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Group Fitness Instructor Training (GFIT) - $60.00

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in health and fitness, we have a course for you. The group fitness instructor training course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete a national certification exam and become a group fitness instructor. Topics include exercise physiology, anatomy, nutrition, techniques for cueing and instruction, and music awareness. Participants will receive practical experience in group instruction and feedback through a mentorship program. Prior teaching experience is not necessary, but participation in a variety of group fitness formats is required.


Sessions will meet each Friday from 12pm - 3pm beginning from Sept 7 - Oct 12.

An information session will be held Friday, August 31 at 12pm to provide more detailed information about this course. This course does not cover the cost of a certification, but participants will have access to a discounted price for the ACE Group Fitness Instructor exam. Completion of the prep course does not guarantee employment with campus recreation. Participants who are seeking an employment opportunity will need to apply, interview, obtain the required certification(s) and successfully complete the practical exam to experienced program to be considered.

For questions regarding Group Fitness Instructor Training Course please contact Kelsey Holland at keholland@usf.edu.

If you are passionate about pursuing a career in health and fitness, we have a course for you. The group fitness instructor training course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete a national certification exam and become a group fitness instructor. Topics include exercise physiology, anatomy, nutrition, techniques for cueing and instruction, and music awareness. Participants will receive practical experience in group instruction and feedback through a mentorship program. Prior teaching experience is not necessary, but participation in a variety of group fitness formats is required.


Sessions will meet each Friday from 12pm - 3pm beginning from Sept 7 - Oct 12.

An information session will be held Friday, August 31 at 12pm to provide more detailed information about this course. This course does not cover the cost of a certification, but participants will have access to a discounted price for the ACE Group Fitness Instructor exam. Completion of the prep course does not guarantee employment with campus recreation. Participants who are seeking an employment opportunity will need to apply, interview, obtain the required certification(s) and successfully complete the practical exam to experienced program to be considered.

For questions regarding Group Fitness Instructor Training Course please contact Kelsey Holland at keholland@usf.edu.

Program Offerings

Group Fitness Instructor Training
Fall 2017

12 spot(s) available
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Summary Dates Time Location Status
every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM Starting Mon, Sep 11 2017 and Ending Wed, Oct 25 2017 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM REC 022B

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