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Outdoor Fitness Coach

Use the outdoor to create flexible, exciting regimes for people outside of a gym.

Provider Focus Training
Qualification: CYQ Level 3 Certificate in Instructing Outdoor Fitness
Category: Specialist Courses
Location: Birmingham, Romford, Manchester, Chester, Enfield, London
Duration: Home study plus 2 practical course days
Schedule: Part-time

Course Introduction

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to design exercise programmes in the home, at work and in an outdoor setting. You will learn how to use and adapt portable fitness equipment, how to design effective walking programmes and the precautions for working in outdoor environments.

Pre-requisities / Entry Requirements

  • Students must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Students must be aged 16 or over

Additional Information

Getting your sweat on outside boosts self-esteem. Great news for Outdoor Fitness Coaches trying to give a little motivational boost. Read more. 

A look at the health benefits of exercising outdoors. Read more.

Course Content

Unit 1

Health & Safety associated with working in outdoor environments

Unit 2

Delivery of Personal Training sessions in the home or office

Unit 3

Tool box of Bodyweight exercises – learn a huge range of bodyweight exercise to adapt to any environment.

Unit 4

Tool box of small portable equipment exercise – learn how to utilize a vast range of small portable equipment such as dynabands, TRX, Swiss balls to add variety and intensity to a clients programme.

Unit 5

Planning safe & effective programmes in non-traditional environments

Unit 6

Benefits of walking and walking levels – Learn the set three levels of walking and its advantages

Unit 7

External training considerations – escape routes, first aid, mobile communication, third party notification

What Qualification Will I Get?

  • CYQ Level 3 Award In Instructing Outdoor Fitness
  • 16 REPs CPD points.

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