Geri-Fit National Certification -- San Jacinto, CA [California, San Jacinto - INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION-Valley Wide Parks and Rec District]
Dates: 12/5/2015-12/5/2015, Saturday 10:00-5:30PM
No Class: N/A one day only.
Class Description: An 8-hour clinic for instructors who want to expand their knowledge of strength training for seniors especially clients age 75 and above. While designed for instructors who will be teaching the evidence-based Geri-FitŪ exercise program at licensed facilities such as senior centers, gyms, retirement communities, and yoga studios, it also provides a new skill set that instructors can use in their existing senior exercise programs.
Credits: Strength Training for Seniors course is approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for .8 CECs.
Who Should Enroll: While open to the public, the course is most suited to those who have completed the following training through nationally recognized certifying organizations:
Group fitness instructor certification (Group X)
Personal fitness trainer certification (CPT)
We also accept candidates with degrees in:
Kinesiology and gerokinesiology
Physical therapy and occupational therapy
Nursing and other healthcare professions
Content: More than 50 different strength training exercises and stretches will be demonstrated to meet the needs of older adults who have lost strength and functional capacity due to aging. You will learn how to effectively teach:
Balance and gait exercises
Fall prevention techniques
One-on-one exercise correction
Personal training techniques
Certifying Instructor: Geri-Fit Staff
Tuition: $315 per person
Included: The fee covers the Geri-FitŪ Exercise Program Training Manual and two DVDs that must be reviewed in advance of the clinic. Allow 20 hours to complete the home study and exercise practice. Attendees must pass a practical and written examination to receive their certificate. Successful graduates will receive a Certified Geri-FitŪ Instructor certificate that does not expire and may use the credential Senior Strength Training Specialist (SSTS).
How to Register: Fees can be paid with Visa, MasterCard or Discover online or by phone, 1-888-437-4348 x3, or you can send your check to: Geri-Fit Co. LLC, P.O. Box 2522, Temecula, CA 92593. Please include an email and phone number so that we can contact you, if needed. There are no refunds once fees have been paid.
Directions: Valley-Wide Parks and Recreation District is located at 901 W. Esplanade Ave., in San Jacinto, California. Certification will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room.
If you are flying in, you can choose either the San Diego airport (one hour away), the Los Angeles airport (one hour 15 minutes away), or Ontario airport (35-minutes away.)
Date of Certification: Date to be announced.
Pre-Registration Deadline: TBA Study materials will be mailed 30-days prior to the actual certification date. Prior manual and dvd review are required before attending certification. We do not accept payments at the door.
Questions or to Register: 1-888-GERI-FIT