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Posts tagged "group fitness instructor" within Exam Preparation Blog

Career Guide for Future GFIs (Part 3 of 3)

By Lawrence Biscontini on Monday, July 09, 2012

In the third and final post of this series on how to become a great Group Fitness Instructor (GFI), you’ll learn how to continue to use a wide range of opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills. Check out how everything from continuing education courses to watching DVDs can help keep your students interested and your classes fresh.

Career Guide for Future GFIs (Part 2 of 3)

By Lawrence Biscontini on Monday, June 25, 2012

In Part 2 of 3 in our series on how to kick start your career as a group fitness instructor, ACE Senior Fitness Consultant Lawrence Biscontini discusses some tips you can use to lead a great class. From finding mentors in your modality to rehearsing your class script, check out how you can begin to set yourself apart.

Career Guide for Future GFIs (Part 1 of 3)

By Lawrence Biscontini on Monday, June 11, 2012

Ready to start your career as a group fitness instructor? Let’s get to it. Check out Part 1 of 3 in our series about how you can master the two Ps of fitness – being popular and professional. You’ll need both if you want to set yourself apart from other instructors in the fitness industry.

4 Factors to Help You Understand and Master Music Selection

By Leslie Mansour on Monday, December 26, 2011

Incorporating music into a group fitness class can be a fun component to class design, but in order to use it well, it’s important to understand it first. Learn the four

Answers to 6 Popular Questions About the Exam Content Outline

By Alexandra Link on Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Perhaps you have heard or read the term ‘Exam Content Outline’ but do you know what it is and how to use it to be successful in studying for your ACE Exam?

Becoming a Great Group Fitness Instructor

By Lawrence Biscontini on Monday, November 21, 2011

As a group fitness instructor (GFI) today, you have to keep your eye on two main goals – being professional and popular.

10 Steps to Success When Preparing for the ACE Exam

By Brian Greenlee on Monday, October 31, 2011

Are you looking for an edge in passing the exam? Although there isn’t a magical pill or some special flash cards with all the answers available for purchase, I do hope to provide some valuable insight and directions. Hopefully, this will help improve your odds and make your preparation – and professional journey – more enjoyable. I hope my 10 steps will help guide you through the process and get you confident that you will be successful in taking the ACE exam. If I can do it, I know you can as w

Who Is the ACE Group Fitness Instructor and Should I Become One?

By Leslie Mansour on Monday, September 12, 2011

The two most common questions I receive from individuals who are studying for an exam or selecting between certifications are: “What is the difference between the ACE-Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Group Fitness Instructor (GFI)?” and “Which certification is best suited for me?” Find out who the GFI is, and if it's the right profession for you.

Group Fitness Instructor - It's not all about you!

By April Merritt on Monday, March 14, 2011

Really, it’s about your participants. When you review the Group Fitness Instructor Exam Content Outline you’ll notice that the two largest categories are Group Instructional Methods (37%) and Group Leadership (29%).

What do I need to know about different types of group fitness classes?

By April Merritt on Monday, August 16, 2010

Well, for the test the answer would be ‘not a lot’. For your professional career, however, that can vary. The ACE Group Fitness Instructor certification exam focuses on the learning the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to teach safe and effective group fitness, regardless of the type of modality.

Exam Content Outlines

By April Merritt on Monday, August 24, 2009

Do you know what's on your certification exam content outline? It's the blueprint to passing the exam!

CPR/AED Requirements

By April Merritt on Monday, June 22, 2009

Be sure you properly meet the CPR and AED requirements to sit for the ACE certification exams.

Test Anxiety

By April Merritt on Monday, June 22, 2009

Worried about taking the ACE exam? Check out these helpful tips to conquer anxiety.