An important Statement published by ICNW: Pole walking - Nordic Walking - Modern Nordic Walking: Definitions, a brief history, and the development of the discipline.



Research news: More scientific evidence of the positive health effects of Nordic Walking in a study conducted by researchers from Finland, Sweden and USA.



The 20th Anniversary Celebrations of Nordic Walking in Finland, August 4-6, 2017. The summary of the historical International Nordic Walking Congress and the official video of the whole event:

see them here.


Respecting the past, working for the future!

International Council of

Nordic Walking

A scientific organization to boost Nordic Walking

research, education and overall development worldwide

Modern Nordic Walking education

The International Council of Nordic Walking (ICNW) together with the World Modern Nordic Walking Academy organise Modern Nordic Walking Trainer, Master Trainer, Coach and International Coach courses worldwide in English, Spanish, Italian and Finnish, by request possibly also in other languages.

Modern Nordic Walking education programmes are updated all the time. A particular attention is paid to the application of the latest scientific research results in the Modern Nordic Walking training as quickly as possible.

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