INWA Nordic Walking Instructor


As a British Nordic Walking instructor you will benefit from learning how to teach the original INWA programme – the 10 Step Method. This is a proven and effective way to teach people to Nordic Walk and to continue to progress and improve their technique and fitness.

This quality face-to-face course is run over two days and is backed up by a library of video resources that are yours to keep. You will learn to:

  • Teach Nordic Walking using the INWA 10 Step Method.
  • Use drills to improve technique and problem solve technique issues.
  • Teach safely in an outdoor environment.
  • Plan great classes, interesting routes and fun sessions.
  • Get started – set up new Nordic Walking groups and classes, how to market your Nordic Walking and be successful

We film your technique during the course to accelerate your learning of the 10 Step Method of Nordic Walking and to develop your observational skills.

The whole course is packed full of information and lots of fun.

What do you need to know and do before joining the course?

We highly recommend that you have experienced Nordic Walking before coming on the course. Find a local instructor on the Learn to Nordic Walk section of this site – all our instructors are listed here.

The course includes 2 full days of training to help you perfect your teaching and technique. Plus pre-course on-line video resources.

Price:     £485

*This includes: full INWA manual, assessment, certification, your first year’s annual membership (worth £60, which covers both British Nordic Walking and INWA).




6th/7th April 2024 (Sat/Sun)





8th / 9th May 2024 (Wed/ Thurs)


Cheshunt, Herts

Lee Valley YHA  



18th/19th May 2024 (Sat/Sun)


York, Yorkshire

 YHA York 


12/13th July 2024 (Fri / Sat) 

Heanor, Derbyshire 


28th/29th June 2024 (Fri/Sat)






28th/ 29th September 2024 (Fri/Sat)

Bristol  BOOK NOW


19th / 20th October 2024 (Fri/Sat)



We make no further charges for our Accredited Instructors and you are free to operate as an independent instructor with no obligation to pay commission or any other fees to us in respect of your income. Of course, we hope you continue to be involved with British Nordic Walking and make the most of the opportunities that accreditation includes.  

We do not provide lunch but at every venue there is the option of buying these on site or nearby. Alternatively, you are welcome to bring your own.

We will advise on a range or accommodation options for those who need to make an overnight stay as part of your course joining instructions.

We will provide all course paperwork, manuals and Nordic Walking poles. You are welcome to bring your own poles if you prefer. If you would like to borrow poles, please ensure that you have given the office your height on the booking form. 

You will need to bring appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear (trainers or walking shoes are preferable to walking boots). We will spend a good few hours a day outdoors, whatever the weather, so make sure you bring full waterproofs/sun cream, etc. 

Any questions? Call us on 01332 504949. We’d love to hear from you.

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IMPORTANT: In the case of a participant needing re-assessment we will not make a charge if this is completed within 6 months of the course but thereafter a £50 administration fee may apply.

If you have any questions these course please call the office on 01332 504949.

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