There is a fantastic range of events that take place in and around Ullswater each year that celebrate the rich diversity, local history, culture and beauty of the area. Highlights include the world famous Marmalade Festival, the popular Winter Droving, Ullswater Walking Festival or Ullswater’s very own Daff Fest. Or perhaps one of the many sporting events, such as the Ullswater Triathlon or the Epic Lakes Swim is more your cup of tea?

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Learn to Nordic Walk – Ullswater Outdoor Festival

27th September 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 28th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm


This course consists of 2 sessions, on 2 consecutive days (2 x 2 hours).  In each of the sessions, as we progress through the Nordic Walking Gears, we will have a short teaching session followed by a short walk to practice your new skill as it progresses each week.

Gain your Nordic Walking UK Passport on completion of the course to continue your Nordic journey, back home, there are over 300 instructors in the UK.

Leki Nordic Walking Poles are provided for the duration of the course, with the opportunity to buy from Nic or by mail order thereafter

Would you like to…
Burn 46% more calories * Use 90% of your body’s muscles * Reduce the pressure on the lower limb joints * Reduce shoulder/neck tension * Strengthen lower back/core muscles * Clear your head and think clearer?
Or just have fun with no concrete walls or wi-fi buzzing around in
Nic’s Gym Without Walls…  whatever the weather!
 NORDIC WALKING Could be your answer!

You will learn the fundamentals of the Nordic Walking technique,

Gaining forward propulsion from the poles by engaging the correct upper body muscles, understanding correct gait and co-ordination.

Mastering handgrip and use of the pole straps in order to develop technique by adapting the body position and pole angles for walking up and down hills.

Session two –

Adding more speed through improved technique, understanding how your body reacts to exercise and learning how to stay within your comfort zone.

Improving posture and understanding how to use technique, distance, speed and terrain to constantly ensure you get the most out of your Nordic walking


27th September 2017 @ 3:00 pm
28th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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