Learn how to maintain a healthy heart, lungs and circulatory system. Aerobic fitness is critical to maintaining a quality of life and ability to simply move easily without pain or difficulty; whatever age a person is.
This course develops both an understanding of aerobic fitness, and a capacity to help others maintain their level of aerobic fitness, whether as a fitness leader, life coach, sports or health professional, concerned friend or in any other capacity whatsoever.
There are six lessons in this course as follows:
- Organising a Class
- Safety and Efficiency
- Managing the Workload
- Class Design
- Leadership and Participation
- Plan and organise effective cohesive exercises to use with music and for progressive long
- Devise sets of relevant exercises into class programs
- Relate sequences of exercises to music tracks
- Purchase a tape and map out various songs using correct music mapping
- Learn the Add On, Link and Linear Progression methods of teaching aerobics
- Gain a knowledge of music licensing
- Recognise and observe all guidelines for safety and efficiency of movement.
- Design exercise to music classes, using safe exercise practices and movements.
- Understand equipment considerations, maintenance and usage.
- Understand the importance of ventilation, temperature, floor surface, hygiene, correct
- clothing and footwear.
- Determine different class intensity and duration
- Measure the workload during a class, and use training components to design classes that are well graded.
- Compose correct techniques in exercising and teach by example and verbal instruction,
- Understand recommended practises – layering, visual preview, choreography and phrasing.
- Identify the different components of a class.
- Explain how to cater for different levels of fitness and special populations.
- Lead an exercise to music class, using appropriate teaching principles.
- Participate in a variety of exercise to music classes, moving in a controlled and efficient manner.
- Identify common injuries, treatment and prevention, for participants in aerobics classes.
- Identify current trends, facts and fallacies concerning aerobics.