Exam Dates 2014/15
WANT TO BECOME A FITNESS LEADER?
WE CAN HELP!
Call the Provincial Fitness Unit @ 1-866-348-8648 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 J204
Please call the Be Fit For Life Office to register or if you have any questions 780-539-2816
2015 AFLCA Courses
GROUP EXERCISE FUNDAMENTALS - This course is the pre-requisite for any designation courses
March 27 Fri 5-7pm, 28th & 29th Sat & Sun 12:30-5:30pm 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
March 27th Fri 7-9pm 28th & 29th Sat & Sun 9:00-12:00 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.
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.
EXERCISE THEORY - This course is the pre-requisite for all AFLCA courses
January 23rd to 25th 8:30 - 5:30 p.m. 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.
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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