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WHAT IS HARDCORE NORDIC?
Hardcore Nordic is the next level in Nordic Fitness. It includes Nordic Trail Running, Advanced Hill Technique and Extreme Nordic. These courses are advanced level training in the use of Nordic poles for trail, mountain and ultra running as well as power walking.
More and more runners and walkers are using poles in mountain and trail races, many with poor technique and pole types which constrain performance potential. Our instructor, Tony, has direct experience in both trekking and Nordic poles across many ultra trail and mountain events and has demonstrated that good Nordic technique improves performance.
Following completion of the courses we are confident that you will:
1 Know about different pole types pros and cons and step change improved capability driven through using Nordic pole methods and equipment.
2 Run and power walk efficiently at pace with Nordic poles.
3 Attack the big hill climbs and descents on trails efficiently and with a robust pace in an energy efficient and structured way.
4 Deal with complex technical trail terrain effectively and know when to switch from Nordic pole and trekking pole methods and when to carry poles.
5 Converging and combining multiple techniques for Nordic pole running and walking to balance energy and speed over Ultra distances.
Improved pace ascending & descending hills
Controlled progress across technical trail and mountain terrain
Improved energy efficiency
Reduced likelihood of injury
More rapid recovery following events
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Duration: 1.5 hours
You must complete our Nordic Walking Foundation Course, Nordic Poles 1 before attending this course.
Once you have mastered the basics you will then move on to gradually increase pace to running using your poles in an efficient manner to help propel you forward with perceived less effort.
You must be able to run/walk 5k in 35 mins to attend this course
Cost: €25 pp
NB Can be arranged as a full day course with Advanced Hills & Trail
Advanced Hills & Trails
Duration: 2 hours
To attend this course you must have attended either Nordic Poles 1 or Nordic Running.
This course is suitable for both runners and hill walkers who want to learn how to use Nordic poles efficiently and effectively to propel them up and down hills swiftly and safely
Cost: €30 pp
NB Can be arranged as a full day course with Nordic Running
Duration: Half Day
To attend this course you must have completed our Nordic Running and Advanced Hills & Trails courses
This course is ideal preparation for mountain and ultra trail events.
You will learn how to move quickly across technical and hilly trail terrain and the day will include a 10K run in the Burren applying the techniques learned
You must be able to run half marathon distance to attend this course
Cost: €50 pp
NB: Can be arranged as a full day course with Nordic Running & Advanced Hills & Trails