Urban Poling Instructor Certificate Course – Chapter 5

The ACTIVATOR Poling Technique: How to Do It & How to Teach It

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Metric:  Weight-bearing  is 200 lbs/90 kg per pole, maximum suggested user weight is 250 lbs/113 kg.  Poles collapses to 31 inches/78 cm

Update:  New – ACTIVATOR2 Poles designed for taller clients up to 6 ft 4 inches (193 cm) and collapse down to 25 inches (63 cm).  Maximum suggested user weight is 325 lbs/147 kg.



Read the following manual chapters – ACTIVATOR Rehab Poles & The ACTIVATOR Walking Technique

Plant, Push Propel

Proper technique allows you to get the maximum benefit from your Urban Poles.  When in doubt go back to the 3P’s, Plant, Push Propel.  Start slowly, if you become confused, stop & begin again.

Barb Gormley, Director of Education



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