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CLOTHING, POLES, SHOES and SALE!

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NEW AKU NORDIC WALKING SHOES…………………………… Fresh in from Italy, these ultra comfortable shoes are technical and stylish with bright laces, superb grip and in two styles so you can choose the right weight, flexibility and support for you. The Aku  Mia GTX is lightweight with a flexible sole and great heel cushioning. It is fully


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Instructor Conference 2016 – Save the date!

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This year we are tying our Instructor Conference into the Purbeck Nordic Walking Festival so you can attend a day of amazing Professional presentations on THURSDAY 15th September which are for Instructors only and then choose whether to also enjoy the practical workshops, social events and walks of the Festival which will run from FRIDAY


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Introducing LESU paws

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We are delighted to introduce the latest concept in Nordic Walking PAWS! Lesu paws are the brainchild of NWUK Instructor Tug Wilson who has always been a pioneer of Nordic walking – one of the first Instructors in the UK he quickly went on to be one of the first to deliver the NWUK programmes and


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Instructor Tip

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Top Tip for NWUK Instructors:  HOW TO STAY SAFE WHEN IN LOW SIGNAL AREAS If you regularly lead classes in an area with a very weak mobile phone signal, you may still be able to text the emergency services. To utilise this facility, you must first register your phone with the emergency services. Text REGISTER to


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Website & Management System Testimonials

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A Message for NWUK Delivery Partners The Team at NWUK HQ know that no business should ever rest on its laurels and never embrace change (no matter how painful it may seem) – success comes from understanding what potential clients want and adapting accordingly. That’s why we have spent two years developing the new search


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Equipment review

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As part of our new Instructor support process we now aim to send you monthly updates on products PLUS resources to help you to become the expert. As ever, we are happy to provide commission (from 10 – 20 %) on items purchased by your clients (ideally via our shop n drop process which guarantees savings


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Join our network and be part of the bigger picture

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Our delivery partner network is going from strength to strength and we are looking for Instructors who want to be part of this exciting National scheme. If you feel you would like to benefit from more support, a range of business tools and additional training plus the opportunity to deliver our award winning FREEDOM programme,


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Instructor Workshops and CPD Modules

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At NWUK we strive to make sure our Instructors have all the skills they need in order to be confident and effective when out in the field. Our cpd modules and workshops are all specifically designed for Nordic Walking and Outdoor exercise Instructors. Here’s a list of what’s coming up and a link to more


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MUSCLE STRENGTH & ENDURANCE

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COURSE CONTENT Part one of the circuits qualification and essential for any Instructor who wants to build the principles of fitness and progression into their classes via resistance training. Learn how to use body weight, partner work, resistance kit such as bands and even park benches to add a workout element to your walks. This


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NWUK SKI FIT

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COURSE OUTLINE A great way to tempt in new customers or simply pep up your winter classes is to run specific SKI FITNESS courses that can be attended by both those that can Nordic walk and complete novices. Instructors who ran these last year were delighted that many newcomers who came along purely to get


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ADVANCED NW TECHNIQUE

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COURSE OUTLINE A one day course for those who are used to delivering technique courses but want to beef up their personal technique knowledge plus be able to add more depth and further training for clients. Join Martin our head Tutor to explore technique variations and how to expertly adapt technique when needed or introduce


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NORDIC WELLBEING

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COURSE OUTLINE This concept was developed to ensure that those who may struggle to keep up with others on even the most gentle Nordic walks can enjoy an outdoor exercise class that combines pole walking with balance, flexibility and vital upper body strength work. The course includes joint mobility exercises, relaxation via breathing drills and builds up gradually to


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