YMCA Award in Group Exercise Instructing - Indoor Cycling Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Sport, Fitness and Leisure

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day
Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£70.00

Discounts may be available
Please note, all advertised fees are for one year only, unless otherwise stated in the additional information below
Start Date

Start Date
26 November 2022

Day(s)
Day(s)
Saturday
Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
15:30

Duration

Duration
3 weeks

In a nutshell

This course enables learners to professionally plan and instruct Group Indoor Cycling sessions that are safe and effective within a gym or health club environment.

Learners will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to become a group indoor cycling instructor, within context, meeting industry requirements set out within the CIMSPA professional standard.

This course is for...

... those who are already working in the fitness sector but would like to gain new skills

...individuals who want to 'top up' existing knowledge and skills to meet CIMSPA Core Group Exercise Instructor professional standard

Course content

Learners will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to become a group exercise instructor, within context, meeting industry requirements set out within the CIMSPA core group exercise professional standard.

For the YMCA Level 2 Award in Group Exercise Instructing: Indoor Cycling, learners must achieve 2 mandatory units:

  • Principles of planning and delivering group exercise
  • Plan and deliver group indoor cycling

Held at the spin studio in the Usk campus, this course covers:

  • The benefits of group indoor cycling
  • Health and safety in relation to group indoor cycling
  • How to design and teach safe and effective sessions
  • The principles and variables used within a session
  • How to monitor and motivate participants
  • How to use music during sessions
  • How to assess and reflect on providing group indoor cycling.

You’ll need to be fully committed to attendance and ready to participate in the sessions. You’ll be assessed through a portfolio of evidence and practical demonstration/assignment.

Once you’ve successfully completed the course you can progress on to Level 2 Gym, Level 2 Exercise to Music, Level 2 Exercise and Physical Activity for Children, Instructing Circuit Sessions or a job in the fitness industry.

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved the Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing for entry to this course or previous completion of the following mandatory units:

• Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness instructors

• Providing a positive customer experience in the exercise environment

• Lifestyle management and health awareness

Additional information

This course takes place over two days (on a weekend) at Usk campus, and being there on both days is compulsory.

Where can I study YMCA Award in Group Exercise Instructing - Indoor Cycling Level 2?

UCAW0270AA
Usk Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 26 November 2022

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