Workshop Descriptions Aqua Fitness
5 CEUs

Aqua Fitness

AFAA's Aqua Fitness is a one-day workshop which outlines the properties of water and exercise, and the latest research supporting the benefits of water resistance on muscle strengthening and cardiovascular endurance. In the Aqua Fitness workshop learn how to create and teach a safe, effective aquatic class.
AFAA's Aqua Fitness offers 5 CEUs for AFAA certified professionals.
Recommended Precursor: AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification

WHAT IS AFAA'S AQUA FITNESS WORKSHOP?
This one-day Aqua Fitness program is based on AFAA's Standards and Guidelines for Aqua Fitness, and focuses on the application of land exercise principles to the unique environment of water. Aqua Fitness topics include:

  • Effects of resistance and buoyancy

  • Teaching from the deck

  • In-water teaching

  • Exercise design

  • Intensity progression
  • WHO IS AFAA'S AQUA FITNESS WORKSHOP FOR?
    AFAA's Aqua Fitness is for instructors who are currently teaching, or are interested in teaching aquatic group exercise.
    Recommended Precursor to Aqua Fitness:
    AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification or
    Exercise Science Fundamentals Home Study.

    WHAT DOES AFAA'S AQUA FITNESS WORKSHOP COST?
    The Aqua Fitness workshop fee is $129 (less 10% discount for current AFAA members).
    This fee includes:

  • One-day Aqua Fitness workshop

  • AFAA's Standards & Guidelines for Aqua Fitness

  • Lecture outline for Aqua Fitness

  • Exercise diagrams for Aqua Fitness

  • One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members

  • Subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)

  • 5 CEUs for AFAA certified instructors


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