Nordic Walking Training

  • Enhance your skill set
  • Add this new exercise to your suite of services

  • Add an extra revenue stream - tuition and pole sales
  • Gain 15 CECs over 1.5 days (one weekend)!    
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Depending on your clients, Nordic Walking can be tailored with a focus on
assistance for older adults or it's tailored as a total body workout for your fitter clients. Thirdly Nordic Walking is a great sportscross training program as well as the ideal training program to prepare your clients for a longer distance trek or trail run.

                              Trek Training                                                 Group Outdoor Exercise                                       Older Adults

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Training Schedule -   AUTUMN 2017

Location Course Dates Availability
Hobart 25 - 26 Feb 2017  closed
Melbourne          4 - 5 March fully booked
Canberra 18 - 19 March fully booked
Sydney 25 - 26 March fully booked
Perth 1 - 2 April fully booked
Adelaide 8 - 9 April fully booked
Brisbane 22 - 23 April fully booked
Melbourne 29 - 30 April

2 places available

Melbourne 27 - 28 May

6 places available








For any queries call Patrick on 0433 775 227.


Training Schedule -   SPRING 2017

Location Course Dates Close of Registration*/ Availability
Melbourne      2 - 3 September 5 places available
Canberra 9 - 10 Sept 18 Aug
Sydney   16 - 17 Sept 5 places available
Adelaide 23 - 24 Sept   1 Sept
Brisbane 7 - 8 October 16 Sept
Perth 14 - 15 Oct 23 Sept
Hobart 21 - 22 Oct 30 Sept
Melbourne 11 - 12 November 20 Oct


Training Package - Inclusions


  • Internationally recognised and nationally accredited professional qualification
  • Top of the range 'ONE WAY' diamond carbon poles from Finland (valued at $189)
  • Detailed and illustrated course manual  
  • FREE website listing on Nordic Academy's 'Find a Class' pages
  • Personal video analysis 
  • Accreditation points: 15 CECs with Fitness Australia, 3 PDPs with PAA, 13CEPs with ESSA, 12 CPDs with APA, 2 CEC with APMA           

This complete package is only AUD $540


This training is also accredited with:

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Nordic Walking Instructor 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

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.

Cancellation by participants for the Instructor Course will attract a $50 fee if notified 21 days or more before the course date. Cancellations of less than 21 days will result in a 50% refund of the course cost.

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


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