Community Walking Leader Training - 21st / 22nd April

Walking Leader Training is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a walking group or promote walking in their community or workplace. The course comprises of a weekend of training followed by a 4 walk task to try out your new Walking Leader skills.

The training weekend:

The Irish Heart Foundation and Tipperary Sports Partnership will host the course which will take place on Saturday 21st April 9am-5pm and Sunday 22nd April 9am-1pm in Moycarkey-Borris Community Sports Centre, Littleton, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Lunch is provided on both days. The course fee is €50

Course content includes:

• 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 risk assessment
• Planning walking sessions and programmes
• How to start your own walking group
• Practical walking sessions

Please see application form below or you can register online at:
https://irishheart.ie/your-health/our-health-programmes/healthy-communit...

For more information please contact Tara, tcurran@irishheart.ie or call 01 -668 5001

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