The Ultimate branded Instructor hoodie – in black or Nordic purple complete with the NWUK Accredited Instructor badge.
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Make sure you log in to the Instructor area here and visit the INSTRUCTOR STORE which you will find on the left hand menu of your profile page to see poles and clothing at massively reduced prices for all NWUK Instructors.
Dont forget to get your CAR STICKERS and other branded products including POSTERS, PROMOTIONAL POSTCARDS and other exciting things to help you get noticed. Make sure everybody knows you are a NWUK Instructor.
As February comes to a close we will be working on the website listings to make sure the public can clearly identify Instructors who are also qualified to provide fitness advice as previously explained. We believe it is essential to have this background knowledge in order to teach Nordic Walking effectively at the correct level for every participant and have tried to make it simple and affordable for our early Instructors to upgrade.
If you have completed the CYQ or are already fitness qualified please can you log in to your profile page and tick the little box to say you are level 2 fitness qualified. Failure to do so before the end of March could result in your listing being frozen so please take a minute to pop in and get it done asap.
IF YOU COMPLETED YOUR TRAINING PRIOR TO THE LAUNCH OF THE CYQ PLEASE ACT NOW – see below!
Many of you who completed the old format of Instructor training prior to 2009 have now been in touch and are working through the on line ‘Exercise and Fitness knowledge module in order to gain your level 2 fitness Instructor status which is fantastic.
If you have not been in touch yet – this is what you need to do URGENTLY
1. If you did the NWUK Instructor training prior to 2009 but are already REPs level 2 fitness qualified – log in to your profile page and click the button to clarify this – note that proof of certification could be requested at any time and that by ticking the box you are confirming these are available. .
2. If you did the NWUK Instructor training prior to 2009 and have no formal fitness qualifications or proven training in Anatomy and Physiology – call the office NOW on 0845 260 9339 to disuss your upgrade options – failure to get in touch will unfortunately result in your listing being removed from the website. Please just touch base as we do want to help you stay up date.
3. If you did the NWUK Instructor training prior to 2009 and are a physiotherapist or have a sports science degree or similar – call the office on 0845 260 9339 or send an e mail outlining the qualification to firstname.lastname@example.org (Note:- Holistic therapies unfortunately do not apply)
Please do not ignore this message or your listing with us may automatically freeze.
Exercise Anywhere Conference 2012
The buzz from the Exercise Anywhere 12 event is still reverberating across the UK with over 200 Instructors and project leaders inspired to make the most of new partnerships & initiatives.
Delegates listened to spellbinding keynote speakers, Robin Gargrave, Bob Laventure and Dr John Searle OBE and made the most of workshops, practical demos and educational sessions. Continue reading
Following a major flood during the Summer, we have reluctantly moved from our lovely barn and now have TWO separate HQs!!! Continue reading
The NWUK Instructors convention is less than ONE MONTH AWAY and places are filling FAST!
This is you chance to hear top presenters, network with other Instructors and join in workshops about everything from marketing & technique to research. At only £49 this event is a MUST and will not disappoint. Attend on the 29th September for Nordic Walking only OR join us for two days and attend on the 28th for the open invitation walking event too. View the schedule, read about the speakers and book on line here - PLACES ARE NOW LIMITED Continue reading
NOW is the time to start planning SKI FIT courses for your regulars and as a way to attract new people to your classes.
Our SKI FIT module is a one day training course that includes ADVANCED TECHNIQUE. Its part of the ULTIMATE NORDIC brand which is gaining popularity across the UK and includes TREK FIT which is a bootcamp based format. Find out more here…. Continue reading
Back in deepest darkest February, we set a challange to our instructors, groups and members to see just how many miles they actually Nordic Walked.Using an amazing FREE mobile phone APP we challenged them to see how many miles they could clock up before the start of the London 2012 Olympics. We were astonished with the results!… Continue reading
This year we have a great venue that provides both indoor and outdoor space and the opportunity for you to join us in interactive workshops and informative presentations. Continue reading
Some Instructors have told us they are concerned about taking a day out from their schedules in order to attend and others are concerned about the cost of travel or whether they will know anybody when they get the the event.
WE SAY……. Continue reading
Kerley - NWUK Instructor
Kerley aged 51 a former hospital nurse from Cheshire with 15 years experience of adult medical and surgical nursing had a career break raising 4 sons and 2 dogs during which time she worked in various roles in the voluntary sector including facilitating parenting programmes and Scouting . Continue reading