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BCRPA Fitness Certification Courses

Bev McCallum in Dawson Creek, British Columbia provides Fitness Certification courses and workshops online and in facilities throughout northern BC and Alberta. Bev believes thatfitness knowledge through certification is a key to successfor trainers, gyms, aquatic centres and other facilities because it shows your community that you care enough to keep up-to-date with safety and fitness training techniques.

Fitness training certification also teaches theory and hands-on about anatomy and physiology, gives current information about how to personalize fitness training to suit various fitness levels and body sizes and shapes, suggests how you can inspire others to embrace a healthy, active lifestyle, and much more.

Some of the courses offered by Bev McCallum include the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and Canadian Fitness Education Services (CFES) Fitness Knowledge (a prerequisite for all other courses), Fitness for Older Adults, Weight Trainers, Personal Trainers, Group Fitness Instructors, and Aquatic Instructors. There are also opportunities to obtain CEC renewal credits and workshops as well as nutrition workshops from time to time.

See below for a description of what each course entails, and to find out if there are any courses scheduled in the near future. And remember, your facility canhost Bevto come to your facility to offer your fitness leaders professional, certified training to maximize potential and secure the safety of all participants.

Fitness Knowledge

Fitness Knowledge

The Canadian Fitness Education Services (CFES) Fitness Knowledge (Fitness Theory) classroom course is the prerequisite to all CFES instructor courses and is the first step in becoming a nationally-certified ...

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    ... CFES Weight Training Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, Aquafit Instructor, Active Aging Instructor or Personal Trainer. Expect this course to provide comprehensive information on how to keep yourself and others safely fit and well, covering exercise analysis, joint actions, muscle movements, and much more Thousands of students have found the course and resources to be learner friendly, academically credible, and very practical. You can also enrol in this course for your own personal health and fitness information.

Aquatic Instructor

Aquatic Instructor

This course is designed to teach foundation knowledge and instructor skills to successfully complete CFES Canadian National Aquafit Instructor certification enabling you to program and lead basic shallow and ...

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    ... deep water fitness exercise classes. Ample practicum opportunities are provided. Participants planning to take the course for Fitness Leadership Certification must have previously registered for a recognized Fitness Knowledge course or its equivalent.

Group Trainer

Group Trainer

Program planning for all class sections and fitness levels of group exercise classes, this course teaches you how to create a safe and caring atmosphere. We will cover the use of the stabilization ball, step, ...

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    ... free weights exercise ideas and techniques along with cueing and working with music, and how to teach low/high impact group exercise aerobics, other trending classes and the use of equipment. You will also learn good communication skills and professional ethics. Students will be given ample teaching opportunities within the course and practicums. Participants planning to take the course for Fitness Leadership Certification must have previously registered for a recognized Fitness Knowledge course or its equivalent.

Fitness for Older Adults

Fitness for Older Adults

This course is designed specifically for fitness leaders who plan to work with older adults. Course content includes: physiology of aging, emotional, physical and social factors that make the older adult a ...

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    ... unique fitness participant. Also covered are program modifications (including contraindicated exercises), nutritional concerns, program design, safety and risk management, health challenges facing older adults, pre-screening and information gathering, leadership of older adults and much more.

Weight Trainer

Weight Trainer

This course is designed to provide students with practical foundation skills to create and teach basic weight training programs for healthy adults. This course is a pre-requisite for Personal Trainer and it ...

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    ... also includes information on weight training equipment, machines, dumbbells, bands and more. Additionally, we will cover information on key elements of program design, exercise analysis, training techniques and instructional skills and an introduction to circuit training. Participants planning to take the course for Fitness Leadership Certification must have previously registered for a recognized Fitness Knowledge course or its equivalent.

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

This course is for Certified Weight Training Instructors who want to take their training and knowledge to the next level. Working as a Personal Trainer allows you to have a greater impact in the lives of your ...

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    ... clients and many more career opportunities. Whether you want to start your own personal training business or it's something that you want to do part-time, you'll be amazed at how much you will learn in this course. Any of these courses can be taken as refreshers or for CEC Renewal credits

CEC Renewal Credits And Workshops

CEC Renewal Credits And Workshops

Bev can provide a wide range and varieties of workshops for land and aquatic instructors. This is a great opportunity for Fitness Instructors to renew their credits, and /or reignite their passion. Workshops ...

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    ... are designed to deliver classes to a wide range of intensity levels and fitness goals. For more information or to request a workshop to renew your certification credits, email Bev.

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Bev was very inclusive and adaptable/flexible to the participants needs, never moved ahead until everyone was ready!- Alaine