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CTW001 Shallow & Deep H20 Instructor Certification with Tutorial
[Comprehensive Manual, DVDs 1, 3, 7, 8, 64, 72, 80 & 95, 5 Laminated Reference Cards, Theory and Practical Exams, 6mths to complete from purchase date, E-diploma when s]
Ship Hard Copy Materials Fee:$339.00
One Time Streaming And Ship Hard Copy Price:$379.00

This foundation general group exercise instructor training program will provide  new leaders with a system for designing aquatic fitness programs for apparently healthy populations.  We will review program designs for both shallow and/or deep water depths. Instructors will learn aquatic exercise science and programming for the many skills and fitness levels that attend classes.  By the end of the course instructors will learn how to design training for cardiovascular training, muscular fitness, flexibility, posture as well as personal safety skills. This program will provide an excellent overview for teaching safe and effective exercise for both swimmers and non swimmers. Basic Skills, basic movements in shallow & deep water depths, techniques for modifying or progressing intensity will be examined. 


Class design will provide new instructors with a template for teaching:Shallow H20   lesson planning, Deep H20 Lesson Planning, Teaching Shallow and Deep H20 depths simultaneously


This enhanced program comes with four video tutorials (guided power point presentation by a Master Trainer). This will help candidates to learn how to design a successful program. WaterART highly recommends this foundation program (or Shallow H20  Instructor Certification if only teaching shallow depth)  prior to any other home study course. This is especially valuable for instructors who have never had an exercise science background.

 

Course materials include:

  • Shallow & Deep H20 Instructor  Certification Manual with study guide questions and answers (417 pages)

  • DVD001 - The Art of Exercise Science,

  • DVD003 - Beginner Muscles & Noodles,

  • DVD007 - Deep H20 Workout,

  • DVD008 - Advanced Deep H20 Workout

  • DVD064 - Shallow & Deep H20 Workout

  • DVD072 - Shallow Splash  Workout  (2 discs),

  • DVD080 - Instructor Review Guided Tutorials  (4 discs)

  • DVD095 - Noodle Boot Camp ( 2 discs)

  • 5  laminated reference cards to take poolside (CV card, WaterART System, Anatomical man, LC003 & LC007),

  • WaterART Instructor Certification exams (theory & practical assessment).

  • Certification E-Diploma, an online profile and a Certified Instructor status when exams are successfully completed. 


All correspondence programs involve reading the manual, watching the DVD's, getting pool practice with laminated pool cards and answering the study guide questions. You may easily test your knowledge and then cross reference with the answers in the manual. The exam process comprises a theory (written) exam and practical assessment (either by submitting home video/DVD/flash drive of a 45-60 minute program showing a full class as described in your class design, OR by completing a successful onsite assessment with a Master Trainer.

The exam is located at the end of the manual and all the criteria for exam submission are itemized. You will have up to 6 months, from the date of purchase, to complete the program that includes the theory and practical.  After six months there is a late submission fee for the theory and/or the practical assessment. We do not accept exams after a year. You  will receive a diploma, laminated wallet size card, online web profile and certification status when successful. You may email us if you require coaching.  Whether you complete onsite training or home study you will complete the same Certification exams.


Full details of exam process and options click here


Table of Content & Overview of Instructor Manual

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 H20 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
Practical Assessment Marking Templates

Whether you complete onsite training or home study or combination of both, you will complete the same Certification exams. All candidates must complete BOTH theory & practical assessment for this comprehensive program.


HOW TO COMPLETE THE  EXAM PROCESS:
The theory exam may be submitted via online exam & lesson plan upload. You request a private link to complete the 50 question multiple choice exam (simply email us for the link). Exam is quickly graded. Should you not  have access to internet or be very skilled with exams you may request an open book practical theory exam that you may do at home and email the answers. This style of exam will take 2-4 weeks to mark with practical.


You have 2 options for completing the practical assessment to complete your Practical Assessment or Practical component to your Instructor Certification: 

1)    Upload a home video as written out on your lesson plan. The assessor will follow the lesson plan along with your video submission. You may upload as many as 5  files (.MOV, MP4 ).  You will teach and demonstrate a FULL class (45-60 minutes). You may be pretend to be teaching a class as if you are on deck. The exams and marking system for the exam process is in the back of the manual. 

OR

2)    Have an onsite assessment with a Master Trainer.  In this scenario, the person being assessed has to make it convenient for the assessor (i.e. probably go to their location).  Each onsite assessment takes approximately 30 minutes. Note, that it is not necessary for the Master Trainer to attend your entire class or program. When completing your practical component via onsite assessment, you will have to complete the competencies successfully, as described below. 


The Onsite practical assessment with a Certified Master Trainer will include:

  • Answering a couple of oral safety questions as well as teach specific to general group exercise and apparently healthy populations.

  • Teaching a 5-10 minute warm up specific to safety guidelines to general group exercise or apparently healthy populations.

  • Teaching a 3-5 minute Cardio set specific to safety and efficacy guidelines specific to general group exercise or apparently healthy populations.

  • Teaching two 3-5 minute Muscular Strength sets (be sure to perform enough sets & reps or 3-5 sets of 8-25 repetitions) to general group exercise or apparently healthy populations.

  • Teaching a 3-5 minute Warm Down specific to safety and efficacy guidelines.


Competencies are in the Manual; basically you are evaluated based on ( marking templates are included in manual)

1)    Do you understand the exercise objective?

2)    Can we see, hear and understand you?

3)    Is the exercise safe, effective and enjoyable?

PLEASE NOTE: The hard copy of the manual will be shipped as this is not available via live streaming due to copyright and liability issues. If you wish to get going right away with this Certification, there is live streaming options which will include: Exam, DVDs, coloured reference cards and study guide questions & answers.


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