1:1 Support to Sport

(5 customer reviews)

£30.00

£30 (1 hour session)

Sessions are at a time to suit you Mon-Fri am or pm.

 

Support, Encouragement, Extension, Achievement

These sessions are available to walkers who have completed an initial Beginner Taster Session, Beginner Follow Up Course with Katie or have experience of Nordic Walking.

Support: Build confidence in your walking, and so improve your fitness. Sessions are delivered in a friendly and supportive way whilst also encouraging you to stretch yourself appropriately. (Katie holds a Certificate in Walking for Parkinson’s Disease (Connect Neuro Physiotherapy and accredited by International Nordic Walking Association)

Sport:  Set your goal and get Fit with Katie in a personalised Nordic Walking Fitness Programme. Be motivated in fun and energised sessions : Interval Training, Technique, Endurance and slope / hill work to deliver an Upper and Lower Body Nordic Workout in sessions tailored to you… all within a beautiful walk.

After booking this activity, Katie will contact you to arrange your teaching session at a time and location to suit you. Please ensure all new participants have completed the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire before sessions begin.

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5 reviews for 1:1 Support to Sport

  1. Francis Charnley

    I have severe osteoporosis with a degree of chronic pain but wanted to walk more than I could. Katie was recommenced to me. She impressed me considerably during my first introductory lesson as a knowledgable ,empathetic and excellent teacher. The following five lessons I have just completed have confirmed this. My posture, stamina and fitness have all improved. I am grateful to Katie and would strongly recommend her.

  2. Heather Harrison

    I booked a series of 1:1 To Sport sessions to finally get fit. Katie created a personalised programme which has been motivating, varied and
    challenging. It included interval training, targeted muscle group exercises and hill work, as well as great walks in different areas of beautiful Bristol. Katie is an outstanding teacher – professional, knowledgeable and thorough. After just a few weeks my stamina and endurance have massively improved. I feel stronger and my walking technique is much better. I have enthusiastically looked forward to each session and now plan to join the Challenge/Challenge Plus Nordic Walking Group, which is something I never imagined I would be able to do. Thank you Katie!

  3. Jo B

    My 83 year old mother suffers from osteoporosis and her balance isn’t very good but I saw her walking with a straight back and with more confidence.

  4. Vokes87

    I originally had 1-1 followed by group lessons with Katie two years ago to help my posture as I have Parkinson’s. She is a brilliant teacher: she explains and demonstrates techniques clearly, she corrects you when necessary without making a fuss, is very enthusiastic and encouraging and obviously loves her job. Nordic walking did help keep me upright until the last 8 months when I have developed a serious stoop, making me walk doubled over. Today I had a 1-1 with Katie. She had brought a pair of poles of a different style to mine which she thought would help and she gave me exercises to do. Within half an hour she had me standing so much taller and I now feel there is hope for my back. I’m looking forward to my next 1/2 hour session. Thank you Katie, you are a star!

  5. Pat Brodie

    After carrying around a newsletter about Nordic walking for more than three years, I finally made the effort to book a session. I have been living with Parkinson’s disease for over 10 years and the motivation and energy to remain active does not come easily. I was also shy about being in a group and learning something new. I can’t believe how lucky I was to book with Katie for the introductory session and then the five follow-ups. Katie is an excellent teacher, extremely knowledgeable about bodies (and Parkinson’s) and from the first session has helped me to stay motivated and to keep trying. She is thorough, a real professional – she is also compassionate and kind. As an experienced teacher she has what it takes to get the best out of her students. Best of all, her classes are 1 to 1 which represent great value for money and no need to be scared off by a large group of learners. As I approach my 66th birthday I am feeling fitter and stronger than ever. Thank you Katie!

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