Meet & greet - optional
On Wednesday 12the June before we start our sessions you will be invited to pop along to the Surgery to meet Kelly your Nordic Walking instructor between 12.30 & 13.30 to have an informal chat about Nordic Walking. She will be able to answer any concerns you may have and also if required help you register and book your Beginners Workshop. If you don't have a computer or find modern technology a struggle this is the time for you to come along and get help with this.
Introduction to Nordic Walking and how it began
All about Nordic Walking Poles and how to use them safely
Learn steps 1 - 5 of Nordic Walking
Recap week 1 to make sure everyone is achieving steps 1 to 5
Learn steps 6 - 10 of Nordic Walking including drills to help with technique
Recap week 1 to make sure everyone is achieving steps 6 to 10
You will then be filmed Nordic Walking to help you see how your technique is progressing
Drills to help with Technique
Technique drills followed by hill technique
Off for our first Nordic Walk being mindful of technique and incorporating drills and or intervals.
Going over what we have learnt and a celebration Nordic Walk - something special.
During your final sessions, your Instructor will also give you information about the different Nordic Walks that we offer, how to book them once your course has finished, how our Booking System works as well as information about the benefits available to you if you choose to become a Walk Kernow Member.
What to wear
Please wear comfortable clothes, trainers or walking shoes and plenty of layers. Please, no open shoes, wellington boots or if it’s wet no jeans.
What to bring
A water bottle with something to carry it in (bear in mind you need to swing your arms) and a snack such as a cereal bar.
Where we meet
UNA SPA car park
So now you have completed a Beginners Course. Don't worry we are not going to leave you! You can now browse the Walk Kernow schedule and choose what walks you would like to join. Included in this package Walk Kernow will be giving you a FREE 1 yr Membership which gives you:
Cheaper Nordic Walking Sessions, saving at least £2 per walk!
Free pole hire
10% off pole purchase (one set)
Access to all Kernect Social Events
Access to Kernect Social private Facebook Group
1 Free Technique Session
Discount at Hawkshead (Falmouth & Truro)
Discount a Cotswold Outdoor (Truro & Online)
Discount at Darling Angels
*Walk Kernow has the right to change the above benefits at any time
NB Although we do not cancel for wet weather for our Nordic Walks, our Beginners Workshops are postponed for very wet/windy weather as it makes it very hard to teach and very uncomfortable for you. You will be contacted by email, text then phone as soon as possible for any postponement.