Suggested Grade Level:
Head - is in a straight line with upper body (remains motionless)
Eyes - focused on ground 10 meters in front of you for first half of race, then eyes should focus on finish line
Shoulders are square and parallel to target line
Upper Body - leaning slightly forward for first 30-60 meters, then position is upright
Hands - are relaxed, not clenched. Arms - move with a smooth forward backward action in straight line - elbows maintained at 90 degrees
Legs - drive leg forward with high knee action. Toes - on the ball of foot/toes at all times
Submitted by Frank Galati who teaches at Swansea Public School in Toronto, Canada, CA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 5/22/2003 1:21:48 PM. Viewed 13002 times since 5/22/2003.