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AFAA Group Exercise: The Practical Way

$ 1,200.00

This online video workshop focuses on practical techniques for teaching group exercise classes. No matter what format a fitness instructor is teaching, the skills inherent for overall successful group instruction remain the same. AFAA Group Exercise: The Practical Way™ focuses on what it takes to be an effective, safe, and outstanding group exercise instructor.

Description

This online video workshop focuses on practical techniques for teaching group exercise classes. No matter what format a fitness instructor is teaching, the skills inherent for overall successful group instruction remain the same. AFAA Group Exercise: The Practical Way™ focuses on what it takes to be an effective, safe, and outstanding group exercise instructor. Participants will experience a variety of exercise modalities and will learn practical techniques for teaching a variety of group exercise classes successfully and with confidence.

The course includes:

  • Online course materials
  • Downloadable workbook
  • Online supporting video
  • Final online exam

Course Content:

The AFAA Group Exercise: The Practical Way Online course looks at 12 key components in leading a group exercise class:

  • Leadership and preparation
  • Exercise selection, evaluation and modification
  • Class formats
  • Warm-up
  • Cueing
  • Music usage, selection and speed
  • Cardiorespiratory training
  • Instructor orientation
  • Resistance training
  • Flexibility training
  • Class wrap-up

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of AFAA’s Group Exercise: The Practical Way, you will be able to:

  • Identify and understand group leadership responsibilities, and apply knowledge of the general components of a group exercise session to create effective group exercise classes.
  • Apply exercise selection, evaluation, and modification techniques utilizing the AFAA 5 QuestionsTM and Exercise Continuum.
  • Design, demonstrate, and lead safe and effective warm-ups for a variety of group exercise modalities.
  • Apply appropriate exercise guidelines, methods, and proper movement execution for cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility training in order to create a variety of effective group exercise classes.
  • Integrate the areas of instructional technique, cueing, and music usage within a group exercise class setting.
  • Incorporate professionalism in your practice by following the AFAA Code of Ethics and related legal guidelines.

Exam Format:

  • Online multiple choice exam
  • 15 questions
  • 3 attempts at the exam
  • 70% passing score
  • 90 minute time limit
  • 365 days to complete

Remarks: All online material can only be accessed using desktop or laptop computer. iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone or Android devices are not supported.

Additional information

CEUs:

AFAA (7.0), NASM (0.7)

Course Format:

Online Self Study

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