Learning to lead classes or personal training sessions with one of the most dynamic, versatile pieces of fitness equipment available begins with this comprehensive one-day orientation. Discover the wide array of benefits of stability ball training, including core strength, posture, balance, body awareness, flexibility and even cardiovascular fitness. You’ll learn to create exercise programs and sequences that add the element of play and challenging excitement for fitness enthusiasts of all levels. If you have ever wondered how to do more on the ball than just ab crunches, or if you want to expand your knowledge as a fitness professional, this course is for you. The Resist-A-Ball Instructor Orientation is the most comprehensive workshop available for stability ball training. It starts with the basics, such as ball sizing, inflating and neutral alignment on the ball. Plus, you’ll get hands-on training for dozens of exercises to strengthen and stretch every muscle group, including exercises using free weights. After learning to execute the exercises properly, you’ll be taught progression, teaching techniques, and cueing.
No prior experience is required to attend this workshop, and you’ll come away with sample workouts and a certificate of completion showing that you are a qualified Resist-A-Ball instructor. This course is recommended as a prerequisite for all other Resist-A-Ball courses.