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Nordic Walking Training

The Accredited and Certified Nordic Walking Training is a 1.5 day course for health and fitness professionals. Held each Autumn and Spring in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney; the Training Course produces high quality Nordic Walking Providers equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to benefit their clients and patients, and to make their Nordic walking programs a success and an added revenue stream to their business.

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This training is accredited with the following organisations for you to gain Continuing Education Credits / Professional Development Points

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Training Schedule -   AUTUMN 2020

Location Course Dates Close of Registration*
Brisbane 21 - 22 March 2020 5 March 2020
Adelaide   28 - 29 March 12 March
Canberra 04 - 05 April 17 March
Sydney 04 - 05 April 17 March
Perth 02 - 03 May 16 April
Melbourne 09 - 10 May 23 April



For any queries call 1300 791 740




Training Package - Inclusions


  • Internationally recognised and nationally accredited professional qualification
  • Pair of LEKI adjustable Nordic Walking Poles from Finland (valued at $229)
  • Detailed and illustrated course manual  
  • FREE website listing on Nordic Academy's 'Find a Class' pages
  • Personal video analysis 
  • Accreditation points: 13 CECs with Fitness Australia, 12 CPDs with APA, 2 CEC with APMA           

This complete package is only AUD $570

Nordic Walking Training Course Outline

DAY 1    9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Development and present status of Nordic Walking
  • Health and fitness benefits explained
  • Learning the basic Nordic Walking technique
  • How to teach Nordic Walking
  • Videotape analysis and review of personal techniques       
  • Equipment - poles, shoes, accessories
  • Stretching exercises for Nordic Walking
  • Legal and safety issues
DAY 2    8.30am - 12.30pm
  • Intro to Nordic Walking technique variations - jogging, bounding, double poling, skating
  • Peer teaching practise
  • Strengthening exercises for Nordic Walking
  • Marketing of Nordice Walking to attract your customers
  • Theoretical & practical assessments
  • Future directions of Nordic Walking in Australia



Listen to this video testimonial to hear why and how Stephen Mahony of Teneriffe Physiotherapy in Brisbane is utilising Nordic Walking to benefit both his patients as well as his practice. He also gives valuable information and opinion about the equipment as well as the service and support he receives from Nordic Academy.




Assessment and Successful Completion of Nordic Walking Instructor Certification

Attendance at the Nordic Academy Instructor Training Course does not automatically result in participants qualifying as a Nordic Walking Instructor or in obtaining Nordic Walking Instructor Certification. The ability to demonstrate and instruct sound Nordic Walking techniques to the satisfaction of the Master Trainer, plus achieving a 'pass' in the written assessment task, is required.


Professional Membership Program

Successful completion of the Nordic Walking Instructor Course qualifies you to join Nordic Academy's exclusive Professional Membership Program.

This membership program provides everything you need to ensure your Nordic Walking classes and business achieve their maxium potential and profitability. Benefits include: pole on-selling arrangements, marketing materials, technical support, admin resources, access to the 'Best Practcie Business Pacakages', use of Nordic Academy branding, special offers on equipment and sponsor's products, and more.

This flagship program is why becoming a Nordic Walking Instructor with Nordic Academy is the smartest choice!

For more information about the benefits of membership, visit the Professional Membership webpage.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by participants for the Nordic Walking Training will attract a $50 fee if notified 28 days or more before the course date. Cancellations of less than 28 days will result in a 75% refund of the course cost.

Course registration is valid and a place in the course is reserved when a completed booking form and full payment has been processed and accepted.

A minimum number of participants is required for each course to go ahead. In such a case that a course does not run, notification to registered participants will be given and rescheduling or a full refund will be offered.


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