Description of this program
The goal of this program is to provide instructors, personal trainers, health care providers with comprehensive yet practical approach of facilitating an aging population with a variety of medical conditions for both frail and active seniors. Our programs involve both a theory segment and practical component to help you learn the program.
Topics that will be covered include:
Introduction to teaching land fitness for Senior in a group setting
Exercise Benefits & Principles
Functional Fitness Assessments - Protocols and related exercise design
A full Senior Program or Class Design
Methods of monitoring and regulating exercise intensity
How to design exercise sets or segments specific for cardiovascular training, muscular endurance and strength, flexibility and mobility, posture, balance and agility
Understanding Basic Anatomy and Joint Action
Understanding Functional Range of Motion for each joint action.
Programming for Activities of Daily Living (ADL's)
Programming for abdominal, balance and gait training
Lots of exercise inventory ideas and sample exercise inventory
Chair Exercise program (standing and sitting)
Basic Exercise with machines
Mind Body Connection with Relaxation Techniques
Study Guide Questions & Answers
Screening and safety considerations for the aging population and medical conditions.
How to progress and modifications your programs for multi skilled and a diverse health history
Coaching and teaching tips for common medical conditions.
Practical applications for facilitating a clientele with common medical conditions such as hip, knee, neck, shoulder, back and ankle problems.
HOME STUDY PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES:
Free 30 minute video/call session with WaterART Master Trainer ($30.00 value)
Comprehensive Seniors Instructor Land Manual,
3 DVDs (DVD069 - Gentle Fitness for Seniors, DVD074 (2 DVDs) & Senior Land Fitness Chair Exercise)
Study guide questions and answers,
2 laminated reference cards,
Theory & Practical Exams,
Certification E-Diploma, card and online profile and status when successful.
HOW EXAM PROCESS WORKS:
You will have up to six months to complete both theory & practical assessments without penalty fee. After one year, we can no longer accept exams. All exams are in the back of the manual with an overview of performance standards and marking scheme.
If you are an existing Certified WaterART Instructor, this program will automatically update your existing qualifications for 2 years from your pass date of this program without paying a renewal fee.
Please note: Instructors with only water certification(s) will need to complete a practical land assessment.
If you want to register for an onsite trainng event, please click here.
If you prefer to do this program for 16.0 CECs ( no practical assessment click here)
All home study or correspondence programs involve reading the manual, watching the DVDs, take the laminated card to the pool for practice.
There are study guide questions and answers in the back to cross reference your understanding of the material. The exams and marking process is also included in the manual. Please email us if you require coaching or assistance comprehending the program.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
CERTIFICATION RENEWAL PROCESS
HOW TO JOIN OUR WP MEMBERSHIP & SAVE
PLEASE NOTE: Thehard copy of the manual will be shipped as this is not available via livestreaming due to copyright and liability issues. If you wish to get going rightaway with this Certification, there is live streaming options which willinclude: Exam, DVDs, coloured reference cards and study guide questions & answers.