Programs & Services: Certification Courses

Fitness Instructor Specialist (CanFitPro)

Registration only through CanFitPro. We are not currently offering this course at McMaster but there are courses available elsewhere for those interested in getting this certification.  We hope to bring this course to McMaster for Fall 2023 so please check back for updates later in June.

This is a comprehensive 25-hour course that will increase you knowledge and confidence level to lead a group fitness class to music. Topics include: aspects of fitness, wellness and basic training principles, fitness theory: skeletal, muscular, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, Kinesiology/anatomy in action and bioenergetics, components of a fitness class from the warm-up to the cool-down,  musicality: phrasing, cueing and appropriate music selection, leadership and motivation skills, special populations and injuries. Participants are asked to come dressed for physical activity.

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Fitness Instructor Specialist (CanFitPro)

Activities include: Fitness Leadership