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June Newsletter

Hello / Bongu!

It doesn’t seem very long ago that I wrote to you last, when we were looking forward to delivering the next practical course from our new Malta campus at the national stadium gym in Ta’ Qali!

(if you missed it, you can read it here)

Since then, we’ve run two sell out practical courses - the course in Malta mentioned above and another from our home campus in Dénia, Spain.

As I’m sitting here now in Denia Marina, sipping a café cortado and enjoying the warm Spanish sun, its time for me to reflect on those two recent courses and to also inform you guys about our plans for the autumn and beyond.

Ta’ Qali Campus, Malta - April

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Learning Outcomes

Theory content and learning outcomes for our fitness courses:

Level 2 Fitness Instructor Gym Qualification:

Module 1 Anatomy & Physiology:

- Skeleton
- Muscular system
- Respirator system
- Circulatory system
- Nervous system
- Energy systems

Module 2: Supporting Clients:

- Understand how to form effective working relationships with clients
- How to address barriers to exercise
- How to support clients to adhere to exercise
- How to provide ongoing services to clients

Module 3: Health & Safety:

- Understand all H&S requirements in a fitness environment etc.

Module 4: Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health:

- The components of fitness
- health benefits of physical activity
- the effects of exercise on the body
- how to apply the principles of exercise and variables of fitness to an exercise programme
- how to safely monitor exercise intensity
- exercise contraindications and key guidelines for special populations
- importance of healthy eating

Module 5: Planning Gym-Based Exercise:

- Collect client information to plan gym-based exercise
- Use client info. to plan gym-based exercise
- Plan gym based exercise with clients

Module 6: Instructing Gym-Based Exercise:

- Provide gym-based exercise
- Prepare self & equipment for gym-based exercise
- Prepare clients for gym-based exercise
- Instruct & supervise clients undertaking gym-based exercise
- Supporting clients taking part in gym-based exercise

Level 3 Personal Trainer Qualification:

Module 1 Anatomy & Physiology:

- The heart & circulatory system in relation to exercise & health
- The musculoskeletal system and its relation to exercise postural and core stability
- The nervous system and its relation to exercise
- The endocrine system and its relation to exercise
- Energy systems and their relation to exercise

Module 2 Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme:

- Understand the principles of nutrition
- Understand key guidelines in relation to nutrition
- Understand nationally recommended practise in relation to providing nutritional support
- Understand the relationship between nutrition and physical activity
- Understand how to collect info relating to nutrition
- Understand how to use nutrition information
- How to collect and analyse nutritional information
- Apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

Module 3 Programming Personal Training with Clients

- Understand how to prepare personal training programmes
- Understand the importance of long term behaviour change for personal training
- Collecting info to plan personal training
- How to screen clients prior to personal training
- Identifying personal training goals with clients
- Plan a personal training programme with clients
- Adapting a personal training programme with clients
- Review progress with clients

Module 4 Delivering Personal Training sessions:

- How to instruct exercise during PT sessions
- Understand how to adapt exercise to meet client needs during PT
- Prepare PT sessions
- Prepare clients for PT sessions
- Instruct & adapt PT sessions (includes EPTI PT Padwork & Outdoor Bootcamp Instructor modules)

Level 2 Circuit Instructor Qualification:

Unit 1: Planning a Circuit Training session

- Understand group circuit training
- Understand different methods of circuit training
- Understand the role of the circuit training instructor
- Understand the implications of using music in a circuit training session

Unit 2 : Instructing a Circuit Training session

- Know the safety considerations when teaching circuit training sessions
- Plan and instruct a safe and effective circuit training session
- Demonstrate a range of communication and evaluation skills appropriate for the circuit training
- Undertake an evaluation of their own performance and prepare an action plan for improvement

Level 2 Kettlebell Instructor Qualification:

Unit 1: Planning a Kettlebell Training session

- Understand the historical background of kettlebell training
- Understand the benefits of using kettlebells
- Understand how to incorporate kettlebell lifts into an exercise programme
- Be able to design a kettlebell programme

Unit 2 : Instructing a Kettlebell Training session

- Be able to prepare for a kettlebell exercise session
- Be able to instruct a kettlebell exercise session
- Be able to demonstrate a range of communication skills
- Be able to evaluate a kettlebell exercise session

Level 2 Suspended Movement Qualification:

Unit 1: Planning a Suspended Movement Training Exercise Session

- Understand the benefits of using suspended movement training
- Know the safety considerations for instructing a suspended movement training session
- Be able to design a suspended movement training programme

Unit 2: Instructing a Suspended Movement Training Exercise Session

- Be able to prepare for a suspended movement training exercise session
- Be able to instruct a suspended movement training exercise session
- Be able to demonstrate a range of communication skills
- Be able to evaluate a suspended movement training exercise session

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