Trainings & Certifications
Get certified here, on campus! We offer: Personal Training Prep Course, Group Fitness Instructor Training, individual Group Fitness certification courses, and more. See below for current offerings.
Group Fitness Instructor Training (GFIT)
Mandatory Information Session Wed, Sept. 6 at 3:30 p.m.
Course Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, Sept. 11 – Oct. 25 | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
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. Certification exam is not included in the cost of this course. Sessions will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Participants are required to attend the mandatory information session on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 3:30 p.m. in order to continue through the course.
Current USF Students: $60 | Campus Recreation Members: $75
Registration closes Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.