Nordic Walking Training

Nordic Walking is taking off all around Australia with many highly respected and successful health and fitness practitioners incorporating walking with poles into their clients programs and adding a new revenue stream.

Discover for yourself the impressive benefits and applications of this highly effective yet low impact aerobic workout which people of any age or fitness level absolutely love doing; from rehabilitation to chronic disease management, from total body fitness to weight loss to sports cross training.

The Nordic Walking Instructor Course is a comprehensive and enjoyable weekend program designed to equip fitness and health professionals with all the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct profitable Nordic Walking classes and programs.

Course Package includes:
1.5 day Instructor Course with internationally experienced Master Trainers
Nationally accredited and internationally recognised qualification
1 pair of ONE WAY adjustable Walking Poles (rrp $209)
Personal Video Analysis
Comprehensive course manual & certificate
Eligibility to join Nordic Academy’s ‘Professional Member’ program
Personal video analysis

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Presented by Patrick Burtscher & Maree Farnsworth
Patrick Burtscher is an International Nordic Walking Master Trainer and a member of the International Nordic Walking Advisory Board. In his home country of Austria, Patrick was a school teacher and headmaster, an alpine ski instructor and was a coach of tennis and rock climbing. He is dedicated to and masterful at bringing out the best in people so they can achieve and enjoy the feeling of doing and being their personal best.

Maree Farnsworth holds a B. App. Sci.  (Human Movement) degree. She is an International Nordic Walking Master Trainer and a member of the International Nordic Walking Advisory Board. Maree has been working in the health and fitness industries for over 20 years. Her experiences have included managing a corporate health club, fitness leadership at one of Australia’s most respected health resorts, co-authoring a women’s healthy weight loss program, and corporate development training.

Course schedule
Hobart: 23 - 24 February 2019
Sydney: 2 - 3 March 2019
Melbourne: 16 - 17 March 2019
Brisbane: 23 - 24 March 2019
Adelaide: 30 - 31 March 2019
Perth: 6 - 7 April 2019

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$540.00 per person per course

This price includes Poles


Contact details
For more information or to enrol in the course, please contact the provider on the details below:

Patrick Burtscher
Nordic Academy
Toll Free: 1300 791 740

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