WANT TO BECOME A FITNESS LEADER ? WE CAN HELP!
REGISTER ONLINE WITH THE Provincial Fitness Unit a minimum two weeks prior to exam date to register to write an AFLCA exam at GPRC.
AFLCA exam sittings are held once per month at the GPRC 10726 106 Ave at 5:30pm in J229.
2016 Exam dates: Jan 27th, Feb 24th, Mar 30th, April 27th, May 25th June 29th will be in J204
Please call the Be Fit For Life Office to register or if you have any questions, 780-539-2816
UPCOMING 2016 AFLCA COURSES
EXERCISE THEORY - This course is the pre-requisite for all AFLCA courses
Friday Feb 5th, Sat Feb 6th & Sun Sept 7th 8:30 - 5:30 p.m. each day
COST: $325 + GST
Participants must take this course prior to the others: Resistance Training, Group Exercise, Aquatic Fitness, and Older Adult Fitness. This course is 24 hours of instruction, and is required to become a certified AFLCA group exercise leader. Content includes: anatomy, physiology, components of fitness, movement mechanics, nutrition and leadership.
GROUP EXERCISE FUNDAMENTALS - This course is the pre-requisite for any designation course.
Friday Mar 4th 5-7pm, Sat Mar 5th 12:30-5:30pm & Sun Mar 6th 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.
COST: $210 + GST
A minimum 12 hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise classes. Topics included are: leadership, trends and media, history, legal responsibility and accountability, class components, music, movement and cueing, developing movement combinations, exercise analysis, and special populations. This course may be combined with a specialization practical designation course such as Choreography, Step, Cycle, Portable Equipment or Mind/Body.
PORTABLE EQUIPMENT DESIGNATION
Friday March 4th 7-9pm, Sat March 5th 9-12pm & Sunday March 6th 9-12pm
COST: $ 165 + GST
A minimum 8 hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise portable equipment classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing portable equipment classes. Topics include: use of portable equipment, evolution, research & guidelines, class structure & content, planning, class components, use of music, leadership & choreography, equipment exercises, movement combinations, instruction and cueing. *May include, but not limited to: free weights, body bars/barbells, stability balls, resist-a-bands, BOSU, steps, medicine balls, foam rollers.
OLDER ADULT COURSE
Fri April 29th 5-9pm, Sat April 30th & Sun May 1st 8:30-5:30pm each day
COST: $270.00 + GST
A minimum 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. This course provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults. Topics covered include: nutrition, physiology of aging, sociology of aging, common disorders, and risk management
Dates & TImes TBA Sat & Sun 9:00-5:30pm COST: $ 270 + GST
A minimum 20 hour course covering topics such as leading, shaping, toning, circuit, introductory weight training programs, monitoring fitness centre, and/or weight room orientation. Topics covered include: techniques and precautions, exercise analysis, design, anatomy program design, specialty background, safety considerations, training methods, nutrition and drugs and resistance training with women, older adults and youth.
Dates & Times TBA COST: $ 165 + GST
A minimum 8 hour course covering topics specific to leading group exercise cycling classes. This practical based course will cover specific information for planning and developing recreational indoor cycling classes. Topics include: bike set-up and safety, pedalling, cadence, posture, class structure and content; class components, music, leadership and choreography design; movement combinations, cardiovascular conditioning, instruction and cueing.
Dates & Times TBA COST: $ 165 + GST
To re-certify & maintain your certification status, during the course of your 2-year membership, you must attend an 8 hour recertification course. All specialty areas (Group, Resistance, Aquatic, and Older Adult) are welcome. Topics include anatomy review, industry trends, research updates, and practical time in cardio, core, and stretch.
A full refund, minus a $20.00 administration fee, will only be issued 5 business days prior to the course start date. A Be Fit For Life Center credit, minus a $20.00 administration fee, will be issued to anyone required to withdraw from an AFLCA course (for any reason) 1-4 business days prior to the course start date.
*Please note: Refunds or credits will not be issued for non-attendance.
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