Land Senior Fitness Certification Program


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The goal of this land exercise instructor program is to provide instructors, personal trainers, health care providers with comprehensive yet practical approach of facilitating classes for an aging population with a variety of medical conditions.  You will learn programming and modification of exercise inventory for both frail and active seniors. Screening and safety considerations for the aging population will also be discussed.  Our programs involve both a theory segment and practical component to help you learn the program.

Course materials

  • WaterART Land Senior Fitness Training Manual
  • Online streaming of the following videos:
    • DVD069-Gentle Fitness for Seniors
    • DVD074-Senior Land Fitness
    • DVD102-Intro to Range of Motion and Science
    • DVD103-Learning your Muscles for Senior Fitness
    • DVD109-Sit & Stand Chair Exercise with Equipment Program
    • DVD110-Fun in the Sun: Sit & Stand Chair Exercise with Weights, Balls and Salsa
  • Hard copies of DVDs can be purchased separately
  • Laminated pool reference cards
  • Certification Exam Process
  • E-Diploma and Online profile when successful with examination process
  • 16.0 CECs for WaterART


Table of Contents & Learning Objectives

Chapter 1 Introduction to Teaching Senior Fitness
Chapter 2 Exercise: Benefits and Principles
Chapter 3 Functional Fitness: Assessments and Related Inventory for ADL’s
Chapter 4 Senior Program Design
Chapter 5 Understanding Basic Anatomy & Joint Action
Chapter 6 Target Training Muscles for Strength and Flexibility
Chapter 7 Cardiovascular Target Training
Chapter 8 Target Abdominal, Balance & Gait Training
Chapter 9 Putting an Active Senior Fitness Class Together: Sample Ideas
Chapter 10 Chair Exercise Program & Inventory
Chapter 11 Posture Safety & Better Back Care
Chapter 12 Exercise with Machines
Chapter 13 The Mind-Body Connection:  Relaxation Exercise
Chapter 14 Reaching Special Populations with Common Medical Conditions
Chapter 15 Study Questions and Resources

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 31 × 30 × 16 cm
Video Option

App Video Steaming, Hard Copy DVD

DVD Access

DVD069, DVD102, DVD103, DVD109, DVD110