Kim Ball

I loved every bit of my training, especially anatomy, which is surprising as I hated science at school!

Kim Ball, Exercise to Music Graduate

What does YMCAfit offer?

Fitness Instructor courses

YMCAfit offer a whole range of routes for you to start your fitness career: personal trainer training, gym instructor coursesexercise to music instructing and more. Start your journey in the courses section.

Locations across the UK

YMCAfit fitness training courses run across the UK including London, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, ChesterCornwallLeeds, LeicesterManchester and Swansea. Find your nearest course.

Apprenticeship scheme

Government funding means some people can train for free, have a look at the Fitness Apprenticeship page. 

Corporate services

Staff training can be so much easier with YMCAfit. To find out more about how we can boost your business, visit our Corporate section.

Free open evenings

Discover more about our courses and careers in the fitness industry at one of our regular free open evenings across the UK.

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Special offers

Save 10% on course fees when you book 2 or more months in advance of the start date....


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This month we demonstrate the Saw using the fitness circle which combines spinal rotation and flexion.
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2014 marks the 30th anniversary of YMCAfit’s first course. Since then, we’ve gone on to train over 90,000 budding instructors. Some of our graduates have kindly shared their...
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This full body kettlebell workout utilises a mixture of compound exercises to recruit the major muscles in the body, keeping the intensity high and rest low, the workout will...
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