Our Gym Instructor course is your very first step into the fitness industry. It will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to begin your fitness career. Learn how to design tailored gym programmes to encourage gym users to train effectively while ensuring that they work out safely.
The popularity of Yoga for its fitness and wellbeing benefits continues to grow and both gyms and yoga centres are seeing an increased demand for group Yoga classes on their timetables. The Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Practitioner) course has been developed using the practice of Hatha Yoga - the foundation of many popular styles of yoga. Employers in the fitness sector are looking for yoga teachers with great communication skills, a rounded and informed approach to wellness and the ability to manage a class of different abilities. Our yoga course provides you with these skills, which clients and employers are looking for.
Want to enhance your career and learn new skills? If you answered yes, the Diploma in Sports Massage might be right for you. The demand for specialists with the ability to treat injuries and aid rehabilitation has grown in the past few years. It’s no longer just athletes that need treatment, but everyday gym-goers.
This course will provide you with the skills to design and teach essential and intermediate level matwork classes with small equipment. STOTT PILATES helps to develop optimal strength, flexibility, endurance and posture, without building bulk or stressing joints. This makes it the perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, athletic training or rehabilitation.
This exhilarating module was developed with leading indoor cycling specialists and will teach you everything you need to know to deliver fun and effective studio cycling classes. You'll be in high demand as indoor cycling is one of the most popular classes to hit the fitness industry.
This Level 2 Group Exercise to Music course has been recently updated to reflect the latest practice in the industry. It’s the best foundation for all forms of group exercise that you can get. During the course you'll learn everything from the theory behind how the body works, to the practical steps needed to construct an unforgettable Group Exercise to Music class.
With the Diploma in Exercise Referral, you'll be using exercise to get your client’s lives back on track after an illness. You'll learn how to use healthy eating principles and exercise techniques to help treat a range of medical conditions. With the growing number of referral schemes in the UK, this specialism is not only high in demand, but highly rewarding and profitable.
"Excellent course in sports massage, fantastic tutor. The course was delivered in a fun and very informative way, I learnt so much. I’m a level 3 PT and the course complimented my current work really well. I did learn a whole lot more. The care we got after the course and during the assessment was brilliant. I would highly recommend anyone with or without a sports background doing this course."
Sports Massage - Graduate
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"I attended the L3 Personal Training course and the tutors I had (Al and Trevor) they were absolutely brilliant, they made the course really enjoyable and everything was just spot on. They were also really prepared and super kind and their teaching skills were great .. 10/10 for them!"
Personal Trainer - Graduate
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"YMCAfit has helped me on my way to realising my professional ambitions. The teachers I have encountered in my time with YMCAfit have been some of the friendliest and knowledgeable people I have ever met and I remember them fondly as I continue to grow my professional self. Thank you YMCAfit. I highly recommend them."
Read our Personal Trainer guide where we share the skills and qualifications you’ll need to become a professional PT. The guide includes key tips such as the salary you can expect to earn and the number of hours you should work.