The Pole Studio Beginner Level Instructor Training Online

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The Pole Studio Beginner Level Instructor Training Programme has been running successfully in the United Kingdom and South Africa since 2011.


pole studio instructor training beginnerAll of The Pole Studio’s Instructor Training Programmes were created to equip instructors with the knowledge and skills to become competent and safe professionals within pole fitness. 

The Pole Studio Beginner Level Instructor Training Online was launched late in 2020. This course is assessed by practical and written class plan assessments. All assessment requirements are explained in detail so each student knows what to do to achieve the highest marks. Basic video cropping and uploading skills are required to be able to record and upload the practical assessments.

Once students have successfully completed The Pole Studio Beginner Level Instructor Training Programme Online, they will feel confident and ready to commence teaching beginner level classes under the supervision of an experienced pole fitness instructor.

The Pole Studio thoroughly recommends that all instructors undergo a substantial amount of supervised training with an experienced pole fitness instructor before teaching alone. Supervised teaching hours are available via Zoom. Please contact The Pole Studio if you would like supervised hours to obtain valuable constructive feedback from an experienced instructor.

Why choose to do The Pole Studio Beginner Level Instructor Training Online Course option?
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There are many benefits to choosing the online course option. If you are unable to attend a face to face course, you can instead study from home at your own pace. Online course students can usually complete The Pole Studio Beginner Level Training Programme in approximately 60 hours. Please note that those who are experienced in pole fitness will not take as long to complete the course requirements. Students may take up to 24 months to develop their pole fitness skills, practice instructing and hand in all of their assignments. The 24 months begin from when students enrol on the course.

The Pole Studio Beginner Level Instructor Training Online is more cost-effective and less intensive than the face to face course. Online course students do need to have access to specific equipment in order to fulfill the training and assessment requirements.

Course Accreditation Providers.

The national governing body for group exercise are dedicated to achieving their vision of a healthier nation through exercise. EMD UK work with instructors, operators and organisations across the sector to provide help, support and advice and to ensure that group exercise continues to inspire people of all ages and abilities to take part in physical activity.

Pole Safe Federation
A collective of industry-respected instructors have created the #trainsafe #polesafe #teachsafe campaign. The entire industry needs to work hard to keep itself safe and keep the risk of injuries to students and instructors to the minimum.

Pole studio instructor training warm upPole Dance Community
The Pole Dance Community (PDC) is an advisory and awarding body for the pole dancing industry. The PDC was established in 2009 to help self-regulate the ever-growing pole fitness industry.

Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa (REPSSA )
REPSSA is the official body in South Africa to manage fitness qualifications, expertise and conduct of exercise professionals recognised internationally.

What are the learning outcomes of this course?

Understand the origins of pole fitness. You will gain a thorough understanding of where pole fitness comes from including traditional styles of pole such as Chinese Pole and how it’s reached the gyms and mainstream fitness now.
What is fitness and how is it different from well-being? Learn and understand the components of fitness, and how pole fitness improves fitness. Learn about the benefits of being fitter and healthier.

Learn health & safety in all aspects of pole fitness teaching to help you ‘CARE’ for your students. From various contraindications your students may have, such as musculoskeletal injuries and heart problems, to learning all about safety checks of the equipment and the studio. Download the health & safety checklist for pole fitness classes. Understand how to work with pregnant women during a pole fitness class as well as the stages of postnatal exercises.Pole studio instructor training fireman

What type of insurance do you need for your studio and for your instructors? Who needs a music license? All of these essential elements are covered within the course.

Use our clearly labelled images and easy to understand muscle action explanations to learn more about anatomy and biomechanics. Find out where specific muscles and bones are and how this knowledge relates to pole fitness teaching. Understand what the key muscles are for each pole fitness movement to improve your teaching skills and pass this knowledge on to your students.

Learn and understand ethical conduct and professionalism to become an exemplary pole fitness instructor. Use our blueprint ethical code of conduct and professionalism checklist to ensure you are setting a new standard as a pole fitness instructor.

Learn the structure and delivery of a pole fitness class. You will learn how to deliver a pole fitness class from the very beginning when you walk into the studio, to the very end when you wave goodbye to a happy class. You will learn how to carry out a risk assessment, deliver a professional welcome, an effective warm-up, the main body of the class and an effective cool down with a variety of stretches.

Pole studio instructor training quizLearn how to safely warm-up with mobility exercises, dynamic stretches and the pole specific warm-up. Understand the purpose of the warm-up. Learn all about warming up and watch the video demonstrations to see a full warm-up in action.

Learn the purpose of cooling down, how to cool-down and how to teach fifteen different stretches. Each stretch has a written explanation and a video tutorial.

Learn and practise an extensive beginner pole fitness syllabus. The syllabus includes eight gripping positions, twenty two conditioning exercises, thirty two spins, transitions and tricks on the pole! Each move has a thorough written breakdown and a video tutorial.

Learn how to teach the syllabus. You will learn how to teach these moves in a variety of ways and how to progress and regress them for your class.

What assessments are required?

After you have studied, practised and perfected your techniques, it’ll be time to take your multiple-choice test and begin recording your final assessments!

The final assessments can be subdivided into three parts:
1) Final Multiple-Choice Test
2) Written Class Plans
3) Practical Assessments

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