This is for those who want to be able to teach others how to use poles effectively.
Those linked to existing groups or projects
Pilates Instructors or PTS who want to introduce Nordic Walking to their clients
Health club, Hotel or Spa teams
Health walk leaders
Keen Nordic Walkers who want to help others master the technique
Developed by the team who brought Nordic walking to the UK in 2004 and have trained over 5,000 instructors.
This skills course will leave you able to understand the power of poles, teach Nordic pole walking technique and adapt it for different ability levels.
Face-to-face course content
Teaching a NWUK instruction session to include:
Technique variation and progression
Pole sizing, types and personalised advice)
The practical assessment is completed over the course duration
Nordic Walking UK technique Instructors receive:
Optional Listing on Exercise Anywhere class search and booking portal*
*Listing renewed annually for £49.50 subject to GDPR and outdoor code of practice compliance
NWUK Technique Instructors are not licensed to deliver NWUK Freedom programme or issue passports.
If cancellation is made within 30 days of the course date a charge of 50% of course fee is applied or the booking held for future module. If cancellation is made at short notice (within 14 days) or in the event of non attendance, the full course fee is non refundable. Transfers at short notice (within 14 days) will result in a re-booking charge of £25.
DURATION: 1 day – 9- 5
PRE-REQUISITES: None. Experience of basic Nordic walking is beneficial but not essential. All ages and fitness levels welcome; we pride ourselves on having instructors who represent the actual population!
ASSESSMENT: ongoing practical assessment throughout the course.
NWUK Brand Ambassador via the Diploma
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This option includes strategies for growing a programme with walk leaders and/ or other Instructors and being part of the NWUK delivery Partner network (read more – Business Support)
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