The Instructor’s Course is delivered by either an International Trainer or a National Trainer. The programme has the following content:
Section 1: Background to Nordic Walking
Section 2: The Body and Nordic Walking
Section 3: Teaching NW (including the 10 Steps)
Section 4: Guidance and Support
Instructor Course Outcomes
- As part of the Instructor Course you will receive a copy of the INWA Instructor’s Manual
- You will receive an assessment to confirm that you have passed the course.
- You will receive an official INWA Instructor’s Certificate which is valid for two years.
- Your details will be added to the INWA website as a “Registered INWA Instructors.
INWA recommends the delivery of the Instructors course over two days. However, given some local requirements, the same course may be delivered over a different time structure.
This may vary from country to country. Please check with your local INWA Member to get details of the cost and dates for their next Instructors’ Course.
Content of the instructors education
Example of course: (may vary country to country)
|Day 1||Day 2|
|09.00 Introduction candidates and educator||09.00 Video of participants technique|
|09.30 Introduction Nordic Walking, history, benefits, risks, levels,||09.30 Video analysis, during this analysis there is coffee/tea|
|10.30 Coffee/tea break||10.30 Practice: Nordic Walking 10 steps program|
|10.45 Scientific research||12.30 Lunch|
|11.30 Practice: Normal Walking gait||13.30 Practice: Teaching skills Nordic Walking 10 steps program|
|12.45 Lunch||15.00 Video of participants technique|
|13.45 Practice: Nordic Walking 10 steps program||15.30 Video analysis|
|15.15 Coffee/tea break||16.30 Discussion about theoretical exam|
|15.30 Practice: Nordic Walking 10 steps program||17.30 Questions|
|17.00 How to start Nordic Walking in my town||18.30 End|
|17.45 Questions and feedback|
|18.00 Theoretical Exam|