ACTIVATOR™ Course – Section 3


This section covers the features of the patented ACTIVATOR™ poles that make them unique for rehab in comparison to other walking/hiking poles.


  1. Why is the function of the CoreGrip™?
  2. What is the function of the bell-shaped tip?
  3. What is the locking system & weight-bearing capacity of each ACTIVATOR™ Pole?

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ACTIVATOR™ Features:
Weight bearing capacity per Pole:  200 lbs/90 kg – ACTIVATOR™  vs 20-90 lbs/9-40 kg – vs other types with twist lock system
Maximum Weight of User:  300 lbs/136 kg
Adjustable – 4 to 6 ft /121 cm to 183 cm
New – ACTIVATOR2™ Poles for taller clients & travel – available as of Nov 2018.   Adjustable up to 6 ft 2  inches /188 cm (may fit clients up to 6 ft 4 inches /193 cm)


Manual – Read chapter on ACTIVATOR™ Poles

Second Nature

The most important aspect of Nordic walking is to just enjoy yourself.  After a while, the technique will become second nature and you will feel confident, efficient, and ready to take on the world!
– Mandy Shintani, OT

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