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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Introduction to Fitness Instructing

Subject Area
Sport & Uniformed Service
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

This course will provide you with an introduction to fitness instructing and personal training. Classroom-based theoretical aspects will focus on developing your knowledge on the skeletal, muscular, energy and digestive systems as well as health and fitness-based concepts. A highly practical course, you will develop your knowledge and coaching skills by using our Athletic Suite to learn how to instruct others on key pieces of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment effectively enabling you to deliver fitness programmes.

Overview

This course will provide you with an introduction to fitness instructing and personal training. Classroom-based theoretical aspects will focus on developing your knowledge on the skeletal, muscular, energy and digestive systems as well as health and fitness-based concepts. A highly practical course, you will develop your knowledge and coaching skills by using our Athletic Suite to learn how to instruct others on key pieces of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment effectively enabling you to deliver fitness programmes.

You will cover:

• Anatomy and physiology knowledge as applicable to fitness instructing and personal training

• Nutrition and its application to support a client’s health and physical activity programme

• Health and wellbeing and factors that affect health and activity

• Effective communication during client consultations to promote and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviours and long-term change

• Designing and planning effective personal training sessions for a range of clients in different environments

• Executing effective physical activity sessions for a range of clients in different environments

• Professional practice and legal requirements for fitness instructing and personal training

• Business acumen for working in both an employed role and for self-employment

• Self-evaluation and professional development

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is for anyone interested in a career in the fitness and personal training industry.

Facilities

This course will take place in our state-of-the-art Athletic Suite, where students will have access to industry standard gym equipment.

Cost

£10

All materials are included. Students should bring in their own male model for the class.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-12.30pm

Reasons to choose this course

Come and experience our brand-new Athletic Suite to set your journey to becoming the next ‘Joe Wicks’ into a reality. This course is intended to introduce you to fitness instructing and what it is like to work in a fitness environment.

Skills you will develop

You will learn a variety of skills and knowledge including anatomy and physiology, nutrition, health and wellbeing, designing and planning personal training sessions and much more.

Course progression

This course leads perfectly on to our Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym-based).

We offer a range of adult learning courses for those interested in sport. Visit the Sport & Uniformed Services curriculum page to find out more.

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