INWA Nordic Walking Instructor


Become an INWA Nordic Walking Instructor with British Nordic Walking

Unlock the potential of Nordic Walking and inspire others to embrace a healthier lifestyle. As an INWA Nordic Walking Instructor, you'll join a global network of dedicated professionals committed to promoting the benefits of Nordic Walking.


Why Choose INWA Certification?

The International Nordic Walking Federation (INWA) sets the gold standard for Nordic Walking instruction worldwide. By becoming an INWA-certified instructor, you gain:

  • Global Recognition: INWA is the leading authority in Nordic Walking, ensuring your certification is respected and recognized internationally.
  • Comprehensive Training: Our program covers all aspects of Nordic Walking, from technique to teaching methods, ensuring you are fully equipped to guide others.
  • Support and Resources: Gain access to a wealth of resources, including teaching materials, ongoing support, and a community of fellow instructors.

Course Overview

Our INWA Nordic Walking Instructor course is designed for fitness enthusiasts, health professionals, and anyone passionate about outdoor activities. The course includes:

  • Expert Instruction: Learn from experienced trainers who are passionate about Nordic Walking.
  • Hands-On Practice: Engage in practical sessions to refine your technique and teaching skills.
  • Health Benefits Education: Understand the numerous health benefits of Nordic Walking, including improved cardiovascular fitness, enhanced muscular strength, and better mental well-being.
  • Marketing and Business Tips: Receive guidance on how to promote your classes and grow your Nordic Walking business.

Benefits of Becoming a Nordic Walking Instructor

  • Enhance Your Career: Add a valuable skill to your professional portfolio, opening up opportunities in the fitness and wellness industries.
  • Promote Health and Wellness: Help others achieve their fitness goals and improve their quality of life through Nordic Walking.
  • Flexible Work Opportunities: Teach classes in various settings, from community centers and gyms to parks and nature trails.
  • Join a Community: Connect with other instructors and enthusiasts who share your passion for Nordic Walking.

Enroll Today

Ready to start your journey as an INWA Nordic Walking Instructor? Enroll today with British Nordic Walking and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career.

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 £65, which covers both British Nordic Walking and INWA).



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Heanor, Derbyshire  BOOK NOW


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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.

Terms & Conditions


See Refund Policy for details of cancellations.


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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