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Focus Training Gym Instructor Training Course

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The gym instructor plays a key role in any health club or gym. It is the gym instructor who becomes the key figure between health club member's motivation, allowing them to improve their fitness and assuring they reach their health and fitness goals.

The Focus Training Gym Instructor Training Course will allow all budding gym instructors and fitness instructors become the very best instructor they can be. The Focus Training course will give a rock solid foundation in theoretical and practical health and fitness.

Training course information

The Focus 1 Gym Instructor course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge that are required for a role as a gym or fitness instructor within a health and fitness facility. The Gym Instructor Training Course will include the latest and up-to-date skills, knowledge required to work within a dynamic and ever changing health and fitness industry.

Gym Instructor Course format

The course learning materials include:

  • 2 theory manuals
  • A workbook
  • A DVD
  • Student guide book

Each student on the Focus Training Gym Instructor Course is assigned a tutor who will schedule their students workload, ensuring adequate preparation for course attendance days. Once students have completed the home study and have had adequate time to prepare for their assignments they are invited to attend the three workshop days.

Gym Instructor Training Course content

The Gym Instructor Course comprises of all the essential elements needed by any fitness instructor intending to work with a gym. The course units include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles of Warm Up/ Cool Down
  • Free weight exercise techniques
  • Cardiovascular conditioning
  • Resistance machine exercise techniques
  • Flexibility training
  • Principle of exercise programme design
  • Communication and teaching skills
  • Screening and risk factor identification
  • Promoting physical activity for a healthier lifestyle
  • Customer Care - the do's and don'ts
  • Health & Safety in the workplace

Gym Instructor Award

The Focus Training Gym Instructor award is given the title Central YMCA Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym).

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