If you have completed the WaterART Instructor Program (onsite or via home study) you are ready to proceed to more modified programming. If you are new to WaterART and water fitness training - you must start with a full Arthritis Instructor Certification with Tutorial.
This program will investigate the most common types of arthritis so you may optimally design programs to aid this clientele. Learn how to modify and progress exercises as well as vary impact and intensity to meet the needs of a multi level arthritis class. Course will cover: Review of common forms of Arthritis Exercise Design & Safety Guidelines, Aquatic Class Design, Functional Range of Motion and Joint Actions, Arthritis Specific Exercise Inventory. Learn how to modify & progress exercises in terms of mobility and intensity. Contraindications to exercise and when to refer back to a health care professional is reviewed.
Free 30 minute video/call session with WaterART Master Trainer ($30.00 value)
Arthritis Instructor Certification Manual
Study Guide Questions & Answers for self study
DVD090 - Arthritis Mobility & ROM Program ( 2 DVDs)
DVD036 - Arthritis Noodle Program
DVD078 - How to Orient a Non Swimmer to Water Exercise (2 DVDs)
3 laminated program cards to take poolside for reference (WaterART System, LC011, LC015, LC036)
Certification exam process
You will have up to 6 months to complete exam process.
Certification E-Diploma & online profile when successful with exam process
HOW TO COMPLETE EXAM PROCESS FOR SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
Note: if you are utilizing this new qualification to upgrade your existing qualifications you do need to complete prior to your expiration or your are subjected to late Certification renewal fees for the other qualifications or level(s) of Certification.
All correspondence programs involve reading the manual, watch the DVD, take the laminated cards to the pool, answer the study guide questions and then cross reference with the answers. You may email us if you require coaching or assistance comprehending the program. .
All home study correspondence programs involve reading the manual, watching the DVD, and pool practice, as well as taking the laminated cards to the pool for guidance.
Certification Exam(s) Process
This is a specialty level of WaterART Certification, so Certified Instructors only have to complete the theory exam if currently qualified with WaterART Fitness. Theory exams may be emailed or mailed.Practical assessments (if required) may be performed onsite with a WaterART Master Trainer OR you may submit a home video/DVD or your program (you may teach this at home as if you are on the pool deck).
If you are utilizing this for renewal of certification you should complete prior to your existing level expiring so you do not have to pay a late renewal fee. Certification(s) are updated 2 years from the pass date.You will receive an E-diploma, web profile and certification status once the exam is completed successfully. Please note: if you already hold a current WaterART certification you are exempt from a practical assessment (i.e. it must not be lapsed)
Should you have further questions, you may email us if you require coaching.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 Introduction to WaterART Arthritis Shallow Water Exercise
Chapter 2 General Overview of Arthritic Conditions
Chapter 3 The Musculoskeletal Connection
Chapter 4 Shallow Water Program Design
Chapter 5 Joint Action & Biomechanics
Chapter 6 Sample Programs & Exercise Inventory
Chapter 7 Arthritis & Weight Management
Chapter 8 References & Resources and Handouts Page
Chapter 9 Study Guide Questions & answers
Exam & How to complete the exam (in the back of manual)
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IF YOU ARE NEW TO WATERART FITNESS - you will have to complete both a theory & practical exam. The exam is located at the end of the manual and all the criteria for examinations are itemized. You will have 6 months to complete the program (without a penalty fee).
You may email us if you require coaching. Whether you complete onsite training or home study you will complete the same Certification exams. The written or theory exam may be submitted via emailing the answers OR mailing the exam. The practical assessment may be completed either by submitting home video/DVD OR completing an onsite assessment with a Master Trainer or qualified assessor.
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
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