Exercise To Music Course

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A fantastic entry-level route into the fitness industry
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Progress onto pre-choreographed workouts such as Les mills, Zumba and Piyo
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Receive expertise from tutors who know the ETM industry inside out

Group exercise dance classes are becoming increasingly popular as more and more people are becoming interested in enjoyable group classes. This qualification will give you the fundamental skills that can be applied to a variety of class styles such as afrobeats, zumba and much more. A number of ETM instructors work freelance, delivering their own enjoyable classes and as a result increasing their income. Some choose to work full-time for a club as studio-coordinators. If the above is areas interest you then this qualification is a must-have to take boost your career.

This course is delivered in a blended learning format. You will initially complete a period of home study where the theory elements of the course will be completed, supported by our experienced tutors. The practical elements of the course require 2 days of attendance over a weekend. You must book a minimum of 6 weeks in advance to allow yourself enough time to complete the theory part of the course. You will sit your theory papers on one of our assessment days and will need to provide video evidence and case study to go towards your practical assessment.

As this qualification is nationally recognised and not just a workshop, this course will give you the skills for a career in the industry. In addition to the exercise to music elements you will also learn L2 Anatomy & Physiology. The following list will give you a good idea of what is taught:

Session structure:

  • Warm ups/prep stretches
  • The main workout – aerobic curve
  • Body conditioning/MSE
  • Cool downs/end of class stretches

Session planning:

  • Planning a class
  • Adapting the programme to clients’ ability
  • Progressions/regressions/alternatives

Utilising the music:

  • Finding the right music
  • Using the right exercises for various BPMs
  • Aeorbic/Strength/Transitional movements

Throughout the course you will be assessed on:

  • Worksheets
  • Multiple choice theory papers: Anatomy & Physiology, and principles of exercise
  • Practical assessment: You will need to record a 45-60 minute practical ETM session with 2 participants. This needs to be video recorded and sent to us to be assessed.

There are no entry requirements to this course however we do recommend that you try to attend a few ETM classes during the distant learning part of the course. Age 16+

Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Exercise To Music)

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