Lots of good information from setting the stage (sound, lighting, music) to program design. I plan on implementing a lot of the preparation suggestions in my future workouts, and not just for virtual classes.
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Best Practices for Virtual Group Fitness Instructors
|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|CEC Credits:||ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 1.0 CECs, NCSF - National Council on Strength & Fitness 1.0 CEUs, NETA - National Exercise Trainers Association 1.0 CECs, NFPT-National Federation of Professional Trainers 1.0 CECs|
How to Lead Memorable Group Fitness Experiences Online
Now more than ever, people are prioritizing exercise to maintain work/life balance as well as overall mental and physical well-being while at home. With pivotal and continuous changes impacting the future of the health and fitness industry, group fitness instructors have quickly found a way to expand their offerings and stay connected with participants, all while providing a safe and effective experience—virtual workouts.
In this interview-style video training, you’ll hear from a panel of our experts on the best tips and tricks for virtual group fitness instruction, including the most effective ways to use technology to elevate your participants’ experiences, how to create exercise programs that resonate with a virtual audience, and how to use proper cuing and motivational strategies to keep your participants safe and engaged through the screen.
This insightful training features Staci Alden, a dedicated Group Fitness Director at a full-service luxury health club who also writes and films educational group fitness instructor and management content for ACE and IDEA; Keli Roberts, an ACE Master Trainer and Schwinn Senior Master Trainer who has created and promoted fitness videos, manuals and workshops as well as trained Hollywood’s elite; and Venus Davis, an ACE Certified Pro and founder of The Strong Academy, an intensive coaching and training program where she teaches online groups of over 100 participants. Regardless of your modality as a group fitness instructor, these experts will equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to address the challenges of shifting to virtual and offering engaging exercise experiences from anywhere.
Upon completion, you will be able to:
• Leverage technology best practices for enhancing the online group fitness experience for your participants
• Create programming as a group fitness instructor that resonates virtually
• Apply cuing and motivational strategies to keep your participants safe and engaged through the screen
really helpful tips
It was interesting to listen to three different people's experiences and advice. 10/10 recommended.
The course was excellent. Really great content and practical tools.
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