Walking Leader Training
Walking Leader Training is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a walking group or promote walking in the community or workplace. The course comprises of a weekend of training, a follow up 4 week walking programme to try out your new walking leader’s skills.
If you are interested in Walking Leader Training in 2019 then contact us on 065-6865434 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let you know when the training becomes available
Current physical activity guidelines for adults and how they relate to walking
The main elements of a health-enhancing walking session
Prescribing walking programmes suitable for people of different fitness levels
Advice on issues such as posture, technique, stretching, intensity, clothing, etc.
Safety issues and rick assessment
Planning walking sessions and programmes
How to start your own walking group
Practical Walking Sessions
***Please Note: Before committing to the training, it is important to remember that the aim of each course is to have a panel of trained leaders ready to implement their skills in their own communities. We will therefore expect all participants to organise walks on a regular basis after the course has ended. ***