors)
Group 2: Technique Drills (Tim Seaman)
Group 1: Photograph Evaluations (Jeff Salvage)

3:00 – 4:30
Max Heart Rate Workout


8:00 – 9:30
Moderate Workout – Videotape Workout (Jeff Salvage and Tim Seaman)

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


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

11:15 – 12:15

12:15 – 1:15 (Classroom)
Evaluate Video Tape

1:15 – 2:15 (Classroom)
Evaluation of Elite Race Walking Photographs (Jeff Salvage and Tim Seaman)

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

What to Bring

  • Training Shoes
  • Racing Shoes
  • Workout Clothes, tight fitting that allows visibility of the knee
  • 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



Hotel Info

The closest hotel to the track is the http://www.thecapitolainn.com/.  From what I have been told it is a clean motel.  It is located only 5 minutes away from the high school track and only 5 minutes from Capitola Beach.  About 10 minutes from the track you will find the Best Western Capitola by the sea http://bestwesterncapitola.com/.  It is a very nice hotel; but a bit more pricey than the capitola inn.  Also just 10 minutes away in the little town of Aptos is another Best Western called the Seacliff Inn http://seacliffinn.com/.