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Powerful Teaching: Group Ex Essentials Course

by Carol Murphy

2 Reviews

Type: Online Course

Item: C910293CEC


Learn how to lead group fitness classes and discover the group exercise industry's unique challenges and exciting opportunities. From pre-class preparation to post-workout stretch and relaxation, this course covers the necessities for a great class including music fundamentals, cuing and assorted teaching techniques. Tap into the lessons learned by industry leaders and develop presentation skills that will motivate the masses. Whether you’re embarking on a career in group fitness or want to expand your knowledge as a fitness professional, this courseis the beginning of the journey that will take you from good to great.
By Carol Murphy

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Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the past, present and future of group exercise and prepare for its unique challenges and exciting opportunities.
  2. Build the foundation for a great class experience by incorporating specific class planning techniques that relate to putting movement to music.
  3. Identify simple methods and techniques to improve motivation and fitness adherence.
  4. Design ways to build rapport and create a sense of belonging to a group.
  5. Develop your coaching, communication and cuing to lead class participants toward success.
  6. Select and utilize appropriate music while moving and cuing to the beat.
  7. Detail standards of professionalism that all fitness professionals should adhere to.

Course Content

Powerful Teaching: Group Ex EssentialsDVD(DVD versions only)
Powerful Teaching: Group Ex EssentialsStreaming Video
C910293CECOnline Test

About the Author

Carol Murphy

Carol Murphy IDEA Author/Presenter

Carol Murphy, 2010 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year, is the education director for Drums Alive USA and Canada and team leader for Flexi-Sports. A veteran of more than 19 DVD's, known for her infectious energy, results oriented workouts and passion to make fitness fun-Carol’s innovative classes and fitness training programs have been featured in magazines, fitness centers and at conventions world-wide. Carol has authored more than 50 instructor training courses, lectures and articles and holds seven national certifications including ACSM, NASM, ACE , AFAA and CanFitPro.

2 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Brad Elliott on Sep 25, 2011

    I can't speak for the veteran trainer, but as a beginner, I thought this was a very useful course. Carol did an excellent job communicating and kept the lecture entertaining. I agree that it was unfortunate that I didn't have access to the handouts that keep getting mentioned.

  • by YANNET TORRES on Nov 03, 2010

    This is a wonderful course, extremely powerful and very easy to Understand. I'm very satisfy with it, I just wish that I could get the powerpoints because my hand was really exhausted writing and writing notes but at the the end of the day I learn even more i think. Thanks Carol was an extra for my carrier as a fitness Instructor.

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