Milton Keynes – Level 2 Certificate in Fitness – Gym Instruction

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  • 21st - 23rd December & 29th - 30th December
    21/12/2016 - 30/12/2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 30th - 31st July 2018
    30/07/2018 - 31/07/2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

The 1st4sport Level 2 Level 2 Certificate in Fitness – Gym Instruction provides learners aged 17 and over with the fitness processes and principles of teaching Gym Instruction.

Covering subjects include

  • Identify the major bones, muscles and muscle actions of the body
  • Explain the workings of the body’s cardiovascular and energy systems
  • Identify the components and principles of fitness
  • Relate the Health and Safety at Work Act to the studio environment
  • Identify good customer care and strategies for the adoption and maintenance of physical activity
  • Demonstrate good personal technique and form when teaching a session
  • How to design an exercise programme, including the use of free weights, resistance machines, warm up and cool down routines, flexibility, abdominal and lower back exercises
  • Plan, teach, deliver and evaluate for a gym session
  • Apply basic skills that will enable you to include older adult, disabled, and antenatal and post-natal client groups in your sessions

Course content

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • The components and principles of fitness
  • Relevant skills and knowledge needed to design and teach exercise programmes in a gym environment consisting of a variety of styles, from hi/lo to body conditioning
  • Methods of delivery
  • Health, Safety and Professionalism in Exercise

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 17 years of age (within the academic year 01 Sep – 31 Aug)
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Recommended to have prior learning within the Anatomy & Physiology unit.

Dates

  • 21st - 23rd December & 29th - 30th December
    21/12/2016 - 30/12/2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 30th - 31st July 2018
    30/07/2018 - 31/07/2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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