Become a Nationally Certified Nordixx Pole Walking Instructor

Become a Nordic Pole Walking Leader in your area. Nordic Walking Nova Scotia and True North Nordic Walking, in cooperation with Nordixx Pole Walking Canada Inc. regularly conduct Nordic Pole Walking Instructor Certification courses in the Atlantic Provinces both in person and online.

The Nordixx Pole Walking Instructor's 8.5-Hour. Course includes: Pre-clinic online education, Power Point Presentation, practical instruction, handouts, plus a set of Nordixx Walker Poles and the NPW Instructors Test. Successful participants will receive 4.0 CEC credits from CanFitPro Canada and the NPW Diploma upon completion.

Each course is limited to 10 candidates to ensure that we can provide individual education.

Please email us for detailed information, course description, agenda and application form.

Important Prerequisite

This Certification Course is for experienced Nordic Pole Walkers. Candidates must have a minimum of one year’s experience in walking with Nordic Walking Poles and be proficient in the advanced Nordic Pole Walking Technique. (Applicants may be asked to provide a short video to demonstrate their technique.)

Course Fee:

Online: $195 + HST Includes a pair of Nordixx Walker Poles*
In Person: $295.00 + HST Includes a pair of Nordixx Walker Poles*
*Can be upgraded to Nordixx Traveler Poles or Nordixx Stabilizer for an additional fee,

Upcoming Certification Courses:

Instructor Certification Schedule (PDF). There are currently no courses scheduled. Please contact us for further information.
Download free PDF Reader at

Course Objectives

The main objectives of our certification course are:

  • Learn about the scientific and clinical studies on the health benefits of Nordic Pole Walking
  • Learn how to methodically teach the proper, effective Nordic Pole Walking technique developed in Europe
  • Discuss marketing and marketing support of Nordic Walking Nova Scotia/True North Nordic Walking (Divisions of MRC Associates Inc.) and Nordixx Pole Walking Canada

Registration and Information

For for detailed information, course description, agenda and application form:

Email or Phone (902) 454-2267

Who We Are

True North Nordic Walking and Nordic Walking Nova Scotia are operated by Bill and Esther VanGorder. We offer Nordic Walking clinics and are a distributor for industry-leader Nordixx Pole Walking Canada.

Read More

Buy Your Poles and Supplies

True North Nordic Walking and Nordic Walking Nova Scotia are your source for top quality, authentic, reasonably priced Nordic Walking poles and supplies.

True North Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking Nova Scotia

Learn How Clinics

Our How to Nordic Walking clinics are designed for all adults. Family and children's classes are also offered in separate venues. These introductory events will train you to Nordic Walk properly for the best possible enjoyment and benefit. Our instructors are nationally certified to teach Nordic Walking.

Info & Registration

Get in Touch

  • (902) 454-2267

  • Halifax NS Canada

  • Email Us