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Community Walking Leader Training

January 29 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm

Irish Heart Foundation Walking Leader Training

Tuesday 29th January | 9-5pm | MDL Grounds, Navan

This course is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a walking group or promote walking in their community or workplace. The course comprises of 1 day of training followed by a 4 walk task to try out your new Walking Leader skills.

Course content:

  • Physical activity guidelines for adults and how they relate to walking
  • Structuring a walking session
  • Creating a 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
  • Practical walking sessions covering a stroll and a faster paced walk

The training involves outdoor practical sessions, please dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Once you complete the training you will asked to record 4 walks you have lead/co-lead.  You will then be certified as an Irish Heart Foundation Walking Leader.

For further information or to register, please contact Lucy Dillon on  lucy.dillon@meathcoco.ie or 046 90 67337


January 29

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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MDL Grounds

Trim Road, Navan, Ireland

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