About Nordic Walking UK
What we do.
Nordic Walking UK strive to ensure that Nordic Walking is introduced to the British Public in way that ensures they get the most benefit from it, are safe and above all, enjoy it!
We are the original Nordic Walking brand in the UK the largest training provider and the only company to deliver a full Nordic and Fitness walking Diploma. Our Master Trainer Martin Christie has been involved in the promotion and development of Nordic Walking in the UK since 2003 and has personally trained in excess of 2,000 Instructors - Individuals and employees of PCTs and Local Authorities.
Our National Tutors are all experienced Nordic Walkers who understand the variations of technique available worldwide and have worked with us to develop what we believe, is the safest and most effective technique. Our Tutors are ALL a minimum of REPs level 3 or Sports Science graduates and CYQ Tutors/Assessors
NWUK also offer a comprehensive support structure to all Instructors - we provide poles, websites, marketing and a management portal to help them continue to develop and succeed.
Our team have expertise in Health promotion, GP Referral, Health and Safety and Qualification standards and our Director Gill Stewart is the Author of the Complete Guide to Nordic Walking (publication May 2014 by Bloomsbury press)
Our parent company (Exercise Anywhere ltd.)is owned by a former Director of the Fitness Industry association (now UK Active) who was also involved in the development of the Register of Exercise professionals and is the driving force behind our new inclusive walking brand WALX. WALX is a new innovative development in the delivery of walking based fitness and wellbeing sessions - see www.walx.co.uk
In 2008 the brand name of Nordic Walking UK was acquired by Exercise Anywhere Ltd. There are now over 5,000 qualified NWUK Instructors in the UK who were trained by OUR team and NWUK are passionate about the many benefits this simple activity has to offer. We can help with any questions relating to Nordic Walking from how to get started to which poles are best - if you do not find the answers on the web site - give us a call on 0333 1234540