For the 6th time INWA China organizes the INWA World Cup Water Tower event, this time in Yushu in the province of Qinghai. Qinghai Province is a sparking jewel set on the northwest plateau of China Here theYangtze River, the Yellow River as well as the Mekong River take their source. So Qinghai is alsoRead more
Registration for INWA’s Nordic Walking World Cup Event in Lahemaa-Estonia on July 7th, is open now. Join this event! https://www.elamusmaratonid.ee/elamusmaratonid-2019/inwa-world-cup Join the INWA WORLD CUP in Lahemaa (Estonia) A hidden pearl to all the Nordic Walking enthusiasts For the first time in history a NORDIC-WALKING WORLD CUP will take place in Estonia. This country isRead more
INWA World Cup Japan: 13th October 2019 (Nagano Nordic Walking half marathon). The event has been an official INWA recognised NW half marathon since 2013. The INWA World Cup in Nagano received an official title from INWA this year. Nagano is well known for the Winter Olympic Games in 1998. Iizuna is where the JNFA approvedRead more
On April 28th 2019, the first INWA Race Officials course took place in Tallinn in Estonia. We congratulate the first 2 National Nordic Walking Referees Rene Meimer (Estonia) and Aleksandr Mamontova (Russia) with their successfull exam result. We also congratulate 8 INWA Nordic Walking Referees Kristin Prangel, Eva Andreller, Valmar Ammer, Nelli Kübarsepp, Jaan Merioja,Read more
https://www.inwa-nordicwalking.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/a40848405e1265707b10973badcaf3df.mp4 INWA Yixing Nordic Walking World Cup News. Information Yixing World Cup: The total number of participants is 1921 (585 in the competition group, 1336 in the non-competitive group), 585 in the competition (223 male athletes and 362 female athletes), from 24 countries, and prize setting: the top 10 in each competition group,Read more
Welcome to join us in Xining, China Time and Place Date: November 4th, 2018 Place: Yixing city, Jiangshu Province Content and Schedule: 2018 INWA Nordic Walking World Cup Yixing, China 5KM & 10KM (The route will be published in a separately) Who can attend :Total 1000 participants Competition group and Non-competition group Competition rules (accordingRead more
Dear INWA Member, Dear INWA member organisations and National Trainers, This year the INWA Convention will be held in Sergiev Posad, oblast of Moscow, about 70 km north east of Moscow. Sergiyev Posad grew in the 15th century around one of the greatest of Russian monasteries, the Trinity Lavra, established by St. Sergius of Radonezh,Read more
The International Nordic Walking Federation – INWA is the global governing body promoting Nordic Walking.
In 2000 INWA was founded in Finland, the mother land of Nordic Walking. The main purpose was to develop Nordic Walking education internationally and to create a global network of Nordic Walking coaches and instructors.
INWA is the only truly international organisation authorized by the creators of Nordic Walking to promote, develop and safeguard the principles and characteristics of Nordic Walking worldwide. In co-operation with professionals in sports, health and fitness, INWA develops innovative teaching methods and educational programs in Nordic Walking. INWA also collaborates with the scientific and medical communities offering research guidelines.
INWA has over 20 official member organisations and Nordic Walking Coaches Instructors have been certified in over 40 countries around the world.