Getting Started Instructor Course – Chapter 1

Background Information & Setting Up Your Poles


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USA: Urban and ACTIVATOR Poles available online through and Contact for special pricing for instructors.
Australia, Ireland and UK – visit Contact US at for distributors.


Read the following chapters; About Urban Poling, Background, 10 Benefits of Urban Poles, Who is Appropriate for Urban Poling

Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT


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