Urban Poling ACTIVATOR Course for College and University Students
This program is designed for students currently registered in a diploma or degree program geared towards therapists, fitness trainers and health care professionals. It provides in-depth training on how to use the ACTIVATOR poles as an effective tool for rehabilitation with those individuals with chronic conditions and recovering from injuries and for older adults who seek better balance and stability.
The course covers an overview of the research and assessment tools, followed by practical sessions that teach the basic ACTIVATOR technique, balance and strength exercises with the ACTIVATOR poles and modified techniques for clients with chronic conditions and less-active older adults.
• 3.5 hour course (live, online or onsite)
• 50-page online manual
• Certificate for CEC credits with BCPRA, CCAA (CSEP and YMCA/YWCA upon request)
• Wholesale pricing for demo poles, group exercise programs and clinic sales
• Private website resources
Contact us to arrange instruction at your post-secondary institute.
Cost: Student course fee 40.00; with Urban Poles: add 59.99 (reg. 99.99)
Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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