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)
Course Dates: June 12th through July 19th
Info Sessions: Wendesday, June 5th at 4pm & Friday, June 7th at 9am in REC 111 Conference
Those interested in attending this training are highly encouraged to attend one information session
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 Wednesdays 4pm - 6pm & Fridays, 9am - 11:30am
Students must attend all sessions to sit for exam
Cost (USF Students): $250* (includes study guides, practice exam review, and practical application)
*This cost also includes the national certification exam