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BECOME AN INDOORCYCLING INSTRUCTOR

INTRODUCING G.E.A.R.AN EXCITING NEW CERTIFICATION FROM AFAA


Ready to take your career to the next level? In as little as 8 weeks, you’ll be equipped with everything you need to lead high-demand classes - from big box gyms to boutique studios.

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THE G.E.A.R. APPROACH

 

THE G.E.A.R. APPROACH

Establish class participant GOALS

Create ENERGY through music

Provide ACCOUNTABILITY through coaching strategies

Get RESULTS through scientific and safe techniques

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DESIGN & DELIVER

 

DESIGN & DELIVER

CREATE POWERFUL,EFFECTIVE RIDE PROGRAMS

Utilize scientifically sound and safe techniques.

PROGRAM COMPELLINGMUSIC PLAYLISTS

Learn to harness the power of music to bring next level energy to all your classes.

MAXIMIZE YOUR TALENTS

Let your personality shine through confidence-building coaching strategies.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE, ANYWHERE

As an AFAA Certified Indoor Cycling Instructor, you’ll have expertise that’s appropriate for all styles, routines and brands.

And since G.E.A.R. is mobile-friendly you can learn when and where you want - from the comfort of your home, your gym, or wherever’s convenient for you.

CERTIFICATION INCLUDES:
  • Online Content
  • Interactive ebook (8 Chapters)
  • Multiple Videos
  • Exportable Instructor Resources (templates and infographics)
  • 8 Practice Exams
  • 7 Quizzes
  • Manuscripts
  • Multiple-Choice Final Exam (100% online!)

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

THIS COURSE IS DIVIDED INTO 8 CHAPTERS:

CHAPTER 1:
Why Indoor Cycling?

 

Understand the history and benefits.

CHAPTER 2:
Indoor Cycling Fundamentals

 

Types of indoor bikes and set-up, safety, riding positions, pedal stroke and measuring intensity.

CHAPTER 3:
Ride Profile Creation

 

Indoor cycling format types and class structure.

CHAPTER 4:
Cycling Physiology

 

Review energy systems, cadence & resistance, and essentials of using power.

CHAPTER 5:
Cueing and Coaching

 

Communication, terminology, economy of words, student centered vs. teacher centered.

CHAPTER 6:
Music Utilization

 

Power of music, cohesive playlists, rhythm & tempo, music mapping, and matching musical features to drills.

CHAPTER 7:
Participant Engagement

 

Authentic presentation style, vocal tone & utilization, getting off the bike, and building relationships.

CHAPTER 8:
Put It All Together

 

Create a results-oriented class, create & communicate the plan, increase accountability, and motivate & inspire.

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TESTIMONIALS

 

TESTIMONIALS

What separates a really good instructor and a great one is having the skillset and the ability to be able to bring that experience and that authentic connection with their participants. When you’ve done that, you’ve won somebody over forever.

ALEX ISALY

NASM-CPT, AFAA GFI, INDOOR CYCLING PROFESSIONAL


The AFAA certification program is a great tool to help gain the knowledge and experience to go out and teach others.

NICHOLAS VENTRA

NASM-CPT, AFAA GFI, INDOOR CYCLING PROFESSIONAL


Indoor Cycling helped me find my purpose. If you are there (teaching) because you want to give and you want to share, that’s perfect. People will feel the warmness from your heart.

ERICA EYNON

AFAA GFI, INDOOR CYCLING PROFESSIONAL


With an indoor cycling instructor, I feel like I’m also getting like a life coach. They’re really in there for you. They want to see you succeed.

BONNIE VON DUYKE

STUDENT


FAQ

How many CEUs can I earn?

You can earn 12 AFAA CEUs (1.2 NASM CEUs) with the AFAA G.E.A.R. Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification.


How soon can I start?

You can start anytime! The program is self-paced and administered 100% online, including the final exam.


Can I do this program while working full-time?

Yes, you can complete the G.E.A.R. Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification while also working full-time. The study material is 100% online and can be accessed on a computer, or a mobile device such as a phone or tablet. You have one year to take the final exam, however, most students are able to complete the program in as little as 8 weeks studying about 8 to 10 hours per week.


How is the final exam administered?

The final exam is administered online. It is all multiple-choice questions and can be taken on your personal computer or mobile device, upon completion of the course content. You have 3 attempts to pass the final exam. There is a $99 retest fee for any additional attempts.


How much time is required to complete this program?

The program is completely self-paced. You have one year to take the final exam from the date of purchase. However, many students are able to complete the program in as little as 8 weeks, studying about 8 to 10 hours per week. Exact times will vary though depending on the student, your prior experience and dedication to the material.


Is this certification accredited?

The G.E.A.R. Indoor Cycling Certification is not accredited by a third-party organization. The exam is taken online from your home computer rather than at a testing facility, eliminating the inconvenience of locating a facility and scheduling an appointment.


What is the Indoor Cycling Instructor renewal process?

To maintain the certification, you must submit 15 continuing education units, a renewal application and fees every 2 years.


Will I get a certificate mailed to me?

Once you successfully pass your exam, a digital copy of your certificate will become available to you within 24 hours, but in most cases immediately. Within 4-6 weeks, a hardcopy certificate will be mailed to the address you have on your AFAA or NASM account.


Do you offer payment plans?

Yes, we offer flexible payment plans when buying online or over the phone. You can choose from four or 12 easy, interest-free monthly payments. The payment plan options are available online during the checkout process. Or you can speak with an AFAA Program Advisor to learn more. Call (800) 446-2322.


Are there any prerequisites?

There are no prerequisites for taking this course. Program is designed to benefit anyone – from a newbie to fitness veteran.

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*The AFAA Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification is excluded from current AFAA and NASM promotions and offers. The AFAA Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification is a non-accredited certification. To maintain the certification, every two years you must complete 15 units of continuing education and submit the renewal application and applicable fees.