Urban Poling (Nordic Walking) Instructor Certification

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As an established Nordic walking manufacturer, distributor and educator, Urban Poling welcomes you to become a part of our 3,500+ team of instructors.

The Urban Poling Certification Course is a comprehensive course that teaches course participants the practical skills of Nordic walking and how to teach Nordic walking to others.

You will learn everything you need to know about the Urban Poling Nordic walking technique and be provided with all the materials, tools and support you require to provide one-on-one sessions, group classes and educational demonstrations.

Topics covered include:

  • The Urban Poling Nordic walking technique
  • How to teach the Urban Poling Nordic walking technique
  • Correcting poor technique
  • Warm-ups, cool-downs, high-intensity exercises and muscle conditioning
  • An introduction to the ACTIVATOR poles and walking technique
  • Starting a series of classes
  • Starting your business
  • and more

This course is ideal for: group exercise instructors, personal trainers, recreation/wellness directors, diabetes educators, health care professionals, teachers, walking/hiking group leaders, and aspiring small business owners.

I found the course very informative and comprehensive, and the instructor was excellent. She made the course fun and interesting. I have been to a lot of courses and this one was one of the best. Nordic walking truly does give a great workout!
Kristine, Waterloo, Ontario

The best prepared and supported online course, I have ever taken.
– Margaret Parsons, Ontario

Online Course 269.99

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Contact us at info@urbanpoling.com for onsite group training and wholesale pole pricing.

Course includes:

  • 1 pair of Urban Poles
  • Wholesale pricing on poles and accessories
  • Monthly instructor newsletter
  • Certificate for Continuing Education Credits (CECs) from 9 Canadian associations plus pending applications from ACSM and the Function Aging Institute.

Excerpt from the Instructor Certification Course:

Note: Participants should only use this knowledge to work within their professional boundaries as determined by their association and college.

 

Maintaining Proper Posture

Poles assist in maintaining proper posture but at times you may find yourself leaning forward.  Remember to keep your spine erect, tummy tucked in, eyes forward, chin tucked and shoulders relaxed. And just one more thing to remember, have fun with it!
Barb Gormley, Director of Education

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