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 cathy@claresports.ie and we will let you know when the training becomes available

Course content:

 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. ***

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