Providing excellent cardio and strength results, while being gentle on the joints, water aerobics is becoming an increasingly popular form of working out for people of all fitness levels, from beginners to elite athletes. It is especially beneficial for people affected by medical conditions such as arthritis, neck and back problems, strokes and obesity.
In this vertical water training course you will learn how to design and deliver safe, effective and innovative water-based training sessions to increase your service offering as a fitness professional.
- Vertical water training Course
- Learn how to design and deliver safe, effective and innovative water-based training sessions to increase your service offering as a fitness professional
- Water-based training provides excellent cardio and strength results, while being gentle on the joints
- Incorporate aqua aerobics as part of your service offering
- Work with special populations including pregnancy and the elderly (gentle on joints)
Part-time short course
How is this course delivered? (Study mode & duration)
This is a 3 day short course that runs over 2 weekends. The practical component is completed at a swimming facility, while the theory component, consisting of coursework and exams, is completed online. You will also need to submit 15 practical log hours.
Students are required to bring a swimming costume, cap and towel to the course.
What are the contents of this course? (Modules & chapters)
The aquatic environment
Physiology of water immersion
Water and it’s properties
Categories of equipment
Benefits of aquatic exercise
Aquatic exercise programme design
Instructing an aqua class
Pre & post natal
Do I need any previous qualifications to enroll in this course? (Entry requirements)
In order to register for this course you must have thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology. If you have completed any previous personal training or fitness based course, this should be sufficient, however, if you have no previous anatomy or physiology knowledge, you will need to register for the complete Aqua Aerobics Instructor programme (Aquatics Instructor and Introduction to Exercise Science). Introduction to Exercise Science is offered at a discounted price.
Please Note: Participants must be able to swim and be comfortable in water due to the practical nature of the programme.
How will I be recognised upon completion of this course? (Accreditation & certification)
Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 12 REPS CPD points and will receive an HFPA certificate of achievement.
How to Register for this Course
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