Walk Leader Training Course

Community Walking Leader Training – 23rd / 24th April 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan.

The Irish Heart Foundation, in conjunction with Monaghan Sports Partnership and HSE Health Promotion, will run a Community Walking Leader Training Course, April 23rd-24th in Monaghan Town (out of the Four Seasons Hotel and using the Greenway).

The training is primarily aimed at those wishing to lead a local walking group or promote walking in their community or workplace. The course comprises of a weekend of training and a follow up 4 week leader task to try out your new walking leader skills. Irish Heart Foundation, HSE Health Promotion and the Irish Sports Council are subsidising the course and there is a nominal fee of €50 which will cover your training, materials and two lunches.

The course will run on Saturday April 23rd (9am-5pm) and Sunday April 24th (9am-2.00pm). During the weekend you will gain a greater understanding of the health benefits of walking, learn to develop and lead a local walking session for mixed fitness levels, receive advice on starting a new walking group or promoting an existing group and gain a greater understanding of posture, technique, stretching and safety issues for a successful walk. For more information on the course or to register please contact Tara Curran, tcurran@irishheart.ie or download an application form from www.irishheart.ie/sli or contact Monaghan Sports Partnership for a further discount of €10 to any participant from Monaghan who books and pays for their course before Wednesday 20th April. 042-9755126



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