Seniors “FUN”CTIONAL Fitness Program (Sept 24)
Priorities for the senior’s in the 21st Century are keeping healthy, staying active and remaining independent. Water exercise can be the answer to all three. Use the three-dimensional resistive, buoyant and invigorating properties of water to create an enjoyable program to motivate clients and keep them coming back for more. Start with simple exercises then progress movement to aid with improved function for daily activities, social events and family outings. Learn to incorporate suitable equipment at the appropriate time. Best of all – put the FUN back into function!
PROGRAMMING FOR COMMON MEDICAL CONDITIONS (Sept 24)
Learn to incorporate safe, effective and multi-level programming for common conditions of the hip, knee and back. Learn a complete group exercise program start to finish. Review a balanced program design so that all components of fitness are trained. Review general guidelines for helping your clients/patrons with orthopedic (hip, knee, shoulder, back, neck ), neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, arthritis, obesity, hypertension, diabetes and other debilitating medical conditions. Learn how to modify or progress an exercise to help people gain the most out of their program.
Shallow & Deep H20 Training (Oct 1) –Review how to plan a purposeful shallow and/or deep water class. Realize that each depth has specialized skills, moves and benefits. Let’s review a variety of moves, working or body positions and program designs to skillfully teach both depths either simultaneously or as a stand alone program. Learning a basic system of exercise design will provide movement variations and techniques for multi-level options for both swimmers and non swimmers alike. Both depths may train for effective cardiovascular conditioning as well as muscular conditioning (strength and flexibility) as well as improve function and performance on land. Plan your program to progress to equipment and added variety and efficacy. Learn safety tips to target the intended exercise goal and keep your programs interesting and challenging.
Aquatic Equipment Toolbox Workshop (Oct 1): Discover infinite ways to make programs interesting and effective using either buoyant or resistive equipment -stuff that floats versus stuff that sinks. This training workshop will provide a smart system to progress or intensify all exercises. Conversely, modifying or decreasing intensity will be reviewed. Learn to target all major muscle groups using the properties and protection of water. Build a varied and interesting gym of the future. Equipment such as open and closed cell noodles, splash balls, dumbbells, flex paddles, cuffs, tubing, fit bands, boxers, kickers, steps and buoyancy belts may be utilized. If we are at your center – WaterART Fitness will build the toolbox around your equipment. Guaranteed ideas and energy to keep your programs growing and benefiting!
Course Registration Fee Includes:
- WaterART workshop handouts (via download when order paid)
- 16 hours of lecture & pool time
- Video streaming via WaterART Fitness Educational App
- V198 Senior Functional moves (2 parts)
- DVD095 Noodle Boot Camp
- Certificate of course completion
- 16 CECs for WaterART
- Automatic Update of existing WaterART Fitness Certifications or qualifications for two years from exisiting expiration date.
Facility Contact and Master Trainer: Diane Kabakoff Aquatic Specialist or phone 513 682 1214
Bring a lunch, water bottle, water wear and have layered clothes to move around in classroom.
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