Practical Training for Fitness Instructors

COM HLT X 451.1

This course is designed for training personal fitness and/or group exercise leaders as they gain practical experience with exercise instruction to various populations.

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Fall
Remote Instruction
Starting at $705.00
As few as 32 weeks
14.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore how to execute various exercises using a variety of equipment
  • Observe and shadow trainers and fitness instructors
  • Practice teaching exercise to others while receiving feedback in a safe, supportive environment

About this course:

Bring your knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics to life by learning the basic equation for all exercise instruction, keys to effective exercise demonstration, the art of various cueing techniques, safety and precision of fitness-testing administration, and fundamentals of exercise progression. Gain practical exercise instruction experience while you practice these skills in a safe, supportive environment with the opportunity for feedback. This course trains you to be a personal fitness trainer and/or group exercise leader who works with mainstream populations and addresses training special populations. Learn, practice, and receive feedback in the execution of various exercises using a variety of equipment. Exercise genres covered include selectorized equipment, cable equipment, free weights, body weight exercises, basic powerlifting techniques, kettlebells, plyometrics and sports conditioning, basic mat Pilates and core training, popular cardio machines, walking, running, stretching/flexibility, and other small equipment (medicine balls, foam rollers, Dyna Discs, gliding discs, Bosu balls, stability balls, tubing and resistance bands, etc.). Improve your form for better exercise demonstration when teaching. Participants observe and shadow trainers and fitness instructors, then teach others in a supervised setting with the opportunity for feedback. Wednesday lectures cover concept review and test prep. Friday classes are for practical training and concepts.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Wednesday, Friday
Location: Online
Instructor: Elisa Terry
375714
Fee:
$705.00
8 days left. Enroll by Oct 28, 2020
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Notes

No meeting November 11, 2020; November 27, 2020.

Meets Fall through Spring Quarter. Fall 2020 will be offered remotely. Winter 2021 and Spring 2021 are yet to be determined. Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver. Two full elective credits in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 30, 2020. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 04, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training by Coburn, Jared W., Malek Moh H., National Strength and Conditioning Association Staff
(Optional) Book: Exercise Technique Manual
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Oct 28, 2020
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Oct 30, 2020
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 4, 2020
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Nov 6, 2020
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 11, 2020
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Nov 13, 2020
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 18, 2020
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Nov 20, 2020
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 25, 2020
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Nov 27, 2020
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 2, 2020
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Dec 4, 2020
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 6, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Jan 8, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 13, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Jan 15, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 20, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Jan 22, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 27, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Jan 29, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 3, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Feb 5, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 10, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Feb 12, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 17, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Feb 19, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 24, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Feb 26, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 3, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Mar 5, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 10, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Mar 12, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 31, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Apr 2, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 7, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Apr 9, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 14, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Apr 16, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 21, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Apr 23, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 28, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Apr 30, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 5, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 7, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 12, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 14, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 19, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 21, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 26, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri May 28, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 2, 2021
7:30PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Online
Lecture
Fri Jun 4, 2021
3:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online

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