Shallow and Deep H2O Instructor Certification (includes tutorials)


SKU: CTW001 Category:


Our most popular and group exercise foundation program explores shallow and deep water depths. The program will provide candidates with a template for blending exercise science with the properties of water. Learn to create a safe, balanced and total body aquafit program. Our fitness leadership journey takes participants through both theory and practical testing/certification. Candidates do not have to be a lifeguard or have any experience to join this the program. Candidates will have up to six months to complete the certification after the training.  Whether you call this aqua aerobics, water-fit, water exercise, H2O Fitness – we welcome anyone interested in leading and teaching vertical water fitness to enroll in this course!

This enhanced program comes with five video tutorials (guided power point presentation by a WaterART Master Trainer).

WaterART highly recommends this foundation program (or Shallow H2O Instructor Certification if only teaching shallow depth) prior to any other WaterART course.


Course materials

  • Shallow & Deep H20 Instructor Certification Manual with study guide questions and answers (412 pages)
  • Online streaming for six (6) months of the following videos:
    • DVD001 The Art of Exercise Science
    • DVD003 Beginner Muscles
    • DVD008 Deep H2O Program
    • DVD064 Shallow & Deep H2O Workout
    • DVD072 Shallow H2O Splash (2 parts)
    • DVD080 Aquatic Instructor Review Tutorials (4 parts)
    • DVD092 Julie’s Favorite Exercise Techniques
    • DVD100 The WaterART System of Exercise Design and Lesson Planning
  • Optional upgrade for Vimeo Video Streaming for computers or Hard copies of DVDs can be purchased separately (everyone receives the WaterART Fitness App streaming with your purchase)
  • 5 Laminated pool reference cards
  • Comprehensive Certification Examination Process (theory & practical assessment)
  • E-Diploma and Online profile when successful with examination process
  • 16.0 CECs for WaterART

Table of Contents & Learning Objectives

Chapter 1 Welcome New Instructors to Aquatic Fitness!
Chapter 2 The Science of Exercise Design
Chapter 3 WaterART Blueprint & Lesson Planning
Chapter 4 The Power of Water- Pool Lab & Class Design
Chapter 5 The Science of the Moving Body
Chapter 6 Aquatic Fitness – Flexibility Training
Chapter 7 Aquatic Fitness – Cardiovascular Training
Chapter 8 Deep H2o Training
Chapter 9 Functional Fitness
Chapter 10 Combining a Shallow & Deep H20 Programs
Chapter 11 The Aquatic Noodle
Chapter 12 Aquatic Equipment Overview
Chapter 13  The Art of Leadership
Chapter 14 Make the Most of your Music
Chapter 15 Pool Safety Considerations
Chapter 16 Handouts & Resources
Chapter 17  Answers to Study Questions
Chapter 18 How to Complete the Certification Process
Certification Practical Assessment Marking Templates

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Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 31 × 30 × 16 cm
Video Option

App Video Streaming, Extra Charge: Hard Copy DVDs, Vimeo Video Viewing for Computers