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Aqua Instructor

Become an Aqua Instructor with Focus Training

Provider Focus Training
Qualification: CYQ Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Water based exercise)
Category: Gym Instructor
Location: Wilmslow (Total Fitness)
Duration: Home study plus 3 practical course days
Schedule: Part-time

Course Introduction

Aqua training sessions offer a more gentle, non-impact alternative to gym and studio based workouts which make them ideal for older people and pregnant women.

Gain the specialist knowledge required to deliver effective and safe water based sessions.

Pre-requisities / Entry Requirements

Students must be aged 16 or over.

Course Content

Unit 1

Anatomy and Physiology – Bones and joints, muscle and muscle actions, cardiorespiratory system, components of fitness, nutrition, and the nervous system

Unit 2

Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health – How the body adapts to regular physical activity and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle

Unit 3

Customer service – How to create a friendly environment to improve customer relations and adherence to a regular exercise regime. How to improve communication skills to build client rapport. The do’s and don’t’s of Customer Care

Unit 4

Health, Safety and Safeguarding – how to minimise the risks associated with a fitness environment, and ensure the well being of clients.

Unit 5

Water Based exercise Programming – Understand the principles of fitness programming for a variety of clients including pre natal, children aged over 14 years, healthy older adults, and clients with disabilities. Screening and risk factor identification. Learn the specific factors and considerations to plan water based exercise sessions

Unit 6

Instructing water based sessions – Learn how to teach free style, choreographed, progressive exercise sessions to group participants. Learn to use natural water resistance to add variety and intensity to your sessions. Learn how to use music and teaching styles to motivate your group.

What Qualification Will I Get?

  • CYQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Water-based Exercise).
  • 20 CPD REPs points.

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