Walk this Way – Tipperary Walking Leader Training Course

The Irish Heart Foundation in conjunction with North Tipperary Sports Partnership and South Tipperary Sports Partnership will run a Community Walking Leader Training Course, April 26th-27th in Presentation School Sports Complex, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.   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 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 26th of April 9am-5pm and Sunday 27th of April 9am-2.30pm. 


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.


Set yourself on the path to success and keep your new year’s resolutions on track.  To register please contact Tara Curran,tcurran@irishheart.ie or download an application form from www.irishheart.ie/sli. For more information, please contact Elaine Cullinan, North Tipperary Sports Partnership, elaine@ntsp.ie or 067-43604.

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