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Outdoor Fitness Coach Course

If you are a Personal Trainer looking to offer something away from the mainstream gym environment or setting up your own Personal Training business, then the Outdoor Fitness course is the one for you!!

This qualification will arm you with ability to add variety and creativity to your fitness sessions, effectively utilising the outdoor environment, portable equipment and body weight, which will keep your clients coming back for more.

Course Structure and Content

  • What Outdoor Fitness course materials will I receive?

    You will receive a YMCA Awards manual and workbook.

  • How is the Outdoor Fitness course delivered?

    This course is delivered by distance leaning and a 1 day workshop. You will be required to complete one unit of home study with our tutor support team on hand to give you help and advice.

  • What will I learn on the Outdoor Fitness course?

    This exciting and innovative course will teach personal trainers a wide range of new skills. The following topics will be examined on an in-depth and comprehensive basis:

    • Health & Safety outdoors
    • How to utilise portable equipment outdoors’
    • How to use outdoor space in an effective way
    • How to utilise bodyweight exercises
    • Planning practical outdoor fitness sessions
    • The benefits of outdoor exercise
    • Special considerations when training outdoors
  • How do I submit my Outdoor Fitness work?

    You can submit your home-study unit either electronically or handwritten and sent via post.
    You will need to submit a video of an outdoor practical session for assessment.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed on a range of areas which include:

    • One unit of home study coursework
    • A practical assessment – submitted by video of an outdoor exercise session

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