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Certificate in Water-Based Exercise (YMCA Awards)

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There is a great demand for aqua instructors in the fitness industry and Personal Trainers who can adapt to a water-based environment. If you are looking to increase your skills as an instructor and to gain more knowledge, this course will teach you how to adapt exercises in the water.

There are no formal prerequisites for this course, but we do recommend that you already hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification. Experience of participating in water-based exercise sessions is also beneficial.

If you do not already have a fitness instructor qualification, you will need to complete the Mandatory units in addition to a practical teaching assessment. The Mandatory units include the following:

Level 2 Anatomy & Physiology multiple choice theory paper.
Level 2 Principles of Exercise multiple choice theory paper.
Know how to Support Clients worksheet.
Health & Safety in a Fitness Environment worksheet.
To add the Mandatory units there will be an additional cost of £79.00

What you will learn
How to plan a safe and effective water based session
How to instruct a safe and effective water based session with music
How to evaluate a safe and effective session
How to adapt water based exercises

Practical assessment including planning, teaching and evaluating a water-based exercise class.

You must attend two training days for this course in Leatherhead, Surrey.