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Step Certification v3 - 5 CEUs

This one-day workshop presents research in physiology, biomechanics and injury prevention. Also covered are skills for cueing, using music and building combinations. 5 CEUs for AFAA certified professionals.

Prerequisites: AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification, and Step Training Home Study are useful precursors. Current CPR certification required before certificate is issued.
Includes: Study guide (shipping additional), one-day workshop, written and practical exams, one-year AFAA membership or extender, including a subscription to American Fitness magazine.
Study Materials: Step Training: A Manual for Instructors (required), Fitness: Theory & Practice textbook.

An intensive one-day review of both the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary for safe and effective instruction of Step training.

  • Research and scientific background in physiology and biomechanics
  • Step terminology
  • Verbal and visual cueing skills
  • Step pattern choreography and sequencing
  • Instructional skills and techniques

For new and experienced Step instructors.
Recommended precursors:

  • AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification
  • Step Skills & Choreography or Step Teaching Skills Home Study
  • One-year experience teaching Step

The workshop fee is $239* (less 10% for current AFAA members).
This fee includes:

  • Step Certification Study Guide (shipping additional)
  • Full one-day AFAA Step Certification Review
  • Certification examinations (written & practical)
  • One year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members and a subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)
  • AFAA Step Certified Instructor certificate and I.D. card (upon successful completion of both examinations)
  • For AFAA certified professionals who wish to register for CEU credit only, not for certification, the workshop fee is $75. Receive 5 CEUs.

*Fee does not include the required Step Training: A Manual for Instructors ($30).