Plan the Perfect Group Workout: Lesson Plans that Never Fail

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Australian Fitness Network

Plan the Perfect Group Workout: Lesson Plans that Never Fail

ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA


What will the workouts you deliver be like? Motivating experiences which energise participants and ignite a lifelong passion for movement, or a clock-watching drag that participants feel obliged rather than compelled to do? The choice is yours.

In this two-part course you'll:

  • Learn how to set the scene for a safe, supportive and successful class during your introduction.
  • Explore the elements of Starting the Class – the Warm Up, and gain some ideas for mobility warm-ups, circuit style warm-ups and equipment-based warm-ups.
  • Explore the elements of The Business End – the Conditioning Phase, and learn how to use elements of variation, including Modifications, Progressions and Regressions and Progressive Overload in group fitness formats.
  • Explore the elements of the Closing – the Cool Down, and gain some ideas for recovery, types of flexibility stretching and effective ways to close your class.
  • Learn the 7 Step Planning Process to create classes.
  • Be aware of Safety in the Studio, including risk management, use of equipment and safe exercise selection.
  • Explore and understand the Components of Music including the Structure of a Song, The Importance of Music, Music Selection, Beats, Phrases and Blocks, Music Mapping, Music Speed & Beats Per Minute (BPM) and Music Volume.
  • Understand Music Copyright and your responsibilities when using music in your classes.
  • Explore the elements of circuit training and learn how to design Session Plans for circuit classes.


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