Urban Poling Instructor Certification Course – Section 4
Warm-ups, Cooldowns, Muscle Conditioning & High-Intensity Exercises
Optional: Workout Videos
Please be advised that some of the exercises shown in this video require advanced levels of physical fitness. If you are unsure of the physical capabilities of yourself or a client be cautious about performing these exercises and try to increase balance support to prevent injury.
Read the following manual chapters – Teaching Techniques, Other Program Ideas, Appendix- Exercises
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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