Mini Course: Instructor Best Practices

Creating an inclusive and successful class environment for your participants

Ensuring your class participants have an effective and fun workout experience is an important part of our role as instructors. In this course, you will learn how to create a safe and inclusive workout and class environment that will lead to increased moments of success for your participants. You will learn how to help improve the self-efficacy of your class members and how to properly progress a class.

Highlights & Perks:

  • Transferable skills to any class or exercise setting
  • Theory based approach to creating success for your students
  • Learn coaching tools to increase success of students
  • Learn why progressions are more effective than regressions
  • Self-paced instruction

Your Instructor

Shane Barnard
Shane Barnard

Shane Barnard, JD, is the creator of the UrbanKick format and instructor certifications. She is the co-founder of Urbanplay, a non-profit program for youth, and a fitness blogger for MyFitnessPal/Under Armour. With over 20 years of fitness experience, she is a nationally recognized presenter and currently teaches in the San Francisco, Bay Area. Shane is a CEC provider for NASM, AFFA, and ACE and a twice honored ambassador for lululemon.

National Academy of Sports Medicine, CPT
American Council on Exercise, Group Fitness
Athletic and Fitness Association of America, Group Fitness

“This was so fun/amazing! Thank you so much for the in depth training and detailed feedback.” -- Alex Brown, Graduate of Online Cardio Kickboxing Instructor Training

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is available to start immediately after you register. It is a completely self-paced online course — you decide when you want to start and finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We never want you to be unhappy! However, due to the digital nature of our product and service, we can not issue a refund.
Will I get a grade or certificate of completion?
No grades will be given in this course but you will receive a certificate of completion once you finish all the lessons.
Do I need to be a fitness instructor to take the course?
No. No experience is required to take this course.

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