Urban Poling Instructor Certification Course – Chapter 2

Get to Know Your Poles

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Metric conversion:
-Shorten your poles 2 inches/5 cm shorter than your height
-Weight bearing per pole = 90 lbs/40 kg
-Poles collapse to 31 inches/78 cm (Series 300/4Life) & 25 inches/63 cm for Adventures Poles

Note: In Canada:  2% goes to Cancer Wellness Centres
Update:  Urban and ACTIVATOR Poles are now patented.


Read the following manual chapter – Urban Poles & Accessories.

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