Group Fitness Trainer Certification

Course Aims

Our Group Fitness Trainer Certification will give you foundation knowledge and skills to design effective and stimulating classes in wide range of group fitness setting. With our group fitness trainer program, you will learn to choose music and benefits of aerobic training. You will also learn about choreography and cueing skills.

Course Objectives:

Understand the knowledge of human anatomy, biomechanics and physiology to maximize results while working in a group setting.

Design the components of a total fitness exercise program.

Design a well rounded group exercise class

Describe different learning styles in a group setting

Learn safe and effective methods for avoiding injury

Demonstrate various warm up movements, aerobic training, strength training and flexibility exercises.

Describe aerobic exercises using small equipments in a group fitness classes

Explain training and FITT Principles of aerobic exercises for group fitness classes

Explain various fitness tests to screen clients for physical activity readiness

Understand cues for various exercises and teaching in a group fitness setting

Understand choreography to rhythm and beat

Demonstrate Nutrition and weight management in a group fitness classes

Design exercises program for special population in a group setting.

Demonstrate various exercise techniques such as Cardio Dance, Step training, Water Fitness, circuit, interval, cardio kickboxing etc.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: ƒ

Understand the application of principles of exercise science to movement design and exercise instruction

Adopt a variety of exercise skills and techniques to enhance instruction in the group fitness class.

Apply the exercise guidelines, techniques and proper exercise execution

Apply safe and effective cardiorespiratory, resistance and flexibility training in group fitness setting.

Integrate the areas of instructional technique, cueing, music usage, exercise sequencing, and choreography skills in a group fitness class.

Demonstrate effective leadership skills and recognize the role of the group fitness trainer as it relates to legal issues and professional responsibility.

Course Description:

The group fitness trainer certification course is design to teach those who are looking to train group fitness oriented classes. This course is designed to prepare candidates to teach safe and effective group exercise programs using various exercise techniques and modalities.

The in depth group fitness trainer course includes information on exercise science, principles and techniques of exercise, program design, class structure and content, nutrition, weight management and several other important topics. The IHFA Group fitness trainer course is more than sufficient to kick start your career as a group fitness/aerobic trainer.

Aerobic fitness trainer certification course is on a home study course so you can complete the course at a pace which meets your personal level of satisfaction. The average duration you require to complete the course is 6 months or lower so it’s really up to you. We do allow you 8 months from the date of enrolment to complete the course.

Once candidates get register with us, they will get a training course. We offer our own training course but will also accept outside courses. Along with the course syllabus, course material and reference guide we send you 100 multiple- choice questions and 3 essays that test your understanding of the materials; so while you’re reading you’re preparing for the exam at the same time.

100 score is allotted to 100 multiple choice questions and 30 score is given to 3 essay.

A candidate must achieve a score of 100 or higher out of 130 score to access your final exam. Once you have achieved our desired score, you will be granted access to your final test.

Course Prerequisite(s):

You must be at least 18 years of age

Online Aerobic Fitness Trainer Course Other Requirements:

For taking this Online Aerobic Fitness Trainer Course you need internet access, an email account, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari Web browsers.

Familiarity with medical terminology and anatomy is a plus.

Suitable for beginners as well as experienced health enthusiasts seeking advancement, this course is sure to benefit one and all.