5 Days : 40 lecture hours, 40 suggested practice hours.
This is the foundation of their training. Whether you are a group exercise instructor, personal trainer or looking to change careers, this is their entry-level training. With the modular format you have to tutor time and take personal responsibility to practice between modules. There is a recommended period of at least 4 weeks teaching practice before your final assessment.
Recommended: 60 hours practice time.
Manual with pre-attendance checklist tasks. Lecture hour includes Movement essence and exercise goals. Muscular initiation and sequencing. Breakdown of beginner and 'mixed level' movements, teaching skills, looking for proper execution of the exercises, class design, exercise variations and modifications.
Review of moves and Pilates specific cueing issues. Warm ups and movement transitions. Effective communication, verbal cueing and effective imagery.
Portfolio requirement documenting understanding of Health and Safety / Emergency issues and understanding of the group education dynamic Review of paperwork / portfolio requirements. Mock Assessment of 2-3 moves for practical preparation (mobility and strength). Practice teaching with feedback. Theory paper of 35 questions.
Certificate valid for 2 years (unless enrolled on Diploma Course) with a requirement for ongoing education to renew and maintain with 14 hours CPD each 2 years.
Final Assessment Video Evidence:
Video of 1-hour class teaching 6 participant 10 moves.
- Manual Level - I
- 1 DVD
- 1 Music CD
- Certificate from Michael King Pilates
1. 1 written paper with 35 questions. 70% passing
2. 1 Video
1 Matwork stage one group class
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