Capital Nordic Walking Proficiency Courses for Fitness and Balance and Mobility

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Capital Nordic Walking prides itself on providing the highest quality tuition in Nordic Walking based on many years of experience, proven programs, delivered by our highly qualified Instructors.  Nordic Walking is more technical than most people realize to learn to do well, get the maximum benefits and avoid injuries. We teach the skills sequentially across our 3 x 1 hour session courses. Our courses take account of your health status and challenges and are carefully designed to ensure that you enjoy learning to Nordic Walking, achieve a high level of proficiency and enjoy maximum benefits.

This 3 X 1 hour course is for groups of 3 to 5 people who are moderately to very active and who don't have any major health or mobility problems. Please refer to our monthly course schedule for locations, dates and times.
Full price $150.00 pp Concession price $130.00 pp
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Course 1: DICKSON: Sat 29 June 12.00-1.00, Sun 30 June 1.00-2.00, Sat 6 July 12.30-1.30

Course comprise 3 x 1 hour sessions taught sequentially. Group Courses require a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum...


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Course 2: DICKSON: Sat 6th 9.00-10.00, Sun 7th 9.00-10.00, Sat 13th July 1.00-2.00

Course comprise 3 x 1 hour sessions taught sequentially. Group Courses require a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum...


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Course 3: DICKSON: JULY: Sat 13th 11.00-12.00, Sun 14th 11.00-12.00, Sat 28th 2.00-3.00

Course comprise 3 x 1 hour sessions taught sequentially. Group Courses require a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum...


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Course 6: MAWSON: JULY: Sat 6th 9.00-10.00, Sun 7th 9.00-10.00, Sat 12th 9.00-10.00

This 3 X 1 hour course is for groups of 3 to 5 people who are moderately to very active...


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Course 7. MAWSON: JULY: Wed 10th 12.00-1.00, Thu 11th 11.15-12.15, Fri 17th 12.00-1.00

This 3 X 1 hour course is for groups of 3 to 5 people who are moderately to very active...


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Course 8: MAWSON: JULY: Mon 15th 11.30-12.30, Tue 16th 11.00-12.00, Mon 22nd 11.30-12.30

This 3 X 1 hour course is for groups of 3 to 5 people who are moderately to very active...


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Course 9: MAWSON: JULY: Wed 24th 12.00-1.00, Thur 25th 11.15-12.15, Wed 31st 12.00-1.00

This 3 X 1 hour course is for groups of 3 to 5 people who are moderately to very active...


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This 3 x 1 hour course is for 2 to 3 people with balance or mobility challenges, pain, or energy deficits who find it difficult to walk easily or far, including people with joint pain, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Fatigue and people going through treatment for cancer. Course location, dates and times to be organised at the time of booking.
Full price $150.00 pp Concession $130.00 pp
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Course - NW for balance & Mobility

This 3 x 1 hour course is for 2 to 3 people with balance or mobility challenges, pain, or energy...


$150.00
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This 3 X 1 hour course is for ready-made groups of 3 to 5 people (friends, family, colleagues) who want to learn to Nordic Walking together and are moderately to very active and who don't have any major health or mobility problems. Course location, dates and times to be organised at the time of booking.
Full price $150.00 pp Concession price $130.00 pp
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Group NW Course

This 3 X 1 hour course is for ready-made groups of 3 to 5 people (friends, family, colleagues) who want...


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This 3 X 1 hour course is for 2 people only who want to learn to Nordic Walk together and are moderately to very active and who don't have any major health or mobility problems. Course location, dates and times to be organised at the time of booking.
Full price $180.00 pp Concession price $160.00 pp
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Couples NW Course

This 3 X 1 hour course is for 2 people only who want to learn to Nordic Walk together and...


$180.00
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This course is for people who prefer to learn to Nordic Walk on their own. The Private Nordic Walking for Fitness Course and Private Nordic Walking for Balance and Mobility are both 3 X 1 hour courses. Full price $300.00 per hour. Concession price $255.00 for the 3 session private course. Course location, dates and times to be organised at the time of booking.
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Private NW course for fitness

This course is for people who prefer to learn to Nordic Walk on their own. The Private Nordic Walking for...


$300.00
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Private NW course for balance & mobility

This course is for people who prefer to learn to Nordic Walk on their own. The Private Nordic Walking for...


$300.00
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Private Nordic Walking One-Hour session

CNWing offers one-hour private sessions for people wanting a technique review or refresher, and also for people with complex health...


$100.00
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Nordic Walking Course Structure

Our regular courses – for people of average level fitness and above - are comprised of 3 one-hour sessions taught on different days. We teach the skills of Nordic Walking sequentially as there is a lot to learn so each session is different and you will build on your skills across the 3-session course. Where possible we try to have the first and second classes close together as this is when you will learn the critical foundation aspects of Nordic Walking.

In between the second and third lessons you will be provided with a set of loan poles to take home and practice and consolidate the foundation skills. Towards the end of the second class we will do a video analysis of your technique and highlight the aspects of the technique that you need to focus during your practice. You will be provided with the video and resources designed to assist you in becoming a proficient Nordic Walker.

What you will learn in each of the lessons

Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4

Foundations

Good walking posture, ideal arm-swing, how to hold/control the NW pole handles correctly/safely, maintain correct angle of pole behind body, “landing” / “planting” poles on the “sweet spot”.

Power of the Poles

Reviewing and refining foundations from Session 1. plus learning how to propel the body forward by pushing through the straps, fully engaging upper arm and back muscles (and unloading up to 10kg from lower back, hips, knees and ankles). Video analysis of your technique to assist better understanding of the aspects that you need to focus on to achieve mastery.

Putting it all together – taking the next step

Learning the technique for fuller rear arm/pole extension and activating upper back muscles important for good posture, improved heel/toe action & pushing off; engaging calf, hamstrings & gluteal muscles. Learning to gear/speed up to increase cardio work, techniques for walking up and down hills and steps to get most out of the poles while protecting knees.

What happens after you learn to NW with CNW

Capital Nordic Walking is passionate about supporting our local community of Nordic Walkers to help them to stay active and get the most out of their Nordic Walking. One of the joys and benefits of Nordic Walking is that it is wonderful activity to do with others – Nordic Walking in a group is great fun! When you have completed our course and have your own Nordic Walking poles you will be invited to join our free weekly Nordic Walking groups for different fitness and mobility levels. And to make it easier to keep in touch and to help people connect up and NW with others in their area we've set up a private "Members-Only"FaceBook page called Capital Nordic Walkers Connect. We hope that as well as connecting up with other Nordic Walkers you will learn about the many wonderful and beautiful NWing locations in and around Canberra. It will also make it easier for us to let everyone know if there are changes in our walk program or new CNWing events.

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In order to gain maximum benefit from Nordic Walking it is important to learn the correct technique from a qualified instructor. Contact us now to start your Nordic Walking journey!

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Capital Nordic Walking, Canberra, Australia

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Capital Nordic Walking
Canberra, Australia