Requirements to become a WHM Certified Instructor

  • Minimum 2 years in teaching/coaching experience in a relevant working environment (e.g. teaching adults). 

  • Excellent teaching and/or coaching skills

  • Commitment to the principles of Innerfire and to the Wim Hof Method

  • Agree to the WHM Manifesto

  • You have practiced with cold exposure (including an ice bath)

  • Good oral English skills (the Academy is only taught in English)

  • First Aid Certificate

Note: We reserve the rights to not certified you, if your proficiency is considered inadequate and/or if you do not meet the requirements

Required WHM Academy Training Modules

The Academy requires you to do the Fundamentals video online course and consists of the Advanced & Master Module. To become certified, all three must be completed successfully. See here the Instructor Guide

Time Investment Academy

Duration: 8 till 10 months

Study load: 180 Hours (contact-hours, own practice, homework and exercises)

Note: The WHM Academy is only taught in English.

Note: This course is not intended for people while pregnant or when having epilepsy. Persons with cardiovascular health issues, or any other (serious) health conditions, should always consult a medical doctor before starting with the Wim Hof Method



Steps to register

  • Read the information about the academy carefully;
  • Sign up for the preferred advanced module and location;
  • After signing up: Fill out the template showing your motivation and teaching skills and send this to Do this latest 2 weeks after registration;
  • After you have registered, the Manifesto will be sent to you.



In 2020, the Advanced Module will be held in three continents: Europe, North America, and Australia. The final course, the Master Module will be only held in Europe (Poland).

The price of the Advanced and Master Module is 3499-. This year you can only register for the full trajectory. 

Advanced Module

North America
Location: Los Angeles
Dates: March 7 & 8
Register here

Location: Stroe, The Netherlands
Dates: March 5 & 6 and March 7 & 8 and March 14 & 15
Register here

Location: Sydney
Dates: April 15 & 16
Register here

Note: Lunch is included in the cost of the Advanced Module, accommodation is not. Course material is included.

Master Module

Poland - Przesieka
Dates: November 27 till December 3 and December 3 till December 9

Note: We will send a mail after the advanced modules to register for the Master Module.

Note: Food and accommodation are included in the cost of the Master Module. Course material is included.


Note:  We will open up registration beginning of September. To get informed about the next Academy intake, complete this registration form

For additional questions please contact