Step Aerobics Course

Still popular after all these years ! Add step aerobic classes to your repertoire.

Strength and Conditioning Training Course
On successful completion qualified fitness professionals will have the skills and knowledge to apply a safe and effective range of step aerobic training exercises to help your clients achieve their needs and goals.

Funding For Fitness Professionals

Fitness Instructors who are members of REPS Ireland are eligible for 25% funding from Leisure Health Fitness Skillnet. For more information you can contact Leisure Health Fitness Skillnet here.

LHF Skillnet and REPs

Course Content

The Step Aerobics course covers all relevant areas to ensure that you hit the ground running.

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Overview

Successful completion of this step aerobics training course will give qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers the knowledge and skills to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate step aerobic training methods which are suitable for group exercise training.

You will have the skills to apply a safe and effective range of step aerobic training exercises to help your clients achieve their needs and goals.

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Fees

The standard cost of the Step Aerobics course is €180.00.

The discounted rate for graduates of the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training is €150.00.

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Syllabus

The Step Aerobics course covers all relevant areas including:

  • Various Approaches to the Step
  • Platform Height
  • Increasing and Reducing Intensity
  • Muscle Balancing
  • Teaching and Cuing Skills
  • Injury Prevention
  • Lever Lengths
  • Foot Placement and Foot Strike
  • Music Tempo
  • Step Patterns and Choreography
  • Suitability for Pre Natal Clients

OVERVIEW

Successful completion of this step aerobics training course will give qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers the knowledge and skills to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate step aerobic training methods which are suitable for group exercise training.

You will have the skills to apply a safe and effective range of step aerobic training exercises to help your clients achieve their needs and goals.

FEES

The standard cost of the Step Aerobics course is €180.00.

The discounted rate for graduates of the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training is €150.00.

SYLLABUS

The Step Aerobics course covers all relevant areas including:

  • Various Approaches to the Step
  • Platform Height
  • Increasing and Reducing Intensity
  • Muscle Balancing
  • Teaching and Cuing Skills
  • Injury Prevention
  • Lever Lengths
  • Foot Placement and Foot Strike
  • Music Tempo
  • Step Patterns and Choreography
  • Suitability for Pre Natal Clients

Schedule and Location

This course is available in Dublin at the National Training Centre in Dublin’s city centre and in Cork at the Mardyke Arena, UCC.

CourseDurationStart DateTimesVenueCPD ApprovedAvailabilityBOOKING
CORK

One Day Course

1 Day

January 19th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

Mardyke Arena
Cork

Booking Closed

BOOKING NOT AVAILABLE

CORKOne Day Course
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

February 2nd 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

NTC
Dublin

Booking Closed

BOOKING NOT AVAILABLE

DUBLINOne Day Course
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

June 28th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

NTC
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course

Our Step Aerobics Team

Only fully qualified tutors deliver the Step Aerobics course, with each tutor having recognised industry and educational experience in their individual fields.

Michelle O’Melia, MSc

Michelle has been delivering educational excellence at the National Training Centre since 2000. She is passionate about all aspects of fitness and health and holds a Masters Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Chester.

Michelle teaches exercise to music, anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise physiology on our primary health fitness programmes and also delivers suspension training and indoor cycling.

Laura Connick BSc

In addition to the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training, Laura holds a BSc in Sports and Exercise Management from UCD and has worked in some of Dublin’s most established gyms.

Laura specialises in helping clients to achieve and maintain optimal body weight and ensures they achieve their goals in a healthy and sustainable fashion.

Laura is dedicated to continuing professional development and constantly expands her knowledge base and training to ensure she can provide the best advice to her clients.

Niamh McGuirk

Niamh has 16 years’ experience in the fitness industry, delivering Personal Training, Group Fitness classes and further education on an international level. She travelled the world as a Les Mills Master Trainer and Presenter and has appeared on 2 Les Mills Bodypump DVDs being the first person to represent Ireland.

She lived in South Africa for 3 years where she launched the Les Mills programs and worked as the National Product Manager for Planet Fitness, a fast-growing gym chain with over 40 clubs around South Africa.

Niamh’s other love is music and she works as a professional singer when not in the gym. This love for music and the ability to entertain a crowd gives her the edge and ability to thrive as a Group Fitness instructor.

Ray Lynch BSc, MA

Since graduating with the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training in 2001, Ray has worked in the health fitness industry with various gyms and corporate health facilities, such as Ulster Bank and University College Dublin, mainly facilitating group exercise classes, indoor cycling classes and personal training.

In 2002 Ray was awarded his honours degree in Health Services Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology and went on to complete a Masters in Management with the IPA/University College Dublin in 2006.

Michelle O’Melia, MSc

Michelle has been delivering educational excellence at the National Training Centre since 2000. She is passionate about all aspects of fitness and health and holds a Masters Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Chester.

Michelle teaches exercise to music, anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise physiology on our primary health fitness programmes and also delivers suspension training and indoor cycling.

Laura Connick BSc

In addition to the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training, Laura holds a BSc in Sports and Exercise Management from UCD and has worked in some of Dublin’s most established gyms.

Laura specialises in helping clients to achieve and maintain optimal body weight and ensures they achieve their goals in a healthy and sustainable fashion.

Laura is dedicated to continuing professional development and constantly expands her knowledge base and training to ensure she can provide the best advice to her clients.

Niamh McGuirk

Niamh has 16 years’ experience in the fitness industry, delivering Personal Training, Group Fitness classes and further education on an international level. She travelled the world as a Les Mills Master Trainer and Presenter and has appeared on 2 Les Mills Bodypump DVDs being the first person to represent Ireland.

She lived in South Africa for 3 years where she launched the Les Mills programs and worked as the National Product Manager for Planet Fitness, a fast-growing gym chain with over 40 clubs around South Africa.

Niamh’s other love is music and she works as a professional singer when not in the gym. This love for music and the ability to entertain a crowd gives her the edge and ability to thrive as a Group Fitness instructor.

Ray Lynch BSc, MA

Since graduating with the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training in 2001, Ray has worked in the health fitness industry with various gyms and corporate health facilities, such as Ulster Bank and University College Dublin, mainly facilitating group exercise classes, indoor cycling classes and personal training.

In 2002 Ray was awarded his honours degree in Health Services Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology and went on to complete a Masters in Management with the IPA/University College Dublin in 2006.

Reviews

The reviews below are unsolicited and from those who have attended previous Health Fitness courses delivered by NTC

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