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June 2011

All-new Group Fitness Instructor Manual: 20% Discount for ACE Pros

 

gfi manualWe are excited to announce the release of our highly anticipated ACE Group Fitness Instructor Manual, 3rd Edition. Now available for pre-sale, the manual and study materials are being offered for a limited time only to ACE-certified fitness professionals at 20% off the retail price.

This all-new manual includes chapters written by industry experts such as Lawrence Biscontini, Shannon Fable, Caroline Kennedy-Armbruster, James H. Rimmer and many others, and prepares fitness professionals to design effective group fitness programs and both safely and successfully lead a wide range of class formats and participants. Also included is the all-new companion DVD, Essentials of Group Fitness Instruction, featuring world-renowned group fitness expert and award-winning presenter Lawrence Biscontini, who reveals the practical strategies, cueing techniques and observational assessments every group fitness instructor should know for designing and teaching safe and effective group classes.

Key manual features and updates include:

  • Defining the role of group fitness instructors in the health and fitness industry, as well as the various job opportunities available

  • Important concepts related to teaching a group exercise, including how individuals learn and, consequently, how group fitness instructors can utilize various teaching techniques to safely and effectively lead classes and provide participants with a truly memorable experience

  • Screening protocols appropriate for the group setting, as well as observational assessments that instructors can make during a class

  • An all-new chapter on the business of group fitness, including a discussion of how to measure a group fitness instructor’s value to a fitness facility

  • An appendix that introduces the most popular types of specialty group fitness classes (e.g., Pilates, yoga, fitness boot camps and stability ball training) and provides a concise, yet comprehensive, overview of key skills and techniques required to effectively lead them

  • The companion DVD, featuring well-respected group fitness expert and international presenter Lawrence Biscontini presents many of the critical elements of group fitness in a user-friendly, practical format. With a running time of more than three hours, this DVD will serve as an informative, valuable tool throughout your career.

A must-have resource for group fitness instructors and a valuable reference book for personal trainers, visit the ACE store to pre-purchase today. ACE-certified fitness professionals can get a 20% discount if you purchase before July 1, 2011 by calling the Educational Services Team at 1.888.825.3636, ext. 782.


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