Latest Posts

From the WALX & NWUK Community

New NWUK website launched

By at

After 12 years, our much loved but clunky old website just had to go as we strive to improve the customer experience yet again! New look Nordic walking UK, New look store and lot’s of new features for our Instructors, groups and newcomers to Nordic walking.


Read More
Festival number 5 (at last)

By at

Against all odds, Festival 5 was held in Purbeck Dorset and it was great to see so many valued NWUK Instructors and WALX Masters plus our lovely walkers having fun at last. Although 50% smaller than previous years due to social distancing etc, we had 50 walks/workshops a day over..Read More


Read More
Our pledge for the Planet

By at

We launched our pledge to reduce our carbon footprint and protect nature because we appreciate that it provides us with the opportunity to change lives. From reducing single use plastic and minimising parcel deliveries to undertaking habitat management training so we can work with partners to make every step count..Read More


Read More
50 Instructors graduate (at last)

By at

Having been trapped in the ‘covid classroom’, we are delighted that 50 trainee Instructors are now ready to launch in locations all over the UK (including Jersey)  We have finally been able to complete assessments and get them over the starting line which is great as demand keeps growing!!


Read More
Yoga WALX gets outdoors!

By at

Having been launched during lockdown our Yoga WALX sessions went outdoors at last! The on line sessions will always remain available but the power of these sessions is how we blend walking with yoga and pick all the best places in which to strike a pose!


Read More
WALX Director nominated for award

By at

Despite being new to the Franchise world, we are delighted that the work we have done to support our new Franchisees during a very difficult first year has been recognised already . Gill our Director has been nominated for the EWiF New Woman Franchisor of the Year! Gill and the..Read More


Read More
On line training launched

By at

To help people make career changes due to the COVID Pandemic we created an online training formula that reduced the need to travel or stay overnight. Our unique Diploma can now be achieved by attending only one practical day instead of 3. The Diploma which is the lynch pin or..Read More


Read More
Power of Poles course launched

By at

Spring 2020 will not only be remembered for the Covid 19 lockdown. It’s also when we launched our unique Power of Poles induction course. This innovative and ground breaking way to get people moving with poles means more people will enjoy outdoor exercise for years to come


Read More
Virtual WALX went live

By at

Our response to COVID 19 was to help our Instructors keep their regular walkers fit, active and engaged. Our team sprang into action to make videos and develop a whole new video and live streaming platform – welcome to Virtual WALX!


Read More
Therapy show 2019

By at

Once again our team attended the Therapy Expo at the NEC where Martin Christie did a presentation of Activator pole walking for rehabilitation in the arena. The session was really well attended and we were able to advise physios, occupational therapists and other specialists about the types of poles we..Read More


Read More
WALX Franchise launched

By at

As NWUK groups began to transition to the new brand, the WALX HQ team attended the Franchise show at the NEC in order to begin the Franchise recruitment process. We have split the UK into territories and are looking for inspirational, motivated people to build a team that will deliver..Read More


Read More
WALX groups begin to appear

By at

During the Autumn of 2019 some of our most experienced NWUK groups began the transition to the WALX brand so they could encourage more people to come along and join them. Sam Armstrong, pictured has been with NWUK for over 10 years and in that time has built up a..Read More


Read More

WORKING