Urban Poling Instructor Course

Hello,

Thank you for registering for the Urban Poling Nordic Walking Online Instructor Course.

  • This course is divided into nine chapters and will take approximately 2.5 to 4 hours to complete.  You can pause the course at any point and resume at a later time and also re-watch any of the sections.
  • Be sure you have your course manual and your Urban Poling Nordic walking poles available before you begin.
  • Be prepared for points where you will pause to practice using your poles (either outdoors or in a large gymnasium).
  • The course concludes with a 20-question certificate quiz. After successfully completing the quiz, you will receive an email with a link to download your certificate of completion.
  • Upon completion of the quiz, contact us at info@urbanpoling.com if you require a certificate for the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM).

Thank you for taking our course. We would greatly appreciate your feedback as this is a new course through our 1 minute survey (see link below)!

two-women-standing-keegan-e1486066676889Agenda

Introduction
Section 1: Background Information & Setting Up Your Poles
Section 2: Get to Know Your Poles
Section 3: The Urban Poling Nordic Walking Technique: How to Do It & How to Teach It
Section 4: Warm-ups, Cooldowns, Muscle Conditioning & High-Intensity Exercises
Section 5: The ACTIVATOR Poling Technique: How to Do It & How to Teach It
Section 6: Starting a Series of Classes
Section 7: Exercises for Older Adults
Section 8: Starting Your Business
Section 9: Final Steps to Certification

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Second Nature

The most important aspect of Nordic walking is to just enjoy yourself.  After a while, the technique will become second nature and you will feel confident, efficient, and ready to take on the world!
– Mandy Shintani, OT

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