The Campus Recreational Service Fitness Instructor Training (F.I.T.) course combines lecture and practical application to cover the basics of personal fitness training and group fitness instruction.
This course is great for individuals interested in working for the campus recreational services fitness program, preparing to take a nationally recognized fitness certification, or beginning a career in the fitness industry. Students will be introduced to:
- Basic anatomy and Kinesiology
- Program design and exercise prescription
- Conducting fitness assessments
- Musical awareness
- Class formatting
- Exercise selection
- Injury prevention
Previous experience in the subject matter is recommended but not required.
Participants are required to choose one of the two tracks: Personal Fitness Training or Group Fitness Instruction, and attend one required workshop per week for a three week period.