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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FTNS 170 Group Exercise Instruction

4 credits
This class will provide the student with the fundamental knowledge and instructional techniques to lead group fitness classes. Components that make up an organized and safe class, such as proper technique, music cueing, and choreography are covered. Studio time for practical skill acquisition is included.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify critical components of designing a group exercise class
  • Describe the proper use of rhythm and music selection in a group exercise setting
  • Explain and utilize a variety of teaching techniques, styles and strategies
  • Explain and utilize specific techniques in the areas of goal setting, maintaining concentration, and relaxation
  • Create a variety of group exercise routines

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20